UNIX (Solaris)/ Linux Specialist

LeverageTek is actively seeking a UNIX (Solaris)/ Linux Specialist for a 8 month contract with our Ottawa based client.


  • Participate in all phases of the development methodology cycle to implement the required information technology solutions to meet business requirements
  • Participate in the planning, design and implementation of relevant architecture, hardware, software and customized software changes
  • Provide support, including on-call, shift and/or weekend work as required, for systems within area of expertise; monitor performance of systems and service agreements to ensure that ongoing service-delivery standards, service levels and IT policies are met
  • Analyze system needs; perform process re-engineering, operation management and research
  • Analyze diagnostic information about uncommon cross-functional problems or issues, and provide recommendations for resolution to more senior colleagues or management; work autonomously to resolve complex problems in a multi-functional setting, assessing and communicating issues of technological impact on the functional/corporate level
  • Performs inventory and audit of UNIX server configurations and topologies
  • Provide IT advice to management and colleagues on the appropriate direction, evolution and usage of technology (architectures, systems, issues, opportunities, policies and standards) related to their field of expertise
  • Develop IT standards and guidelines for technology support and administration
  • Develop and maintain collaborative relations with internal and external counterparts (partners, clients and suppliers) to support operational objectives
  • Provide on-the-job training to colleagues and clients

Requested Experience

3+ years of experience working in an enterprise IT environment and supporting:

  • UNIX Sun Solaris
  • UNIX Sun Clustering
  • Solaris Container (Zones)
  • Solaris Storage
  • Sun Server hardware support

Knowledge of:

  • Linux Red Hat
  • VMWare

Duration: 8 months

Security Clearance: Reliability

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