Telus System Administrator (Linux) - TELUS Health in QC, Canada

Position Overview:

Reporting to the development and equipment manager, you will actively contribute to the administration, maintenance and advancement of our TELUS Health solutions.

More specifically, the responsibilities and requirements of the Linux System Administrator will include but will not be limited to:


  • Carry out system administration activities in accordance with the documentation

  • Maintain, implement and configure software in multiple environments

  • Configure clients access to our systems

  • Build and maintain Shell scripts

  • Install and test servers

  • Install and test OS patches and security updates

  • Perform backup and restore activities

  • Contribute to the development of test plans in conjunction with the QA team

  • Help document functional specifications, testing and implementation guides

  • Available to be on call in order to provide 24/7 support (on rotation)

  • Available to work outside the regular work week for special implementations

  • Grow within a team in a development environment

Required Knowledge:

  • REDHAT/Linux

  • Strong Shell Scripting Skills

  • PGP: Encryption/Signature

  • Secure Protocols sftp, ftps, https SSL/TLS, AS2

  • Subversion versioning and revision control system

  • Apache

  • Networking knowledge (routers, firewalls, load balancers)


  • Backup software, Tape library

  • Knowledge of AWS is an asset

  • Knowledge of Java script is an asset

  • Knowledge of PCI standard is an asset

Required Skills & Abilities:

  • Ability to represent TELUS in a professional manner when working with internal and external clients

  • Autodidact

  • Proficiency in research, analysis, problem-solving and decision-making

  • Interpersonal, communication and presentation skills

  • Bilingual (French/English)

Required Professional Designation/Certification:

  • Completion of post-secondary studies/certification in IT for the above requested knowledge

Required Experience:

  • 7 and more years of Linux System administration

  • 3 and more years of Shell programming

  • 3 and more years of networking

  • 2 and more years of Windows server

Who is TELUS?

We're a high-performing team of individuals who collectively make TELUS one of the leading telecommunications companies in Canada. Our competitive consumer offerings include wireline, wireless, internet and Optik TV™. We also deliver a compelling range of products and services for small, medium and large businesses; and have carved out a leadership position in the health, energy, finance and public sector markets with innovative industry specific solutions.

TELUS Health is an IT leader in Canada that focuses on the health sector. Our mission is to improve the way information is being used along the continuum of care to better the health of citizens in Canada and in selected countries.

Everyone belongs at TELUS. It doesn’t matter who you are, what you do or how you do it, at TELUS, your unique contribution and talents will be valued and respected. Because the more diverse perspectives we have the more likely we are to crack the code on what our customers want and our communities need.

Do you share our passion?

At TELUS,youcreate future friendly® possibilities.

At TELUS, we are committed to diversity and equitable access to employment opportunities based on ability.

Disclaimer:In accordance with the TELUS Health Solutions Data Center Security Policy, as a condition of employment, all personnel whose job functions require they work at a Data Center and/or have access to detailed knowledge of technology related to client service delivery, are subject to a Personnel Security Screening conducted through the Government of Canada.

Title: System Administrator (Linux) - TELUS Health

Location: CAN-QC-Montreal

Requisition ID: HEA02573-16