Senior Systems Administrator

Information Systems Vancouver, British Columbia


Description

Job Summary:

 

The Sr.Systems Engineer reports to the Manager of Systems Operations as a key member of a dynamic technical team. This position will have a direct impact on email systems and storage management for a large multi-site Linux infrastructure protecting over 10 million mailboxes for domestic and international markets.

As a Sr. Systems Engineer you will work closely with members of the Systems Operations team to build, manage and maintain a suite of online email security products.

This is a high profile opportunity within a highly profitable and very dynamic high tech company. We've established a strong foundation to make us the undisputed leader in our space. Now we need to add an experienced, collaborative, and passionate Linux professional to help us support and develop services for our customers.

 

Job Duties:

 

  • Maintain and enhance customized email applications.
  • Systems automation, monitoring, and performance tuning.
  • Troubleshooting and bug resolution of application errors in a rotating “on call” environment.
  • Provide tier 3 technical support to major clients and to the support team.
  • Execute and automate new system roll-outs, migrations and modifications.

 

Job Requirements and Experience:

 

  • At least 5 years of experience working in a high traffic, managed, scalable and fault-tolerant Linux environment.
  • Good working knowledge of: Perl, Python or Go
  • Experience with systems automation and configuration management tools such as ansible, puppet, or chef.
  • Experience with change management policies and procedures.
  • Experience with container based virtualization.
  • In depth experience with MySQL, from databases to clustering and high availability.
  • Experience working with SMTP and IMAP protocols and software.
  • Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills in English.
  • You are service-oriented and enjoy working with engineers to manage, deploy and tune high volume applications in a cloud environment.
  • You are motivated and keep on top of current technical trends along with deep knowledge of your tools of choice.
  • Candidates should be able to demonstrate strong problem-solving methodology and the ability to work with individuals at all levels of the organization as well as external vendors
  • You are reliable and we can count on you in times of need and are used to being on call or pager duty.

 

j2 Cloud Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

About FuseMail: Founded in 1994, FuseMail was one of the world's first hosted messaging specialists. With over 15 years of experience in providing hosted email services to businesses, we have the expertise to ensure that your valuable corporate messages are always delivered safely and securely. FuseMail offers a variety of email services that can be tailored to the needs of SMB and SME sized businesses (20 to 2,000 seats), including email hosting, security, archiving and encryption. FuseMail's award-winning outsourced email services protect more than a million email boxes every day and can ensure that your valuable corporate messages are delivered safely and securely—while remaining more cost-effective than self-managed in-house systems.

FuseMail (a j2 Cloud Services Company) offers a variety of email services that can be tailored to the needs of SMB and SME sized businesses (20 to 2,000 seats), including email hosting, security, archiving and encryption. FuseMail's award-winning outsourced email services protect more than a million email boxes every day and can ensure that your valuable corporate messages are delivered safely and securely—while remaining more cost-effective than self-managed in-house systems.

 

Our Company:

 Fast-paced and dynamic, j2 Cloud Services is not your typical 9-to-5 work environment. Operating from numerous international offices – including Hollywood, Ottawa, Dublin, and our emerging market in Tokyo – and supporting a plethora of time zones, j2 Cloud Services™ truly lives up to its name.

 

The executive staff has an open door policy, inviting each member of the company – from directors and managers to entry-level positions and interns – to partake in casual conversation.  Employees are not just colleagues – they’re business partners, fostering an efficient and effective environment. The inviting and energetic environment creates a world where differing opinions matter and collaboration leads to success.  From a small start-up in 1995 to an award-winning company recommended by Forbes, j2 Cloud Services has grown by establishing an amazing company culture – one that will continue to foster ingenuity and invention.

 

 

 

 About j2 Cloud Services:

Founded in 1995, j2 Cloud Services (NASDAQ:JCOM) is an award winning, leading provider of Internet services through its two divisions: Business Cloud Services and Digital Media.

 

The Business Cloud Services Division offers Internet fax, virtual phone, hosted email, email marketing, online backup, unified communications and CRM solutions. It markets its services principally under the brand names eFax®, eVoice®, FuseMail®, Campaigner®, KeepItSafe® and Onebox® and operates a messaging network spanning 49 countries on six continents.

 

The Digital Media Division, created with j2 Cloud Services’ November 2012 acquisition of Ziff Davis, Inc.

Ziff Davis, Inc. is the leading digital media company specializing in the technology, gaming and men's lifestyle categories, reaching over 117 million unique visitors per month. Ziff Davis sites include IGN.com, PCMag.com, AskMen.com, ComputerShopper.com, ExtremeTech.com, Geek.com, LogicBuy.com and Toolbox.com. Ziff Davis also operates NetShelter, the largest community of technology publishers dedicated to consumer electronics, computing and mobile communications. Ziff Davis B2B is a leading provider of online research to enterprise buyers and high-quality leads to IT vendors.

 

As of December 31, 2015, j2 Cloud Services had achieved 20 consecutive fiscal years of revenue growth.  

 

For more information about j2, please visit www.j2global.com.

About j2 Global

Founded in 1995, j2 Global® (NASDAQ:JCOM) is an award winning, leading provider of Internet services through its two divisions: Business Cloud Services and Digital Media.

The Business Cloud Services Division offers Internet fax, virtual phone, hosted email, email marketing, online backup, unified communications and CRM solutions. It markets its services principally under the brand names eFax®, eVoice®, FuseMail®, Campaigner®, KeepItSafe® and Onebox® and operates a messaging network spanning 49 countries on six continents.

The Digital Media Division, created with j2 Cloud Services’ November 2012 acquisition of Ziff Davis, Inc.

Ziff Davis, Inc. is the leading digital media company specializing in the technology, gaming and men's lifestyle categories, reaching over 117 million unique visitors per month. Ziff Davis sites include IGN.com, PCMag.com, AskMen.com, ComputerShopper.com, ExtremeTech.com, Geek.com, LogicBuy.com and Toolbox.com. Ziff Davis also operates NetShelter, the largest community of technology publishers dedicated to consumer electronics, computing and mobile communications. Ziff Davis B2B is a leading provider of online research to enterprise buyers and high-quality leads to IT vendors.

As of December 31, 2016, j2 Cloud Services had achieved 21 consecutive fiscal years of revenue growth.

For more information about j2, please visit www.j2global.com

Our Culture:

At j2 Global®, we work in a culture of collaboration and welcome those who desire to join our growing global community. We seek enthusiastic individuals with an entrepreneurial spirit looking for an environment that rewards your best work.

J2 Global offers competitive salaries, health benefits, a 401k, and company-sponsored events. If you’re seeking a dynamic work environment where you can see the direct impact of your performance, then j2 is the place for you.

J2 Global® is an Equal Opportunity Employer.