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Intermediate System Administrator



Marketing & Communications, IT
Vancouver, BC, Canada
Posted on Friday, April 7, 2023
Founded in Vancouver, Canada in 2003, Plenty of Fish is one of the early pioneers in the online dating industry, with one of the largest and most diverse communities of singles. We're one of the top revenue-driving brands in the Match Group (comprised of Tinder, OkCupid, Hinge and Match.com).
We love what we do, and have the ability to profoundly impact millions of people's lives every single day! Named one of BC’s Top Employers, Plenty of Fish is a great place to build friendships, grow your career and collaborate with top talent.
Our IT Operations team runs the gambit from Network and Database to Systems, DevOps and really, everything between! At our core we are deeply passionate about ensuring our members have an outstanding experience while making real connections. Communication is the key as we collaborate with internal squads, champion new technologies and support the company's core infrastructure.
As a System Administrator at Plenty of Fish you are the consummate generalist who is broadly experienced operating a mixed infrastructure of both Linux and Microsoft systems. You’re always seeking to automate solutions and daily tasks rather than carrying out steps manually. Most importantly you’re willing to learn anything that comes your way.
Please Note: This position is Office-First.
Office-First: You will get to work from our downtown Vancouver office 2-3 days a week, and work remotely the remainder of the week!

So, what will you do?

  • Collaborate with our Engineering teams to ensure our features and systems have the highest levels of reliability and performance
  • Participate in the administration and management of VMWare clusters, storage and networks in our on-prem data center
  • Automate tasks using scripting and tools
  • Install, manage and troubleshoot our Linux and Windows infrastructure in a virtualized environment
  • Administer Active Directory infrastructure and other Authentication/Authorization tools
  • Contribute to the documentation of our environment
  • Work in an on-call rotation to support a 24x7 environment

You'll be a match for this role if you have..

  • 5+ years of experience as a Systems Administrator in an enterprise setting, preferably with a focus on Linux environments.
  • 3+ years working in a containerized and/or virtualized environment
  • Expert level skills in server troubleshooting, configuration and best practises
  • Advanced scripting skills in Bash, Powershell, or Python
  • Strong experience with Foreman, Ansible configuration and patch management
  • Exposure managing and troubleshooting Nginx and Microsoft IIS
  • Willingness to learn new systems and vendors, as needed
  • Experience working in an environment that has implemented DevOps and Agile methodologies
  • Exposure to containerization and Infrastructure-as-Code concepts
  • Experience with Docker/Kubernetes/Redis/PostgreSQL as well as monitoring systems such as Splunk, Grafana, and Loki
  • Demonstrated proficiency with a range of open source systems and tools
**We would love to hear from you, even if you don't match 100% of the requirements**
Why Plenty of Fish?
• We're recognized as one of BC's Top Employers 2023!
• We have remote options available
• Generous vacation, flex days, professional development days
• RRSP matching, and employee stock purchase plan
• Professional development budget and unlimited access to Udemy from day one
• Match Group mentorship program
• Parental leave top up and fertility preservation benefits
• Extended health & dental benefits from day one
• Corporate ClassPass membership and other wellness benefits
• And many more on our careers page
Our Values
• Be Proud - We own our ship. We see challenges as opportunities and take action.
• Make Waves - We profoundly impact millions of peoples' lives, every day.
• Dive Deep - We empathize with our members and use data to surface thoughtful decisions.
• Crew Together - We're all working towards the same goals and win as a team.
Want To Dive Deeper?
We’re committed to creating an equal and inclusive environment; we welcome all crew (and prospective crew) members regardless of race, colour, ancestry, place of origin, political belief, religion, marital status, family status, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, conviction unrelated to employment, or any other prohibited ground of discrimination recognized by applicable law. Plenty of Fish is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.