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Wizard IT Services, with LinuxMagic, is the northwest's leading Linux support and development house. Our focus is to bring Linux technologies and support services to the North American and global markets.

We offer a casual yet professional and team-oriented work setting. The work is both challenging and rewarding with plenty of opportunity for your contributions and advancement. We value every team member's input and maintain an environment of equality and respect among our staff.

Below is a list of full-time positions that are currently available.

Systems Administrator/Server Support

Responsibilities

The successful candidate will perform software support for our clients on all flavors of Linux servers.

About You

An ideal candidate will also be very familiar with Debian and Ubuntu,PostgreSQL, and possess some ability to debug PHP and Perl scripts.

Applicants must have experience working with mail,web and database servers in a production environment. The ideal candidate will understand all aspects of running and maintaining busy production servers including networking, hardware and software issues and be able to gather information required to resolve problems.

Qualifications

Requirements:

  • Strong troubleshooting and problem-solving skills.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication.

  • Experience working in a support or systems administration capacity.

  • A thorough understanding of Linux.

  • Ability to write and debug shell scripts.

  • A basic understanding of SQL.

Send your resume and information to  jobs@wizard.ca

Sales/Channel Manager

Responsibilities

Well established Software Development company based in downtown Vancouver, BC is looking for an to level intermediate to senior sales executive to join it's team to lead the scale out of a new software product line. The ideal candidate will have have the following experience:

Minimum Five (5) years experience in Software Sales Undergone previous structured sales training programs Worked in both a start-up environment as well as a large organizations with complex sales teams. Minimum Two (2) years experience selling to, or engaged in the Hosting Provider Industry

Previous experience working with Resellers and building out a sales channel. Experience building a sales team, including providing sales training, and building targets. Experience negotiating reseller sales agreements. Should have some technical background. Thorough ability to create Power Point presentations, sales decks, and sales forecasts.

Ability to Provide Sales Projections and Sales Performas. Ability to create Press Releases, and Marketing Plans. Ability to engage industry press, and a good understanding of Social Media for customer engagement.

History of being responsible for the scale out of a product line. Understands the marketing and selling of low cost software products via online sales and marketing channels (less than $500/unit pricing)

Perfect command of the English language, both verbal and written is a must.

About You

You are a Canadian Citizen, living in the Vancouver area. You have the ability to travel both to the US and abroad.

You are a hunter, and can work both independently and in a team. You take care of yourself, work hard play hard, but you get a special pleasure of building things. You are a people person, and like to take ownership. And responsibility, you thrive on.

Qualifications

An MBA or equivalent degree is preferred. Reporting directly to the CEO, your role will be crucial to the growth of the product line, and overall company. This will be an opportunity for the right person to have a long term career opportunity, and be rewarded for his contributions. Base Salary plus incentives, bonuses and commissions.

Send your resume and information to  jobs@wizard.ca

Inside Sales Representative

Responsibilities

As a Lead Generator you will be responsible for assisting the Senior Lead Generator in researching and developing qualified leads for our sales division. Prospective clientele ranges from small businesses to large scale corporations. We are looking for a dedicated individual with a demonstrated ability to develop leads and business relationships. The ideal candidate will be an effective communicator, able to uncover and assess a prospective client's needs in a professional manner. There will be a (above minimum wage) base, commission and bonus structure as compensation.

About You

An outgoing and positive attitude, sense of humor and desire to learn sets you apart from the other candidates. You are well-spoken, possessing both a friendly manner and a desire to succeed.

Qualifications
  • High school graduate
  • Excellent command of the English language, both spoken and written
  • 6 months experience in B2B sales
  • Minimum 50 WPM typing speed
  • Working knowledge of spreadsheet and word applications
  • Experience with CRM software considered and asset

Send your resume and information to  jobs@wizard.ca

Practicum Positions

Wizard Internet Services and LinuxMagic are committed to training and development of new people on an ongoing basis, and as such from time to time like to give the opportunities to individuals with little or no work experience in the industry.

The Practicum positions are such an opportunity. We pass on a lot of training, and real world experience, and in return get the opportunity to evaluate applicants for possible job positions with our firm, that we would not otherwise be able to consider.

Practicum positions do not guarantee a job with our companies, however we are pleased with the success rate of the program, and have on many occasions been able to provide direct employment with ourselves, or with our clients. But even without those opportunities, the training gained is invaluable, and the type of training that cannot be gained from a training institute, and ANY prospective employer likes to see that on a resume, as well as having the ability to check references.