Senior Systems Analyst

David Aplin Job Details

Senior Systems Analyst

Calgary, AB


Posted Date: 04/05/2022

Job ID: HS35477053

Information Technology

Join a top employer and advance your career! Our client, a leader in the construction field, has partnered with David Aplin Group to hire a Senior Systems Analyst to oversee and maintain the day-to-day operations of systems, servers, and applications.
The successful candidate will, provide guidance and recommend the design on the infrastructure for core applications. This is a hybrid, permanent opportunity based in Edmonton or Calgary.
  • Investigate, analyze, recommend, configure, install, and test changes in accordance with proper change management control processes
  • Manage, implement, and support Microsoft Active Directory
  • Manage, implement, and support security systems and identity management tools
  • Manage, implement, and support Storage solutions
  • Manage, implement, and support Physical and Virtual Server environments
  • Monitor and maintain monitoring tools such as SolarWinds, Cisco Meraki
  • Develop and oversee processes for collecting, analyzing, reporting, and recommending system capacity needs
  • Maintain server environments including hardware and software and virtualization to ensure maximum uptime that meets defined business requirements and industry standards
  • Implement security solutions that help maintain the environment as per industry standards
  • Ensure all components are kept secure and up to date based on the latest available vendor releases/patches and ensure appropriate pre-production testing validation is performed to maximize stability
  • Work with internal and external teams to establish preventive and corrective maintenance activities to maximize platform availability, quality, and performance
  • Provide feedback to various business level departments and teams on operational issues as part of a continuous improvement process
  • Develop and maintain standard operating procedures
Core Infrastructure
  • Build and maintain application delivery infrastructure and processes to support business requirements
  • Recommend the approach to ensure all server and core applications are kept up to date based on the latest available vendor releases/patches. Ensure appropriate pre-production testing validation is performed to maximize stability
  • Maintain equipment firmware and ensure the configuration is up to date
  • Cross-train and provide knowledge transfer to other less experienced technical resources; and,
  • Other duties and responsibilities as required
  • Rotational on-call duties as required
Project Management
  • Lead projects through the stages of high-level design, scope definition, detail design, and delivery planning
  • Escalate problems and issues to Senior IS and Corporate Leadership as needed to minimize risk and ensure projects and initiatives deliver expected outcomes
  • Assist in the development, review, and maintenance of organizational standards and templates to increase consistency and efficiency
  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Systems or related field and a minimum of 5 years of experience or a suitable combination of education and experience
  • Advanced knowledge of Windows Server Management and Administration, Microsoft Active Directory, Dell/EMC hardware, VXRail, or similar HCI
  • Advanced troubleshooting and problem-solving skills
  • Extensive experience providing Tier III level support to customers
  • Technical skills with Citrix and VMware would be considered an asset
  • Comprehensive understanding of virtualization
  • Experience in dealing with 3rd Party Vendors, Security solutions and best practices, and Continuous Improvement
Job ID: HS35477053
If you are interested in this position and meet the qualifications, apply today! We thank all applicants; however, only those who are authorized to work in Canada or are selected for an interview will be contacted.
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