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System Administrator & Network Engineer

Location: Montreal | Type: Full Time

We are looking for an experienced System Administrator & Network Engineer who can spearhead the technical operations, security, maintenance, monitoring and growth of our IaaS platform.

Job Description

The ideal candidate is a ninja and jack-of-all-trades, able to seamlessly transition from deployment, management and troubleshooting Linux and Windows systems to planning, deploying, securing and maintaining resilient, high-performance and complex public and private networks.


  • Perform ongoing network administration duties in support of our IaaS environment
  • Support system engineering requests as well as engineering, deploying and maintaining processes/applications that are new to the environment
  • Provide network administrative support for development, deployment and problem identification
  • Architecting, building and maintaining processes and software that improve the overall performance of our IaaS cloud infrastructure
  • Develop and implement migration plans and coordinate redesign efforts
  • Design and implement monitoring processes to track and visualize service capacity
  • Application performance optimization functions
  • Security management via office firewall (Sonicwall/ForceOS)
  • Ensuring high-service levels, such as DNS & DHCP
  • Work closely with front-end and back-end developers


  • Strong working experience deploying, configuring and managing Linux server environments (kernel, processes, tracing, monitoring)
  • Strong working experience deploying, configuring and managing Windows Server environments
  • Strong knowledge of virtualization (KVM, XEN)
  • Experience with configuration automation (ie. shell scripting, python) and monitoring services (SNMP)
  • Very strong experience debugging, diagnosing and resolving server and network issues
  • Deep knowledge of Layer 2/3 network services
  • Strong background in security and the ability to identify OS & network level vulnerabilities
  • Experience working with cPanel/WHM/CloudLinux preferred
  • Experience working with PCI Compliance, database administration (PostgreSQL, MySQL) preferred
  • Independent, multi-tasking and strong problem solving skills


  • Managerial experience
  • Bachelors degree (or higher) in Management of Information Systems, Computer Science or related fields
  • 3-5+ years as a Sys Admin with focus on online and mobile services
  • 2-4+ years experience with the Microsoft Server Operating System
  • 2-4+ years experience with scripting languages
  • 3+ years in a DevOps role (highly desirable)
  • 2+ years with supporting enterprise or production environment monitoring and alerting platforms

Working at Stack Harbor

  • Very competitive base salary commensurate with experience
  • Apple Laptop + external display
  • Flexible work schedule
  • Flexible vacation time
  • Beautiful downtown Montreal office space located at Place des Arts


Commensurate on experience and performance oriented goals.

To Apply

Please submit a cover letter and CV in PDF format via the link below.