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Windows System Administrator (child req to 485196BR)

Apply Job ID 556363BR Date posted 05/24/2022 Location(s) Calgary, Canada; Ottawa, Canada; Toronto, Canada; Montreal, Canada; Markham, Canada; Edmonton, Canada; Québec, Canada; Vancouver, Canada; Winnipeg, Canada; Halifax, Canada; Regina, Canada; Florenceville-Bristol, Canada

Why Kyndryl

Our world has never been more alive with opportunities and, at Kyndryl, we’re ready to seize them. We design, build, manage and modernize the mission-critical technology systems that the world depends on every day. Kyndryl is at the heart of progress — dedicated to helping companies and people grow strong. Our people are actively discovering, co-creating, and strengthening. We push ourselves and each other to seek better, to go further, and we carry this energy to our customers. At Kyndryl, we want you to keep growing, and we’ll provide plenty of opportunities to make that happen.

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Your Role and Responsibilities

Responsibilities include but not limited to:
Responsible for installing, managing and upgrading Microsoft Windows-based systems and servers. The system administrator seeks to ensure that the performance, reliability and security of the systems is maintained.
Maintain security of the customer environment by reviewing vulnerability and penetration scan data and taking corrective action.
Maintain an Active Directory and Domain Name Services (DNS) infrastructure. Configure and troubleshoot Group Policy Objects (GPOs)
Maintain Vmware infrastructure - patching, upgrading Vcenter, ESXi and Vrealize components.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

5+ years experience supporting Microsoft Windows server, all versions and editions;
5+ years of experience supporting VMware Vcenter, ESXi 6.7+;
5+ years of experience working in server environments;
3+ years experience in participating in an on-call rotation and providing after hours support;
Canadian L2 (Secret) security clearance;

ability to work in a team and independently, with minimal supervision; strong problem solving abilities; leadership skills; able to adapt to change; strong organizational abilities and able to manage multiple tasks and assignments simultaneously; excellent oral and written English communication skills; French communication skills would be bonus

Preferred Technical and Professional Experience

Familiarity with Cisco hardware and UCS Manager would be an asset

Required Education

Technical Diploma

Preferred Education

Bachelor's Degree

Eligibility Requirements

Bachelor's Degree

Being You @ Kyndryl

Kyndryl is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, pregnancy, disability, age, veteran status, or other characteristics. Kyndryl is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.

Other things to know

For additional information about location requirements, please discuss with the recruiter following submission of your application.

Primary Job Category

Technical Specialist

Role (Job Role)

Systems Administrator

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Travel Required

No Travel


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