Avigilon IT Systems Administrator Full Time in Vancouver, BC


Branch Vancouver BC CA

IT Systems Administrator
Vancouver, BC

IT Systems Administrator. Reporting to the IT Operations Manager, Avigilon is seeking a capable, dynamic, experienced, and highly qualified IT Systems…

Vancouver, Canada

Avigilon Corporation is defining the future of protection through innovative end-to-end security solutions. Avigilon’s industry-leading HD network video management software, megapixel cameras, access control and video analytics products are reinventing the global security market.

Avigilon’s solutions protect and monitor thousands of customer sites in more than 120 countries around the world. Avigilon Control Center, an award-winning HD Network Video Management Software platform, a broad range of industry-leading megapixel cameras (1-29 MP), open-platform access control systems and video analytic solutions, deliver full situational awareness together with unmatched image detail. Campuses, transportation systems, healthcare providers, cities, retailers and manufacturing sites are just a few of the complex business operations that benefit from the delivery of indisputable video evidence.

In 2013, Avigilon was recognized as the fastest growing company in Canada on the PROFIT 500. The Company was also named Cantech’s Stock of the Year (TSX), as voted by Canada’s top financial analysts. The previous year, Avigilon was named the Fastest Growing Technology Company in Canada, the Fastest Growing Software Company in North America for the second year in a row, and the ‘Company of the Year’ by the BC Technology Industry Association.

Reporting to the IT Operations Manager, Avigilon is seeking a capable, dynamic, experienced, and highly qualified IT Systems Administrator to be a key member of our IT Operations team. This role will be responsible for supporting IT Operations and Infrastructure to help ensure the operational stability of enterprise servers and services. This includes the configuration, maintenance and availability of the server infrastructure used by clients and internal staff.

Responsibilities include:
Service-Desk administration (using LanDesk). Programming and updating workflows as appropriate, producing reports for IT management and staff.
Administration for Windows server infrastructure, including Active Directory, Group policy, printer management, and file server permissions.
Coordinates Systems and Applications upgrades with appropriate departments and team members.
Provide ongoing maintenance, support, and some design of Active Directory and Group Policy Management.
Assisting with management of Avigilon data center facilities and vendors.
Administration of corporate Box.com file sharing account.
Server and client patch management using WSUS
Perform backups and ensure recoverability of servers. Experience in one of or both of EMC Networker and Zerto; Creating/updating documentation of build, backup and recovery procedures. Periodic testing of disaster recovery procedures, and updating documentation.
Provides Tier II-III level staff support.
Use of corporate anti-spam solutions and administration of policies (McAfee), and Exchange email administration through 3rd party provider.
Works with Manager IT Operations and other Systems Administrators to define project and operational needs and prioritize accordingly.
Work with IT staff at Corporate and Manufacturing sites to implement, enhance and monitor corporate network security and systems standards.
Mentoring, training and supporting Service Desk staff in IT Operations and any new IT services introduced.
May supervise professional staff in the form of vendor/partners and/or contractors.

3-5 years Information Technology experience working in an enterprise environment (500+ staff) with an emphasis in Systems Management and server Administration
Experience with ITIL, Incident, Problem and Change Management.
Familiar with Enterprise Storage systems and SAN administration, including fiber channel, CIFS and block based data provisioning using EMC (VNX)
Experience with centralized administration and policy management for client and server anti-virus (McAfee), as well as systems drive encryption.
Familiarity with Linux (Ubuntu, RedHat) and Linux administration.
Comfortable in provisioning servers and administering resources and performance in VMWare ESXi, Vsphere and Operations Manager.

Abilities Required:
Ability to influence others to achieve results.
Identifies and responds to staff needs and determines solutions.
Recommends appropriate technology to meet corporate data security needs.
Communicates clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
Ability to: prepare meaningful, accurate and concise reports, stay abreast of current technologies in area of IT responsibilities assigned, define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions, provide technical advice, guidance, and recommendations to management and other technical specialists on IT issues.
Excellent troubleshooting skills.
Must be available for 7×24 support in the event of scheduled and unscheduled downtime.
Ability and initiative to learn about new technologies, hardware and software products and relate to how the new services would benefit the enterprise.
Must be able to adapt to a fast-paced, multi-faceted environment with numerous interruptions

Perks & Benefits:
As a full-time employee of Avigilon you are eligible to receive a comprehensive benefits package which includes MSP, extended health, dental, travel medical insurance, and eligibility to participate in the Employee Share Purchase Plan (ESPP). In addition, employees receive a health spending account to cover additional health care costs of your choosing (vision, dental, RMT etc). Perks at our Yaletown office include, outdoor basketball court and full-service in-door gym along with proximity to public transportation.

Follow and learn more about Avigilon at:
Website: avigilon.com
Facebook: facebook.com/avigiloncorporation
Twitter: twitter.com/avigilon
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Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Vancouver, BC, CA
Posted on: 2015-05-22
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