UNIX System Administrator We are looking for an experienced UNIX system administrator to join our IT department. As a UNIX system administrator, you will be responsible for the installation, configuration, and maintenance of our UNIX systems. In this role, you will troubleshoot server errors, install new system hardware, respond to user issues, and monitor the performance of the network. To ensure success as a UNIX system administrator, you should have in-depth knowledge of UNIX operating systems, excellent troubleshooting skills, and high-level knowledge of computer hardware. A skilled UNIX system administrator will ensure the smooth running of the company’s computer system and quickly respond to breakdowns and software issues. Responsibilities: Installing and upgrading UNIX system software on company servers and computers. Creating UNIX file systems. Setting up and maintaining UNIX user accounts and access management systems. Implementing network and computer system policies. Detecting and troubleshooting software and hardware issues. Responding to user requests and software errors. Monitoring the performance of the system and server including use of automated tools. Creating backup and recovery policies. Setting up and monitoring security policies. Applying patches and upgrades when necessary.
Bachelor’s degree in computer science, computer engineering, or a similar field. 3+ years experience as a UNIX system administrator. Knowledge of UNIX and LINUX operating systems, storage environments, file systems, and network protocols. Detailed knowledge of UNIX principles, file editing, UNIX commands, and file manipulation. Familiarity with Windows, UNIX, LINUX, and LINUX shell scripting. Knowledge of networking principles including routing, subnets, TCP, IP, VLANs, and UDP. Understanding of backup procedures and storage management. Excellent troubleshooting skills. Other Details: This position requires the successful completion of a criminal (and credit) background check. This role is remote but candidates who are eligible work in Canada and the US will be preferred.