IT Operations Director
Alteo
Montreal, Canada
1d ago

Alteo is looking for an IT Operations Director for a permanent position based in Montreal. Your main task will be to supervise a small team of 5 Linux system administrators, in order to ensure the optimal functioning of a Linux server production environment.

You will also play a role as a technical advisor to management, actively participating in the selection and implementation of technological solutions and processes to improve IT operations. Responsibilities :

  • Ensure the proper functioning of a production environment composed of shared, dedicated and virtualized web hosting servers
  • Optimize the performance of LAMP servers, and suggest improvements in settings in line with new trends in the industry
  • Supervise regular audits of the performance of Apache servers, MySQL / PostgreSQL databases, mail (Exim), DNS (Bind)
  • Coordinate continuous improvement projects in automation, security, performance and redundancy
  • Coordinate the efforts of the technical support team
  • Improvement of internal procedures
  • Respond, if necessary, to performance, availability, and security incidents on servers
  • Profile :

  • DEC / BAC in computer science or equivalent
  • 5+ years of experience in Linux web server administration (Apache or nginx)
  • Experience or ability to supervise a small technical team
  • Excellent knowledge of the cPanel / WHM management system (Plesk experience an asset)
  • Good knowledge of virtualization platforms such as Xen, KVM, VMWare, ESXi, OnApp or OpenStack.
  • Experience in managing Linux servers via the command line (Shell)
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to explain a technical problem (or solution) to a non-technical audience
  • Good knowledge of e-mail systems and protocols (POP / IMAP / SMTP), and mail servers (Exim, Dovecot, Courier)
  • Excellent knowledge of web concepts such as DNS and IPv4 / 6
  • Experience in MySQL database system management
  • Basic knowledge of Linux programming languages (PHP, Perl, Python, Ruby)
  • Knowledge of automation systems (Chef, Puppet, Ansible) an asset
  • Bilingual French and English (oral, written)
  • Job Type Permanent job Job Location Montreal Date 10 / 08 / 2019 Salary According to experience Job ID 2700

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