WIZARD CAREER PAGE

On the job hunt? It can be tough finding the right place. You’ve got to be sure it’s worth your time, talents, and energy. At Wizard, we offer a casual yet professional and team-oriented setting. Our work is challenging but rewarding, and there’s plenty of opportunity for your contributions and advancement. We thrive on the diverse perspectives of each team member and maintain an environment of equality, respect, and trust.

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You have the knowledge, the know-how, and a passion for all things Linux. All you need is the experience that comes with working at an established Linux development firm.

Our mission is to bring Linux technologies and support services to the North American and global markets. If you’re passionate about Linux and the Open Source community and want to help shape the future of tech, check out our job openings below.

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INSIDE SALES REPRESENTATIVE

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.

MARKETING & MEDIA PROFESSIONAL

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. You are a team player, enjoy working with intelligent people, and have a healthy thirst for knowledge. A bit of stress doesn’t bother you, and neither do deadlines and targets, and you keep a happy disposition even when dealing with with people under stress. And you want to be involved with a technology company. And you aren’t one of those ‘follow the crowd’ type of guys, you want to be a trend setter and a pioneer. You are the type that know doing email marketing blasts and google adwords isn’t enough to make you a marketing person. You are proud of the messaging you create, find innovative ways to get that message out, and love engaging industry and people in conversations. And you are not afraid to talk and appear in public, whether online or at conferences.

PHP APPLICATION DEVELOPER

* You understand that code is not about IDE's, but about the actual lines of code / algorithms you create. * You have at least 1 year of professional PHP development experience using full Object Oriented approaches. * You have developed applications using more than just frameworks, but created your own application from the ground up. * You have written applications or websites that integrate with/use database backends. * You view programming as a lifestyle - not a job. * You are strongly proficient in the English language - both written and oral.

SALES/CHANNEL MANAGER

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.

SYSTEMS ADMINISTRATOR/SERVER SUPPORT

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.

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. 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 afterwards, either with ourselves or with our clients. Even without those opportunities, the training gained from a real life working environment is invaluable (and looks great on a resume!).

Think you’re a good fit? Apply with your cover letter, resume, and/or your portfolio to jobs@wizard.ca

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

Responsibilities

Opportunity for a tech savvy marketing professional to help grow a local Vancouver technology company, as they expand their national and international presence. This is for an experienced professional, or someone with a strong marketing or MBA education. Your job will be to make the companies brands and products the first name people think of in the industry. The company already has grown a strong market footprint, but you will be be responsible for all online media, marketing, and messaging for the company. Prospective clientele range from SMB’s to large scale corporations. You will be working with a dynamic young company with big goals, with the potential for you to make a real difference, both in the company and the world. The ideal candidate will be an effective communicator, with the ability to create content and engage audiences through a variety of platforms, work with press agencies to showcase the companies expertise in the industry, and co-ordinate online customer engagement. A strong love for technology is essential, and the candidate must show a high level of understanding of the technology industry, with a special focus on what is happening in the world of communication. The candidate will have to show a clear understanding of marketing metrics and analytics, as well as industry trends. You will be required to produce at least one (1) press release or article show casing your writing and communication ability. This is an equal opportunity position, but does require a strong mastery of the English language. About our work setting: We offer a casual yet professional team-oriented environment. The work is rewarding with plenty of opportunity for your contributions and advancement. We value the input of every team member, and maintain an environment of equality and respect amongst our staff. Opportunities for a balanced office/home work environment are there, and we provide a unique bonus incentive plan that all employees share. This is a growing tech company that is located in downtown Vancouver. About the position: This is a full time position from 8 am to 4:30 pm (Monday to Friday) with a competitive base salary and bonus structure. Reporting directly to the Director of Sales & Marketing.

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. You are a team player, enjoy working with intelligent people, and have a healthy thirst for knowledge. A bit of stress doesn’t bother you, and neither do deadlines and targets, and you keep a happy disposition even when dealing with with people under stress. And you want to be involved with a technology company. And you aren’t one of those ‘follow the crowd’ type of guys, you want to be a trend setter and a pioneer. You are the type that know doing email marketing blasts and google adwords isn’t enough to make you a marketing person. You are proud of the messaging you create, find innovative ways to get that message out, and love engaging industry and people in conversations. And you are not afraid to talk and appear in public, whether online or at conferences.

Qualifications

* College Education * Excellent command of the English language, both spoken and written * Extremely experienced with computers and technology * Ability to create online content, both textual and graphical * Preference give to those with experience in the ISP/Telco/Communications sectors

Responsibilities

In this position, you will be responsible for development in our web applications with minimal supervision. The range of applications you will be developing will range from simple website development/maintenance, through to full fledged enterprise applications.

About You

* You understand that code is not about IDE's, but about the actual lines of code / algorithms you create. * You have at least 1 year of professional PHP development experience using full Object Oriented approaches. * You have developed applications using more than just frameworks, but created your own application from the ground up. * You have written applications or websites that integrate with/use database backends. * You view programming as a lifestyle - not a job. * You are strongly proficient in the English language - both written and oral.

Qualifications

* Must possess understanding of OOP in PHP * Must be proficient in HTML layout and general design * Must have more than passing familiarity with JavaScript Preference will be given to candidates who: * Are comfortable working in a Linux Environment * Are comfortable working in Linux Command Line environments * Have developed applications making use of the PDO library * Have designed database schema in either MySQL or PostGRESQL * Have more than passing familiarity with CSS styling * Have experience using jQuery, and AJAX driven application design.

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.

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.

Wizard Company Links

#405 - 860 Homer Street, Vancouver
British Columbia, Canada, V6B 2W5
Phone: (604) 682-0022
Email: sales@wizard.ca