IT System Administrator (Linux and Network) – Broadridge – Toronto, ON

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At Broadridge, we’ve built a culture where the highest goal is to empower others to accomplish more. If you’re passionate about developing your career, while helping others along the way, come join the Broadridge team.

The Service Delivery Engineer (Linux and network focused) is responsible for supporting the computing infrastructure and enterprise applications that provide services to our Corporate teams and external clients. The role requires you to have hands-on technical experience and a can-do approach to complete projects in environment planning and implementation for servers, networking, scheduler, workflow, and security services

Key Job Functions/Responsibilities

  • Maintain and manage ASP/SaaS-based production system, to ensure its availability, performance, scalability and security.

  • Work closely with Operations & Infrastructure team members, Project Managers, Software Development and Business Analysts to ensure successful delivery for all projects.

  • Responsible for general systems administration, including system configuration management, OS installations, security updates, and urgent system patching.

  • Software code deployment, upgrades and client support as required.

  • Management of systems in a virtualized environment to ensure availability.

  • Write and implement scripts to automate tasks for continuous process improvements.

  • Recommend architecture and process improvements

  • Ensure critical system security through the use of best in class security solutions.

  • Work includes participation in afterhours, weekend work and participation in on-call rotation for 24/7 support as required.

  • Other duties assigned by management.


  • Team player: intra- and inter-departmental cooperation that fosters morale and productivity.

  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills.

  • Able to understand the impact of decisions on other disciplines.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to details

  • A proactive, “service-first” attitude combined with ability to work independently on projects with tight deadlines and minimal supervision.

Basic Skill Level Requirements Education:


  • 3-5 years of experience in System Administration for Red Hat/CentOS/RPM-based Linux & AIX environments.

  • 2+ years of experience in windows system administration.


  • Experience with VMWare Virtual Machines, support, administration, and performance tuning.

  • Experience with VMWare Virtual Machines, including in-depth experience in deep level support, administration, and performance tuning

  • Understanding of J2EE Application servers like WebSphere, JBoss, or Class loader policies.

  • Strong networking experience (TCP/IP, Apache, DNS) is considered an asset.

  • Scheduler experience an asset, preferably using Active Batch.

  • Knowledge of load balancing, firewalls, switches, routers, VPN, TCP/IP, SSL, DNS, DHCP, TFTP, PXE.

  • Experience with automated tools and software deployment, configuration management (Ansible) and system monitoring is a definite asset.

  • Financial business experience considered an asset.

Nice to have:

  • Experience with Python, Perl, Korn/Bash, or PowerShell scripting.

  • Experience with Oracle databases.

  • Certificate implementation and management (SSL certificate).

Recruitment Process

COVID-19 has accelerated change across our workplace, including our hiring practices. As a result, throughout your application process, you may be asked to connect with us virtually, and may not be required to meet in-person. Our recruiters will explain how virtual interviews will be held throughout the recruitment process, and they will be able to answer any questions you might have.

Workplace Flexibility

We are committed to supporting flexible work arrangements, investing in technology or other resources to enable you to work from home effectively, wherever possible. At this time the role will start as full-time remote, as all of our associates are working from home. You should have a basic home office set up, high-speed internet, and the ability to work without distractions during core business hours. When everyone is able to return to the office this role will be hybrid, offering the right balance of virtual working and on-site activities (based out of our British Columbia or Ontario office location) for associates and clients as per the specific requirements of each role.

Accessibility & Accommodation

Broadridge is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace ensuring that equal employment opportunities are provided to all individuals, regardless of race, colour, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, creed, age, disability, religious affiliation, or national origin or citizenship. If you require any accommodations during the recruitment process, please notify our recruitment team.

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