Senior Systems Administrator

Senior Systems Administrator

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Richmond, British Columbia

Information Technology




Join a top employer and advance your career. Aplin has partnered with a Calgary-based company to hire a Senior Systems Administrator for a permanent, full-time opportunity. The successful candidate is required to be in the office based in Richmond, BC a minimum of 2-3 days per week.
Perks & Benefits:
  • Competitive salary
  • Extended Health and Wellness benefits
  • Provide server, storage, and virtualization support within a Windows enterprise environment
  • Install, upgrade, and maintain software, virtual servers, storage, data centers, database performance, and integrate potential for automation processes
  • Assist in the implementation and maintenance of an efficient and robust systems infrastructure to minimize any unnecessary unplanned system downtime
  • Ensure database backups are maintained as per procedures, and disaster recovery plans and regular testing occurs for risk mitigation and management
  • Schedules and coordinates system maintenance activities
  • Monitor systems and platform performance and troubleshoot problem areas as needed and ensure logs are kept up to date and documented thoroughly
  • Works with business and IT groups to develop and implement best practice policies, standards, and guidelines on systems, network, security, risk, and compliance
  • Define and communicate policies and standards for acquiring, implementing, and operating new infrastructure and systems, equipment, software, and other technologies
  • College diploma or postsecondary degree in the field of Computer Science
  • 7+ years’ experience administrating enterprise Windows and Microsoft shop environments
  • 7+ years’ experience with Windows Server administration, storage, and Active Directory
  • System virtualization experience with VMWare, Hyper-V, and System Center Configuration Manager
  • Certifications with one or more of the following: ITIL Certification, Windows Server Administration, Microsoft Azure
  • Cloud administration experience, ideally within Azure cloud and SharePoint
  • Strong understanding of cybersecurity principles and best practices (Security/IAM in the cloud)
  • Experience with running and maintaining scripting (PowerShell)
  • Experience with containers and application containerization

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