Posted September 13, 2019

Senior Systems Administrator

Location: Vancouver
Job ID: 1759
Employment Type: Permanent

Are you an Senior Systems Administrator who is passionate for technology and enjoys working directly with clients? Do you enjoy building relationships and solving problems?

We are recruiting for a Vancouver-based managed services provider that has been around since 2008. They have a great work environment with nice perks like weekly staff lunches and ice cream, 100% covered extended health benefits, a professional development budget, and more.

The ideal candidate is someone who has worked at a managed services provider and has excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Here is what you’ll be doing on a day-to-day basis:

  • Provide senior support both remotely and onsite to end users
  • Efficiently manage escalated support tickets with prioritization and detailed service notes
  • Develop and implement project plans for system/network deployments and changes
  • Define and document best practices for backup and disaster recovery planning
  • Ensure high availability and performance standards across a wide variety of infrastructure
  • Participate in on-call rotation and occasional after-hours maintenance
  • Assist with hardware/software vendor evaluation and recommendations to clients
  • Offer technical guidance and support to other team members; mentor/train junior team members
  • Other duties as required

Here is the type of person we are looking for:

  • 5+ years experience managing Windows 10 and Windows Server 2012/2016 in a business environment, including Group Policy, Remote Desktop Services, and Office 365 deployment
  • 3+ years experience managing and administering VMware 6+ and ESXi hosts
  • 3+ years experience managing an enterprise backup & recovery solution such as Veeam
  • Experience with ticketing systems such as ConnectWise or Autotask
  • Experience with remote management & monitoring (RMM) systems
  • One or more of the following technical certifications: MCSA, MCSE, CCNA, VCP or similar
  • MSP experience highly desirable
  • Linux and cloud (Azure/AWS/GCP) experience highly desirable
  • Exceptional interpersonal, communication and relationship building skills
  • Strong problem solving and conflict resolution skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and effectively meet competing deadlines
  • Excellent time management/organization skills with attention to detail
  • Class 5 drivers’ license with clean abstract required

If you are interested in exploring this position, please apply now!

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