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Linux Systems Administrator

XE is seeking a Linux Systems Administrator to join our team. Reporting to the IT Manager, the Linux Systems Administrator is responsible for supporting and maintaining the XE computing infrastructure and assisting XE staff with computer related issues.

Salary Range: Salary is commensurate with experience.

Location: Newmarket, Ontario, Canada

Application period: 12:00:00 PM Monday, January 27, 2014 - 12:00:00 PM Thursday, May 1, 2014

XE

XE is seeking a Linux Systems Administrator to join our team. Reporting to the IT Manager, the Linux Systems Administrator is responsible for supporting and maintaining the XE computing infrastructure and assisting XE staff with computer related issues.

  • Maintain hardware and software infrastructure to ensure continued stability
  • Analyze logs, data, and other sources of information to ensure ongoing infrastructure stability
  • Test and deploy changes to web apps and pages, as well as deploying services to servers for both internal and external use
  • Assist XE staff with computer related issues
  • Research potential hardware and software upgrades
  • Develop plans, projects and policies to be implemented within the company
  • Develop scripts for automated tasks
  • Manage and ensure effectiveness of security solutions
  • Participate in on-call rotation

  • Post-secondary diploma in a relevant field or equivalent experience
  • 3-5 years’ experience in a similar role

  • Highly proficient with Linux server operating systems and services in a demanding production environment
  • Working experience with the LAMP stack, Tomcat, LDAP
  • Working experience with VMware, virtualization and Cloud Provider platforms
  • Working experience with networking equipment and protocols
  • Working experience in datacenters and highly available environments
  • Working experience of Windows server operating systems and services
  • Basic programming/scripting in relevant languages
  • Experience working with development teams, deploying updates and issue management
  • Proven ability to build strong working relationships with peers and Executives
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Proven ability to take initiative and see projects through to completion
  • Passionate about technology
  • Continual learner
  • Experience with any of the following is highly desired:
    • Debian based Linux
    • Apache
    • Tomcat
    • Amazon Web Services
    • Nagios/Ganglia
    • MySQL/Mongodb
    • Cisco Networking Equipment
    • VMware vSphere
    • Netapp NAS
    • Git
    • Ansible/Chef/Puppet

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