BC Ferries

Senior Technical Analyst Linux/Unix

Posted Date 3 weeks ago(11/8/2021 5:29 PM)
Number of Positions
Location City
Job Type
Full Time
Job Category
Information Technology
Closing Date

Job Description

Are you a dynamic IT professional who thrives working in a people centric role? Our Head Office team is looking for a collaborative, engaged and truly team focused individual to support both ship and shore based employees. 


“We connect communities and customers to people and places important in their lives”


At BC Ferries, our employees are our most important assets in delivering our commitment to customer safety, service and satisfaction.

We offer a unique West Coast working environment with diverse challenges and opportunities. Whether your goal is to work behind the scenes, onboard our ships, or within our land based operations, you are a key contributor to the BC Ferries team.


With 47 ports of call and around 500 sailings every day, BC Ferries is the largest independently-owned ferry company in the world. Dedicated to safety, excellence, innovation, and people, we are committed to continuously improving the west coast travel experience of our customers.





As a member of our Information Technology team, you are responsible for managing a complex Linux/Unix and Solaris server environment. You provide expertise in the areas of hosting, physical and virtual server administration, clustering, datacenter storage systems, and backup and disaster recovery solutions. You provide subject matter expertise in the areas of systems performance management, server administration, virtual server technology, storage area networks, server and data backups and recovery. You provide expert-level solutions and architecture, for physical and virtual Linux / Unix and Solaris server platforms.


You have extensive experience building, maintaining and providing support for enterprise level physical and virtual hosting environments across multiple datacenters, in addition to building, maintaining and providing support for Linux/Unix and Solaris server environments. You have strong knowledge of LDAP technologies, and a working knowledge of Microsoft Active Directory interoperability. You have extensive experience in DevOps based hosting environments, and managing and working in an enterprise storage and SAN environment. You have demonstrated experience to efficiently build, maintain, and support complex server and network environments across      multiple datacenters.


You have a Degree or Diploma in Computer Science or an IT-related discipline. Solaris Certification and Enterprise Storage Administration are highly desirable.


You have good interpersonal, collaboration, communication and problem solving skills. You consistently achieve the highest levels of customer satisfaction. You have a proven ability to develop and implement solutions and to effect organizational change in an energetic, complex environment. You are focused on delivering effective quality technical solutions to meet the organizations needs.


Please apply by November 30, 2021.


BC Ferries supports employment equity and diversity in the workplace and we encourage applications from all qualified individuals including women, visible minorities, Indigenous Peoples, persons with disabilities, persons of diverse sexual orientation, gender identity or expression (LGBTQ2S+), and others who reflect our ever-changing workplace.


We appreciate the interest of all applicants; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.





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