• Junior Systems Administrator (Remote Work Opportunity)

    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 Junior Systems Administrator. You’ll report to our Service Delivery Manager, and in this role you’ll be responsible for resolving technical issues for a wide variety of clients through various means including email and phone, while working with desktop, servers, telephony and networking technologies. 


    What Does a Junior Systems Administrator do?

    • As a single point of contact provide technical customer service support for a wide variety of clients
    • Support clients by spanning Tier 1 and 2 support responsibilities including Liaising with Tier 3 resources
    • Coordinating with external partners or vendors to remediate client support needs
    • Share knowledge and provide assistance across clients as needed
    • Stay up to date on current and past incidents to maintain the highest levels of customer service        
    • Adheres to risk and response processes as well as other support specific processes
    • Creation of knowledge base articles


    What You’ll Need to be On IT:

    • You work effectively individually or as part of a team with great interpersonal and consulting skills
    • Able to work through ITIL based workflows in order to complete work in a timely, efficient manner
    • Excellent time management skills
    • You have 1 to 3 years IT experience with an emphasis on Microsoft technologies
    • You have a solid proficiency with Microsoft Windows Server 2008, 2012 and 2016
    • Proficiency in User Account Management via Active Directory
    • You can configure and troubleshooting a variety of Antivirus, Antispam and Backup software packages
    • Experience with troubleshooting and administrating Microsoft Exchange and Office 365
    • Experience with VMware and Citrix
    • You know how to install, configure and troubleshooting Microsoft Office products
    • You have experience configuring and troubleshooting network connectivity, including inspection of routers and firewalls
    • You have strong English language (oral and written) along with good organization skills
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with a customer service orientation
    • You have the ability to research and apply knowledge effectively
    • Experience in managing applications through small changes, patch/hotfix/version upgrade processes
    • Stress tolerance and sharpened sense in problem solving
    • Previous experience with Apple computing products are an asset
    • Experience with Kaseya Remote Support Software or other current remote support tools
    • Experience with ServiceNow, Remedy or other ITIL based ticketing system
    • Current Microsoft or Cisco certifications
    • 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’re always looking to improve your technical and interpersonal skills
    • You enjoy the changing demands of technology and embraces learning and expanding their knowledge
    • You have 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 priorities
    • 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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