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Linux Systems Engineer
Windsor, ON

Introduction

The Linux System Engineer is a strategic technical position within the organization. This position is responsible for maintaining the design and integrity of customer’s software systems, coordinating complex projects, and implementing Linux based solutions.

Position

Basic Functions:

• IT support relating to technical issues involving Linux and Open Source applications, as well as virtual environments built on Linux as well as VMware.
• Design, implementation, and support services for Linux related technologies
• Engineer and implement system solutions for customers using technologies that meet their needs.
• Implement and support disaster recovery solutions.
• Technical services and support at the network level: WAN and LAN connectivity, routers, firewalls, and security.
• Remote access solution implementation and support.
• System documentation and consulting services to include system reviews and recommendations.
• Communication with customers as required: keeping them informed of incident progress, notifying them of impending changes, and agreed outages.

Additional Duties and Responsibilities:

• Improve customer service, perception, and satisfaction.
• Ability to work in a team and communicate effectively.
• Escalate service or project issues that cannot be completed within agreed service levels.
• Business awareness: specific knowledge of the customer and how IT relates to their business strategy and goals.
• Develop in-depth knowledge of the service catalog and how it relates to customer’s needs.
• Document internal processes and procedures related to duties and responsibilities.
• Responsible for entering time and expenses in ConnectWise as they occur.
• Understand processes in ConnectWise by completing assigned training materials and blueprints on the ConnectWise University.
• Work through project tickets and phases in ConnectWise as assigned by a Project Manager.
• Enter all work as service or project tickets in ConnectWise.
• Review IT publications and online materials to remain up-to-date with current and future technologies emerging in the industry.

Required Skills

Knowledge, Skills, and/or Abilities Required:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

• Professional IT Certifications, such as: Red Hat Linux, CentOS, Debian, Ubuntu
• Interpersonal skills: such as telephony skills, communication skills, active listening and customer-care.
• Diagnosis skills of technical issues.
• Ability to multi-task and adapt to changes quickly.
• Technical awareness: ability to match resources to technical issues appropriately.
• Service awareness of all organization’s key IT services for which support is being provided.
• Understanding of support tools, techniques, and how technology is used to provide IT services.
• Typing skills to ensure quick and accurate entry of service request details.
• Self-motivated with the ability to work in a fast moving environment.

Educational/Vocational/Previous Experience Recommendations:

• BA/BS, preferably in computer science or a related field.
• MBA/MS preferred but not required.
• 5 Years of IT or related experience.

Company

With offices in Windsor, London, Waterloo, Markham, and Detroit, Next Dimension offers a wide range of benefits, opportunities for advancement, fully paid professional education, travel opportunities and regular team activities. Our office is an open concept, high-tech, and fast-paced environment with plenty of amenities. These elements all contribute to an amazing work environment that’s fun, exciting and deeply rewarding.

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