Cebu System Administrator - Night Shift

Cebu City, Central Visayas, Philippines Full-time

System Administrator


Promet Source is looking to hire a System Administrator to work with its established team of Drupal professionals in Cebu, specifically on the Night Shift. The System Administrator is responsible for effective provisioning, installation/configuration, operation, and maintenance of systems hardware and software and related infrastructure. This individual participates in technical research and development to enable continuing innovation within the infrastructure. This individual ensures that system hardware, operating systems, software systems, and related procedures adhere to organizational values. This individual will assist project teams with technical issues in the Initiation and Planning phases of our projects. These activities include the definition of needs, benefits, and technical strategy; research & development within the project life- cycle; technical analysis and design; and support of operations staff in executing, testing and rolling-out the solutions. Participation on projects is focused on smoothing the transition of projects from development to production by performing operations activities within the project life-cycle.


Promet Source is a global web and mobile application development company with offices in Cebu, Philippines and Chicago, USA.  We are a full service technology firm that delivers high-value consulting and software development solutions that clients need to grow their business. As a leading technology provider of web services, we focus on complex web development, support, mobile applications, and strategic marketing. We are dedicated to open source software solutions by providing managed services for Drupal-based websites, products, and applications.


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  • Providing technical support for Level I-III issues via helpdesk and telephone
  • Monitoring servers for stability and taking both proactive and reactive measures to

correct and prevent issues

  • Providing fellow system administrators and support representatives with technical

support and guidance

  • Assisting Promet Source clients with their hosting challenges
  • Installing, configuring, and maintaining services such as Apache, MySQL,

Memcache, Postfix, Varnish, etc.

  • Debian and Centos servers




  • Linux (Debian, CentOS) administration
  • Security (firewall installation and management, exploit forensics, updates, etc)
  • Performance improvement (ability to diagnose a problem in configuration), familiarity

with APC or other caching technology

  • MySQL configuration and management. Bonus for familiarity with performance tuning. Extra bonus for being to walk through explain statements, being able to debate InnoDB

and Myisam merits

  • Drupal drush knowledge is super welcome
  • High Availability and scalability experience, at minimum load balancing, clustering and

db replication

  • Backup and recovery
  • At least 2 years of relevant experience



  • Bachelor (4-year) degree, with a technical major, such as engineering or computer


  • Two to four year's system administration experience.Advanced knowledge of the Linux operating system.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in the English language.
  • Ability to work well with a team in a fast paced, constantly changed environment

and follow instructions from supervisors and senior colleagues.

  • Strong work ethic, a drive for success and proactive attitude
  • Experience working in small teams
  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills
  • Willingness to learn new skills
  • Must be a friendly team player who enjoys challenges and learning new skills and techniques

Promet Offers:

Competitive base salary with bonus structure

Paid time off

Health care plan

Ability for upward promotion

Future sponsored training visits to the US

Fun and Challenging work environment

Fun, dynamic, growing team

Office socials, events, etc