Windows System Administrator

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 06/27/17
Halifax, NS
8 - 10 years experience
IT Consulting/Services
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 06/27/17

This opportunity requires work to be delivered at the client site in Tiverton Ontario. Located on the shores of Lake Huron in scenic Bruce County, Tiverton is approximately 3 hours NW of Toronto.

In the role of Windows Specialist you are responsible for working with Active Directory, Building servers, Firewalls, Exchange and Administration etc.

Key Areas of Responsibility

  • Responsible for the administration and support of day to day operations of the corporate LAN/Microsoft server environment consisting of primarily Windows servers.
  • Administration of Microsoft domain services including Active Directory, GPO, user accounts, shares, security permissions, DHCP, DNS, etc
  • System management and security of Windows/Intel (WINTEL) servers ensuring maximum system availability and performance.
  • Research, design and implement Microsoft services/servers and software solutions for business needs.
  • Build, configure, maintain and monitor server hardware as well as track inventory.
  • Manage projects and construct deployment strategies .
  • SharePoint administration – windows Stack
  • Create and configure networks as per requirements enforcing best practices and standards, equipment standards, naming conventions, device configurations, backups, monitoring and documentation.
  • Create and drive out model-driven design strategies to increase network redundancy and resilience including testing and inspecting data communication systems, Trouble-shoot network problems
  • Develop strategies for network acquisitions and upgrades
  • Storage and understanding of what is connected to the environment
  • Design, Implementation and administration of backup and recovery environments for customers
  • Support the company's Cloud Backup offering and its customers
  • Responding to support tickets
  • Provide technical recommendations and problem resolution
  • Spins new servers – Physical or virtual environment, Hosts and VMWare infrastructure

Professional Qualifications & Experience

  • University degree/diploma in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related field
  • to 10 years’ experience in Infrastructure majority of experience in Network, Firewall and Security
  • Must have 5 years working on Network design and architecture
  • Should have very good knowledge and hands on experience with firewalls and rules
  • Must have expert knowledge of networking devices, firewall devices, security devices
  • Experience installing, configuration, designing, and supporting MSExchange in a Enterprise environment;
  • Experience designing, configuring, installing and supporting Active Directory/DNS/Group & Federation/PKI in an Enterprise environment;
  • Experience configuring and supporting MS technologies an Enterprise environment;
  • Experience supporting System Center 2012 (SCOM, SCCM, SCSM and Orchestrator) in an Enterprise environment;
  • Experience supporting MS SharePoint Administration/workflows/FIM-MIM;
  • Experience supporting Lync 2010-13
  • Strong interpersonal, organizational, verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong analytical and technical trouble-shooting skills
  • Solid experience with SAN and Protection operational needs
  • Proficiency with documentation; desk level procedures, diagrams
  • Strong understanding of ITIL processes relating to Incident, Problem, Change
  • Day to day administration of customers backup and recovery environments remotely
  • Architecting and Implementing backup and recovery solutions at customer locations

Who we are

Headquartered in Vancouver, British Columbia and founded in 1966, Sierra Systems is a top tier IT services and management consulting firm offering a full range of advisory services, systems integration, and managed application services.

With approximately 800 professionals across Canada, Sierra Systems has developed deep expertise in its targeted industries and has earned a reputation for delivering superior solutions that strengthen organizations’ operational performance.

Our unwavering commitment to our clients’ needs has allowed us to build long-term, trusting, and loyal relationships. It has given us the ability to set ambitious objectives for client projects and meet them time and time again with unparalleled speed and precision.

We offer a full range of management consulting, systems integration and managed services tailored to the unique needs of each industry in which we have deep expertise – including: Canadian government, justice, health, energy, and the commercial sector. We focus on delivering a boutique experience backed by the resources, deep knowledge, and expertise our 50-year heritage provides to tackle large scale projects.

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