Microsoft Systems Administrator (Windows)
Ubisoft
Montreal, Canada
39d ago

Job Description

Ubisoft Montreal, an industry leading developer of video games, located in the heart of Montreal’s Mile-End, offers a unique environment where creativity, teamwork and cutting-

edge technology bring to life critically acclaimed video games and iconic AAA franchises. You will benefit from a competitive compensation package, an open learning environment, and contribute to an international team driving innovation.

Summary

Ubisoft GNS Production is an innovation catalyst, delivering optimized solutions that offer game production teams a variety of options adapted to their reality.

Through our close relationship with game productions, we deliver quality solutions that help them work better together.

Reporting to a team lead, The Windows Systems Administrator is responsible for the health and operations of our Windows platform and server products, with a main focus on operational activities, proactive capacity management and event monitoring.

He will also contribute to the execution of various projects and will act as a second level support for the Windows systems under his responsibility.

Mission

  • The main and routine tasks of the Windows Systems Administrator are to :
  • Responsible for the proper daily operations of the Windows systems under his responsibility.
  • Install, maintain and upgrade Windows servers;
  • Provide windows expertise to Developers building complex in house application;
  • Responsible to Windows security Update on 500+ on a monthly basis;
  • Monitor system events to ensure health, maximum system availability and service quality;
  • Troubleshoot complex Windows application issue;
  • Automatization of simple to complex task with powershell script ;
  • Advanced troubleshooting of emergency situations on the network, must be able to work flexible hours and overtime as required;
  • Perform system & application patching and upgrade of equipment firmware;
  • Maintain documentation regarding configurations, operations and troubleshooting procedures related to the Microsoft platform;
  • Participate to the definition of standards, guidelines, best practices and metrics as directed;
  • Assist in evaluating new requirements, technical design and standards;
  • Answer user’s query and service requests;
  • Carry out all other related tasks.
  • Education

  • Baccalaureate Degree or equivalent experience in Computer Information Systems, Computer Science, or a related field.
  • Relevant experience

  • 3+ years of experience in Microsoft systems administration in a 200+ server’s environment.
  • Skills

  • Good analytical Skills;
  • Excellent problem-solving skill;
  • Good documentation skill;
  • Oral and Written Comprehension of English and French
  • Skill in developing techniques and methodologies to resolve unprecedented problems or situations.
  • Must be a self-starter that requires only limited supervision / guidance
  • Honesty, integrity and confidentiality must be maintained at all times.
  • Be a team player
  • Have good interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast paced changing environment
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize
  • Organization skills;
  • Knowledge

  • Strong knowledge of Windows 2008 and 2012 server;
  • Good knowledge of PowerShell scripting;
  • A good knowledge of Internet technologies and concepts such as DNS, routing protocols, TCP and UDP and higher level protocols such as HTTP, SMTP and FTP is important;
  • Good Knowledge of Microsoft IIS is a considerable asset;
  • Knowledgue of Chef is a considerable asset;
  • Knowledge of Network troubleshooting (TCPDump, wireshare, etc.);
  • Knowledge of Linux is a big plus
  • Knowledge of configuration management tools (Ansible, Chef, etc.) is an asset;
  • Knowledge of deployment of high-performance and fault-tolerant system is an asset;
  • knowledge with Web Servers (MS IIS, Nginx, Apache, HAproxy) is an asset;
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