Senior Systems Administrator

Nygard International - Winnipeg, MB (30+ days ago)

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Nygård International, Canada’s leading Fashion Company that designs and markets women’s fashion apparel is seeking a qualified/motivated Senior Systems Administrator to join our team. If your career goal is to join a leading edge, global company that will provide great opportunities for career advancement, then look no further.

Key Responsibilities:
Support the configuration and security of the corporate and production environments including servers, applications, firewalls, telephone systems, Internet, Email, and various aspects of our network infrastructure and remote offices
Maintain server infrastructure including servers’ tools, VMWare, Windows and Linux server operating systems.
Perform setup, configuration and ongoing monitoring of Office 365, Active Directory infrastructure and Microsoft Azure Platforms.
Strong network knowledge such as IP networking, LAN/WAN, VPN, firewalls, whitelisting, DNS, DHCP,
Lead the research, plan, design, implementation and support of existing and emerging infrastructure technologies.
Implement network traffic and security monitoring software, and optimize server performance
Experience with management and maintenance of a medium to large scale infrastructure
Manage setup, configuration and maintenance required for new and/or upgraded servers/systems/applications according to industry best practices
General server cleanup, system monitoring and patching
Track projects and oversee system incidents through to resolution via the IT ticket system
Perform setup, configuration and maintenance of storage infrastructure.
Manage the backup and recovery solution (i.e. Nimble, QNAP, etc.)
Ensure Tier II troubleshooting support for incidents occurs within one (1) business day after receipt of request during normal business hours
Local and regional travel estimate of 25%
Job Requirements

Key Qualifications:
5+ years’ experience in complex systems design, programming and systems software and support.
Experience in managing VMware deployments.
Project Management experience and methodology
VMware certification is desirable
Extensive experience in one or more of the following areas is required: Powershell scripting, advanced Windows Server configuration, Office 365, Sharepoint &
Cloud experience is desirable.
Passionate about IT technology
Strong work ethic and team player
Extremely organized and able to manage priorities in a high-demand environment

Education:
A Bachelor's Degree in computer science, data processing, business information systems, or a related field.

Nygård International offers a competitive compensation package and provides significant opportunities for growth and career development. We thank all applicants for their interests but advise that only those elected for an interview will be contacted.