System Administrator - Toronto

Aviso Wealth - Toronto, ON (9 months ago)

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Aviso Wealth:
A career with Aviso Wealth means being part of an organization dedicated to your success and career development. It means belonging to a group of talented, energetic professionals who live their values every day. Our amazing people and dynamic culture set Aviso Wealth apart. If you’re looking for interesting and challenging work, at a company committed to its people, find out more about what Aviso has to offer.

The Opportunity:
We’re looking for a Systems Administrator to join our System Administration & Analysis team.

Reporting to the Senior Manager, System Administration & Analysis the Systems Administrator will apply the principles of service excellence and provides highly specialized support, advice, guidance and management to customers in the areas of: installation and maintenance of enterprise systems where multiple interactions require highly complex analysis and problem resolution, BCP/DRP, technology infrastructure, day-to-day systems administration and stable operation of enterprise computing systems.

The Systems Administrator ensures continued uninterrupted service and security through identification and resolution of problems, planning, developing, installing, configuring, maintaining, supporting, and optimizing all network hardware, software, and communication links. Evaluates and recommends network and system configurations as well as participates in the planning and implementation of policies and procedures to ensure that systems provisioning and maintenance is consistent with company goals, industry best practices, and regulatory requirements.

Who you are:
You take initiative, seeking out and owning opportunities to improve yourself, your team, and our business.
You’re comfortable in a fast-paced environment, maintaining a keen attention to detail even when under pressure.
You thrive in a collaborative environment, sharing your knowledge with your colleagues, and celebrating success as a team.
You’re a life-long learner, staying current on market events, industry news, and innovative trends and technologies.
You believe in sustainable financial strength, and you’re committed to long-term wealth solutions.
You consider the impact of your actions on your team members, our partners, our clients, and the places where we live and work.

What your day looks like:
Operations – 40%

Ensures all network infrastructure and enterprise computing systems and services are functioning correctly consisting of all servers, databases, middleware, telecommunications and related systems and software.
Manage security solutions, including firewall, anti-virus, and intrusion detection systems.
Responsible for the overall operation of enterprise computing systems.
Support – 30%

Provides escalation support to the Systems Support group and technical assistance to other teams within Information Technology such as architects, development, and quality assurance.
Responsible for liaising with vendors in the event of system failure or required escalation.
Responsible for developing and maintaining documentation, system processes and procedures that relate to all network infrastructure and enterprise computing systems.
Business Continuity – 15%

Builds and maintains critical systems’ redundancy, backups and standby systems to maintain business continuity to protect against unexpected system or infrastructure failure.
Develops and maintains BCP documents and procedures to provide controlled and efficient failover and failback of systems to backup infrastructure and services.
Implementation – 15%

Implements enterprise computing and infrastructure solutions with standardized architectures and levels of redundancy using defined project methodologies and project management techniques.
Conducts research on new technologies, services, best practices, and standards.
Acts as an integration specialist in the application of systems, software, and hardware to the corporate technology environment; translates user and business requirements into technical requirements.

Your experience and skills:
University Degree in Computer Science or similar Technical Certification
Minimum 4 years IT experience with at least 2 years in network or systems administration
MCSE or equivalent experience
Ability to work in a team-oriented, collaborative environment
Understanding of corporate structure, divisional focus and departmental responsibilities
Certification or equivalent knowledge and hands on experience with current version Microsoft Windows Server OS, SQL, Exchange, Active Directory, cloud services
Extensive technical knowledge of network and server operating systems
Technical knowledge of current network hardware, protocols, and standards
Able to prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment with dynamic and often unpredictable deadlines
Proven analytical and creative problem solving abilities
Excellent hardware/software troubleshooting skills
Knowledge of applicable data privacy practices and laws
Strong written and oral communication skills, able to communicate ideas in both technical and user-friendly language
Ability to conduct research into networking issues and products as required
Strong customer service orientation

At Aviso, you’ll find a dynamic, entrepreneurial culture that rewards innovation and celebrates success. We offer a competitive compensation package, career enrichment, and regular social events to foster teamwork. Aviso Wealth welcomes and encourages applications from all qualified individuals including persons with disabilities. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs in all stages of the hiring process.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

No recruiters or agencies, please.

Company Overview:
Aviso Wealth is a national, integrated financial services company, with over $57 billion in assets. Aviso is owned by Credit Union Centrals, CUMIS and Desjardins. Our MFDA-regulated dealer, full-service IIROC-regulated brokerage, and insurance dealer support thousands of financial advisors at hundreds of credit unions across Canada. Our award-winning online brokerage, Qtrade Investor, and our digital advice platform, VirtualWealth, give Canadians flexible choices for building their wealth. Our asset manager, NEI Investments, is a Canadian leader in Responsible Investment funds and portfolios, which are available through a national network of advisors. Aviso also provides custodial services and introducing broker services to independent financial organizations, including banks, trust companies, insurance companies, investment dealers, portfolio managers and financial planning firms. Aviso has major operations in Vancouver and Toronto, along with regional offices across Canada. More information about Aviso Wealth is available at