Sr. System Administrator, Unix
Loyalty One
Toronto
18d ago

About us :

We’re at the forefront of a technological transformation at LoyaltyOne. We’re actively driving strategy and growth for our organization and we’re creating better outputs.

By taking our IT platform to the next level with agile technology experts who aren’t afraid to push boundaries, we’re looking to break new ground, build new solutions, and execute flawlessly so we can stay connected all around the world.

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What you will do :

The Senior System Administrator, Unix works to support computing infrastructure and enterprise applications that provide services to our Corporate, Call Centre and Development teams as well as external clients.

You will also execute projects using Agile delivery methodologies to enhance existing or develop new capabilities. Familiarity with the Agile manifesto, and knowledge of methodologies such as Kanban and DevOps are an advantage to the role.

Who you are :

  • You have sound judgement, keen eye for details and tenacity for solving difficult problems.
  • Strong analytical skills and use of data for sound decision-making.
  • You bring a positive energy to the team and thrive on strong collaboration.
  • You strive for constant improvement in both yourself and your team in meaningful ways.
  • You are someone others look to for solving difficult problems, bounce ideas off and providing an alternate viewpoint.
  • On your LoyaltyOne Adventure, you will be involved in :

  • Work with development project teams to design, build, test and implement medium and high complexity project / application environments.
  • IT infrastructure and development projects and provide subject matter expertise.
  • Troubleshooting and resolving technical operational issues related to IT Infrastructure such as Level 2 troubleshooting with the development teams on an application that is not working as designed.
  • Conducting research and testing related to assigned development projects and infrastructure initiatives, recommend solutions and / or changes to improve performance, stability, functionality or systems management processes
  • Maintenance and patching of environments for security, compliance and stability.
  • We are looking for you to bring to the team :

  • A desire to learn and grow
  • Passion, excitement and creativity
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver complex projects on a deadline and coordinate with both technical and non-technical resources
  • Solid understanding of standard internet protocols such as HTTP, SMTP or DNS
  • Provisioning with VMware based Linux environments
  • Solid experience with Java Application Servers (Tomcat, JBoss, WebLogic)
  • You would describe yourself as having :

  • A degree in Computer Science or the Engineering field or equivalent experience
  • 7-10 years of demonstrated experience with Unix (Red Hat Linux, Solaris 10 / 11)
  • Great technical documentation abilities
  • Familiarity with the change management process
  • Bonus points :

  • Familiarity with Ansible, Puppet, Chef or any other tools for configuration and deployment automation
  • Disaster Recovery using VMware SRM
  • Scripting in Python or Ruby
  • Load balancing, switching, firewalls
  • Revision control with Git or Subversion
  • System Provisioning using Kickstart (automated deployment tool) or Red Hat Satellite
  • Citrix (XenApp and XenDesktop), PingFederate and Active Directory experience are an advantage. Identity management in the cloud and enablement of SSO
  • Interesting perks at LoyaltyOne :

  • High impact role with interesting challenges
  • Located in a state-of-the-art building near the Distillery District
  • Flexible hours and strong work life balance
  • Free coffee and lattes
  • Subsidized on-site café
  • On-site gym and massage therapy
  • Great health and wellness benefits
  • One of the highest performing companies in the market (NYSE : ADS)
  • About LoyaltyOne

    LoyaltyOne is a global leader in the design and implementation of coalition loyalty programs, customer analytics, and loyalty services for Fortune 1000 clients around the world.

    LoyaltyOne has over 20 years history leveraging data-driven insights to develop and operate some of the world's most effective loyalty programs and customer-

    centric solutions. These include the AIR MILES Reward Program, North America's premier coalition loyalty program, Precima, the global retail strategy and analytics arm, LoyaltyOne Consulting, European-

    based BrandLoyalty, and Latin America's leading coalition program, dotz. LoyaltyOne is an Alliance Data company. www.loyalty.com

    About ADS

    Alliance Data® (NYSE : ADS) is a leading global provider of data-driven marketing and loyalty solutions serving large, consumer-

  • based industries. The Company creates and deploys customized solutions, enhancing the critical customer marketing experience;
  • the result is measurably changing consumer behavior while driving business growth and profitability for some of today's most recognizable brands.

    Alliance Data helps its clients create and increase customer loyalty through solutions that engage millions of customers each day across multiple touch points using traditional, digital, mobile and emerging technologies.

    An S&P 500 and Fortune 500 company headquartered in Plano, Texas, Alliance Data consists of three businesses that together employ more than 16,000 associates at approximately 100 locations worldwide. www.alliancedata.com

    Alliance Data is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Accordingly, we will make reasonable accommodations to respond to the needs of people with disabilities in accordance with legislation.

    Alliance Data participates in E-Verify.

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