Server Architect

One of our utilities clients has an immediate need for a Server Architect to design/architect, implement, and administer on premise server infrastructure and Microsoft Cloud services using industry and security best practices. This role will be located at their office in Regina Saskatchewan.

Job Duties & Responsibilities:

  • 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.
  • Provides expert technical support, administration, and engineering on Microsoft 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.

Skills & Qualifications:

  • Minimum 10 years of recent and practical server administration experience, including several years in a lead enterprise level server architect role that incorporates Microsoft Cloud services.
  • 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 server and cloud architecture.
  • Understanding of integrations of an on-premise environment and the cloud.
  • North American job experience.
  • If you're a technical professional, you know that it can be difficult to find fulfilling work that advances your career. At the Ian Martin Group, we exist to connect professionals like you with meaningful work at industry-leading companies in your field. And we walk the walk, too: as a Certified B Corporation, we believe in using business as a force for good for people, our communities, and the environment.

We value diversity and inclusion and encourage all qualified people to apply. If we can make this easier through accommodation in the recruitment process, please contact us at recruit@ianmartin.com 

We encourage all qualified candidates to apply; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

EWEMI

Program Manager

Our Utilities client is looking Program Manager with proven knowledge and experience in leading the establishment and improvement of Portfolio Management practices, PMO and Project Management practices, Enterprise Architecture practices and IT delivery improvements. This candidate will have expertise in these knowledge areas to guide and support cohesive implementation of improvements within the organization.

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Leading the program and providing support, guidance and mentorship of the program team, training or other support as required
  • Providing recommendations for improvements and consistency within the PMOs and the Project Management disciplines, including supporting the implementation of these improvements
  • Providing recommendations to enhance our client's capacity for strategic implementation through improved Portfolio Management
  • Working with Portfolio Management project team to ensure alignment with PM processes and executive governance
  • Creating project team education processes and working with the PMOs to educate project participants and provide mentorship
  • Providing knowledge expertise in the areas of Enterprise Architecture and IT service delivery and guiding implementation of recommended improvements
  • Program Communications and Reporting

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Proven knowledge in Enterprise Architecture and IT service delivery models and implementing delivery improvements in these areas
  • Proven knowledge and experience successfully leading Portfolio Management implementations and improvement projects
  • Must have proven knowledge and experience successfully leading PMO implementations and/or PMO improvement projects
  • Excellent written, oral and listening communication skills with audiences varying from end users to C-Level management
  • Proven mentorship skills
  • IT industry experience in leading the delivery of enterprise projects and programs
  • Proven Leadership Skills / Leadership Roles in Career
  • Group Facilitation experience
  • Proven experience as a strong problem solver, ability to make decisions and provide recommendations
  • Proven ability to exercise independent judgement

 

If you're a technical professional, you know that it can be difficult to find fulfilling work that advances your career. At the Ian Martin Group, we exist to connect professionals like you with meaningful work at industry-leading companies in your field. And we walk the walk, too: as a Certified B Corporation, we believe in using business as a force for good for people, our communities, and the environment.

We value diversity and inclusion and encourage all qualified people to apply. If we can make this easier through accommodation in the recruitment process, please contact us at recruit@ianmartin.com 

We encourage all qualified candidates to apply; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

EWEMI

Data Governance – Analytics Specialist

One of our utilities clients has an immediate need for a Data Governance – Analytics Specialist to join their Information Management and Technology (IM&T) group. This group is comprised of several functional groups that are focused on project delivery, architecture, information management, security, application, and infrastructure management. 

Position Summary:

As our client continues down the path of digital transformation, data services and analytics is beginning to take center stage and driving the long-term analytics strategy and vision In this role you will help enable the organization in an end to end transformation in the world of analytics to fulfill both short and long term goals. 

Job Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Analyze and document business data requirements and sources.
  • Translate various business processes and requirements in an existing business environment and convert them into the development of conceptual, logical and physical data models.
  • Design and implement database mechanisms to maintain data integrity, reusability, redundancy, and sharing across applications.
  • Actively build relationships with key business stakeholders and senior leaders across the organization to better understand the opportunities for data and analytics for enhanced decision-making.
  • Assess the scope and value of proposed analytics projects, while managing the ongoing analytics project and product feature pipeline.
  • Analyze, design, deliver, and implement analytic development projects, in line with the business solutions through analytics tools, such as SAS, ACL, Business Objects, Python, SQL, Spotfire, Excel, Power BI, Big data platforms etc.
  • Identify data repositories for decommissioning.
  • Examine opportunities to integrate data analytics into various business solutions across the organization.
  • Advise and lead data integration efforts across all the business verticals in the organization.

Skills & Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of experience in Data Services, Data Governance, Analytics and Big Data Platforms.
  • Knowledge of relational database structures & underlying concepts.
  • Data visualization experience including workspace, report builder, tableau, and similar tools that are in the market.
  • Knowledge of technical analytics tools to perform analysis, conduct research, and present findings to the IT & Business leadership.
  • Experience with agile methodologies including Scrum and Kan-Ban.
  • An ability to interpret research, extracting insight from data, linking to strategies and communicating a compelling summary of findings to drive results.
  • Hands-on proficient experience with SQL databases, relational databases, or cloud database environments.
  • Knowledge in analytic tools such as Power BI or equivalent cloud environments, and data platforms such as Tableau, Qlik, Databricks, Python, R, Azure, Spotfire or equivalent.
  • Experience with both qualitative and quantitative consumer research techniques.
  • Excel and Power Point power user.
  • A degree in Business, Computer Science, Statistics, Business Intelligence, Mathematics, or an equivalent degree in a relevant field of study.
  • Experience with technology, a knowledge of Agile projects, Risk management and/or business functions within Gas, Pipeline Business realms, including direct relevant experience in data analysis will be a great advantage.

Soft Skills:

  • Verbal and written skills to be able to communicate effectively to both a technical and business audience.
  • Ability to collaborate/negotiate with various technology and business stakeholders.
  • Expertise and patience to be able to explain analytics to various groups with differing levels of analytics knowledge and exposure.
  • Organizational and time management skills to prioritize work in a demanding environment.
  • Drive and curiosity to understand the relationships between data and activities, draw conclusions and use critical thinking to validate/verify outputs.
  • Strong critical thinking, analytical and problem-solving skills.

If you're a technical professional, you know that it can be difficult to find fulfilling work that advances your career. At the Ian Martin Group, we exist to connect professionals like you with meaningful work at industry-leading companies in your field. And we walk the walk, too: as a Certified B Corporation, we believe in using business as a force for good for people, our communities, and the environment.

We value diversity and inclusion and encourage all qualified people to apply. If we can make this easier through accommodation in the recruitment process, please contact us at recruit@ianmartin.com 

We encourage all qualified candidates to apply; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

EWEMI

 

 

IT Project Manager

Our Utilities client, based out of Downtown Regina is looking for an IT Project Manager. The project manager will functionally report to the PDO (Project Development Office) and will ensure that project processes, procedures and policies meet PDO standards and expectations.

Must Have Skills :

  • Project Management training and experience in the Management of Information Technology Projects
  • Gas industry / utility knowledge
  • Excellent written, oral and listening communication skills with audiences varying from end users to C-Level management.
  • IT industry experience
  • RUP methodology knowledge and experience in applying principles
  • Group Facilitiation experience
  • Proven experience as a strong problem solver and in making decisions and recommendations
  • Proven ability to exercise independent judgement
  • North American Job Experience
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively with team members

Proven Experience In :

  • Project Communications and Status Reporting
  • Scope Management
  • Project resource management including internal resources and external vendors
  • Management of the overall Project Plan
  • Management of project costs and forecasting
  • Management of project risks and issues
  • Providing assistance and mentorship as required
  • Knowledge sharing with peers to ensure progressive
  • Experience In at least 4 years of experience with/in Project Management
  • Experience In at least 4 years of experience with/in Management of Multiple Projects

Nice To Have Secondary Skills :

  • PMP Certified is an asset
  •  

 

If you bring the mentioned skills and experiences to the table, then we would love to chat with you!

 

Looking for Meaningful Work? We can help.

If you're a technical professional, you know that it can be difficult to find fulfilling work that advances your career. At the Ian Martin Group, we exist to connect professionals like you with meaningful work at industry-leading companies in your field. And we walk the walk, too: as a Certified B Corporation, we believe in using business as a force for good for people, our communities, and the environment.

We value diversity and inclusion and encourage all qualified people to apply. If we can make this easier through accommodation in the recruitment process, please contact us at recruit@ianmartin.com. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

ewemi

Buyer II

Senior Buyer Capital Projects

2-3 year contract.

Responsible for meeting purchasing needs for the Capital projects group for Contract Services, Materials and Equipment.  This includes planning, reviewing, supplier sourcing and selection, competitive bidding, order placement and follow up.  In this role the Capital buyer will help align strategic priorities between Strategic Sourcing and Capital Projects.

Duties:

25%        Communication and coordination of purchasing activities with assigned requestors, and end-user feedback. Formulate and implement plan of action for deficiencies.

20%        Supplier sourcing, negotiations, contract development and management

25%        Process purchase orders, monitor delivery, price discrepancy resolution

15%        Pursue and report cost saving opportunities and process improvements

15%        Meetings, discussions, data collection,  reports, travel, tours.

Experience:

  • Industry related experience to a competent level.
  • Knowledge of Construction projects in an industrial environment. 
  • Knowledge of contract negotiations & administration.
  • Exceptional organizational and time management skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communications.
  • Must be a team leader, interactive player, and work in a fast paced environment.

Buyer

Senior Buyer:

2 – 3 year contract position

Work closely with Capital Projects Procurement group to administer procurement documents including RFQ’s, tenders, vendor set up information, bid acknowledgements, T’s & C’s to ensure a timely and accurate procurement process.

Duties:

50% RFP/RFQ Management

  • collecting/confirming contact information for Vendors being consider on RFQ/RFP’s
  • creating the events including uploading of SOW, T&C’s Safety Docs
  • confirming bid acknowledgement and that the vendors received the packages
  • administer the RFI’s/clarifications from bidders including commercial / technical information
  • post clarifications/addendums to bidders and monitor e-forum,  include rescheduling event as required
  • download submissions and move into Livelink and share Commercial docs with Buyers and technical with Package Engineers for bid review
  • send/receive out bid clarifications
  • Send out regret letters

25% Purchase Order

  • PO expediting and PO close outs
  • confirm PO receipt and scheduling
  • administrate service agreement signatures from Vendor and Mosaic Contract Administration.

5% Vendor Set up

  • gather information for vendor setup T&C’s, Ethics , EFT, complete set up forms and expedite vendor set up internally.

10% A/P

  • assist with A/P issues

10% – General Procurement tasks

  • Other duties as assigned.

Senior Accountant

Looking for Senior Accountant in Regina Saskatchewan with one of Mining Industry.

This position is responsible for full-cycle accounting, overseeing accounts payable duties, and budgeting and will work with the corporate accounting team based in Vancouver. This is a fastpaced role that requires the individual to be able to multi-tasking, hands on, and detail oriented.

Responsibilities and Duties:

Reporting directly to the Accounting Manager, this person will be responsible for all day to day accounting functions for the company as well as other duties including but not limited to:

  • Perform full cycle accounting duties which include but not limited to bookkeeping, monthend closing, accurate and timely processing of accounts payable, employee expense reports, and payroll duties
  • Preparation of month-end closing activities including, but not limited to, month-end and quarter-end variance analysis, bank reconciliations, preparation of balance sheet continuity schedules, month-end journal entries, and accruals
  • Work with Vancouver accounting team monthly, quarterly and annually to develop accurate and timely accounting reports
  • Assist accounting manager with notes to the IFRS financial statements and MD&A as needed 
  • Reconcile monthly inter-company transactions and expense allocations
  • Provide other financial information and requests from senior management
  • Assist in preparing annual budgets and monthly budget-variance report
  • Work closely with project team to ensure construction and project completes within budget
  • Work with project team to ensure proper accounting and internal controls are maintained on a company-wide basis
  • Provide support to external auditors’ queries and information request.
  • Preparation of GST returns, WCB and assist with other tax returns as require.
  • May involve in other duties and ad hoc assignments 

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Full cycle accounting experience is required
  • Experience with mining / construction or industrial operation is preferred
  • Working experience in a public company is an asset
  • 5-10 years in an accounting role with 2 or more years in an intermediate or senior level
  • Familiar with Sage 50 (formerly Simply Accounting) is a must.
  • Strong command of the Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word)
  • A bachelor’s degree in accounting / business or related discipline
  • An accounting designation is preferred, but candidates with equivalent experience will be considered
  • Strong written and oral communication skills in English
  • Excellent time management skills
  • The ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Travel to site as required 

ewemi

Electrical Engineer

This position is responsible for the owners overview of the electrical and instrument systems to ensure the correct systems are designed and specified during engineering, installed during construction and used and maintained during operation.

General Accountability & Objectives: Reporting to the VP Projects / VP Technology and Engineering, the Electrical Engineer will responsible, for the following tasks (and others as applicable):

  • Support Western Potash HSSE policies and procedures
  • Ensure compliance to all company policies, procedures and guidelines, including all purchasing policies and procedures.
  • Confer with engineers, customers, and others to discuss existing or potential engineering projects and products
  • Design, implement, maintain, and improve electrical and instrument systems, equipment, facilities and components
  • Operate computer-assisted engineering and design software and equipment to perform engineering tasks
  • Direct and coordinate, construction, installation, maintenance, support, documentation, and testing activities to ensure compliance with specifications, codes, and WPC requirements
  • Perform detailed calculations to compute and check electrical loads, systems, controls and operations.
  • Inspect completed installations and observe operations, to ensure conformance to design and equipment specifications and compliance with operational and safety standards.
  • Review, and when required Prepare specifications for purchase of electrical and instrument and equipment.
  • Prepare and review technical drawings, specifications of electrical and instrument systems, and general arrangement drawings to ensure that installation and operations conform to standards and WPC requirements.
  • Act as liaison between WPC and SaskPower and any sub-vendors as required
  • Prepare regular update reports and presentations to management, and participate in vendor / engineering / team and management meetings.
  • Work closely with other firms, suppliers, consultants and other areas in the company in order to deliver the best engineering, schedule and cost outcomes.

Requirements

  • BSc in Electrical Engineering (or equivalent) is required.
  • 5+ years of experience.
  • Potash Experience is strongly preferred.
  • On site field experience with construction, commissioning and maintenance is preferable.
  • Must be legally authorized to work in Canada.
  • Able to travel both within Canada and internationally as required.

ewemi

Desktop Support Engineer III

We have an immediate opening for a Desktop Support Engineer for a 6+ month assignment in Regina, Saskatchewan.

If you have the following skills, connect with us.

Job Description:

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Provide Level-2 and Level-3 technical support for supported desktops, laptops, and peripherals. This includes the following activities:

  • Correcting hardware problems with supported desktops, laptops and peripherals by coordinating support with OEM vendors
  • Managing returns on warranted parts and systems
  • Packaging and shipping replacement parts to customers
  • Maintaining standard software configurations, including troubleshooting, loading and configuring software images, supported applications and drivers
  • May lead the development of information technology and infrastructure projects
  • Installing, supporting and troubleshooting approved desktop software
  • Performing planned maintenance, moves, adds and changes
  • Provide support services to employees with technical problems and information technology issues involving desktop, laptops, PDA or network services from local personnel or from employees using network remote access (VPN)
  • Provides timely resolution of problems or escalation on behalf of the customers to appropriate technical personnel
  • Creating and maintaining images for standard systems
  • Recommends hardware and software solutions, including new acquisitions and upgrades
  • Demonstrates good judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions
  • Uses skills as a seasoned, experienced professional with a full understanding of industry practices, company policies, and procedures
  • Troubleshooting and resolving intermediate LAN connectivity incidents
  • Ability to work on call after hours as required
    Communicate effectively with multiple customers and co-workers. This includes the following activities:

    • Consulting with the Service Desk on support calls
    • Able to communicate highly technical information to both technical and non-technical personnel
    • Providing Case status updates to management and end-users
    • Providing phone support and diagnostics to remote customers
    • Participating in training programs designed to educate customers about basic and specialized applications
    • Develops, documents, and implements standard operating procedures and customer service guidelines relating to Desktop Managed Services support
    • Assess day-to-day activities to minimize customer down-time and ensure customer satisfaction
    • Analyzes problem trends and develops ideas to achieve problem resolution

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Ability to work independently and take ownership
  • Solid technical and analytical skills required
  • Ability to manage IT / Desktop initiatives and organize projects
  • Thorough knowledge of supported Microsoft Windows operating systems
  • Intermediate Experience with Active Directory administration
  • Thorough knowledge of installation, configuration, use and troubleshooting techniques of supported versions of Microsoft Office
  • Strong interpersonal skills in dealing with a wide range of customers with varying computer abilities
  • Experience troubleshooting intermediate complex local area network (LAN) and VPN connectivity issues

EDUCATION and/or WORK EXPERIENCE:

  • Associate's Degree or equivalent experience required
  • A+ Certification recommended, MCP/MCSSA preferred, ITIL Certification preferred
  • 5-years or more of related experience preferred

SPECIAL CONDITIONS:
(Travel, work environment, physical demands, certificates, licenses, etc.)

  • Ability to travel as required.
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs (printers, desktop machines, etc.)

ABOUT THE IAN MARTIN GROUP

If you're a technical professional, you know that it can be difficult to find fulfilling work that advances your career. At the Ian Martin Group, we exist to connect professionals like you with meaningful work at industry-leading companies in your field. And we walk the walk, too: as a Certified B Corporation, we believe in using business as a force for good for people, our communities, and the environment.

We value diversity and inclusion and encourage all qualified people to apply. If we can make this easier through accommodation in the recruitment process, please contact us at recruit@ianmartin.com.

 

ewemi