Systems Administrator

Sparrow Company - Tijuana, BC

Roles and Responsibilities. 

  • Design, deploy, and support Linux and Windows Server environments.
  • Provide level of escalation in response to incidents/requests regarding network and/or platform performance and configuration, including off hours escalations.
  • Author and update eco-system documentation, run-books, diagrams, and network assets.
  • Develop and support automation strategy of basic support processes.
  • Develop and continually improve guidelines and procedures related to platform management
  • Monitor and tune platform configurations to proactively identify and eliminate potential issues.
  • Prepare and review performance and capacity utilization reports related to optimize platform resources.
  • Interact and collaborate with other architects and subject matter experts, including presentations to management and executives.
  • Support and maintain the deployed solutions
  • Establish and maintain a configuration management solution
  • Reviews Analytic ecosystem and recommends areas for improvement to ensure scalability
  • Participates in evaluating third-party vendor tools as needed and as directed.

    Technical Skills
  • Expert in Linux and Windows Server - basic layout, package management, user management, shell scripting and overall platform vocabulary
  • Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, IntelliCloud
  • Operations Best Practices
  • Proficiency in Python and Rest API use
  • Good knowledge of a version control system e.g. (Git, Subversion)
  • Ability to use bug/task/change tracking tools e.g. Jira, Bugzilla
  • Docker & Kubernetes
  • Basic knowledge of security and authentication (LDAP and/or Kerberos and SSL)
  • Understanding basic networking concepts (WAN, LAN, DNS, OSI, Protocols)
  • Familiarity with DevOps methodology
  • Ability to write technical documentation clearly and concisely e.g. technical design, operation guides, user guides and tutorials
  • Knowledge of Architecture Principles, Advocated Positions, Design Patterns, and Implementation Alternatives.


  • 5+ years RHEL and SUSE Linux system administration experience.
  • 3+ years’ Windows server administration.
  • 3+ years’ experience of production environments. support:SaaS offerings, operational strategies, and mission critical systems to include IT internal controls and regulatory compliance.
  • Experience in High Availability systems in a Hybrid Cloud environment.
  • Experience and knowledge of network monitoring tools/suites such as SolarWinds.
  • Experience with Kubernetes, Git and scheduling applications (JAMS, CRON, etc).
  • Experience with Public Cloud (AWS, AWS S3, Azure, or GCP).
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Good organizational and time management skills to work on multiple tasks/projects simultaneously.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineering / Science or equivalent degree.

    Preferred Requirements:

  • Knowledge of Agile methodologies.
  • Familiarity with DevOps methodology.
  • Ability to write technical documentation clearly and concisely e.g. technical design, operation guides, user guides and tutorials.

Posted On: Thursday, May 21, 2020
Compensation: $30,000 - $45,000 MXN

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