Lixar is looking for a
Intermediate System Administrator

Intermediate System Administrator
  • Halifax

Lixar is looking for a Intermediate System Administrator to join our team. As a key contributor, you will help Lixar support internal and external clients. The ideal candidate will be a committed professional who has a strong sense of self and strives for perfection.

As an Intermediate System Administrator, you will have:

  • Exceptional communication skills with the proven ability to communicate effectively within a development team and with clients
  • Experience with Microsoft Infrastructure and Deployment
  • Experience with Azure Automation, Policies & Scripting
  • Experience writing scripts with Powershell, bash, python, or perl
  • Experience with cloud monitoring tools, application performance monitoring tools and operational-dashboarding
  • Experience with administering Windows operating systems, including Windows 10, Windows Server
  • Experience with root cause analysis, testing and debugging, network issues
  • Experience with interoperability between Unix and Windows LDAP/Active directory
  • Proven attention to detail and commitment to quality
  • Experience working in a company where teamwork is paramount
  • Proven experience with git, and it’s best practices
  • The following would be considered an asset:
  • Experience with infrastructure automation, CI/CD, networking and storage
  • Experience with DevOps with Azure, AWS and/or VMWare
  • Experience with Docker / Kubernetes.
  • Experience with automation tools such as Ansible, Chef, Saltstack
  • Experience in Agile development and/or Continuous Deployment methodologies is a definite asset
  • Experience with IP Network, IPSEC, L2TP, and OpenVPN VPNs, BGP, SIP, QoS, switch and firewall configuration, and related network protocols
  • Experience with administering application servers
  • Experience with administering Windows, Mac and Linux operating systems, including Windows 10, Windows Server, FreeBSD, CentOS, Debian, and Ubuntu linux distributions, Mac OS

What you will be doing:

  • Participate with infrastructure design and deployment
  • Responsible for maintaining accurate and up-to-date infrastructure monitoring, documentation and diagrams
  • Design and deploy solutions to solve problems or implement new services or features
  • Contribute to research and development of technical solutions
  • Perform application troubleshooting
  • Perform general application support activities for multiple testing environments
  • Appropriate utilization of helpdesk systems for purposes of logging, tracking and communication of daily support issues/requests both internally and to external vendor teams
  • Provide desktop and server hardware/software support
  • Coordinate and participate in incident management calls
  • Provide infrastructure support for multiple clients

What you must value:

  • A sense of humour
  • Like knowing that your routine is in fact, not routine
  • Have exceptional communication skills
  • Have “attention to detail” as your middle name
  • Not blaming others for your mistakes
  • Getting things done!


Sound like you?
Send your résumé and salary expectations to Lixar today!

Thank you for applying! We look forward to meeting with the selected interview candidates.
Lixar IT welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.