System Administrator / Permanent role
Our client is seeking a System Administrator in Vancouver to deploys and maintains core IT Infrastructure services, business applications, network, security systems, telephony services, backup and data center environments. The Systems Administrators are the first level to resolve day to day tickets escalated from the IT Service Desk and are responsible for monitoring Infrastructure services. Collaborating with the other teams, the administrator coordinates regular maintenance upgrades and participates in Enterprise projects
Duties & Responsibilities
Provides Infrastructure Technical Support
Evaluates, deploys and maintains core network and server services, business applications, security services and backup services
Deploys and maintains datacenter environment, wiring (communication) closets, data network, voice network, wired and wireless network and telephone systems
Two (2) year diploma in computer systems technology, computing studies, or equivalent technology diploma, with focus on server services and network operating systems.
Completion of recognized industry certification(s) with emphasis on servers, storage, network and cloud technologies in Microsoft, Linux, VMWare, Citrix, Linux, Juniper Networks, Cisco Networks, Palo Alto Firewall, Azure and AWS.
ITIL 3 or above certifications.
Four plus (4+) years of combined experience covering the following areas:
Desktop support in client-services and cloud environments;
System administration of servers, network and IP telephony technologies, primarily in areas of enterprise server services, enterprise storage, VOIP management, network switch management, network administration and backup.
Current experience with managing and supporting virtualization technologies for servers and desktop in midsize production environment. VMWare and Citrix technologies preferred
Current experience with managing and supporting operating systems for network devices, servers and desktops, including Juniper networks, Microsoft Active Directory, Windows 2012, 2016 and 2019 Servers, Unix/Linux based systems (Redhat preferred), Windows 10 and Apple OSX environments.
Current experience with managing and supporting core infrastructure services such as firewall system (Palo Alto preferred), DHCP, DNS services, directory services, database services (MySQL, MSSQL, Oracle etc.) and enterprise systems such as ERP, file and print services.
Current working knowledge of and experience managing VOIP systems in midsize businesses.
Current experience with managing and supporting cloud technologies, including Microsoft Azure, O365, SharePoint, AWS and other SAAS systems.
Annex Consulting Group is a full service IT and management consulting firm, specializing in staff augmentation contracting, permanent staffing, and outsourced solutions. Candidates must be legally entitled to work in location advertised.
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