Systems Administrator
Tsay Keh Dene Band - Prince George, BC

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Division/Department: Administration
Job Titles: Systems Administrator
Wage: Tbd based on experience, competitive benefit package
Type of position: Full-time
Hours: 35 hours per week


  • Engineer Hardware and Software solutions for operational needs.
  • Install new or rebuild existing services and hardware, peripherals, settings, storage, etc. to achieve operational requirements and project specifications.
  • Research and recommend improvements to the organization’s hardware, software and infrastructure.
  • Perform daily backup operations, and plan for data recovery scenarios.
  • Manage user accounts, creating, updating and removing access as necessary.
  • Constantly monitor and assess systems to make sure that processes are operating as designed.
  • Troubleshoot errors and fix system issues via periodic testing, help desk tickets, and other methods.
  • Collaborate with other IT and operational staff to ensure database integrity, security, and ongoing performance.
  • Ensure that hardware is adequately sized and configured; conduct capacity planning scenarios to meet future needs.
  • Develop, administer, and maintain policies and procedures for ensuring the security and integrity of all systems.
  • Provide support for development processes by participating in data modeling sessions and advising about database design or use of objects.
  • Perform hardware and software upgrades.
  • Perform database normalization and replication procedures.
  • Control and monitor user access.
  • Test and install issued patches in conjunction with software providers and vendors or other third parties.
  • Develop and maintain expertise through professional associations and professional development opportunities.
  • Advise management of new applications or potential system enhancements in support of future requirements.
  • Act as a technical resource during other projects as required.
  • Perform on site and remote technical support.
  • Travel to remote community to perform on site technical support.
  • Participate in mentoring and capacity building for support staff and band members in systems administration.
  • Conducts all other relevant duties as requested by the General Manager.


  • University degree in computer science, software engineering, or computer engineering, or an acceptable combination of education and experience.
  • At least 3 years of direct work experience in Systems Administration.
  • Strong knowledge of system design, installation, backup, recovery, storage management, methodologies, processes, and tools.
  • Able to interpret the operational requirements of end users, project managers, and other stakeholders.
  • Ability to write concise and accurate technical documentation.
  • Ability to troubleshoot programming changes, errors, and subsequent modifications.
  • Systems Administration and or System Engineer certification in Unix and Microsoft.
  • Able to stay abreast of current and future technological developments or trends.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Able to work independently or as part of a team.
  • Self-starter and highly motivated to make proactive changes.
  • Ability to accept and integrate constructive feedback from superiors.
  • Effective deadline management and project management skills.
  • Knowledge of service level agreements and customer service standards.
  • Able to engage in capacity building and mentoring exercises.
  • Criminal Records Check Clearance

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Extended to April 5, 2013
SEND RESUMES TO: Sherri Flavel, HR Manager