Id : 62327
Category : Information Technology
Location/City : BC – Vancouver
Region : Vancouver Area
Job Type : Permanent
Recruiter Name : Mina Kim


Please submit your resume directly to via email or call Mina Kim at 604 695-2609

Do you truly enjoy being an infrastructure specialist? “Your work is going to fill a large part of your life, and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work. And the only way to do great work is to love what you do.” Steve Jobs, CEO Apple

The Opportunity

Are you self-driven and eager to get your foot in the door with a fast growing Vancouver-based tech company? Are you a self-starter that is motivated to make a meaningful impact on the success of a business? If so, apply here

What do we need you to bring to the table? As a Senior Linux Systems Administrator, you’ll be responsible for managing a cloud-based web hosting solution and legacy-managed dedicated servers. In short, our client needs an expert Linux Administrator who can run a command line, build monitoring and reporting tools.


  • RedHat Certified Engineer preferred or equivalent experience
  • Deep familiarity with every part of the LAMP stack
    • MySQL, Apache, PHP
  • Configuration management tools, Chef preferred
  • Cloud based server deployments

Nice to haves:

  • Writing and maintaining system administration scripts
  • DNS servers configuration/ installation, BIND preferred
  • OS security fundamentals for publicly accessible Linux servers
  • TCP/IP networking and troubleshooting
  • Experience with postfix MTA
  • Experience with large-scale monitoring systems: Nagios, graphite, ELK stack, etc
  • Familiarity with alternate technologies: nginx, postgres, python, NoSQL, etc

Key Account Responsibilities and Functions

  • Establishes Web platform specifications by analyzing access, information, and security requirements; designing system infrastructure
  • Establishes Web platform by planning and executing the selection, installation, configuration, and testing of server OS, software, and management systems; defining system and operational policies and procedures.
  • Maintains Web platform performance by performing system monitoring and analysis, and performance tuning; troubleshooting OS, software, and management systems; designing and running system load/stress testing; escalating application problems to vendor.
  • Secures Web platform by developing system access, monitoring, control, and evaluation; establishing and testing disaster recovery policies and procedures; completing back-ups; maintaining documentation.
  • Upgrades Web platform by conferring with vendors and services; developing, testing, evaluating, and installing enhancements and new software.
  • Meets financial requirements by submitting information for budgets; monitoring expenses.
  • Updates job knowledge by tracking emerging Internet technologies; participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.
  • Accomplishes organization goals by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.
  • Effectively planning, coordinating and executing maintenance and project work
  • Working in a fast-paced environment with tight deadlines, paying attention to detail, and working independently
  • Administering database driven applications
  • Capacity planning, disaster recovery, root cause analysis
  • Coordinating with developers to create new platforms and services

Compensation and Benefits

  • Commensurate with experience

Please quote Job Reference #62327

Please submit your resume directly to via email or call Mina Kim at 604 695-2609

Executrade is one of the largest and most comprehensive full-service recruitment firms in Western Canada, with 11 divisions and locations in Edmonton, Calgary, and Vancouver. We have over 40 years of experience helping client companies and candidates achieve their business goals and vision. Our success is due to our people, the strong relationships we build, and the continuous and robust evaluation and refining of our recruitment and staffing processes.

Individuals interested in this employment opportunity must obtain the necessary approvals from the Government of Canada – Citizenship and Immigration department, prior to applying for this position. In accordance with the Canadian Immigration laws, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada for employment opportunities. Detailed information can be obtained from


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