System Administrator

Mississauga, Ontario

Req Id: 376092


At Bell, we do more than build world-class networks, develop innovative services and create original multiplatform media content – we advance how Canadians connect with each other and the world.

If you’re ready to bring game-changing ideas to life and join a community that values, professional growth and employee wellness, we want you on the Bell team. 

The Bell IT team uses emerging technologies, Agile and DevOps to design and build innovative solutions that enable Bell’s communications services for businesses and consumers. We’re looking for creative problem-solvers who are curious, collaborative and ready to be on the leading edge of technological transformation.  

The IT Network Operations Team is currently seeking for a system administrator who is passionate about all areas of system/server automation, deployment and support via Infrastructure as Code and Agile framework methodologies.


The IT/ system administrator, as part of a DevOps team, actively contributes to the project delivery milestones to achieve continuous deployment while supporting existing implementations. This position offers an excellent opportunity for someone to gain exposure to best of breed technologies as well as establish themselves in a dynamic, growth-oriented environment.


Job Duties/Accountabilities:

The successful candidate will be accountable for the following:

  • Assist the team in managing Linux O/S, databases, applications and SAN infrastructure using existing Ansible playbooks and AWX (Infrastructure as Code)
  • Deploy and support management software via Infrastructure as Code
  • Develop and support new Ansible playbooks including: roles, jinja2 templates, vault files, Ansible-galaxy collections
  • Manage a vSphere environment including vCenter, ESXi
  • Create Python scripts
  • Share and apply security standards and best practices
  • Maintain system certificates
  • Backup and restore data or systems
  • Monitor the infrastructure
  • Implement and support CI/CD pipelines
  • Share knowledge with the team
  • Maintain proper documentation
  • Manage inventory for the supported assets
  • Manage incidents and change requests
  • Attend team meetings (stand-ups, sprint planning, etc)



Critical Qualifications/Competencies:

  • 5+ années d'expérience de travail dans un rôle d'administrateur système
  • Expérience de l'installation, de la configuration et de la gestion de serveurs basés sur Linux
  • Expérience de l'utilisation et de la gestion des produits VMware vSphere
  • Expérience avec les technologies de virtualisation de conteneurs
  • Expérience de l'installation, de la configuration et de la gestion d'un SAN
  • Expérience de l'installation, de la configuration et de l'assistance d'un moteur de base de données
  • Expérience de la conception et de l'exécution de playbooks Ansible
  • Expérience avec AWX ou Ansible Tower
  • Expérience de la programmation en Python
  • Connaissance des procédures de sécurité et des meilleures pratiques
  • Familiarité avec les technologies de services Web telles que REST et gRPC
  • Expérience avec le développement d'un environnement CI/CD
  • Connaissance du sSDLC (Secure Software Development Life Cycle)
  • Familiarité avec l'utilisation des API des fournisseurs pour configurer et collecter des données à partir de périphériques réseau
  • Volonté d'apprendre de nouvelles technologies et de maintenir les connaissances de l'industrie
  • Bonnes compétences en communication et capacité à collaborer avec plusieurs équipes
  • Expérience avec les méthodologies Agiles


Desired Skills and Experience:

  • SNMP knowledge is an asset
  • ZABBIX knowledge is an asset
  • Netbox knowledge is an asset
  • Terraform knowledge is an asset
  • Effective communication: concise, clear and uncomplicated
  • Analytical and critical thinking skills
  • Independent thinker
  • Curious and motivated to improve operational process (continuous improvement)
  • Team player 




Bilingualism is an asset (English and French); adequate knowledge of French is required for positions in Quebec.


Additional Information:

Position Type: Management 
Job Status: 
Regular - Full Time 
Job Location:
Canada : Ontario : Mississauga 
Flexible work profile:
Application Deadline: 05/31/2022 


Please apply directly online to be considered for this role.  Applications through email will not be accepted.


At Bell, we don’t just accept difference - we celebrate it. We’re committed to fostering an inclusive, equitable, and accessible workplace where every team member feels valued, respected, and supported, and has the opportunity to reach their full potential. We welcome and encourage applications from people with disabilities.


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