System Administrator

Full Time
  • Full Time
  • Toronto


At Givex, we believe in leveraging cutting-edge technology to drive efficiency and productivity.
We are committed to maintaining a robust and secure IT infrastructure and are looking for a skilled System Administrator to join our team and play a crucial role in ensuring the integrity, performance, and security of our network and computer systems. Your resourcefulness and problem-solving skills will be essential as you diagnose and resolve issues promptly.

Role & Responsibilities:
Manage and maintain both on-premises, and various cloud-based infrastructure, ensuring high availability, reliability, and security
Administering and maintaining both physical and virtualized systems on a variety of platforms including Unix/Linux, Windows, and Apple OS/X
Administer servers, networks, storage systems, and other IT infrastructure components
Deploy, configure, and upgrade hardware, software, and operating systems across various platforms
Monitor system performance, troubleshoot issues, and perform root cause analysis to identify and resolve problems
Implement and maintain backup, disaster recovery, and business continuity plans
Provides 2nd & 3rd level technical support as required by logging, tracking and resolving issues
Execute configuration changes, patching/upgrading and day-to-day administration/ monitoring of applicable domain technologies
Participate in on-call rotation for addressing system emergencies outside of regular business hours
Maintain accurate and up-to-date system documentation
Conduct regular system updates and patches to enhance performance and security
Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Bachelor’s degree in computer science, information technology, or a related field
5+ years in System Administration, showcasing your prowess in security and Azure administration
Microsoft Azure certification AZ-104 (minimum)
Experience with managing Cloud platforms (Azure, AWS GCP, Rackspace) and technologies
Experience with security monitoring and system hardening
Knowledge of DNS, SSL, SNMP services
Strong understanding of ITIL practices
Application support experience with Windows and/or Linux based systems
Knowledge of networking concepts and protocols, CCNA or equivalent is an asset
Proficiency in scripting languages such as Bash, Python and Powershell
Experience with virtualization technologies (VMware, Hyper-V etc.)
Experience with Kubernetes cluster management and deployment (considered an asset)
Experience with open-source database systems (Posgres, MySQL) (considered an asset)

Givex is glad to provide reasonable accommodation for applicants with disabilities under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, the Ontario Human Rights Code, and Givex’s policies. If you require accommodation to participate in the recruitment process, please provide your accommodation needs in advance to Givex’s Human Resources Department by phone 1-877-478-7733 or by email to “accessibility” at


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