Senior Systems Administrator

Montreal, Canada | $80,000 to $100,000 CAD| Permanent

Our client is a rapidly expanding service provider delivering advanced managed hosting and data centre services across over 25 locations spanning 3 continents. The company has a significant market share in its primary sector and is seeking to broaden its customer base across other industry sectors and geographies. They are a dynamic and technology driven company who value our people, their passion and their knowledge.

As part of their continued expansion they are looking for a Senior Systems Administrator to join the Team. You will be surrounded by approachable and helpful Team Members who a have a wealth of skills and expertise in a multitude of technologies.


  • Scope, research, implement & support multiple technologies

  • Onboarding & on-going management of Cloud \ IaaS customers

  • Onboarding & on-going management of managed service customers

  • Delivery of value-add services to external customers

  • Act as an Escalation Point for other Internal Technical Teams

  • Develop and implement IT standards, procedures & documentation. Participate in audits/remediation works

  • Troubleshooting of complex problems, taking corrective action with the assistance of vendors when required.


  • Expert knowledge in:

    • All majority of VMware Cloud Deployments: Private & Public Clouds, vCloud Director, VMware Stack

    • Microsoft Server Environments (Windows Server, AD, Domain Services)

    • Microsoft Server Applications (Exchange, SQL, O365, Sharepoint, Skype)

    • Networking & Firewalls (Cisco Switches, ASA Firewalls, Checkpoint Firewalls)

    • Linux Fundamentals (Deploy & Initial Config)

    • SAN & Storage systems (EMC, Nimble, HPE)

  • Experience in the following areas is advantageous: Cisco UCS, Nutanix HCI, Nimble Storage, Asigra, Veeam Backup & Replication, IT Security (Best Practices & Hands-On Experience), Load Balancing (A10, Citrix, F5)

  • Certificated in:

    • VMware Certified Professional

    • Cisco Certified Network Associate

    • Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator

    • Linux Fundamentals