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3 May 2021

Full-Time IT Systems Administrator

Horizon Grocery + Wellness – Posted by horizonhr Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada

Job Description

The Systems Administrator deploys and maintains core IT Infrastructure services. This includes the support of servers, storage, and network infrastructure on site. The ideal candidate will be a systems administrator with a diversified skill set that caters to both systems and network administrator tasks.


  • Manage and support servers including Windows 2012, 2016, 2019 Servers, Microsoft Active Directory and Exchange
  • Manage and support core infrastructure services such as LDAP, DHCP, DNS, MDT, TM, WSUS and SCCM services, file and print services
  • Manage and support VMware virtualization technology for servers and desktop
  • Manage and support Switch, layer3 routing and firewall
  • Manage and support Data storage
  • Manage and support VMware Horizon View
  • Manage and support Meraki AP Network
  • Implement the Cybersecurity defense plan
  • Manage and migrate Windows Services onto Microsoft cloud
  • Plan and execute server patching
  • Manage and monitor all data backups, maintaining data on-site and off-site as determined by business requirements; and perform regular test of restoring
  • Monitor system log, performance and functions of infrastructure services, initiating proactive maintenance effort as needed
  • Identify and resolve problems affecting systems performance, efficiency, and availability in a timely manner
  • Analyze system usage and suggest for growth or increases in system capacity
  • Create and update server setup, configuration and troubleshooting documentations
  • Participate in IT projects by understanding project objectives and scope, following project milestones, phases and elements, sharing technical expertise, and provide recommendations


Five plus (5+) years of combined experience covering the following areas:

  • Managing and supporting Windows server, Active Directory, DNS, DHCP, DFS, File Service, TM, Print MDT, WSUS, SCCM services, and GPO validation, management, and implementation
  • Managing and supporting Microsoft Exchange including experience with mailbox server failover, DAG management, backup, recovery and PowerShell commands needed to manage Exchange features, roles, mailboxes, performance and troubleshooting
  • System and Network administration, primarily in areas of HP Server, storage, Switch, VLANs, Routing, Firewall, VPNs
  • Managing and supporting VMware infrastructure and VMware Horizon View

Additional skills and experience:

  • Experience with implementing system security and Cybersecurity defense plan
  • Working knowledge of network and security management tools and techniques
  • Working experience with Microsoft Azure, Exchange Online, OneDrive and Teams is a plus
  • Programming and scripting experience in PowerShell, CLI and UNIX shell scripting.
  • Experience with troubleshooting & resolving complex technical problems
  • Experience writing reports and creating documentation processes and procedures
  • Comfortable working under pressure in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong organizational skill and initiative
  • Resourcefulness in problem solving
  • Demonstrated ability to work both collaboratively in a team environment as well as independently
  • Recognized industry certification(s) with emphasis on servers, storage, network and cloud technologies in Microsoft, VMWare, Juniper Networks, Cisco Networks, Palo Alto Firewall, Azure and AWS would be considered an asset

How to Apply

If you, or anyone you know, is interested, please send a resume with a cover letter including salary expectations to: (on the subject line please note “IT Systems Administrator 2021”)   Note: We thank everyone for their interest but only those advancing to the next stage of the recruitment process will be contacted. Only those candidates currently residing in the Lower Mainland will be considered.

Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time. Salaries: Not Disclosed.

Job expires in 25 days.

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