System and Networks Administrator

System and Networks Administrator

Apply before: 2017-09-30
Type: Permanent

BUF Compagnie, French pioneer in special effects for cinema and advertising, is now looking for a System and Networks Administrator for its Montreal facility.


  • Install, configure, upgrade and troubleshoot all Infrastructure, including networking, servers, storage, etc.
  • Ensure the timely and successful completion of all data imports and backups
  • Responsible for the overall health and operations of local network, storage and systems
  • Provide technical support to all Users
  • Communicate effectively with operations staff surrounding technology issues
  • Troubleshoot and resolve complex issues through excellent technical understanding of large scale networking and routing

Technical Knowledge/Skills

  • 3-5 years of experience working with IT infrastructure in a media or high performance computing environment, administering, deploying and supporting various storage technologies and network file systems
  • Extensive experience of Linux (debian) & in a lesser extent MacOsX (all of our servers (+500) and user stations (+100) are under Debian GNU/Linux Jessie)
  • A good working knowledge of TCP/IP networking and protocols : VLAN, Fortinet, Foundry (Brocade)
  • Strong command line skills (knowledge of PERL, BASH, kernel / packaging debian/ python)
  • Knowledge of Heartbeat, Samba, Dovecot, Postfix, Apache, Bind, Openldap, Amanda, Nagios, Cacti, Autofs, NFS, Spamassassin, Xen and DNS


  • Strong commitment to quality, service and reliability
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills with creative ability and flair
  • High ability to work independently
  • Capability to learn, adapt quickly and work under pressure
  • Desire to take on increasingly challenging work
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills including effective written, verbal and listening skills in both French and English
  • Organizational and project management skills
  • Flexible and positive attitude

Full-time position located in Montreal.
Salary to be discussed according to profile and experience.
Canadian residents will be considered first.

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