System Administrator

Equisoft - Montréal, QC (30+ days ago)

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Equisoft, a leading global provider of digital business solutions for the insurance and wealth industries, is actively seeking new talent!

Reporting to the Manager, Technology Infrastructure, the System Administrator plays a major role in the implementation, deployment, maintenance and evolution of cloud systems. The ideal candidate has a proven experience in cloud computing (private and public clouds) and has no difficulty evolving in a challenging environment where priorities from multiple stakeholders accumulate. The incumbent is aware of operational best practices that allow a system to be available, reliable and secure and he/she knows how to implement them.

If you are a person who enjoys teamwork, has good analytical skills, likes to learn and you are looking to evolve in a fast-growing company of international stature, please send us your resume!


Act as technical lead for the Infrastructure team
Administer Cloud systems and Cloud environments to ensure their availability, reliability, security and integrity

Collaborate with the Cloud Architect and the project teams to implement, deploy, and maintain top of the line cloud solutions

Work closely with the DevOps team to deploy and operate monitoring and alerting mechanisms to ensure visibility of systems' behavior; take action accordingly

Work closely with the Security team to implement industry's security best practices

Supervise the systems to ensure that daily operations are conducted appropriately

Provide help to the technical support team to solve problems of higher complexity
Provide the project teams the appropriate support regarding Cloud-specific expertise when implementing solutions


Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related fields

15 years of experience in system administration

Excellent knowledge of the Microsoft Azure platform

Excellent knowledge of Microsoft PaaS/Saas platforms (O365, Online Exchange, Skype for Business Online, SharePoint Online, etc.)

Excellent knowledge of Microsoft and Linux operating systems and products (CentOS, Windows server 2008 R2 - 2016, Windows 10, Mac OS, Active Directory, etc.)

Excellent knowledge of network administration, network switching and routing, TCP/IP protocols, Internet services (DNS, FTP, etc.), Windows family protocols
Good Knowledge of PowerShell
Good knowledge of firewall principles (PFsense, Fortigate etc…)
Good Knowledge of virtualization tools (VMware)
Good Knowledge of web components as IIS, WebLogic, Apache, Azure App services…
Knowledge of « infrastructure as code » (pipeline CI/CD, Terraform)

Knowledge of other cloud platforms such as AWS, OCI
Knowledge of MSSQL Database administration
Understanding of good practices in terms of security and governance

Excellent knowledge of French and English (spoken and written)


Competitive compensation

Comprehensive benefits packages

Flexible work schedules & collaborative work spaces

Career development opportunities

Various social and team activities


Founded in 1994, Equisoft is a global provider of advanced digital solutions in life insurance and wealth management. Recognized as a valued partner by over 50 of the world’s leading financial institutions in 15 countries, Equisoft offers innovative front-end applications, extensive back-office services and a unique data migration expertise. The firm’s industry-leading products include a comprehensive SaaS policy administration solution, CRM, financial needs analysis, asset allocation, quotes and illustrations, electronic application, agency management systems, as well as customer, agent and broker portals. Equisoft is also the largest and most experienced reseller and system integrator for the Oracle Insurance Policy Administration platform. With its business-driven approach, deep industry knowledge, state-of-the-art technology, and over 450 specialized resources based in the USA, Canada, Latin America, South Africa, India and Australia, Equisoft helps its clients tackle any challenge in this era of digital disruption.

We thank you for your interest in our company and we guarantee that all submitted applications will be considered.
Only those whose applications are selected will be contacted for interview purposes. Due to the nature of its products and services, Equisoft will perform thorough background checks prior to confirming one’s employment.