Systems Administrator job description

 Pontis Corporation is currently looking for a Systems Administrator for a full-time position. This person has to have at least 5 years of experience in similar position. Working in this position will provide ample opportunities for professional growth and exposure to different technologies. This person will be based at our downtown Toronto office.


- Responsible for 2nd level support on client issues and 1st level support on internal issues;

· Providing server, network and service troubleshooting and resolution
· Collaborating with other systems and database administrators for problem resolution
· Liaising with third-party support and equipment vendors
· Setup and maintenance of backups and disaster recovery plans both internally and for the clients
· Contributing and maintaining documentation and knowledge base articles
· Participate in analyzing systems or problems having large or total organizational impact

Technical skills

 Linux and *nix technologies (4+ years of experience)

Red Hat and Oracle Enterprise Linux
Storage and networking – LVM, iptables

Microsoft and related technologies (3+ years of experience)

Windows Server
Exchange and Active Directory
BES Server

Virtualization (2+ years of experience)

VMware ESX, VI Center
Oracle VM (Xen)

Networking (3+ years of experience)

Cisco and HP routers and switches

Good knowledge of common hardware server platforms for Unix (x86/AMD based servers).