Our company is employee and family owned and has been in operation for more than 120 years. If you want to be part of a great culture, enjoy a stable work-life balance and still do what you love, then you might just be our next Senior Systems Administrator. Based at our Victoria Head Office location, you will work with our team of IT and software development professionals to manage the network of servers that run our company's business applications.
Administer our network of the more than 70 virtual servers that provide our development environment and run our company's line of business systems.
Research software and hardware products that could improve management of systems or increase team productivity
Vendor communications and IT purchasing
Automate administrative tasks through simple shell scripting and software development
Install and configure applications in both desktop and Linux-based server environments
Provide exceptional service to our users through strong technical skills and excellent communication
Track and manage incoming end user help desk support requests
Train users on new IT systems and maintain FAQ-style documentation on key issues and practices
Install and configure workstations including Linux “thin clients”, desktop computers, printers, telephone systems, and networking equipment
Ship and receive equipment to/from branch offices.
Required Skills and Experience:
Excellent communication skills and a positive, enthusiastic demeanor
Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
5+ years experience with Linux system administration
Solid understanding of basic network connectivity (TCP/IP, DHCP, DNS, etc.)
Basic knowledge of MS Windows and/or Mac OS X
Experience with VMware ESXi
Experience providing technical support to non-technical users
Working knowledge of basic scripting/development in one or more of: Perl, BASH, CSH, Python Java