IT Analyst

IT Analyst

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Calgary, Alberta

Office Professionals




Join a top employer and advance your career. Our client, a leader in their field, has partnered with Aplin to hire an IT Analyst to run the data center, cloud infrastructure and applications that support the company’s business. This permanent opportunity is open to candidates based in Calgary and has a hybrid-working environment. 

  • Three weeks’ vacation
  • 17 flex days over the year (1 a month and five over the Christmas holidays)
  • Benefits – extended health care, vision care, dental, health spending account ($750) and wellness account ($250)
  • Defined Contribution Pension Plan
  • Annual bonus (never guaranteed and dependent on the company and individual performance)

  • Responsible for ensuring that the Azure cloud footprint is current, managed, and secure
  • Responsible for controlling costs and complexity of the cloud environment by constantly looking for opportunities to optimize cloud consumption
  • Work closely with the development team and business to ensure services are adequate for business needs but cost optimized
  • Respond to incidents and events in all IT Infrastructure to ensure availability and utility
  • Support team in day-to-day operations of a datacenter virtualized infrastructure, including patching, backups, and provisioning of needed machines
  • Operational ticket management to address incident and service requests as they arise in a timely manner for both data center and cloud infrastructure
  • Constantly strive to do things better, following the latest trends in cloud technologies and look to deploy and develop capability and capacity to take advantage of new innovations

  • Undergraduate degree in Computer science or related field
  • Five years of experience in an Enterprise IT environment
  • Five years of experience on VMWARE and/or other hypervisor technology
  • One year of experience running Azure IAAS cloud services in a production environment Experience with Microsoft Windows servers 2008 R2 through 2019, Microsoft Active Directory and ADFS

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience in a DevOps-driven organization
  • ITIL certification
  • Additional IT certifications – particularly around Microsoft and Cloud Architecture.
  • Strong Team contributor
  • Eager to learn new technologies

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