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Dow Jones Systems Administrator in Romania

Job Description:

Your Role

Are you an analytical thinker and passionate about problem solving?

Currently OPIS is looking to expand its Romanian team based in Bucharest. This is a unique opportunity to join a fast-growing team that will become an important part of global OPIS IT.

OPIS is one of the world's most comprehensive sources for petroleum pricing and news information. OPIS provides real-time and historical spot, wholesale/rack and retail fuel prices for the refined products, renewable fuels, and natural gas and gas liquids (LPG) industries. At its core, OPIS uses a set of complex IT systems and tools, handling huge amounts of data in a reliable way, and providing customers with business applications to use this data as efficient as possible.


  • Operating System Maintenance of Debian Linux Server

  • Software and Hardware troubleshooting (Debian Linux - Environment)

  • Network troubleshooting and problem solving

  • Server management, installing, maintenance and upgrades

  • Managing software deployments

  • Monitoring the systems and the applications, performance analysis

  • High-availability and redundant systems

  • Feature automation through scripting

  • On call availability during night hours on a rotational basis

Your Expertise

You have:

  • previous experience in server administration or tech support

  • good knowledge of the Linux operating systems (if it's Debian, even better)

  • intermediate Knowledge of MySQL and InnoDB

  • good understanding of the Apache web server, SSL and various configuration scenarios

  • knowledge of how a network works, what IP is and commonly used communication protocols and related software is something you can easily understand

  • good understanding of how netfilter works and you are able to build a basic firewall

  • the ability to debug and troubleshoot various problems

  • knowledge of intrusion detection/prevention techniques

  • strong attention to details

  • organization skills and you are a team player

  • good English knowledge, both written and spoken

It’s a bonus if you also have:

  • good understanding of the concepts of “high availability”

  • experience with Big Data technologies, including setting up and running Hadoop clusters

  • the ability to understand code written in Python or PHP

  • knowledge about regular expressions

  • knowledge of what is what when it comes to hardware

  • French or Romanian knowledge

What we offer:

  • Attractive benefits package (Medical services, Special discounts for gyms, Meal vouchers)

  • Ongoing Education (Participation in conferences and training)

  • Access to the most interesting information technologies

  • Flexible Working Hours

  • Work from home

  • Three days for charity/volunteering

  • Chillout & fun room (pool table, PlayStation)

  • Fruit days, Coffee, tea, chocolate

  • Latest technologies/equipment.

Inclusion and diversity are critical to the success of Dow Jones, and we actively encourage applications from people of all backgrounds. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other protected category. For more information on the many ways in which we enthusiastically support inclusion and diversity efforts for both candidates and employees.

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Business Area: OPIS

Job Category: IT Development Group

Union Status:

Non-Union role

Since 1882, Dow Jones has been finding new ways to bring information to the world’s top business entities. Beginning as a niche news agency in an obscure Wall Street basement, Dow Jones has grown to be a worldwide news and information powerhouse, with prestigious brands including The Wall Street Journal, Dow Jones Newswires, Factiva, Barron’s, MarketWatch and Financial News.

This longevity and success is due to a relentless pursuit of accuracy, depth and innovation, enhanced by the wisdom of past experience and a solid grasp on the future ahead. More than its individual brands, Dow Jones is a modern gateway to intelligence, with innovative technology, advanced data feeds, integrated solutions, expert research, award-winning journalism and customizable apps and delivery systems to bring the information that matters most to customers, when and where they need it, every day.

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Req ID: 31629