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Systems Administrator

Software and Programming
Information Technology
Full Time
Vancouver, BC     

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Accountabilities will Include:

  • Executing deployments and upgrades on-going releases of the Absolute product components in development and QA environments;
  • Create and maintain deployment and system automation scripts;
  • Administer and maintain development and QA servers/environments in Windows and Linux;
  • Work with development and QA teams to set up and configure testing servers/environments and coordinate deployments within product release schedule;
  • Install and configure operating systems and server software including database systems;
  • Provide technical support and assist developers and testers in product development testing.

What You'll Need:

  • 3+ years of hands-on experience working with development teams to automate build and deploy processes;
  • Hands-on technical experience in software development and component installation required;
  • Hands-on technical experience in Ansible, Git, Jenkins, and Puppet required;
  • Hands-on technical experience in database management and web applications required;
  • Hands-on experience in technical and procedural documentation required;
  • Experience with:
    • Scripting and automation with Ansible, Puppet, Powershell, and Bash;
    • Jenkins, JIRA, Git, and Bitbucket;
    • Microsoft Windows Server and Ubuntu operating systems;
    • Microsoft SQL Server, MongoDB, and PostgreSQL databases;
    • Microsoft SCVMM and VMware vCenter virtualization management;
    • IIS, Tomcat, Apache web servers;
    • Large IT networks
  • Ability to self-organize and work effectively within a small team;
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills;
  • Excellent relationship management skills;
  • A degree or diploma in IT, computer science or related discipline;

Why Work For Us:

We are one of the biggest software companies headquartered in downtown Vancouver. We are an award-winning employer of choice recognized as one of the Top Small and Medium Sized Employers in Canada and one of the British Columbia’s Top Employers. Our office is located in the financial district where we have great views and are close to public transit, shops and restaurants. We encourage career growth from within and promote people internally. Absolute is an exciting and fun place to work with great social events & holiday parties and company sponsored sports teams such as soccer, hockey, cycling and softball. Our kitchen is fully stocked with free pop & gourmet coffee, fresh fruit delivered every Monday and free pizza every month. Employees can also take a timeout in our newly decorated and awesome chill room. To learn more about what it’s like to work at Absolute, please visit the careers section of our website at


Absolute is an equal opportunity employer.

Posted: October 21, 2016
Closes:December 20, 2016
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About Absolute

Absolute provides persistent endpoint security and data risk management solutions for computers, tablets, and smartphones.

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