Offers “Ubisoft”

Expires soon Ubisoft

Linux Applications Administrator

  • Energy / Materials / Mechanics

Job description

At Ubisoft Montreal, a preeminent developer of video games located in Montreal’s dynamic Mile-End neighbourhood since 1997, we offer a work environment unique in the industry for allowing you to build and cultivate games that are part of critically acclaimed, iconic AAA franchises of international repute.

When you join Ubi Montreal, you enter a community of passionate, extraordinary developers connected by their need to innovate, to be creative and to work with the latest technology. You’ll discover a world where employees enjoy constant career advancement, a supportive learning environment, and competitive compensation packages.


Ubisoft Global Network Services (GNS) is an innovation catalyst, delivering optimized solutions that offer game production teams a variety of options adapted to their reality. Through our close relationship with game productions, we deliver quality solutions that help them work better together.  

As a Linux Application Administrator, you will be responsible for maintaining the good health of our servers and systems in a environment, focusing mainly n operational activities, proactive capacity management and event monitoring. You will also contribute to the execution of various projects and will act as a second level application support for the systems under your responsibility.  


·  Running the daily operations of systems, such as distributing storage nodes, transferring file servers, web and database hosting, as well as other proprietary and open-source software; 
·  Resolving all incidents and tasks by providing support on tools and applications used by our internal partners, as well as troubleshooting in emergency situations; 
·  Installing and maintaining physical/virtual servers and related software; 
·  Monitoring system events to ensure health, maximum system availability and service quality by performing system and application patching, and keeping the operating systems and software up to date; 
·  Coordinating with various internal teams when tasks need to be delegated (ex: firewall configuration); 
·  Maintaining updated documentation regarding installation, configuration, operation and troubleshooting procedures related to systems; 
·  Participating in defining the standards, guidelines, best practices and metrics; 
·  Assisting in evaluating new requirements, technical designs and standards.

*Must be able to work flexible hours and overtime as required (including on-call rotations) 


·  Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience in Computer Information Systems, Computer Science or a related field. 

Relevant experience 

·  3 years of experience in systems administration in a 300+ servers environment. 

Knowledge & Skills 

·  Excellent knowledge of Linux operating systems (CentOS 6/7 or related distributions); 
·  Working knowledge of Windows operating systems (Windows 10, Server 2012/2016); 
·  Knowledge of system configuration management concepts and tools; 
·  Experience with automation scripting; 
·  Good knowledge of internet technologies and concepts such as TCP, UDP and higher-level protocols such as DNS, HTTP; 
·  Good knowledge of MySQL, MSSQL, and PostgreSQL database usage and administration; 
·  Good knowledge of storage concepts like SAN, NAS; 
·  Good knowledge of monitoring solutions like Zabbix; 
·  Working with public cloud (AWS); 
·  Good knowledge of container orchestration tools – Kubernetes/Docker; 
·  Good knowledge of configuration management applications – CHEF/Ansible; 
·  Autonomous;   
·  Excellent analytical and problem solving skills; 
·  Ability to work in a DevOps environment; 
·  Excellent communication skills in English (oral and written) is required. 

Skills and competencies show up in different forms and can be based on different experiences, that's why we strongly encourage you to apply even though you may not have all the requirements listed above. 

At Ubisoft, you can come as you are. We embrace diversity in all its forms. We’re committed to fostering a work environment that is inclusive and respectful of all differences.