System AdministratorFull Time posted 6 days ago
Merit Services is actively searching for an exceptional and driven System Administrator to join the vibrant team of our esteemed client located in the thriving city of Toronto. As a dedicated System Administrator, you will play a pivotal role in ensuring the seamless functionality and reliability of our client’s cutting-edge systems and networks..
- Collaborate closely with cross-functional teams to ensure the optimal performance and stability of our client’s systems and networks.
- Deploy, configure, and maintain servers, operating systems, and network devices to guarantee uninterrupted operations.
- Conduct regular system monitoring, analysis, and performance tuning to identify and resolve potential issues proactively.
- Implement robust security measures to safeguard data, systems, and network infrastructure against cyber threats and unauthorized access.
- Perform routine backup and disaster recovery procedures to minimize the risk of data loss and ensure business continuity.
- Troubleshoot and resolve complex technical problems related to hardware, software, and network components with efficiency and accuracy.
- Stay updated with the latest industry trends, emerging technologies, and best practices in system administration to contribute to the continuous improvement of our client’s IT infrastructure.
- Collaborate with vendors and service providers to procure necessary hardware, software, and infrastructure components, ensuring cost-effectiveness and adherence to quality standards.
- Create and maintain comprehensive documentation, including system configurations, procedures, and troubleshooting guides, to facilitate knowledge sharing and enhance team productivity.
- Provide technical support and guidance to end-users, promptly addressing their queries and issues to ensure a smooth and productive user experience.
- Participate in system upgrades, migrations, and expansion projects, contributing expertise and insights to ensure seamless transitions and minimal disruption.
- Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field.
- Extensive knowledge of system administration tasks, including server deployment, configuration, and maintenance.
- Proficiency in managing and troubleshooting operating systems (such as Windows, Linux, or Unix) and network devices.
- Strong understanding of networking protocols, TCP/IP, DNS, DHCP, and VPN technologies.
- Familiarity with virtualization technologies (VMware, Hyper-V, etc.) and cloud platforms (AWS, Azure, GCP).
- Excellent problem-solving skills.
- Strong communication skills, both verbal and written.
- Proactive attitude, self-motivated, and able to work independently as well as collaboratively within a team.
- Highly competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits package.
- Opportunities for professional growth and advancement.
- Positive and inclusive work environment that values diversity and fosters collaboration.
- Wellbeing and wellness programs to support employee welfare.
- Work-life balance initiatives, including flexible work arrangements, to promote a healthy work-life integration.
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