Senior System Administrator (Linux)

The Group level headquarters Dr. Max BDC is expanding the structure of the IT team, so we are looking for an experienced Senior System Administrator to join us. If you are looking for an opportunity to implement your knowledge and experience in organization where you can have an impact and truly make a difference, this is the right opportunity for you! This is a newly established role which will be a part of our Group E-Commerce IT team and will be responsible for managing IT infrastructure, focusing on operation systems and networks - Linux, servers such as Apache, Nginx and firewalls. You would join the team of two internal Linux Administrator lead by the IT E-commerce Infrastructure Team Lead. The goal is to move the classical role of Administrator to the role of DevOps Engineer in the future, considering the movement to cloud (Azure).

Adress: Na Florenci 2116/15, Praha – Nové Město
Required education: N/A
Required languages: Czech, Slovak or other CEE language (Proficient), English (Advanced)
Employment form: Full-time work
What will be your responsibilities?
  • Identify gaps between business requirements and system capabilities and recommend solutions
  • Perform all operational functions for systems deployment, including design, installation, capacity planning, upgrades, and configuration
  • Ensure safety and security of IT systems by overseeing patch management and backups of vital services to provide high availability, high performance and highly secure service implementations
  • Analyze, troubleshoot and resolve issues with enterprise systems, working with subject matter experts and vendor support technicians as required
  • Ensure systems meet industry standard best practices
  • Cooperate with country business units on daily basis following the strategy, common rules and business requirements roadmap
  • Cooperate with architects on daily basis to reflect operational experience and align that with existing designs
What do we expect from you?
  • 5+ years working experience in the IT Operation (preferably online business)
  • Excellent knowledge of Linux Environment: RedHat
  • Very good knowledge of web servers Apache and Nginx
  • Knowledge of networks, firewalls and loadbalancers
  • Ability to perform automatized system administration with Ansible
  • Knowledge of MySQL, Nginx, Elasticsearch, Jira, automatization of RHEL/CentOS installation and monitoring with Zabbix would be an advantage
  • Knowledge of Docker, container orchestration (Kubernetes, Apache Mesos, …) and cloud infrastructure would be an advantage
  • Knowledge of network technology, security guidelines, industry standards and best practices
  • Ability to troubleshoot problems by methodically working through issues, determining causes of operating errors, and deciding how to solve them
  • Fluent English
What do we offer?
  • Working for the largest pharma retail company in CEE with great expansion plans
  • Working with our current TechStack -
  • Be responsible global level job with an impact on the business as a whole
  • Space for professional growth within the growing organization
  • Attractive financial compensation (salary and bonuses)
  • Flexible working hours, possibility of home office
  • 5 weeks of holidays, discount in Dr. Max pharmacies, meal allowance, contribution to free time activities and many other benefits

If you are interested in this opportunity, please send your CV to [email protected]


Dr. Max BDC, s.r.o.

Na Florenci 2116/15
110 00 Prague 1
[email protected]

The Dr.Max Group is owned by the Central European investment group Penta, established in 1994. Penta’s business areas include health care, financial services, manufacturing, retail businesses and real estate development. Penta manages a single fund for its partners, the shareholders in the company. The companies in Penta’s portfolio employee more than 43,000 people, and the Group’s asset value reached € 11.1 billion in 2020. Penta operates in more than 10 European countries and has offices in Prague, Bratislava, Warsaw and Munich.

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