Systems Administrator

Systems Administrator

AltaGas is an energy infrastructure business with a focus on natural gas, power and regulated utilities. We create value by acquiring, growing and optimizing energy infrastructure, which includes renewable energy sources. Over the past 18 years we have built a portfolio of assets and created dynamic teams to support our future growth.

Reporting to the Manager Technical Operations, this position will be responsible for maintaining the internal corporate Windows servers, maintaining the production printing environment, scripting, and project support while providing second level Helpdesk support. Your responsibilities will also include sharing 24x7 support duties for the production environment and monthly maintenance windows to ensure that infrastructure is running at optimal levels along with managing day to day AltaGas Windows servers.

Responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Respond to/solve Helpdesk tickets (Third level escalation)
  • Coordinate and collaborate with network engineering, business application, and database administration function to ensure availability, reliability, and scalability of corporate servers to meet business demands
  • Check help desk database for entries on server and server resource issues; prioritize and respond to help desk tickets as appropriate Define/implement/maintain/monitor security strategies and processes
  • Plan and implement server upgrades, maintenance fixes, and vendor-supplied patches
  • Monitor and test system performance and provide performance statistics and reports
  • Install/maintain windows server software
  • Recommend and execute modifications to server environment in order to improve efficiency, reliability, and performance
  • Actively participate in monthly server maintenance windows
  • Engage vendors for technical assistance
  • Monitor/test/implement new patches for servers
  • Lead, coordinate and participate in key process improvements as they relate to the client/server environment
  • Provide Web administration support by overseeing and maintaining Web server functions, such as assuring logging and metrics data are stable
  • Coordinate and collaborate with network engineering, business application, and database administration function to ensure availability, reliability, and scalability of corporate servers to meet business demands
  • Develop and maintain training materials and server documentation 

Qualifications:

  • At least 5 years working with PC hardware and Windows Operating systems
  • At least 2-3 years managing servers (Windows)
  • Expert knowledge of Windows 2008 servers
  • Ability to work with light supervision
  • Experience in implementing small scale projects
  • Power Shell scripting
  • Manage multiple initiatives at the same time
  • Well organized with excellent oral and written skills
  • Ability to interact with executives, colleagues, business clients and vendors

Qualified applicants are invited to email their resumes in confidence to the Human Resources Department; careers@altagas.ca

AltaGas offers a competitive salary and benefits package in addition to opportunities for personal and professional achievement.

We thank all applicants for their interest in our organization, but only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.  No agency referrals or telephone inquiries at this time, please.