Linux/Unix Administrator
Nova Networks - Ottawa, ON

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Nova Networks is growing and we are actively recruiting for a Linux/Unix Administrator to join our team in Ottawa.

A little bit about us: Nova Networks has offices in Calgary, Toronto and Montreal, with our Head Office located in Ottawa. Nova recognizes that our success is highly dependent on our ability to satisfy our clients and strengthen the bond in our relationships, and we’re looking for a Linux/Unix Administrator who shares this understanding.

A little bit about the job: The responsibilities of the Linux/Unix Administrator will include, but will not be limited to:

  • System administration, configuration, backups
  • System monitoring, performance tuning, change management, capacity planning
  • Installation and testing of Operating System patches and updates
  • Providing client-driven, solutions-oriented approaches to client requirements
  • Integration and configuration of network management tools and applications
  • Active participation in the design and deployment of enterprise-scale projects
  • Interacting extensively with various departments and project stakeholders
  • Assisting with server installations and migrations
  • Maintenance and administration of virtualization technologies
  • Providing level 2 and level 3 support as required
  • Other duties as required

A little bit about what we’re looking for in you:

  • Extensive experience as a Linux/Unix Administrator
  • Experience with database technologies such as PostgreSQL, MongoDB, Zope, Oracle, DB2
  • Experience with configuring, optimizing and querying a MySQL database server
  • Networking knowledge (ports, subnets, routing protocols, etc…)
  • Degree or diploma in a technical program
  • Knowledge of monitoring protocols such as SNMP and VMI
  • Knowledge of WebSphere, WebSphere MQ, JBOSS or JMX
  • Experience with Windows Server 2003/2008
  • Experience with Solaris 8/9/10
  • Experience with Cisco Technologies

A little bit about what we’re looking for in you (from a non-technical standpoint):

  • Commitment to supporting clients and ensuring quality of service
  • Excellent time management and organization skills
  • A strong work ethic and willingness to support your team members
  • References that will attest to your history of going the extra mile for your clients and your colleagues
  • Outstanding communication skills (verbal and written)

A little bit about what we have to offer: Our employees enjoy using industry-leading products and working with other talented and dynamic people, all committed to making a difference for our clients. Nova Networks Inc. offers a comprehensive healthcare plan, which includes medical, dental, vision, LTD and life insurance. Because of our breadth of services, you’ll enjoy an opportunity to work for an organization that is able to offer clients truly full service IT solutions. We’re a rapidly growing organization with a family atmosphere and we respect and understand the importance of work/life balance and going the extra mile to support each other. We highly value academic and certification credentials and we will be very supportive of your professional and career development pursuits. At Nova Networks Inc. you’ll have an opportunity to showcase your talent, take on challenging projects and work with a great group of people!