Senior Systems Administrator Data Center Infrastructure and Operations

Are you looking for a leadership role that provides operational supervision and technical oversight to members of your team and other departments within a large organization? 

Island Health is hiring a Senior Systems Administrator, Data Center Infrastructure and Operations. In this role, you are the senior resource responsible for providing operational, planning and technical delivery of Data Center Operations Services. 

You will work in a challenging, supportive team environment and in this role will be responsible for supporting the VMware infrastructure for Island Health as well as supporting Windows Operating systems, SAN administration, performance monitoring, managing Data Center Operations, as well as supporting many other services and technologies. 

This is an HEU union position with many benefits including dental, extended medical, and this position also participates in a municipal pension plan. The standard work week is 37.5 hours, Monday to Friday, with stats and weekends off. In your first year, 18 days of vacation are earned, with an additional day each year after five years.

Education is also available, with on-line training opportunities, attended courses and some vendor led sessions as new technologies are introduced.


A degree or diploma in Computer Science (or equivalent)
Four years of recent, related experience 

The ideal candidate will have experience installing, supporting and managing Vsphere 6.0, 6.5 and 6.7, which will include managing all aspects of a virtual farm including ESX Hosts, vCenter, VM, vMotion storage, and networking rules.

As well, the candidate will have experience performing daily monitoring of tasks and events, backups, patch and update management on production servers, as well as planning and implementing fault tolerance solutions and strategies.

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