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Senior Systems Administrator - Integration

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Date: Oct 3, 2021

Location: Kamloops, BC, CA

Company: British Columbia Lottery Corporation

Why you should work with us


At BCLC, we believe that our people are what makes us amazing so we are committed to our people. We have a culture of fun and hard work – it’s not unusual to see teams eating together at lunch in the cafeteria or heading outside for a walking meeting. We continue to have a highly engaged team and we’ve been named one of BC’s Top 50 Employers for over 10 years. Here are a few reasons why it’s great to be part of the team:

  • Flexible work hours
  • Robust wellness program with subsidized onsite yoga, bootcamp, running club and more
  • Competitive compensation
  • Company paid Flexible Health and Dental plan for you and your family
  • Defined Benefit Pension Program
  • Leadership and professional development programs

Why our Kamloops office rocks


The City of Kamloops offers a relaxed lifestyle with an abundance of recreational opportunities and a close-knit community of welcoming people. It has been home to the BCLC head office since 1985 and features:

  • A subsidized cafeteria with healthy and delicious food choices
  • Free gym
  • Free parking and easy access to transit
  • Close proximity to parks, trails and other recreation amenities


Job Summary:
The Senior Systems Administrator delivers professional technical services for eGaming Platforms. This role acts as a technical expert working with Product Owners, Agile Product Teams, QA Analysts, and Developers as well as with third party vendors.  Using a deep understanding of enterprise system solutions and the latest technical know-how, the system administrator works towards enabling effective integration of various applications into a unified platform.

This role is subject to the requirement of after-hours support.
Key Accountabilities
•    Supports the eGaming production platforms at a Tier III level, escalating to vendors and internal stakeholders as required.
•    Support all non-production environments related to the eGaming.
•    Acts as subject matter expert in the planning, design, deployment, configuration and on-going maintenance of new applications in all environments.
•    Works closely with application stakeholders to translate business requirements into technical specifications.
•    Proactively researches, recommends, and applies the latest technology and industry best practices and standards.
Minimum Required Qualifications:
Education and Experience

•    University degree in a relevant discipline or a two-year college diploma supplemented by industry recognized IT certifications;
•    3-5 years progressively responsible experience supporting multi-tier applications in a production environment;
•    Advanced knowledge of Red Hat Linux and Linux command line, VMWare, Java, TCPIP networking;
•    Demonstrated experience with implementation of network and server security controls to industry best practice;
•    An equivalent combination of education and/or experience may be considered.
Technical Requirements
•    Experience managing a large fleet of low power smart devices is a strong asset;
•    Experience with automation and scripting as well as agile methodologies;
•    Experience with load balancer techniques;
•    Experience with Security Certificates (SSL);
•    Excellent time management, organizational and multi-tasking skills;
•    Excellent problem solving and analytical thinking/innovation;
•    Excellent customer service, communication and interpersonal skills;
•    Demonstrated experience in business and process analysis and improvement;
•    Understanding of Enterprise Service Bus (TIBCO product) would be an asset;
•    Understanding of B.C. gaming industry would be an asset.
Working Conditions
•    Must be able to work flexible hours and provide after-hours support as needed.


Please Note: This opportunity will remain open until a qualified candidate pool has been established.

Please Note: Candidates must be legally entitled to work in Canada



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