System Administrator

IT - Systems Integration
Toronto, ON
Oct 16, 2019

Our client…

Our client, a leading Authentication and Identity company in the GTA, is seeking a Software Engineer to help drive organizational vision for industry leading growth and increased market share using technology as an enabler and difference maker.


The ideal candidate would have experience running Linux and VMWare Cloud Fabric within an Internet Data Centre.



  • Maintenance of the server infrastructure and supporting the company's cloud services with a focus on Red Hat Linux, JAVA application servers, Docker, MySQL, Postgres and support iOS/Android mobile applications.
  • 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


Required Skills & Experience:

  • 10+ years’ experience in infrastructure / system administration
  • Management and troubleshooting of Tomcat application servers or SpringSource tc Server
  • Hands-on experience with network / server infrastructure 
  • Be able to work in a shell environment
  • Strong networking configuration and troubleshooting skills on Linux platforms
  • Strong desire to learn and work with new Web and Mobile technologies and
  • Experience with Ansible, Terraform, Kubernetes/OpenShift, CloudFoundry/PCF
  • Experience with Docker, nginx/Proxy, Git, CI/CD, Apache 2.x servers
  • Experience with Spacewalk/Foreman, Atlassian ConfluenceJIRA
  • Good foundation of SSL TLS Certificates
  • Interpreter / Shell scripting skills (python/bash)
  • Basic understanding of Information Security best practices
  • Experience with MySQL and Postgres 

Nice to Have:   

  • Managing mission critical systems in high availability configurations
  • Experience with auditing and reporting tools
  • Familiarity with Splunk/Graylog and monitoring tools
  • Knowledge of Blockchain a plus
  • Experience with AWS services
  • Experience with Git, Jenkins build service
  • Basic knowledge of HSM
  • Monitoring IPS like OSSEC

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