Systems Administrator - Ottawa Linux/OSS Job Postings

We are seeking a Senior Systems Administrator to support our corporate IT infrastructure and our North American 24/7 hospitality systems. The candidate will work closely with development and engineering in system and software deployments, troubleshooting and problem-solving in a DevOps culture. The position requires a self-starting, creative, adaptive person who is able to think through projects from start to finish.

Implement and maintain automated tools for system monitoring, verifying the integrity and availability of all hardware, server resources, systems and key processes
Implement and maintain security monitoring to identify any possible intrusions
Perform daily backup operations, ensuring all required file systems and system data are successfully backed up to the appropriate media
Provide operations support per request from various constituencies for corporate IT infrastructure and cross-border production systems
Investigate and troubleshoot hardware and software failures while coordinating and communicating with impacted constituencies
Employ configuration management tools to update operating systems

Technical Requirements:
Strong knowledge of shell scripting and Linux systems, including but not limited to Ubuntu
Experience with system installation, configuration, and monitoring, printing systems, fundamentals of security
Strong Knowledge of infrastructure management and automation systems, ideally Ansible
Ability to design and implement complex technical solutions based on high-level requirements
Experience with Database Administration, including Postgres and CouchDB

Additional Considerations:.
Programming experience in Python
Advanced knowledge of network protocols (SSH/LDAP/DNS/DHCP)
Experience with containerization technologies such as Docker or LXC
Knowledge of the Android operating system

University or college degree, with a technical major, such as engineering or computer science
Minimum 5 years experience in a Systems Administration position
Strong analytical, evaluative and problem-solving skills
Demonstrate desire to learn and utilize new technologies
Excellent written and oral communication skills

Who we are
Hotel Communication Network Inc. ( is a rapidly growing Ottawa based company, providing leading edge in-room guest services technology to the hospitality and convention industries. Our world-class development team has built an end-to-end services delivery platform, incorporating the best of open source and custom development. We are successfully installed in multiple major convention hotels in Chicago and San Francisco and are expanding into hotels in other major cities in 2017.


Please visit our website for more information and to apply

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