Overview

University of Toronto Systems Administrator Full Time in Toronto, ON

University of Toronto

Branch Toronto ON CA

Position:
Systems Administrator
Location:
Toronto, ON

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Sciences or an equivalent combination of education and experience. The incumbent also installs software, performs OS updates,…

Under the direction of the Supervisor, Systems Administrator, the incumbent administers both physical and virtualized systems on a variety of platforms including Unix/Linux, Windows, and Apple OS/X. The incumbent’s duties include: configuring, administering, maintaining, troubleshooting and resolving issues on a variety of platforms; creating and maintaining virtual server installations; administering and maintaining application servers; acts as a resources to Client Services on systems management desktop solutions (KACE, Bomgar etc.) and projects including Active Directory integration; responsible for delivering a functional and secure infrastructure; implementing daily support, administration, and maintenance of critical applications; and supporting application development cycle activities for the Applications & Development and Client Services teams. The incumbent also installs software, performs OS updates, advises on software and hardware refresh cycle, and assists in supporting and maintaining Faculty of Arts and Science networks.

The Systems Administrator collaborates on IT-related purchase recommendations and cost estimates for new technologies and development that may aid in increasing the productivity and efficiency of services and resources at the Faculty of Arts and Science. Provides support for staff and faculty using a variety of hardware and software.

Qualifications
: Education:
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Sciences or an equivalent combination of education and experience. CISSP, PMP, TOGAF, ITIL or related certifications are assets.

Experience:
A minimum four years related experience working in a complex, heterogeneous computing environment. In-depth knowledge of Unix/Linux, Windows and Apple OS/X operating systems, server and workstations; virtualized servers (VSphere, VMware). Working experience with Web-based solution design and implementation, Web server administration, and application development support. Demonstrated understanding of networks, networking equipment, VLANs, VPNs and VoIP in order to assist in configuration, maintenance and monitoring. Working knowledge of a range of computing equipment and software including Unix/Linux and OS/X (workstations, servers), Windows (workstations, servers, terminal services), productivity software, multimedia software, desktop/systems management software, Internet services (email, Samba, etc.), networking and security, and a variety of high-level programming languages (PHP, Java, Perl, Shell scripts, C variants). Experience with troubleshooting systems and applications in a complex networked environment. Experience installing, patching, and maintaining diverse software packages and appliances. Experience with network based storage solutions (e.g., NAS/SAN storage systems) and remote access technologies (e.g., KACE, Bomgar).

Skills:
Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with a demonstrated ability to communicate effectively and patiently with both technical and non-technical users. Excellent analytical and time management skills, with the ability to prioritize many demands, many of which will demand timely completion.

Other:
Ability to handle, lift and manipulate computer hardware (up to 25 kg), electronic equipment and relevant testing equipment. Strong commitment to high quality service, in a professional and efficient manner. Must maintain a high level of customer service. Strong initiative and the ability to work both independently and as a member of a team.

Travel : None

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Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Toronto, ON, CA
Posted on: 2016-12-06
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