System Administrator - Linux

Victoria, BC

Why choose us?

There is more to Pension Corporation than you might think. We are an award-winning organization with meaningful purpose-driven work, where staff have impact and create peace of mind for those we serve. We have cultivated an outstanding community rooted in respect, where employees are inspired to have courage, take action, and be at their best every day.

Our new nine-year strategic plan, Plan 20|30: Our Future is Insight, will guide us from 2021 to 2030. To learn about our aspirations and objectives and how you can be a part of a people-focused organization that is grounded in operational excellence, visit 

What we offer:

  • A variety of work options (modified workweek, on-campus work, or a hybrid of work from home/on-campus)
  • Incredible campus with collaboration spaces
  • Ongoing training and professional development opportunities and scholarship programs
  • Comprehensive extended health and dental benefits for you and your family
  • Defined benefit pension program
  • Health & wellness programs – lunchtime seminars, community activities and a comprehensive Employee & Family Assistance Program
  • Opportunities to give back to the community and support not-for-profits
  • Seasonal events and socials
  • A robust awards/recognition program
  • Discounts on BC Transit passes, travel and accommodation, cell phones and plans, and more

BC Pension Corporation is committed to the health and safety of our employees and is taking every precaution against COVID-19 while supporting our culture of community and connection in our hybrid workplace. We have implemented a COVID-19 Vaccination Policy that requires all employees, as a condition of their employment, to confidentially self-disclose to the Corporation that they are fully vaccinated (two COVID-19 vaccinations). Details about the COVID-19 verification process will be provided at the time of offer.

Hybrid Work Model

This position is located in our Victoria, BC office. You will have the opportunity to work part of the time on-campus and part of the time off-campus. Guidelines and requirements for in-office presence are determined by operational need and vary according to the unique needs of each business area.


The opportunity

We are seeking a System Administrator – Linux to join our team in VICTORIA, British Columbia, Canada.

The System Administrator – Linux manages the operations of computer systems related to operating systems and servers (both windows and Linux), storage, and end-user computing devices in a hybrid environment (on-premises and cloud). In this role you will work closely with both end users and other cross functional support teams, as well as configuring, identifying, troubleshooting, and solving computing related issues that impact business operations. The System Administrator – Linux proactively seeks to identify new technologies and leverage optimization techniques to ensure the systems operate as required. This role is for a hands-on, pragmatic IT professional who is eager to join a dynamic team to modernize our systems and technology.

What do you need to succeed?

Must have

·      Bachelor’s degree in computer science, computer engineering, electronic engineering, or related field, or equivalent experience. 

·      A minimum of five years of computer systems administration and operations experience, including:

o  Virtualization e.g., VMware

o  Installing, maintaining, securing, and monitoring VMWare environments and computer systems.

o  Resolving computing systems incidents and problems in a complex infrastructure environment.

·      A minimum of three years of experience working within operational and project cross functional teams of staff, contractors, and external service providers. 

·      A minimum of three years of experience with Linux-based computing system administration (operating system installation, maintenance, and patching, etc.)

·      A minimum of two years of experience designing and configuring computer systems (servers, end-user computing devices).

Nice to have

·      Preference may be given to candidates with a certification in System Administration of RedHat Linux, various Azure Services Certifications, or related.

Diversity & Inclusion

BC Pension Corporation is an equal opportunity employer committed to establishing an inclusive, equitable, and accessible environment for all. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status or any other basis protected by applicable law. 

We are committed to ensuring that reasonable accommodations are made available to persons with disabilities during the recruitment, assessment and selection processes and will provide reasonable accommodations upon request. If you require assistance or accommodation due to a disability, please email us at  

Thank you for your interest in working with us. We will let you know about your status in this competition as soon as possible. If you have questions about this opportunity, please email us at

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