IT Systems Administrator

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    Burlington, Canada

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    Priyanka Verma

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    about 2 years ago

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Job Title:  IT Systems Administrator 

Type: Perm

Location:   Burlington, ON , Canada

Starts: July 2 2019

Key Accountabilities

  • Administering and maintaining a Citrix XenApp & VDI environment including publishing applications, managing permissions and ensuring optimal performance and uptime.
  • Managing and maintaining Corporate SharePoint infrastructure, including creating custom pages / content when required, managing 
    SharePoint user permissions, and site ownership throughout the organization.
  • Administering and managing SQL Servers, which includes a Fail-Over Clustered SQL Enterprise Environment, managing reports, applications, backups, and overall performance.
  • Manage a Veeam Backup & Replication 
    Solution, ensuring backups / restores are functioning correctly.
  • Systems Review and Documentation: Produce and update all infrastructure documentation pertaining to technology in use, including network diagrams, work instructions, and flow-documents.
  • Provide recommendations on changes in a design document, focusing on flexibility for future product releases.
  • SCCM Management: Manage, test, and deploy end-point images built on a Windows platform; distribution point configuration across multiple geographic locations; endpoint anti-virus protection on both client-side and server-side, system patching including hotfixes, recommended, and critical updates using SUP services; software deployment services (including updates/upgrades) for on-demand software; and other SCCM related duties.
  • Hands on experience with MS Exchange technology, including 2010, Exchange online/O365.
  • Training: Knowledge sharing with IT team members.
  • Provide Tier 3 support alongside IT Client Services.
  • Participate and occasionally lead meetings for infrastructure related activities.


Experience, Qualifications & Education

  • To be successful in this role, you must have strong analytical and problem-solving skills and should be able to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • You should be able to provide technical guidance to the team, work well as a member of a team or independently as well. 
    Most importantly, you take great pride and ownership in your work, and you want to be a part of a team that embraces new technology and innovation.
  • College diploma or University degree in the field of computer science/engineering with 5-7 years’ experience working as a System Administrator/Engineer.
  • At least 8-10 years’ experience working across multiple IT disciplines (networking, hardware, Windows Server, Active Directory, GPO, virtualization)
  • Deep understanding with writing scripts for automating tasks. PowerShell.
  • Experience with Veaam backup / replication technology
  • Experience with managing and maintaining a 
    Citrix XenApp & VDI environment, Citrix Studio and Director
  • Understanding of Linux and able to provide support
  • Strong knowledge of VMWare, vSphere, SCCM 2012, Windows Server O/S and SQL Server
  • Expertise in installation, design and managing a server infrastructure
  • Experience in imaging, patch management, scripting/automation, and software packaging technologies and processes.
  • Strong experience with Group Policy Objects (GPOs), writing and troubleshooting, including software deployment and security settings and configurations.
  • Competency in SQL to develop queries and reports; ability to schedule routine reports and ad-hoc reports.
  • Strong troubleshooting skills and the ability to diagnose problems across multiple disciplines; facilitate improvements based on root cause analysis.
  • Good project management and communication skills
  • Self-motivated and directed, with keen attention to detail
  • Ability to effectively collaborate with colleagues, end-users, management and have a strong desire to excel
  • French/English bilingualism is considered an asset