Infrastructure - Cloud Administrator

Western Financial Group - High River, AB (30+ days ago)

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For 100 years Western Financial Group, a Canadian insurance brokerage has listened to and cared for over 1 million customers. A career at Western will challenge you while offering opportunities for continuous development.


Be part of our talented IT team that facilitates the leading and supporting IT Infrastructure!

Reporting to the Manager, Information Communication & Technology, the Application Administrator 3 will be responsible for providing technical leadership while managing support activities of the IT infrastructure environment, including storage, servers, database, vmware, backup & recovery, networks and Cloud.


Analyze existing operations and make recommendations for the improvement and growth of the operating environment
Create and/or review solutions designs to ensure IT infrastructure best practices and standards are adhered to
Participate and represent infrastructure in the integration of the Cloud
Define system and service configurations, installation and support strategies of system components (at both site and enterprise levels) for implementation and maintenance support
Coach and mentor the Operational Support Teams
Participate in technical incident management and troubleshooting escalations, as needed
Assist in the planning and implementation of Office moves and renovations

Our Team Environment

We work together every day to build authentic relationships, with our customers and with each other. We enjoy a fast-paced, multi-faceted environment, and make an effort to celebrate everyone’s successes on the team. We value hard work and making sure our customers have the accurate coverage they need because we can see the difference this makes in our community.


College diploma or university degree in Computer Science or related field, or equivalent work experience preferred
Minimum of 10 years' experience of contributing to the success of a range of midsize-to-large initiatives with above-average levels of complexity and business criticality
Proven work experience with storage (NetApp), servers (HP), Operating Systems (Unix/Linux/Wintel) and database technologies (SQL) in an enterprise environment
Must have experience working knowledge of MS Azure or Similar Cloud Service.
Excellent understanding of typical on-premise and Cloud multi-tier architectures and services: web servers, application servers, database servers, load balancers, and storage.
In-depth knowledge of infrastructure hardware and software management functions
Experienced with multiple infrastructure software products, platforms, and vendors

Hours: Full-time – 37.5 hours/week

Location: High River, AB

Job Requisition #: 57120

Western provides our employees with a competitive compensation package. Full time: 3 weeks’ vacation plus paid personal days, Company Matched investment and saving programs, extended health and dental benefits, including a Health Care Spending Account, 50% premium paid.

Western Financial Group has its own charitable foundation, check it out here, Western Communities Foundation .