Linux System Engineer

Dye & Durham is a legal technology company.  The Company offers a comprehensive cloud-based technology platform that seeks to be a complete all-in-one solution for access to public records data and the automation of routine legal document creation.

Employing over 300 people across Canada and the UK, Dye & Durham uses technology to distinguish itself from competitors and provides a compelling value proposition to its large blue-chip customer base of over 12,000 clients consisting of active law firms, government agencies and financial institutions.

We are currently looking for a Linux System Administrator to join our team in our Toronto office.  This role will provide 24×7 support for several products in the Dye & Durham portfolio, utilizing a mixture of Linux and Windows.

  • You have an engineering background, developing and delivering solutions using automation, configuration management, and security best practices
  • You are familiar with Infrastructure as Code, incorporating automated builds, monitoring, and scaling.
  • You are familiar with monitoring systems, utilizing tools like Nagios, Graphite, Prometheus, Grafana, Greylog, CollectD, StatsD, DataDog, etc.
  • Your Linux Fu is strong, including scripting, troubleshooting, and upgrades.
  • You have experience with automation and configuration management (Puppet, Chef, Ansible, etc.)
  • You can take ownership of the technical delivery and work effectively with our business partners to craft solutions for real business problems.
  • You are opinionated about what core engineering values look like and mentor and advocate for good design.
  • You have the people skills required to successfully work with domain experts and interface with clients.
  • You have experience maintaining a 24×7 SaaS Environment covering multiple time zones
  • You have worked in an operational support role with after hours on call responsibilities
  • You have ITIL Knowledge (Incident, Change and Problem Management) and tools
  • 2+ years demonstrated experience in the field.
  • Experience building and maintaining enterprise SaaS infrastructure with a healthy mix of:
    • Linux, Windows, networking, storage, and virtualization
    • Server provisioning and configuration management
    • Database administration and tuning of SQL Server and MySQL
  • Monitoring and alerting with tools like Nagios, New Relic, DataDog and/or Prometheus
  • Possess excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to document policies, procedures and technical diagrams.
Job Benefits
  • Competitive compensation package with comprehensive benefits and a pension plan
  • Opportunity for career advancement in entrepreneurial environment
  • Employee and Family Assistance program services available on joining date
  • Other paid days off including Paid Moving Day, Paid Volunteer Day, etc.
  • Fun and friendly work environment with frequent parties and special events happening every month!
How to Apply

Submit your application with salary expectations to [email protected].  Thank you for your interest in Dye & Durham; only qualified applicants will be contacted for interview.

If your application is successful you will initially undertake a telephone interview with the HR team and be required to fill out a questionnaire prior to the final interview process.

Position: Linux System Engineer

Thank you for submitting your application. We will contact you shortly!


Dye & Durham Toronto Office

Employment Type
Base Salary
$ 65000 - $ 75000
Beginning of employment
Legal Technology
Date posted
June 3, 2019
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