Further your career in Enterprise-Level
Systems Admin with Blue Ocean!
We’re looking for someone with a solid
baseline of experience in enterprise-level systems admin who’s ready to put
their skill to work maintaining our technical infrastructure and implementing
improvements to drive next-level service delivery to our clients.
As Systems Administrator, you’ll work
directly with our Senior Manager of Information Technology to recommend,
develop, and implement technical solutions in a wide range of systems. As an
outsourcer, our clients come to us with diverse suites of technologies to be
integrated with our environment, presenting unique challenges and the
opportunity to work with a number of cutting-edge tools.
We’re looking for someone who is confident
bringing forward solutions and ideas and who isn’t afraid to think outside of
the box. You’ll need to be forward-looking and proactive to anticipate
challenges with the communication skills to effectively express your
recommendations. You’ll need a collaborative attitude and the ability to engage
with diverse stakeholders across the business.
If you’re looking for a role that fosters
growth, values independence, and provides the opportunity to work with the
cutting-edge tech you expect from a large company with all the benefits of
working on a small tight-knit team – read on:
Here’s The Deal
- This is a full-time salaried
position with paid vacation, option for RRSP contribution plan, and health
- This position can be remote
work-from-home or office-based at our headquarters in Halifax, Nova Scotia
- We have a free employee and
family assistance program for legal, financial, and health support
- On call rotation is required (2
consecutive weeks on call every 10 weeks)
What You’ll Do
- Ongoing monitoring and
maintenance of system performance
- Drive innovation in our push to
be a Cloud-first company
existing staff on cloud computing best practices and technology to drive cloud
- Be a force for continual
improvement by developing high level understanding of our tools, systems, and
environment and play a leadership role in enhancing service delivery,
efficiency, security, etc.
maintain Private cloud infrastructure (Cisco UCS + SAN infrastructure)
installation, configuration and maintenance of software including operating
system, patches, and 3rd party products.
- Act as
tier-3 level support for tickets escalated by internal IT team
What You’ll Need to Succeed
Experience + Hard Skills
- Solid practical experience in
Office 365 (with an understanding of Hybrid Exchange environments) and Citrix
Virtual Apps and Desktops
- Experience in an system administrator
position in an enterprise environment
- Experience working with server
operating systems including Active Directory, Group Policy, DHCP, and DNS
- Experience in voice platforms
and/or contact centre environments – an asset, not required
- Excellent time management and
organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple projects with
- Self-starter with a dedication
to continual improvement
- Great interpersonal and
communication skills with proactive approach to customer service
- Strong independent work ethic
Relevant Certifications - have or actively working toward
365 Identity and Services
- ITIL V3.
- We’re a Halifax headquartered,
Atlantic Canada owned company in business since ‘94
- We’ve got offices in Halifax,
NS and Bathurst, NB – but since March 2020 over 80% of our people are working
- Engagement is our top priority:
annual surveys and an employee-led council are key in our decisions
- Nothing stands in the way of
our employee events: we’ve spent the last year perfecting our virtual and
socially distanced get togethers – watch parties, trivia, even a drive-in movie
submit your cover letter and resume to apply and make sure you tell us why
you’re the right fit for the role! We will be accepting applications until Thursday, May 13, 2021 at 4:00 pm.
We would like to thank you for taking the
time to apply to Blue Ocean. We are overwhelmed with many candidates and only
those moving forward will be contacted.
Our intention is to be an actively anti-racist
organization and our goal is to provide a work environment that creates a sense
of belonging for all people no matter their race, gender identity, sexual
orientation, age, or family status. If that doesn’t align with who you are, we
encourage you to look elsewhere for work.
a preview of life at Blue Ocean, check out our Facebook page!