Linux / Unix Administrator

IT Jobs Montreal introduces you the IT profession Linux / Unix Administrator. IT employers in the Greater Montreal are looking for Linux / Unix Administrator people. If you have any kind of interest in this job, you will find information on how to become Linux / Unix Administrator, and all the related job offers from employers referenced on IT Jobs Montreal.

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Tasks description

The Linux / Unix Administrator is responsible for the administration of Linux / Unix systems. The main task of the Linux / Unix Administrator is to ensure the proper functioning of Linux / Unix servers. Depending on the type of organization, the Linux / Unix Administrator may also have the task of administering the network and databases. Common tasks of the Linux / Unix Administrator include: installation, configuration, maintenance, updating, evolution, backup, recovery, support, planning and technology watch for everything related to Linux / Unix servers and operating systems.

Required skills

The Linux / unix Administrator should have a very good knowledge of open source environments Linux / Unix, as well as tools and operating systems such as BSD, OS X, Solaris, CentOS, Debian, Red Hat. The Linux / unix Administrator must also have good knowledge in IT security. He is a resourceful and organized and likes solving technical problems and put in place procedures to improve the effectiveness of systems. To work as Linux / unix Administrator in Montreal, it is best to speak French and English.


Although many Linux / Unix Administrators are autodidacts, to become a Linux / Unix Administrator, it is recommended to follow a technical training in IT to obtain a college or university degree. It is also recommended to Linux / Unix Administrators to update its knowledge through specific training and obtain relevant professional certifications.

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Last update 5/24/2024