Lixar is looking for a
Junior Systems Administrator

Junior Systems Administrator
  • Ottawa

Lixar is looking for a Junior Systems Administrator to join our Ottawa 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 a Junior Systems Administrator, you will have:

  • A passion for technology and infrastructure
  • A willingness to take on any task, big or small
  • An uncanny ability to be organized
  • A degree or related experience in Computer science, Computer engineering, or IT

  • Experience in diagnosing complex technical issues
  • Experience in troubleshooting network, servers and operating systems

The following would be considered an asset:

  • Experience working in a small company where teamwork is paramount
  • Experience in Agile development and/or Continuous Deployment methodologies is a definite asset
  • Experience with cloud based platforms: Azure, AWS, Google App Engine, OpenStack
  • Experience with automation tools such as Ansible, Chef, Saltstack, Puppet

What you will be doing:

  • Maintain and organize equipment assets
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date infrastructure monitoring, documentation and diagrams
  • Use helpdesk systems for the purpose of logging, tracking and communicating daily support issues/requests both internally and externally to vendor teams
  • Perform desktop, laptop and server hardware/software troubleshooting
  • Contribute to research and development of technical solutions

What you must value:

  • A sense of humour
  • Cleanliness and order
  • Like knowing that your routine is in fact, not routine
  • Have exceptional communication skills
  • High attention to detail and commitment to quality
  • 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.