Server Analyst

Information Technology
Distribution, Government - Provincial, Oil & Gas
Regina, Saskatchewan
Job ID:
Gadiyaram Murali

One of our utilities clients has an immediate need for a Server Analyst to design, implement, and administer on premise server infrastructure and Microsoft Cloud services using industry and security best practices. This role will be based out of Regina Saskatchewan.

What you will be doing…

  • Leading with the design, implementation, documentation, and troubleshooting of the enterprise server environment.
  • Helps prepare plans for development and installation of server and storage according to present and future requirements.
  • Provide expert technical support, design, and implementation on Microsoft Server and VMware vSphere environments.
  • Leads the monitoring, performance tunes, troubleshooting and resolution of system problems to ensure system availability.
  • Provides expert technical support with the VMware environment including but not limited to VMware vSphere and VMware Horizon.
  • Manage and maintain server disaster recovery including planning, implementation, maintenance and testing.
  • Leads and manages the configuration, administration, upgrade, and maintenance of corporate and DR servers and related infrastructure as well as the Storage Environment.
  • Interacts with our user base (corporate and field employees) on an as needed basis regarding technology issues and escalations.
  • Provides infrastructure architecture recommendations.
  • Works with server patch management processes and procedures to facilitate deployment.
  • Maintains systems integrity through change control and problem management procedures and communication with internal customers.
  • Accomplishes department objectives by leading staff; organizing and monitoring work process.
  • Follows Standard Operating Procedures when carrying out position responsibilities.
  • Attends and participates in team meetings.
  • Works with the Enterprise and Solution Architecture team and other business leads to establish scalable server and storage solutions.
  • Act as a representative of Information Systems.

What you will need to succeed…

Must Haves

  • Resource must have a minimum 5 years of recent and practical server analyst experience.
  • Resource must have a minimum 3 years of recent and practical senior server analyst experience.
  • Resource must have a valid class 5 Saskatchewan Driver’s License (or equivalent).

Other Requirements

  • Proven proficiency in Microsoft on premise server architecture, design, and implementation.
  • Proven proficiency in Microsoft Cloud (0365, Azure) architecture, design and services.
  • Proven proficiency in VMware vSphere architecture, design, and implementation.
  • Proven proficiency with server and storage security best practices.
  • Experience in influencing and establishing collaboration direction within an organization.
  • Understanding of enterprise level on premise server and cloud architecture.
  • Understanding of integrations of an on-premise environment and the cloud.
  • North American job experience.

Technical Requirements

  • VMware vSphere (ESXi and vCenter) Design and Implementation.
  • VMware Horizon.
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2016.
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2.
  • Active Directory, DNS, Group Policy.
  • Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM).
  • Microsoft Azure Design and Implementation.
  • Microsoft Office 365.
  • Active Directory Federation Services (ADFS).
  • Azure AD Seamless SSO.
  • Disaster Recovery Design and Implementation.

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