Systems Engineer



  • Information Technology
  • Job Code: 9D999989101
  • Posted: October 02, 2018
The Job has been filled
David Aplin Group, one of Canada's Best Managed Companies, has partnered with our client to recruit an experienced Systems Engineer based in the West End of Ottawa. 

The successful incumbent will be responsible for the engineering, configuration, and support of a variety of hardware and software systems. The systems are either on premise, co-located or equipment deployed at client sites. The team relies heavily on virtualization to support the operations and successful candidates will be comfortable building and supporting the virtualized infrastructure. 

Candidates should also be comfortable with most or all of the following: storage systems, backups in a virtualized environment, Windows and Linux system maintenance, troubleshooting and hardening. Knowledge of IP networking and security is required to effectively manage the systems.

The Role:

  • Responsible for maintaining accurate and up-to-date infrastructure monitoring, documentation and diagrams.
  • Participate with infrastructure design and deployment.
  • VPN and Firewall administration.
  • Database support (MSSQL, Oracle)
  • Working with virtualization technologies: VMWare, KVM, Docker.
  • Design and deploy solutions to solve problems or implement new services or features.
  • Perform application, desktop and server troubleshooting/support.
  • Coordination and participation on incident management calls.
  • Assists in application configuration and troubleshooting of production issues for multiple teams.
  • Exchange server installation and administration.
The Ideal Candidate:

  • Experience with scripting technologies (Python, PowerShell, etc.)
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or equivalent education and experience.
  • Experience with building and administrating Windows, Mac and Linux operating systems, including: Windows 7/10, Windows Server, CentOS and Mac OS.
  • Experience with administering application servers including: Exchange, Active Directory, pfSense.
  • Exceptional communication skills with the proven ability to communicate effectively within a development team and with clients.
  • Experience using and understanding of TCP/IP networks, servers, VPNs, firewalls.
  • Experience with root cause analysis, testing and debugging, network issues as well as, planning and installing office networks.
  • Proven attention to detail and commitment to quality
  • Experience with interoperability between Unix and Windows LDAP/Active directory.
If you are interested in this position and meet the above criteria, please click the Apply button to send your resume in confidence directly to David Newark, Consultant, Aplin Information Technology. We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. #LI-OTT


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