Senior System Administrator

American Iron and Metal - Montréal, QC (30+ days ago)

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Company Description


Become a part of AIM Global’s history.

We have continued to prosper for the last eight decades through our employees’ strength and our clients’ trust, thus establishing our international presence and diversifying our expertise. Take your place at AIM Global, an integrated chain comprised of five divisions who work in collaboration to revalorize resources such as metals, construction waste, end-of-life vehicles and urban areas. We invest in our installations and employees to ensure a better future for all.

It’s simple; we do it right. We aim for excellence.

Job Description

The Senior System administrator is responsible for ensuring high availability of AIM’s networks and Server infrastructures. The administrator will work with other Senior and Junior Administrators to meet the technological needs of the company. Also, he will assist the technical support team with Level 3 issues and on general day to day support activities as well as infrastructure projects.


Installing, configuring, maintaining, and supporting the server and network infrastructure across the entire organization
Managing 2 data centers in a active/passive disaster recovery setup
Managing the corporate MPLS Network as well as remote VPN firewall sites.
Managing Microsoft cloud infrastructure (Azure, O365, Azure fabric)
Installing, configuring, maintaining our performance and monitoring systems
Creating and maintaining systems documentation
Managing a variety of databases (SQL and PostgreSQL)
Provide afterhours support in case of emergencies


Minimum of 8 years’ experience in a similar environment
Strong knowledge of virtualized infrastructures in a DR environment
Strong knowledge of Windows and Linux systems
Strong knowledge of IP networking such as LAN/WAN, MPLS, VPN, DHCP, DNS, etc
Experience with SAN/NAS Fiber channel networks
Excellent troubleshooting skills
Excellent communication skills both verbally and written
Ability to work independently and within a team
Ability to work under pressure and meet objectives and timelines
Certifications will be an advantage (Cisco, VMWare, Microsoft, etc)


Fluent in English and French both spoken and written
A valid driver’s license
Ability to travel if required


Extensive knowledge of windows Server 2008-2016 (AD/DHCP/DFS/ETC)
MS Exchange 2013/2016 and O365
MSSQL Server 2005-2016 including high availability always on clustering
VMWare 6.0/6.5 virtualized environment
VMWare Site Recovery Manager
Linux Ubuntu Server
SAN/NAS Storage arrays (Nimble/IBM)
Veeam backup
Cohesity backup
Strong knowledge of TCP/IP networking in a cisco environment
Cisco ASA Firewalls
Cisco MDS
Fortinet Firewalls
Apache / NGIX
Ubiquity wireless networks
Microsoft Cloud (Office365, AzureAD, Azure Fabric)Amazon S3 / Glacier

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