Production Support Engineer (DevOps)
Artefactual Systems Inc.
New Westminster

Artefactual Systems is the lead developer of the open-source Archivematica and
AtoM software applications for the international archives and library
community. We are looking to add a Production Support Engineer to our DevOps

Artefactual provides remote technical support for client installations, in
addition to offering hosted solutions to its growing list of international

The position will focus on providing enterprise-grade computing and storage
deployment and technical support. The primary
responsibilities will be centred around supporting a range of hosted and on-
premises production environments.

Job description


* Monitor and maintain existing client servers (OS-level support) as well as assist in application-level support  
* Deploy and configure new client systems  
* Assist in the development of internal tools (e.g. automated deployment scripts, backup systems, monitoring systems)  
* Full-time, hourly position (contract options will be considered)  
* Salary ($30-$40 per hour) commensurate with experience and qualifications  
* 4% holiday pay and extended health/dental benefits  
* Flexible schedule including one telecommute day per week (full telcommute is also an option)  
* Enjoyable work environment: we have a skilled and enthusiastic team!  
Mandatory Application Qualifications


* Must understand, use and love free and open-source software  
* Must be comfortable working in a heterogeneous, but predominately linux environment  
* Must have proven experience working in a team on a technical project  
* Must be self-motivated and self-learning  
* Must have excellent communication skills in English, including communicating technical ideas to both technical and non-technical audiences, and a higher than average ability to listen.  
Required skills


* Proven linux systems administration experience  
* Experience with script programming (e.g. bash, python, php)  
* Experience deploying and supporting cloud based applications  
Technology Stack


A successful candidate should expect to use the following technologies on a
regular basis:

* Ubuntu/CentOS/RedHat  
* Azure/AWS/ProfitBricks/Digital Ocean  
* Ansible  
* Git  
* ElasticSearch/Solr  
* Docker  
* Webservers (apache, nginx)  
* LDAP  
* Virtualization (virtualbox, kvm, lxc)  
Bonus points


* Knowledge of linux packaging systems (deb/rpm)  
* Experience with Jenkins or similar continuous integration tools  
* Experience with networked file systems (NFS,CIFS,CEPH, etc)  
* Experience working with vpn servers and clients  
Please send your cover letter and CV in PDF format to
[log in to unmask] or apply online at http://artefactual- We are especially interested in hearing
about your ability to deliver on our "Mandatory" qualifications in your cover

Thank you in advance for your interest in this position. Only those candidates
selected for an interview will be contacted.

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