Linux System Administrator
Agrium, Inc. - Loveland, CO

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Agrium is one of the world’s largest nutrient and fertilizer producers. Ranked as one of the Top 55 Employers in Alberta, one of Canada’s Top 10 Admired Corporate Cultures, Canada’s Best Diversity Employers and Top 100 Employers in Canada we are proud to be recognized as a leader in attracting and retaining employees. Agrium’s High Performance Culture encourages an environment of accountability, collaboration, integrity, leadership and quality. We are committed to providing career development through professional and leadership training combined with on-the-job learning. Adding this to a competitive compensation package, a head office in South Calgary with facilities throughout North & South America, Europe, Australia and our aggressive global growth strategy, we are proud to offer you exciting opportunities to nourish your lifestyle and grow your career.

Reporting to the Manager, ITSS Operations we are currently recruiting for an Linux System Administrator .

Install, Maintain, Administer Linux OS Systems

Consults with IT Security and maintains within Linux OS

User base support within Linux OS

User Account Administration

Scripting for users, automating installation, and SysAdmin tasks

Automating installation process through scripting

Linux Infrastructure project lead

Performance and log file monitoring

OS level security/file monitoring

Documentation of Best Practices, Policies, Architecture, and “How To’s”

Upgrading existing Linux infrastructure to maintain lifecycle strategy

Linux + or equivalent certification

Computer Systems Technology Diploma/Certificate from secondary school or equivalent experience. College degree in Information Technology would be considered a strong asset

Technical Linux skills – Experience in architecting, designing, implementing, operating, monitoring and supporting Linux environments

Must be able to work independently, to identify and prioritize workload, and in a team environment

Must understand the scope, cost of decisions, and the potential impact those decisions could have

Excellent communication skills

This position may be located in either Calgary or Loveland. Some travel may be required. This position will be part of 24x7 on call rotation.

Required Skills

Required Experience