Common Use System Administrator - IT Technician

  • Category
    Information Technology - Systems Administrator
  • Job type
  • Location
    Ottawa, Ontario

Adecco is currently hiring for Common Use System Administrators for our client in Ottawa. These are contract opportunities to start, approximately 6 months with potential for extensions. Individuals must be flexible to work 4am to 13:30 or 13:30 to 23:00 on a 4 days on, 4 days off 365 days per year schedule. Candidates should ideally have flexibility to do either shift.  Hourly rate of pay will depend on experience, typical wages will start at $25/hr.  


Reporting to the Technical Lead, the successful candidate will be responsible for supporting common use passenger process systems in the Passenger Terminal Building.


Common Use System Administrator Responsibilities:

  • Install, configure, support and maintain computer hardware/software in a multiple-server, network environment;
  • Install, configure and maintain industry specific hardware/software applications i.e. boarding pass printers, bag tag printers, etc.;
  • Diagnose and provide solutions to computer problems, workstations, fileservers, communication servers, hubs, routers, switches, firewalls and other connectivity related equipment;
  • Maintain and troubleshoot WAN/LAN (wide area network/local area network) systems;
  • Perform technical interface with outside vendors;
  • Apply operating system updates, patches and configuration changes;
  • Add, remove or update user account information, reset passwords, etc.;
  • Perform back-ups;
  • Order supplies and services (inventory and licensing);
  • Compile daily reports and/or logs;
  • Analyze system logs and identify potential issues with computer systems; and
  • Provide immediate resolution to help desk service requests within a timely manner.

    The successful candidate will demonstrate his/her willingness to continually learn telecommunication systems technology and be willing to take on new systems and challenges. He/she must be self-motivated, organized, be able to work under pressure and within time constraints, and give a high degree of attention to details. The successful candidate must be proficient in multi-tasking and prioritizing tasks. He/she must possess strong customer service and excellent interpersonal skills. These abilities, combined with a professional and positive attitude, will ensure success in building positive working relationships in a team environment.


    Common Use System Administrator Qualifications:

  • Completion of a post-secondary school education in Computer Technology, Computing Science or in a related discipline OR possess a secondary school diploma with a minimum of three (3) years related experience;
  • Certification in Microsoft Certified System Administration (MCSA) and VMware VCP and demonstrated technical expertise;
  • Knowledge of operating systems and applications, as well as hardware and software troubleshooting;
  • Understanding the behavior of software in order to deploy it and to troubleshoot problems; and
  • Excellent communication skills in English – bilingualism (English and French) is an asset.
  • Candidates must be in possession of a valid driver’s licence (Class G or equivalent) along with a driver's abstract (issued within the last month) and are required to successfully complete a security clearance check for a Restricted Area Identity Card (RAIC).

    To be considered for the Common Use System Administrator opportunities, please Apply Now!


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    Reference number CA_EN_1_021956_1233215

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