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Linux Systems Administrator

Toronto, Ontario

Linux Systems Administrator


Location: Toronto ON


We've partnered with a thriving AI start-up to assist in building their growing team. Equipped with their latest round of funding, they're building a new processor optimized for deep learning.  We're assisting in the search for a Linux Systems Administrator to join their team in a full-time, permanent role. This is a great opportunity to become one of the first members of a growing technical team working on cutting edge technology. 

The Role:

  • Deployment, maintenance, support and monitoring of IT infrastructure.
  • Responsible for administration of CentOS and Ubuntu Linux systems; systems security tasks including security scanning, patching and systems hardening.
  • Configuring, adding and maintaining monitoring tools and inventory.
  • Integration of new technologies, transitioning operations from traditional administration and deployment to infrastructure as application leveraging automation/configuration management technologies.

The Requirements: 
  • Degree/diploma in Computer Science or demonstrated combination of education and experience
  • Systems Administration experience in a small to mid-size software company using Linux (CentOS/Redhat) with a Linux+ certification (Nice to have)
  • Python and other scripting languages such as bash, Ruby etc.
  • Experience with container orchestration systems (such as Kubernetes, Docker, Amazon ECS, EKS, Rancher)
  • Skilled at managing cloud-based environments in AWS, Azure
  • Worked with automation/configuration management tools using Ansible, Chef or an equivalent an asset
  • Experience with Veem Back-ups or similar tools, managing backup & restoration implementation and testing
  • Worked with firewalls (Fortinet) and Linux based firewall (IPTABLES/IPCHAINS)

How to apply?

All interested and qualified applicants should apply directly to our Lead Recruiter, Peter Mills at peter.mills@talentlab.com or on our website at www.talentlab.com. Although we thank all interested applicants, only those in consideration will be contacted. 

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