London Tech Jobs

Linux Systems Administrator 

by Digital Extremes

Position Type: Full-time
Location: London, ON
Date Posted: Jun 18, 2020
Experience: 2 Years
Digital Extremes

Job Description


Founded in 1993, Digital Extremes has become an employer of choice for talented people seeking rewarding career opportunities in the gaming industry. We are widely recognized for creating the award-winning Warframe, a free-to-play, third-person coop, PVP action shooter, space ninja adventure game available on PC, PlayStation, Xbox and Nintendo Switch. Our early titles include Epic Pinball, Solar Winds: The Escape, Unreal and Unreal Tournament co-created series (and all its iterations) as well as The Darkness II. With over 300 of the industry’s widely talented and culturally diverse employees in both Canada and the US, we are warriors combining our expertise to deliver superior fast-paced gameplay and intense melee combat all with a great deal of passion.


Our culture is centered on providing great opportunities to our employees so that everyone feels they are making a meaningful impact. Developing new and existing talent is our long-term focus. We are honored that our work environment has been consistently recognized as one of “Canada’s Top 100 Employers”. We summon you to join our elite team! 

The rewards of a career with Digital Extremes include:

  • Competitive salary with bonus opportunities
  • Excellent benefits and paid time off
  • Matching RRSP plan
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Professional development and career support
  • Fitness and parking/transit subsidies
  • Daily lunches prepared onsite by our in-studio Executive Chef and professional kitchen staff
  • All-day snacks and drinks, sleep pods, massage chairs, cold brew, dog therapy days and more


Digital Extremes is currently seeking a Linux Systems Administrator to join our team. In this role, you will administer Linux based systems in our production environment. You must have previous professional experience working in a Linux environment. An ideal candidate is a self-starter who is constantly looking for ways to improve the IT infrastructure combined with a strong ability in finding solutions to the day-to-day problems.


  • Deploy/maintain/troubleshoot server hardware and other related equipment
  • Assisting with backup/recovery procedures and testing backups on a regular basis
  • Administer Linux based systems in a production environment
  • Assist with managing monitoring systems
  • Outside hours support


  • 2+ years of professional experience in a Linux environment (Ubuntu, Centos)
  • Experience with backups/restore procedures
  • Ability to write scripts in some administration languages (Perl, Shell)
  • Experience integrating Windows/Linux environments
  • Experience with iptables/host security
  • Experience with databases considered an asset (MongoDB, MySQL, Postgres)
  • Experience with documenting procedures


Digital Extremes is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. We welcome and encourage applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the recruitment process. We thank you for your interest, however, only those candidates selected for the next steps in the hiring process will be contacted.

Please submit your application directly through our website: