Senior Systems Administrator (1-year Short Term Employee position)

dentalcorp - Toronto, ON (30+ days ago)

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Who you are

You are a service orientated individual who is excited to be a part of a fast-growing organization that enables the best to be even better. You are an experienced Senior Systems Administrator, looking for the opportunity to continue your learning and drive change within an exciting industry. You love working in a collaborative team environment, but also enjoy your autonomy to accomplish tasks and provide excellent service to our Partners and their teams. You are driven by excellence in everything that you do and are eager to contribute to the success of one of Canada’s Best Managed companies.

Located at dentalcorp’s Toronto Support Centre and working with the IT department, you will be responsible for:

Role overview

Delivery of managed LAN, WAN, Firewalls, wireless LAN, datacentre, load balancer & WAN optimization
Provide troubleshooting and configuration management of networked equipment. Identify and analyze the root cause of performance breakdowns and recommend solutions.
Capacity & performance management, network trouble analysis & repair and network upgrades & enhancements
Produce necessary documentation for the managed network environment. This may include network diagrams, method procedures, business case development, statement of work, transition plan, project plan, etc.
Develop/Maintain Disaster recovery process and testing and Data Security.
Manage and support internal IT help desk staff with network and server issues and respond to escalated issues.
Identify, research, and resolve technical problems in a timely manner.
Track and monitor problem resolution of all helpdesk staff. Review for reoccurring issues and provide long term resolutions.
Manage software licenses and hardware serial numbers.
Administration and support of all Servers and Applications.
Provide training to helpdesk staff and assist with user training.
Ensure system availability and performance efficiency.
Knowledge of SOX and PCI compliances is an asset
Understand ERP environments and workflow
Managed IT procurement and maintain relationships with external vendors

Workstation Hardware & Software Maintenance:
Perform new hardware/software installation and upgrade.
Troubleshoot and resolve hardware/software issues
Maintain Operating systems/MS Office/Symantec Anti-Virus/ Adobe/ Citrix etc.
Perform installation, configuration and upgrade of software applications.
Provide daily server and network support
Identify, research, and resolve technical problems in a timely manner
Maintain/Support Remote access for employees and agents
Shared File management (Shared drives) user administration.

Office Equipment Maintenance:
Provide support for iOS and Android smart phones and Tablets.
VOIP phones, voice mail & password setups & retrievals
Office Wi-Fi maintenance
Procurements: laptops, software, TVs, Thin Clients, supplies
Asset tracking
Manage contracts and leases for hardware and software licenses.
Building security oversight: FOB key setups and reprogramming

Server Administration:
Ensure servers are at optimal performance level
New server installations and administration
Active Directory Maintenance Win 2008/2012
Strong knowledge of Windows 2008R2-2016 Servers
Knowledge in SQL server 2008 and newer
Outlook/Exchange knowledge
Symatec Cloud anti-Virus
Arkadin, Zoom conferencing, Webex
Software and hardware upgrades
Knowledgeable of virtualization, specifically VMware Familiar with ERP and Oracle application an asset
Server and Desktop Patch Management
Office 365 and SharePoint
Virtualization, specifically VMware
Data Centres
Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Cisco servers

Network Administration:
Network authentication & Security (ACE, IPSec, Key Management, RADIUS, TACACS+)
Palo Alto firewalls
Cisco switches
VPN technology (IPSec, Key Management, Client, Site-to-site, & remote access solutions)
Monitoring of the network using industry recognized monitoring tools (SNMP)
Fortinet firewalls experience an asset.
Wireless administration and security
Networked & Cloud-based POS knowledge an asset
Network segmentation and VLANs
Mobile device management (Meraki and Airwatch)

Backup Management:
Provide tier 2 and 3 support for Backup Issues and Monitoring
Ensure backup servers are running optimally and tests are done
Understand cloud or remote Backups technology

Vendor Management:
Ensure Vendors Meet SLAs
Purchase Requisition (PR) generations
Asset tracking
Product research
Software subscription renewals
Manage remote third-party technicians

What we’re looking for

5+ years of IT server/network support experience aligned with the abovementioned duties
IT University Degree or College Diploma
Either MCSA, MCSE, CCNA or Security+ is highly desirable
Proven track record of delivering results and committed to operational and service excellence
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures.
Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals, and technical documentation
Ability to be clearly understood and able to provide support to users at their level.
Strong English language skills (French is an asset)

About dentalcorp

dentalcorp is focused on acquiring and partnering with leading, growth-oriented general and specialist dental clinics across Canada. Our unique value proposition allows our dentist Partners to retain their clinical and operating autonomy while we inspire them to achieve ambitious personal and professional growth. Our unprecedented strategic insights and expertise place our Partners at the forefront of delivering optimal patient care.

Candidates must be legally eligible to work in Canada. We thank all applicants, but only suitable applicants will be contacted. Job applicants with a disability who require reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process can contact our Talent Team at 416-558-8338. Reasonable accommodations will be determined on a case-by-case basis and your request will be responded to as soon as possible.