Senior System Administrator

The VCAN Group - Ottawa, ON (30+ days ago)

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The VCAN Group Inc. is seeking a Senior System Administrator for a contract opportunity with our Federal Government client in Ottawa, Ontario.

Duration: 1 year

Option(s): 2 x 1 year

Language: English

Security Clearance Required: Reliability Status

Closing Date: September 24th, 2019

The successful candidate must have:

  • 10 years of experience installing, configuring and administering virtualization, operating systems and database server software.
  • 5 years of experience installing, administering and maintaining data centre hardware including:
  • Dell EMC Power Edge servers
  • HPE ProLiant servers
  • Isilon storage
  • Converged/Hyper-Converged systems
  • Cisco switches
  • Cisco routers
  • Cisco ASA security appliances
  • Cisco Network Monitoring device (Cisco NAM)
  • 3 years of experience in installation, configuration, setup and maintenance of the following:
  • VMware 5.x/6.x
  • ESRI Portal for ArcGIS 10.3.x/10.5.x
  • ESRI ArcGIS Server Ver 10.3.x/10.5.x
  • ArcGIS Desktop Ver 10.3.x/10.5.x
  • MS Server 2012/2016
  • MS Cluster 2012/2016
  • MS SQL Server 2012/2016
  • 2 projects completed that demonstrate the implementation of virtual server solutions in a large government or private industry enterprise.
  • 1 project completed that demonstrates the implementation of an enterprise class storage and backup solution in a government or private industry enterprise.
  • The following certifications:
  • Microsoft Certified System Engineer (MCSE)
  • Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
  • Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)

If you are interested in this opportunity, please submit your resume as soon as possible. Only qualified candidates will be contacted.

Job Type: Contract


  • Isilon storage: 5 years (Preferred)
  • HPE ProLiant servers: 5 years (Preferred)
  • o ESRI ArcGIS Server Ver 10.3.x/10.5.x: 3 years (Preferred)
  • o MS SQL Server 2012/2016: 3 years (Preferred)
  • Coverged/Hyper-Converged systems: 5 years (Preferred)
  • implementation of enterprise class storage and backup: 1 year (Preferred)
  • o ESRI Portal for ArcGIS 10.3.x/10.5.x: 3 years (Preferred)
  • Cisco switches, routers, ASA security appliances: 5 years (Preferred)
  • VMware 5x/6x, MS Server 2012/2016, SSCM/WSUS, Cluster 2012: 3 years (Preferred)
  • implementation of virtual server solutions: 2 years (Preferred)
  • o ArcGIS Desktop Ver 10.3.x/10.5.x: 3 years (Preferred)
  • Dell EMC Power Edge servers: 5 years (Preferred)
  • installing and admin of virtualization, OS and DB software: 10 years (Preferred)
  • o Cisco Network Monitoring device (Cisco NAM): 5 years (Preferred)


  • Government of Canada Security Clearance in RELIABILITY (Preferred)
  • o Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP) (Preferred)
  • o Microsoft Certified System Engineer (MCSE) (Preferred)
  • o Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) (Preferred)