Systems Administrator
Ivanhoé Cambridge
6d ago

Ivanhoé Cambridge develops and invests in high-quality real estate properties, projects and companies that are shaping the urban fabric in dynamic cities around the world.

It does so responsibly, with a long-term view to generate optimal, risk-adjusted returns. Ivanhoé Cambridge is committed to creating living spaces that foster the well-

being of people and communities, while reducing its environmental footprint.

Vertically integrated in Canada, Ivanhoé Cambridge invests internationally alongside strategic partners and major real estate funds that are leaders in their markets.

Through subsidiaries and partnerships, the Company holds interests in more than 1,000 buildings, primarily in the residential, office, retail, industrial and logistics sectors.

Ivanhoé Cambridge held more than C$65 billion in assets as at December 31st , 2018 and is a real estate subsidiary of the Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (cdpq.

com), one of Canada’s leading institutional fund managers. For more information :

Specific accountabilities :

The incumbent is responsible for ensuring that the various IT infrastructures and systems function properly in everyday use, by using the ticketing system and management consoles in place.

He helps in the implementation of all new solutions or the improvement of existing solutions in accordance with operational and integration guidelines.

In addition, he will be called upon to work with the infrastructure integrator to prepare or improve operational guidelines for the technologies he administers.

  • Ensure environment availability, stability and performance, by putting in place various procedures, controls and calendar of operations, by implementing packages, by developing technical documentation, such as technical architecture plans;
  • Develop performance and tracking indicators;
  • Identify problems and provide recommendations to key stakeholders;
  • Provide guidance and technical expertise to support the IT staff when needed;
  • Ensure the evolution of the different platforms, for example new versions and service packs;
  • Plan demand for capacity;
  • Maintain a watch on emerging technologies related to the applications;
  • Ensure that data centres are run properly;
  • Address problems with technology services, including diagnosis and restoration of services during incidents;
  • Ensure proactive management of services and systems by using maintenance, monitoring and automation tools (event management such as SCOM);
  • Ensure tactical management at the operational and infrastructure service level (backup, recovery, archiving, duplication, network, servers, storage, messaging, telephony, Citrix security patches, etc.);
  • Install, configure and customize solutions based on the implementation booklets prepared and oversee post-implementation activities;
  • Maintain and update servers (operating system, hardware and applications);
  • Document procedures relating to IT environment administration, daily environment checks, file purges and regular updates;
  • Respond to support requests (N2).
  • Key requirements

  • College diploma in computer science or a minimum of 8 years of experience in a field of specialty;
  • Ability to lead research on IT problems and products;
  • MCSE or MSCA certification a strong asset;
  • Knowledge of VMWare (Vcenter, VRealize suite, Vcloud, etc );
  • Knowledge of backup products and replications (Recover Point, Avamar, Datadomain, Veeam, etc );
  • Knowledge of Microsoft products - Windows Server 2008 and later, Windows 7 and later;
  • Knowledge of the Microsoft System Center (SCOM and SCCM) and Exchange;
  • Knowledge of Active Directory, GPO, DNS and DHCP;
  • Experience with Citrix virtualization (XenApp / XenDesktop);
  • Experience with data warehousing technologies (SAN, NAS and backup technologies);
  • Ability to write technical documents and explain complex information in easy to understand terms;
  • Due to the nature of the position and extended hours of operation, the incumbent must be flexible and may be required to be available after normal business hours and on weekends as required.
  • Ability to work flexible hours, may be required to provide support outside normal office hours;
  • Team spirit and commitment to continuous quality improvement;
  • Interpersonal skills, dynamic, self-motivated and self-directed;
  • Strong information processing skills and holistic view;
  • Diligence in process monitoring;
  • Strong organizational, planning and customer service skills;
  • Efficient priority management;
  • Facility to communicate information;
  • Fluency in spoken and written French and English.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule; may be asked to provide support outside of regular office hours.
  • If you are interested in this challenge, please submit your resume.

    You have everything to gain!

    When you join the Ivanhoé Cambridge team, you are eligible for employment benefits and a pension plan that are among the best in the industry.

    Our many health and wellness programs encourage you to balance your work and personal lives and fulfil your desire for social involvement, while maintaining a healthy lifestyle.

    At Ivanhoé Cambridge, you will have many opportunities to develop your skills and thrive professionally, in Canada or elsewhere in the world.

    Our initiatives aimed at creating an exceptional working environment that inspires our employees to give the best of themselves elevated Ivanhoé Cambridge into the ranks of 100 Top Employers in Canada.

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