System and Networks Administrator

System and Networks Administrator

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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 understanding of distributed systems

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 and Windows (all of our servers (+500) and user
stations (+100) are running Debian)
• Strong command line skills and scripting: knowledge of Perl, shell scripts, Python
• Excellent understanding of technologies: DNS, LDAP, NFS, TCP/IP, VLAN, Firewalling, RAID storage
• Required knowledge on these software: Dovecot, Postfix, Apache, Bind, Openldap, Zabbix, Autofs, Spamassassin, Xen, Postgres
• Basic knowledge of automation: Puppet, continuous integration
• Nice to have knowledge on specific hardware: Fortinet, Brocade/Foundry, IPSec


• Strong commitment to quality, service and reliability
• Excellent analytical and problem solving skills with creative ability and flair
• Capable to design simple and effective solutions
• High ability to work autonomously and remotely from half the team
• Organizational and project management skills
• Capability to learn, adapt quickly and work under pressure
• Good interpersonal and communication skills including effective written, verbal and listening skills in both French and English
• 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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