Windows Systems Administrator

  • Montreal, QC, Canada
  • Full-time

Company Description

MPC is one of the world's leading post-production facilities creating high-end digital visual effects for the television and feature film industries. We are seeking a Windows System Administrator for our Montreal facility to ensure the ongoing operation of our IT systems.

Job Description

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide technical support related to multiple computer systems, networks, telephony and security solutions at the local site.
  • Provide 1st / 2nd and some 3rd level desktop, application and server support
  • Provide remote technical expertise to Global MPC locations.
  • Working with the Senior Windows Administrator to communicate and co-ordinate systems activities to ensure computer compatibility and cross-departmental information services needs are met.  
  • Analyses customer needs to determine appropriate technical solutions
  • Delivery of computer applications, hardware platforms, system solutions, networks & security, which are developed, installed and maintained according to IS standards and procedures.
  • Support and administer Active Directory services.
  • Help maintain and support communication systems – Email (Exchange), MS Lync, audio & video conferencing systems.
  • Maintain and support of Anti-Virus solution (Symantec Endpoint Protection).
  • Create and maintain support documentation.
  • Work with the other members of the Systems team on non-Windows specific tasks and projects when required.
  • Perform tasks in our data centers when required (Racking servers, etc)

Qualifications

Requirements:

  • Degree or equivalent experience in Computer Information Systems
  • Recognized certifications MCP/MCSE (preferred but not required)
  • Experience providing 1st / 2nd line support within cross–platform environments
  • Knowledge of and capable of supporting Windows Server 2008/2012, Exchange 2010, Microsoft SQL Server 2012, Active Directory, Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Office and other standard office applications in a business networdk environment
  • Experience with Virtualization (Vmware)
  • Strong Understanding of networking concepts, TCP/IP, LAN/WAN, DHCP, DNS, Routing, Switching and Firewalls
  • Familiarity with server hardware and maintenance (Dell PowerEdge)
  • Data Backup and Recovery with Symantec Backup Exec or similar Enterprise Software.
  • Symantec Antivirus or similar Enterprise Software
  • Scripting knowledge (VB, PowerShell)
  • Ability to work calmly and efficiently under pressure
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