System Administrator

Full Time posted 6 days ago

Job Description

INDUSTRY: Technology 

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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