Systems Administrator
Leo-Pisces Services Group Inc. - Edmonton, AB

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One of our Government Clients is seeking for Systems Analyst. Details are as under:

Job Title: Systems Analyst – Server and storage Support Analyst – Intermediate Level
Contract Duration: July 14, 2014 to March 31, 2016
Work Location: Edmonton, Alberta.
Working Hours: The standard workweek is comprised of five (5) days at 7.25 hours per day.

In general, key aspects of the role are:

  • Providing day-to-day computer operational support;
  • First responder and primary support to the Server team problem ticketing queue;
  • Providing configuration of system hardware;
  • Providing installation, patching and configuration of system software;
  • Providing system performance monitoring and performance tuning;
  • Managing user accounts and file systems;
  • Providing support to the Management and Administration on the networking functions of the Windows servers;
  • Providing expertise to users in the effective utilization of client/server based applications software;
  • Providing technical support to client community and Functional Unit team members;
  • Assisting in evaluating and testing client/server products and utility software that interfaces with the applications in the Windows Server environment; analyzing the impact on those applications, and recommending a plan of action including determining the costs and benefits of the recommendations;
  • Documenting processes and procedures related to operations, software installation and usage;
  • Participating in disaster recovery planning and execution, as necessary;
  • Providing quality assurance and quality control to ensure changes to the application and operational procedures meet the department standards;
  • Supporting ad-hoc reporting requirements;
  • Working with automated tools used to support the applications and operational procedures;
  • Maintaining currency of software releases, including the testing and implementation of the Microsoft Suite of server products and other third party software – e.g .Quest management tools;
  • Maintaining documentation of the applications and servers including business/technical design, operating procedures, standards and guidelines, etc.;
  • Maintaining change control procedures, standards, and policies already in place.
  • Managing the Server backup routines, creating and managing the backup tapes, tape recovery procedures as required.

Mandatory Requirements:

  • Experience as a Windows Server Systems Administrator in a client/server environment in the last five years.
  • Experience with server hardware installation and maintenance.
  • Familiarity with Active Directory concepts such as group policies, groups, users, authentication, replication, security permissions, etc.
  • Familiarity with Windows Performance Basics and trouble- shooting, e.g. memory, processor utilization, network, disk I/O.
  • Experience with data backup and recovery applications.
  • Experience with HP server and storage hardware.

Desirable Requirements:

  • Experience with incident management software such as ITSM Frontrange.
  • Experience with SAN Storage solutions.
  • Experience with Enterprise E-mail and File archive solutions.
  • Experience with Server Virtualization.
  • Experience with Windows System Centre Operations Manager.
  • Experience with mobile device setup and support in an Enterprise environment.