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Intermediate or Senior UNIX Technical Analyst

Send cover letter and resume to to apply for this position, please include "Intermediate or Senior UNIX Tecnical Analyst" in the subject line of your email.

Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Accepting resumes until: Position Filled
Location: Victoria, or remote anywhere in Canada

Are you looking to work with technology and maybe live on the west coast? Do you LOVE technology? Do you want to be challenged, but not overwhelmed, by your career? Do you want to be supported by your employer for professional development? And, most importantly, do you want to work with a team of like-minded people?

If your answer is yes, you sound like a fit for Team MYRA!

We are MYRA Systems, and for 38 years, we have provided information technology (IT) solutions and technology infrastructure to our customers in the region.


We specialize in supporting businesses that use UNIX, Windows, networks and related technologies. For more information, visit us at

We are currently seeking an Intermediate or Senior UNIX Technical Analyst in our Victoria office. MYRA is interested in qualified candidates who welcome technical challenges in a professional and confident manner and enjoy working in a fast paced team environment.

Core responsibilities for Intermediate and Senior UNIX Technical Analysts include:

  • •    Supporting, migrating, upgrading and implementing UNIX server environments that will support mission critical business applications - typically Red Hat Linux

  • •    Supporting, upgrading, and maintaining network equipment such as switches, routers, and firewalls

  • •    Writing and maintaining scripts in languages such as Perl, Python, BASH, or other Shell scripts

  • •    Working with other technical specialists to integrate UNIX hardware and software with the environment, e.g. SAN and network components including firewalls

  • •    Supporting Oracle DBAs, and middle-tier application specialists in operating their applications on a UNIX/Linux environment

  • •    Working with web developers, for installing, maintaining, and upgrading Apache, Drupal, WordPress, or other web server environments


Mandatory requirements for this position are:

  • •    Excellent written and spoken English language communication skills

  • •    Excellent interpersonal skills

  • •    3+ years of experience supporting and administering production UNIX based operating environments for large, enterprise server and storage environments

  • •    A University degree in computer science or equivalent education and experience

  • •    Ability to work effectively as a team member with project managers and technicians, as well as be self-directed as required and handle independently a wide variety of assignments

  • •    Experience with Office tools (Microsoft, Libreoffice, etc.)

  • •    Available for occasional evening and weekend work and/or carrying a 24/7 pager on a rotating schedule, as required to support the client environments

  • •    Valid BC driver’s license


Desirable skills, abilities, and experiences for this position are:

  • •    Ability to travel within BC for some assignments as required

  • •    Experience providing sales support for products and service demos

  • •    Experience with Lenovo, HP, or Fujitsu midrange and/or enterprise servers

  • •    Experience with MidTier application support work such as TomCat, WebSphere, Apache, or WebLogic

  • •    Experience working with and maintaining networks and networking equipment, such as Cisco, Aruba, and Extreme networks

  • •    Experience in designing, implementing, integrating and virtual UNIX server environments (LDOMs, Containers/Zones, etc.) and management of data centre technologies including clustering, backup and storage virtualization

  • •    Experience in implementing and supporting Web environments such as Apache, Drupal, or other LAMP stacks

  • •    ITIL Foundation Certification

  • •    MS Visio solution design skills (or equivalent)

  • •    Experience with high performance storage subsystems and SAN technologies: EMC, NetApp, Oracle Storage, or Nimble


Storage, IP SAN; iSCSI/Fibre Channel, NAS

  • •    Experience with Database backup and restore, such as Oracle and MySQL

  • •    Expertise with Veritas NetBackup, VEEAM, or other enterprise backup software

  • •    Experience with Clustered systems and high availability solutions

  • •    Experience with VMware or other hypervisors


  • Send cover letter and resume to to apply for this position, please include "Intermediate or Senior UNIX Tecnical Analyst" in the subject line of your email.


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Provincial Geographic Data Society

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Senior Administrator
Provincial Government Department

“I want to thank you all for your efforts with our account – we appreciate your time and consideration!”

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