Support Staff Career Opportunity



Competition: 8005SG
JOB TITLE: SENIOR WINDOWS/VMWARE SERVER ANALYST
Position Type: Network/Senior Technical Analyst III
Term: Full-Time
Department: Information Technology Services
Date Posted: May 17, 2013
Closing Date: May 24, 2013
 
Description: The Senior Windows/VMware server analyst is responsible for leading a team of server analysts in the management, development and stable day-to-day operations of the Mount Royal University Windows server and server virtualization environment.
 
Duties: • Providing technical leadership for the Windows servers and server virtualization environment including:
- Leads the design, implementation, and maintenance of Windows based server systems. Coordinates activities with other technical personnel as appropriate.
- Develops strategies to manage the frequency of appropriate support package/patch application.
- Researches current system technologies and serves as subject matter expert on Microsoft Windows server and server virtualization technology.
- Develops and support new and existing operational processes and procedures.
- Microsoft Active Directory design and operation.
- Microsoft SQL database design and operation.
- VMware ESX environment design and operation.
• Maintenance and support of the University Windows servers and server virtualization infrastructure including:
- The Windows server operating systems, infrastructure and directory services.
- Associated application software.
- The VMware server clusters hosts and guests operating systems.
- Connectivity with the University network infrastructure.
- Inter-connectivity with OpenLDAP directory services.
- Inter-connectivity with the current server infrastructure including Linux and UNIX server environments.
• Installation of new servers and/or peripheral equipment ensuring its smooth integration with the existing server environment.
• Evaluating, testing and loading new revisions of the operating systems and associated upgrades to application software.
• Prototypes, evaluate, test, load and give recommendations on new software packages either designed in house or by a vendor.
• Provide support to other system administrators, developers, and administration as required to maintain other computer systems and software outside the normal scope of work.
• Liaison is maintained with providers of equipment and services, and counterparts at other institutions.
 
Qualifications: • A College/University degree in Information Technology, Computer Science or related field.
• Industry certifications in the field of server/OS management and/or server virtualization would be an asset.
• 5 or more years experience in the maintenance and support of the following:
- Designing, planning and implementing hardware and software virtualization at an enterprise level
- Windows server operating system.
- Microsoft SQL server administration
- Microsoft IIS server administration
- Active Directory design, configuration and integration with other directory services
- VMWare ESX configuration and operation.
- Inter-operability with Linux and UNIX environments.
• Familiar with standard IT service management framework such as ITIL and COBIT
• Strong technical, organizational and time management skills.
• Possess the ability to analyze complex problems and conceptualize solutions.
 
Salary: $3,467.17 semi-monthly
 
Closing Date: May 24, 2013
 
Reply To: MOUNT ROYAL UNIVERSITY
DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN RESOURCES
4825 MOUNT ROYAL GATE S.W.
CALGARY, AB T3E 6K6
F: 403.440.6629
E-mail: webapply@mtroyal.ca

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All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Mount Royal University hires on the basis of merit and is strongly committed to fostering diversity as a source of excellence, intellectual and cultural enrichment, and social strength. We welcome applications from those who would contribute to the further diversification of our staff, faculty and their scholarship including but not limited to Aboriginal people, persons with disabilities and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity, ethnic, national or socio-economic background, religion or age.