• Full Time
  • Malta

Systems Engineer

Business Unit/Department: Technology / System Operations

Reports To: Systems Operations Engineer

Job Purpose

Fortytwo is a global communication technology solutions provider specializing in international mobile messaging solutions and services through its mobile network signaling infrastructure and carrier-grade SMS-C systems and platform. With a global messaging connectivity network that reaches more than four (4) billion subscribers worldwide, Fortytwo is a leader in this dynamic messaging interoperability industry.

We are currently on the lookout for a Systems Engineer to help build, maintain, and troubleshoot our rapidly expanding infrastructure. You will be part of a young talented team of engineers, deploying mission critical applications while ensuring the highest levels of availability, performance and security.

The responsibilities for this position shall include but are not limited to:

  • Managing and monitoring systems, both software and hardware.
  • Install, configure, test and maintain systems.
  • Ensure highest levels of system availability.
  • Monitor and test application performance for potential bottlenecks.
  • Work with the Quality Assurance and Development teams on bugs and continuous optimization of systems.
  • Maintain constant backups of mission critical systems.
  • Provide 2nd level support to our Customer Service team.
  • Liaise with service providers and external partners for problems related to hardware.
  • 24×7 proactive monitoring and support of the live and pre-production environments where needed.


  • Diploma / Degree in Computer Science or Engineering
  • Working experience with UNIX/LINUX operating systems.
  • Solid experience in administration and performance tuning of application stacks (Apache, Nginx, Zabbix, RabbitMQ, Cassandra, CoroSync)
  • Experience with virtualization and containerization (VMWare, Docker, Kubernetes)
  • Experience with monitoring systems
  • Sold scripting skills (Bash, Python)
  • Solid networking knowledge (VPN’s, NAT etc.)
  • Experience with automation software such as puppet or chef will be considered an asset.

If you think you have what it takes to contribute to our success we would like to hear from you. Send your CV to careers@fortytwo.com or through our online portal.

All applications will be treated in strict confidence.

To apply for this job email your details to careers@fortytwo.com

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