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Talk to us about the

Linux System Administrator

opening in Lethbridge

About the Role

Whipcord Edge is looking for a bright, positive and energetic person to join our team as a Linux Systems Administrator. This is an exciting opportunity with a company very focused on growth. This in an onsite role at our Tier 3 Lethbridge Data Centre focusing supporting physical and virtual environments, storage systems, and our backup environments. The successful candidate will be a contributing staff member who is always focused on customer service.

About Whipcord Edge

Whipcord Edge owns and operates two Canadian data centres and a network that stretches from Vancouver to Toronto. Our Tier 3 designed data centres are located in Lethbridge, Alberta (LDC01) and Toronto, Ontario (TDC01). Our POP facilities are located in Vancouver (VAN01), Calgary (CAL01/02) and at Toronto’s carrier hotel (TOR01).  Since 2011, Whipcord Edge has established itself as a national provider of IT services and we are proud of our supportive, loyal customer base. 

We are a high-performance infrastructure company offering customer-focused data protection and hybrid solutions within our four areas of specialization:

  • Infrastructure as a Service (Cloud)
  • Cloud Backup
  • Disaster Recovery as a Service
  • Colocation
  • Network Connectivity

Key Responsibilities

  • Daily operations (service provisioning, customer service, ticket management, troubleshooting, monitoring, etc.)
  • IT infrastructure implementation, maintenance and troubleshooting (network, storage, and compute)
  • Assisting with the operation, monitoring and maintenance of data centre infrastructure
  • Participate in on-call rotation
  • Change management and documentation
  • Providing end-user support to both Whipcord customers and employees
    Assist with design and implementation of new systems and services

Requirements & Skills:

Practical experience in Linux Systems Administration as well as at least two of the following:

  • Storage administration (including FC/FCoE, iSCSI, and NAS protocols)
  • Virtual infrastructure (VMWare, Hyper-V, or other)
  •  System Administration (Windows)
  • IP networks (including LAN, WAN, BGP, VPN, and wireless technologies)
  • Security (Firewall, Network)


  • Customer Focus
  • Analytical Problem Solving
  • Cooperative Teamwork
  • Clear Verbal & Written Communication
  • Industry Standards
  • Technological Orientation
  • English Language fluency
  • Willingness to learn!


  • Minimum 2 years Linux Systems Administrator experience
  • Diploma, Degree in Network, Network Security or Computer Science or e equivalent industry certifications

How to Apply

If you are looking to join a great team, please submit your resume via the form below or email us at careers@whipcord.com

We thank everyone for their interest in this exciting opportunity, however, only applicants invited for an interview will be contacted.

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