Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Montréal



Ubisoft Montreal, an industry leading developer of video games, located in the heart of Montreal’s Mile-End, offers a unique environment where creativity, teamwork and cutting-edge technology bring to life critically acclaimed video games and iconic AAA franchises. You will benefit from a competitive compensation package, an open learning environment, and contribute to an international team driving innovation.

Ubisoft is seeking an experienced Online Linux Administrator to join our Global Network Services (GNS) team. The GNS team is composed of Network professionals, Systems Administrators specialized in Microsoft, Linux products, and Network Architects. They apply their expertise to service Ubisoft game development to support business activities in North America, Europe and Asia with the highest degree of quality.

At Ubisoft, we offer you the opportunity for limitless growth and expansion.  With a unique grass-roots company culture, Ubisoft offers you the freedom to deliver quality solutions to interesting problems.  The GNS team is looking for an Online Linux Administrator who wants to join a worldwide team of like-minded professionals who know how to work hard and have fun at the same time.

The candidate should be a dynamic problem solver who can commit to resolve problems with impeccable service to our users. The candidate must be able to manage a range of projects while ensuring daily tasks are completed.

The selected Online Linux Administrator will ensure proper functioning of various Linux servers and tools. Additionally, the qualified candidate will work with a range of network and telecommunications tools, develop automation scripts, and participate in the development and implementation of Ubisoft’s systems and network projects. 

Responsible for the proper daily operations of the Linux systems under his responsibility, such as apache, nginx, mysql, mongodb, tomcat.
Install, maintain and upgrade Linux server hardware and software;
Monitor system events to ensure health, maximum system availability and service quality;
Advanced troubleshooting of emergency situations on the network, must be able to work flexible hours and overtime as required;
Perform system & application patching and upgrade of equipment firmware;
Maintain documentation regarding configurations, operations and troubleshooting procedures related to the Linux platform;
Participate to the definition of standards, guidelines, best practices and metrics as directed;
Assist in evaluating new requirements, technical design and standards;
Answer user’s query and service requests;
Carry out all other related tasks.

A Baccalaureate Degree or equivalent experience in Computer Information Systems, Computer Science, Mathematics or a related field.

Relevant experience
3-5 years of experience in Linux systems administration in a 300+ servers environment.

Skill in developing techniques and methodologies to resolve unprecedented problems or situations
Must be a self-starter that requires only limited supervision/guidance
Honesty, integrity and confidentiality must be maintained at all times
Be a team player
Have good interpersonal communication skills 
Ability to work effectively in a fast paced changing environment
Ability to multi-task and prioritize
Bilingualism (French-English; oral and written)
Expertise in Linux operating systems;
Excellent knowledge of scripting languages (Bash, Perl, Python, etc.)
Good knowledge of Chef.
Good knowledge of Internet technologies and concepts such as DNS, routing protocols, TCP and UDP and higher level protocols such as HTTP, SMTP and FTP is important
General knowledge of Cisco network equipment, routers and switches, and Cisco / Brocade FC switch
General knowledge of network data storage technologies (FC switching architecture)
General knowledge of Vmware technologies.
Good knowledge of apache and nginx
Working knowledge of Tomcat
RHCE Certification is an asset

About the company

Ubisoft is a leading creator, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment and services, with a rich portfolio of world-renowned brands. The teams throughout Ubisoft's worldwide network of studios and business offices are committed to delivering original and memorable gaming experiences across all popular platforms.

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