Senior Systems Administrator

Cybera is seeking a full-time Senior Systems Administrator to work with a friendly, DevOps- and Agile-minded team of systems administrators in our Calgary office. You will have the opportunity to design, build, and maintain Infrastructure as a Service clouds, Federated Identity systems, Monitoring and Metrics platforms, and more!

If you eat and breathe technology and are a team player that thrives in a fast-changing, multi-hat-wearing environment, please introduce yourself.

A PDF of this position description can be found here.

Responsibilities and Duties:

Some of the technologies you will work with and support include:

  • Programming languages such as Python and Ruby
  • Virtualization and container platforms such as KVM and LXD

  • Monitoring and metering such as Nagios and InfluxDB

  • Relational databases such as MySQL and PostgreSQL

  • Cloud platforms such as OpenStack and AWS

  • Configuration Management Systems such as Puppet and Ansible

  • Identity technologies such as SAML and OAuth

Entry Requirements

You should possess the following skills and experience:

  • Minimum 7 years Linux systems administration in a production capacity
  • Solid troubleshooting skills with both hardware and software

  • Proficient in at least one scripting and programming language

  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team

  • Ability to ensure tasks and projects are finished on time

  • Act as a mentor to other team members

  • Excellent communication, organization, and problem-solving skills

  • Interest in advanced computing technology and research

Compensation and location:

Located at the University of Calgary, Research Park.
Full-time salary will be commensurate with experience.

How To Apply:

Apply in confidence by September 30, 2018*, to Joe Topjian, Cybera at

Your application should include a cover letter demonstrating how your skill-set matches the position’s requirements. Applications without a cover letter will not be considered. Please include “Systems Administrator” in the subject line.

*Apply promptly. Interviews and final selection may occur before the actual closing date.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religious beliefs, sexual orientation, colour, gender, physical disability, mental disability, age, ancestry, place of origin, marital status, source of income or family status of that person or of any other person.