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[OCLUG-Tech] JOB: Immediate sysadmin job opening at The Pythian Group

  • Subject: [OCLUG-Tech] JOB: Immediate sysadmin job opening at The Pythian Group
  • From: Brad Hudson <hudson [ at ] pythian [ dot ] com>
  • Date: Tue, 31 Mar 2009 12:17:03 -0400
The Pythian Group has an immediate opening for a strong intermediate or
senior unix/linux server administrator for our Ottawa office.  Some
experience with Windows servers and/or Cisco networking would be
considered an asset.  Candidates should be highly motivated individuals
who work well in a team or on their own.  The work involves project work
in multiple Unix OS', Windows and networking including everything from
simple user account maintenance to infrastructure servers and internet
services.  We have a wide range of clients from small to enterprise
level business.

Please see www.pythian.com for more about the company and email your
resume to hr [ at ] pythian [ dot ] com if you are interested.



A little more from the official posting.

The primary roles and responsibilities of this position include, but are
not limited to, installing and supporting a client organization’s
computer and network systems. The system administrators are responsible
for local-area networks (LAN), wide-area networks (WAN), network
segments, and Internet and intranet systems. Our system administrators
maintain network hardware and software, analyze problems, and monitor
networks to ensure their availability to system users. The system
administrators gather data to identify customer needs and then use the
information to identify, interpret, and evaluate system and network
requirements. They also may plan, coordinate, and implement network
security measures.


- A minimum of 5 years experience as a unix/linux system administrator;
8+ years would be considered an asset
- Strong problem-solving and analytical skills.
- Strong communication skills in English; you will talk to customers,
vendors and other team members on a regular basis.
- Very strong skills working on a wide variety of platforms, primarily
linux and Windows.  Knowledge of Solaris, AIX, or HP-UX would be
considered and asset.
- Solid knowledge of various hardware platforms, such as networking
devices, rack and blade servers, and SANs.
- The willingness to dive in and research/debug tough problems, even
under extreme pressure.
- An intense desire to learn new technologies and techniques – and be
the best
- Ability to work independently or as part of a team.
- A willingness to work on evenings and weekends where necessary and
participate in a regular on call rotation.
- Post secondary education in computer science, related fields or
product certifications would be considered an asset

Brad Hudson
SA Team Lead
The Pythian Group
Desk: 613-565-8696 x202
IM: pythianhudson

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