Senior Systems Administrator (LINUX) Toronto

Published date: October 19, 2019
  • Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Senior Systems Administrator (LINUX)

Type: Full Time Permanent

Location: Toronto

Our client has asked Bagg Technology Resources to assist them in finding a Senior Systems Administrator (LINUX) to join their team. The ideal candidate will have experience handling multiple vendor relationships and working closely with them to meet the Cleint’s growing business requirements efficiently and cost effectively. The ideal candidate for this role would have experience running Linux and Docker within an Internet Data Centre. This talented individual must be able to work in a fast paced, highly dynamic environment with new software releases coming frequently as we grow our platform offering and add to our growing list of clients. Working in a demanding and fast paced environment this individual contributor must be able to establish priorities among multiple, competing demands and to meet deadlines.

Why Join?

This is an excellent opportunity to work for a large government organization that can help maximize your potential and develop your career while helping the people of Ontario.

Key Responsibilities

Day-to-Day operations and maintenance of the server infrastructure and supporting the Client’s cloud services with a focus on Red Hat Linux, Docker.
Implementation of production changes in out-of-hours maintenance windows
On-call for critical incident support on a rotational basis
Provide input to post implementation reviews and RCAs
Management of issues using an ITIL-compliant ticketing system
Vendor Management
Other duties as required


10+ years’ experience in system / infrastructure administration or related field
Passionate about your work and creating quality solutions
Strong skills in critical thinking and problem solving.
Management of multi-tiered distributed environments
Hands-on experience with server / network infrastructure delivering Internet facing applications and solutions
Must be completely comfortable working in a shell environment
Strong networking configuration and troubleshooting skills on Linux platforms
Strong team player (who is fun to work with!)
Ability to comply with strict processes in a highly controlled and monitored production environment
Strong desire to learn and work with new Web and Mobile technologies and
Well organized, self-starter who is able to work under pressure and manage deadlines
Attention to detail
Experience with Ansible, Terraform, Kubernetes/OpenShift, CloudFoundry/PCF
Experience with Docker, nginx/Proxy, Git, CI/CD
Good foundation of SSL TLS Certificates
Shell / Interpreter scripting skills (bash/python)
Good foundation in Information Security best practices

Desired Skills & Experience:

Managing mission critical systems in high availability configurations
Experience in Linux (preferably Red Hat) system preparation and administration
Experience with Atlassian Confluence\JIRA, Jenkins build service
Experience with MySQL deployments in high availability configurations
Experience with Linux system hardening
Experience with auditing and reporting tools
Experience with solution evaluation
Maintaining systems in a Managed Configuration including server baseline establishment, change tracking, server build reports, and other configuration management procedures.
Exposure to cloud-based disaster recovery implementations
Familiarity with Splunk/Graylog and monitoring tools
Basic knowledge of HSM
Knowledge of Blockchain a plus
Experience with AWS services

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Company Name: The Bagg Group
Job Type: Full Time


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