Senior System Administrator (IT) at Lightspeed POS
Montreal, CA

Lightspeed is seeking an experienced Senior Systems Administrator (IT Operations) who will play a key role in a modern, ever growing environment. The candidate should be a driven, experienced IT professional with strong skills in a wide array of technologies and platforms.

The Systems Administrator - IT Operations will ensure Lightspeeds systems are available at all times, maintained and secured to industry best practices and actively own and resolve level 3 incidents and upskill level 2 and below whenever possible.  


About Us


Lightspeed powers small and medium-sized businesses in over 100 countries around the world with its cloud-based commerce platform. Its smart, scalable, and dependable all-in-one Point of Sale software system helps restaurants and retailers sell across channels, manage operations, engage with consumers, accept payments, and grow their business. Founded in 2005 with offices in Canada, USA, Europe and Australia, Lightspeed recently completed its initial public offering on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: LSPD). We're passionate about enabling people to do their best work. Come work with us and find out what you can do.


Primary Responsibilities


Administration of GSuite environment 

Administration of OneLogin IAM environment

Merging tech stacks during M&A activities 

Maintain and administer our Atlassian Suite both server and cloud (Confluence, JIRA, BitBucket & Bamboo)

Ensure infrastructure and service compliance with latest security standards and best practices 

Act as top escalation (level 3) systems support along with on-call duties

Administration of key systems such as Company communication & collaboration  tools, MDM, SaaS Management & Endpoint Security

Provide technical insight and documentation for the rest of the IT team

Perform ongoing monitoring and tuning, upgrades, backups and resource optimization as required 

Ensure redundancy and stability for all critical systems

Ensure data protection and recovery for all supported systems

Be proactive in striving to improve yourself, your team and all things around you



3+ years experience in IAM, preferably but not limited to OneLogin

3+ years experience in GSuite administration in an enterprise environment

Experience of M&A technology stack mergers

3+ years of experience administering Linux servers & LAMP stacks

MDM administration & automation, preferably but not limited to JAMF & InTunes

Experience within an AWS environment & automation, preferably but not limited to Ansible

Experience administering Atlassian JIRA & Confluence

Endpoint security administration knowledge

Self-starter who works well with minimal supervision

Keen eye for detail

Excellent English written & verbal communication skills 



Experience within an Agile & ITIL environment

Experience with networks within an enterprise environment

Fluency in French

What's in It for You?


In addition to the perks you see on the Careers page, you’ll get access to:


A beautifully renovated office space in a castle; one of the best development centres in Montreal;

An environment that encourages initiatives and leadership;

Happy hour every Friday afternoon;

Birthday treats every month to celebrate our employees;

Social events throughout the year including the legendary annual holiday party;

Fun activities with your teammates - be part of the Lightspeed family;

Work with highly talented people who are as passionate about their craft as you are!