Senior Linux Systems Administrator

Category:
IT
Job Type:
Location:
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

We are looking for a motivated senior Linux systems administrator to join our large-size, fast paced corporate production environment.

Why we need you:

You’ll be installing and configuring Linux servers along with supporting and optimizing servers, run applications and services. Alongside this, you’ll be monitoring and maintaining computer systems and networks. With this in mind, extensive experience in Unix administration experience in an enterprise environment is important as is a degree in computer science or engineering along with extensive experience with support and deployment of Java based applications (Tomcat).

Who are we looking for:

You’ll be communicating to staff or clients through a series of actions, either face-to-face or over the telephone, to help set-up systems or resolve issues so you’ll need proven knowledge of SMTP protocols, mail routing, TCP/IP, routing, networking and balancing along with an understanding of TLS, HTTPS and SSH.

You’ll be troubleshooting system and network problems and diagnose and solve hardware or software faults along with supporting roll-out of new applications and hardware so comprehensive experience building Web clusters (Apache, NginX) is needed.

Day to day you’ll be analysing, designing and developing modifications and changes to existing systems to improve performance so you’ll need advanced scripting skills: Perl, Python, Bash, Go as well as experience with deployment automation tools (Salt, Chef, Jenkins).

As the ideal candidate, you will have:

Previous experience designing tools & reports for business users and operations, Java/Tomcat Application Servers, Postfix, Salt and YAML or deployment automation will be an added benefit to enable you to provide support to the team.

A certification (Security+ or CCNA) is an asset as is working experience with NetBackup and Git.

What's in it for you?

The salary for this job is based on experience, so whilst we are not able to go into detail at this stage, we can say that we offer great salary packages and a discretionary annual performance bonus.

We offer health and dental insurance for you, your partner and your children (if you all live at the same address). In addition, you can join our company pension scheme. If you have a baby whilst you work for us, we will give you 1900 CAD as congratulations.

Our in-house training and development team deliver fantastic support to develop your skills and support you in progressing your career.

Lunch is on us and there is free fresh fruit, snacks, drinks in the office.

What happens next?

We will aim to get back to you as soon as possible. If you meet the criteria, then we’ll invite you to a phone interview and if that goes well we’ll meet you for a face-to-face interview.

The Group

The Stars Group is the ultimate owner of industry leading gaming brands such as PokerStars, PokerStars Casino, BetStars, Full Tilt, and the PokerStars Live brands, and through its ownership of Sky Betting & Gaming, a mobile-led leading online gaming operator, licenses the Sky Bet, Sky Vegas, Sky Casino, Sky Bingo and Sky Poker online gaming brands. Collectively, these and other brands of The Stars Group have millions of registered customers globally, forming one of the world’s largest publicly listed online gaming companies. This role is in the Group’s Richmond Hill, Toronto service office in the IT department.