Vmware Administrator

IT - Systems Integration
Edmonton, ON
Jul 21, 2019


6 months with a strong possibility of an extension.

Must Have:

  • Computer Science degree or equivalent experience coupled with 5 years or more ‘hands on’ experience with Virtualized server environments
  • 5 Years of supporting virtualization infrastructure, and Windows environment
  • Excellent knowledge and experience with Windows Server 2008-2016
  • Demonstrated hands-on experience with VMWare ESXi
  • Excellent knowledge and experience with Windows Desktop operating system and applications
  • Knowledge and experience with backup technologies such as Windows Server Backup, VEEAM
  • Understanding of SaaS, PaaS, IaaS, containers and the cloud environment
  • Solid knowledge of data center design and architecture
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Self-motivated and engaged in technology, passionate about new technology and ability to recommend solution options
  • Motivation and capability to grasp key elements of our business strategy and its implications for Business Technology
  • Commitment to continuous process improvements, collaborative team work and operational excellence
  • Proven abilities to establish effective working relationships with business and technical subject matter experts and 3rd party vendors

Our client…

Our client, a leading Financial Services company in Calgary, is seeking a Senior System Admin will be responsible for playing a key role in helping to optimize and maintain the existing infrastructure. This position requires a thorough understanding on how to maintain and improve the performance of virtualized servers, databases, networking, and applications.


  • Manage and ensure the integrity of host computers, storage systems, and personal systems while meeting service levels
  • Maintain and improve virtualized servers, file servers, applications, and other services
  • Help to identify system / database / application issues, anticipate problems and implement solutions within the current infrastructure
  • Manage and administer all operating systems, required upgrades and patch management
  • Setup, perform, monitor, and troubleshoot system backups and disaster recovery mechanisms
  • Analyze system or application usage and plan for growth or increases in system capacity
  • Assist in the design, development, and implementation of the architecture on a Hyper Converged platform
  • Monitor all infrastructure and system components
  • Monitors, plans, and coordinates the distribution of client/server software and service packs
  • Makes recommendations for the purchase of new equipment and services
  • Perform on-site and remote user technical support
  • Assist in the organization and inventory of all hardware and software resources
  • Provide level 3 technical triage and troubleshooting of business-driven issues, and ensure the implementation of a solution

isgSearch is a member of the ISG Group of Companies, operating in Canada since 1990. Throughout the 1990's, ISG (Informatics Search Group) was built into one of Canada's leading search firms, and sold in 1998 to a leader in North American Recruitment & Solution Services. In 2007, the same ownership that drove ISG to success, created isgSearch with a boutique-style approach, catering to the very specific needs of hiring clients and talented professionals in the IT space.

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