• Senior Systems Administrator

    Job Location CA-AB-Calgary
  • Overview



    Business and IT aligned. Finally.


    For more than 28 years, Graycon has provided business-building IT solutions and real business value for more than 1,000 leading Canadian companies – specializing in the design, implementation, security, and support of infrastructure, cloud and networking systems.


    Our unique approach to aligning business goals with IT provides predictable costs, consistent performance and reliable systems and support, freeing you to focus on your core business.


    Powered by Ricoh, our team of over 200 I.T. and business professionals bring both a global awareness and local perspective to your business.


    From troubleshooting unexpected issues to supporting your long-term vision and growth, we’re always a step ahead of your needs.


    No excuses. No problem. We’re on it




    You’re positive, attentive, responsive, dependable, personable, professional, and forward-thinking. You’re ON IT!   You're our next Senior Systems Administrator. You'll be reporting to the Service Delivery Manager, and in this role you'll be responsible for resolving challenging business and technical issues for a wide variety of clients. You'll do this over the phone, remotely and onsite while working with desktop, server, telephony and networking technologies.


    What Does an Senior System Administrator Do?

    • As a single point of contact provide an extreme customer service experience for a wide variety of clients
    • Support clients by spanning Tier 2 and 3 support responsibilities including engaging external partners or vendors to remediate client support needs
    • You’ll be an escalation point for our Infrastructure team, helping solve client issues to the best of your ability
    • Share knowledge and provide assistance across clients as needed
    • Maintain accurate and timely reporting of system status enabling you to propose relevant improvements to each client environment
    • Work to improve infrastructure processes
    • Develop and maintain technical materials as needed


    What You'll Need to be On IT:

    • 7 to 10 years IT experience with an emphasis on Microsoft technologies
    • Previous consulting experience with Small and Medium size business clients
    • Solid proficiency with Microsoft Windows Server 2008 and 2012, Active Directory;
    • Experience configuring and troubleshooting a variety of Antivirus, Antispam and Backup software packages
    • Experience configuring and troubleshooting network connectivity, including inspection of routers and firewalls
    • You love a challenge and dig to get to the route of the problem
    • Multiple environments are where you thrive
    • Strong English language (oral and written) along with good organization skills
    • The ability to research and apply knowledge effectively
    • A valid driver’s license and regular access to a vehicle
    • Experience with VMware and Hyper-V
    • Proficiency in Citrix XenApp and Microsoft Office 365
    • Proficiency configuring and supporting mobile devices, including iPhone and Android
    • Experience with ITIL
    • Current Microsoft or Cisco certifications
    • Previous leadership experience as well as a Post-secondary degree, fast track program or equivalent are an asset

     Extra Reasons that show you're ON IT:

    • You have the ability to quickly familiarize with client environment
    • You enjoy the changing demands of technology and embraces learning and expanding their knowledge
    • You possess strong time management skills with the ability to work effectively with a team or independently
    • You have strong attention to detail with the ability to organize and set priorities to manage multiple tasks and projects
    • You have the ability to understand and adhere to operating procedures and practices
    • You demonstrate professionalism through appearance and overall conduct
    • You are open and willing to communicate and respond to the needs of our clients, Graycon, our people and projects in a positive, professional, and supporting manner
    • You are strong in interpersonal and consulting skills with a demonstrated customer service focus




    We’re a company that knows there is more to life than work that encourages you to lead a balanced lifestyle. Having fun, working hard, enjoying cool events, building our careers and futures, making a positive impact in our communities and being proud of our team and company are all the things that make up who we are at Graycon I.T.


    If you’re looking for a fun company environment that encourages learning with in-house training programs, shadowing experiences, mentor program, access to on-line training, and a technical library then we have what you are looking for!

    Add to that comprehensive health benefits with employer paid premiums; RRSP matching; a fitness benefit, a karma volunteer day each year and an open, collaborative, and supportive employee oriented environment.


    We’re ON IT across Canada, with offices in Calgary, Vancouver, Toronto, Edmonton, Saskatoon, Red Deer, Kamloops and Kelowna.


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