Senior System Administrator to Provide Support and Maintenance for a Gateway Infrastructure in the Public Sector

Job Type: Contract
Positions to fill: 2
Start Date: Nov 01, 2023
Job End Date: Apr 01, 2024
Pay Rate: Daily: Negotiable
Job ID: 133104
Location: Ottawa

Our valued Client requires 2 System Administrator to give support and maintenance for managed gateway infrastructure and ensure reliability of the services that traverse the gateways.This will include on-going Computer Information Systems (CIS) infrastructure planning, strategy, routine support and deployment of new infrastructure components and subcomponents.

The System Administrator will ensure that the planned maintenance, hardware and software upgrades, fault diagnosis and troubleshooting, performance tuning, capacity planning, and configuration management of the CIS infrastructure (server hosting environment as well as hosted servers, desktops and peripherals) is maintained with a high rate of uptime and stability. 

  • Provide technical support and troubleshooting services to client servers and virtualization infrastructure as requested by the Technical Authority, as well as execute corrective actions where required;
  • Maintain functional stability of system architecture, hardware, servers, operating systems, and application software relating to enterprise server infrastructure on a daily basis;
  • Perform and document the installation, configuration, maintenance, and troubleshooting in support of new and existing server and server-attached components
  • Perform impact analysis of technology changes and provide written documentation, support and direction for emerging technologies relating to server virtualization;
  • Develop, maintain, coordinate back-up and disaster recovery procedures and document them, including the creation, maintenance and control of compressed file back-ups;
  • Develop and maintain written operating guidelines, procedures, and standards in support of existing systems and newly introduced hardware, software, as well as application releases; 
  • Develop and maintain written technical reports, status reports, diagrams, and system performance reports.  This includes, but is not limited to, the creation of and updates to system diagrams, updates to backup manuals, updates to operations guideline documents, and the production of system performance and issue tracking reports;

Must have's:
  • Enterprise class virtualized server hosting environments
  • MS Windows and Linux servers
  • Valid Secret Clearance