(LH-870) System Administrator

(LH-870) System Administrator

17 Nov
Content Bloom
Halifax Regional Municipality

17 Nov

Content Bloom

Halifax Regional Municipality

Content Bloom is a close-knit international company with the headquarters based out of Halifax, Nova Scotia. We’re an enterprise consulting agency who works for big name clients (we’re not the type to name drop, but think ‘known names’ and fortune 500s) using our expertise to build applications and integrate them with enterprise Content Management Systems (primarily SDL Tridion, Sitecore, and AEM). We are currently looking for a System Administrator, reporting to the Director of AIQ (Architecture, Innovation, Quality).

This is not a remote position.

Qualifications - What you need to get the job:

- Associate or Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, System Administration, or a closely related field,

or equivalent experience required

- 3-5 years of database, network administration, or system administration experience

- System administration and IT certifications in Linux, Microsoft, or other network related fields are a plus

- Working knowledge of virtualization, VMWare, or equivalent

- Strong knowledge of systems and networking software, hardware, and networking protocols

- Experience with scripting and automation tools

- A proven track record of developing and implementing IT strategy and plans

- Strong knowledge of implementing and effectively developing helpdesk and IT operations best practices, including expert knowledge of security, storage, data protection, and disaster recovery protocols

Responsibilities - What you’ll do once you get the job (after you celebrate):

- Maintain, configure, and ensure the reliable operation of computer systems, network servers, and software licenses.

- Install and upgrade software, virtual servers using AWS and Azure, and implement the integrated automated processes.

- Configure and support Microsoft Windows, MacOS, and Linux on staff computers.

- Manage hardware and software asset inventory

- Troubleshoot hardware and software problems by running diagnostics, documenting problems and resolutions, prioritizing problems, and assessing impact of issues.

- Develop a strategy and budget for upgrading or implementing new IT infrastructure.

- Perform regular backup operations and implement appropriate processes for data protection, disaster recovery, and failover procedures.

- Create, monitor, and evaluate hardware and software security policies and their compliance

- Manage the Office 365 and Google Suite subscriptions and applications.

- Manage the on-prem and cloud Jira and Confluence. Create new users with appropriate user access in Jira and Confluence.

- Manage the business continuity tools like Dropbox, Slack, and Zoom.

- Manage the internal WordPress sites. Setup regular backup and ensure sites uptime.

What will get you bonus points:

- A sense of humour

- No fear of dogs (semi-mandatory)

- Willingness to pitch in and wear different hats occasionally (figuratively, and maybe literally)

- A resume that tells a story.

Additional perks (beyond loving your new job):

- Office dogs

- Flexible hours and generous time off

- Annual bonuses and raises based on performance

- Work in a small team, with enterprise grade projects

- Full Health Benefits from day 1

- RRSP Match Program

- Travel opportunities (Post-Covid)

- A variety of comfortable working spaces

- Exciting social events

- Hilarious co-workers

- Excellent office-supplied coffee, drinks, snacks, and espresso

Please monitor your promotion and spam folders for communications from us concerning your application.

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