System Administrator

Job Outline

As the Systems Administrator, maintains integrity of the operating system environment. Performs system software upgrades including planning/scheduling, testing and coordination. Performs server administration and setup. Coordinates disk space planning and management. Develops, documents, and implements enhancements to systems.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Working closely with colleagues and end-users to ensure the solution meets business requirements and is delivered in a timely manner.

  • Troubleshoot issues and requests to translate ideas into end user proposals or solutions.

  • Work with vendors and business groups to troubleshoot and provide solutions to software and hardware faults.

  • Perform systems, network, and application administration as well as support functions.

  • Provide tier II/III technical support and serve as top escalation point for critical and/or challenging systems issues.

  • Triage and assign advanced problems or requests to the proper channels.

  • Assist staff with the assessment and delivery of functional requirements, and perform post-solution follow up to ensure end user satisfaction.

  • Write knowledge-base articles to document new solutions and workflows.

  • Support the Group IT team on other projects as needed.

  • Be able to work well as part of a team but also unsupervised.

  • Demonstrate project management abilities and aptitude with excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Provides support for implementation, troubleshooting and maintenance of IT systems.

Required Skills:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience with 5+ years’ experience (preferred)

  • 3+ years of Salesforce administration experience.

  • At least 3+ years of Microsoft Active Directory and Windows Server administration experience.

  • At least 3+ years of Windows Security Policy and Group Policy experience.

  • At least 3+ years of Microsoft Office 365 administration experience.

  • 3+ years of network administration and/or support experience.

  • 3+ years of VMware administration experience.

  • Ability to convey risks and propose mitigation strategies to technical and business audiences.

  • Ability to understand sales, service desk, project and operations requirements, and optimize performance to support organizational strategies and security.

  • Ability to translate between technical and operational environments to propose effective systems processes to support business outcomes.

  • Exhibits a flexible, objective and open communication style; able to manage conflicting priorities effectively.

  • Reacts well under pressure, treats others with respect and consideration.

We are supportive of workforce diversity and encourage internal/external applications from all qualified individuals. We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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Halifax, NS

Position Type

Full Time

Date Posted: February 2, 2022