Stantec Windows Server Administrator in Edmonton, Alberta

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Your Opportunity

We require a Windows Server Administrator with hardware and virtualization experience to join our Server Administration team in Edmonton. This individual will work closely with the server team to install, administer, support and optimize Windows Server infrastructure, Windows Server operating systems and related components. The Windows Server Administrator ensures the availability of client/server applications, configuring all new implementations, and developing processes and procedures for ongoing management of the server environment.

Your Key Responsibilities

As part of the Information Technology team, the Server Administrator:

  • Works with the team to implement, manage and support virtual infrastructure.

  • Works with the team to ensure stable operation, availability, reliability and service ability of Stantec server infrastructure.

  • Analyzes and resolves end user software programs and connectivity issues in a timely manner.

  • Manages, administrates and supports Windows servers and their associated software and hardware

  • Participates in capacity planning and performance monitoring and tuning.

  • Implements and supports disaster recovery plans.

  • Provides on-call technical support and participates in on-call rotation - (including server maintenance and emergency response work)

  • Assesses need for any system reconfigurations (minor or significant) and executes them if required.

  • Supports corporate policies, procedures and best practices pertinent to supporting Windows servers.

  • Administers and maintains end user accounts, permissions, and access rights.

  • Able to work after office hours if required


  • IT related certificate or diploma with minimum of 5 years server experience on enterprise environment.

  • Experience with server virtualization using VMware and Hyper-V

  • Experience on enterprise servers specifically with HPE ProLiant and/or Dell PowerEdge architecture.

  • Experience on server hardware management such as HPE OneView and/or Dell OpenManage

  • Experience on server blade infrastructure would be considered an asset

  • Experience with Windows 2012 R2 and 2016, knowledge of RDS or clustering on a SAN environment would be considered an asset

  • Experience and good understanding of Microsoft Azure is considered an asset

  • A good understanding of Active Directory, DNS and DHCP.

  • Experience with large scale desktop virtualization using Citrix XenDesktop/XenApp, knowledge with HDX 3D Pro would be considered an asset

  • Additional knowledge of System Center product suite is considered an asset

  • Hands-on software and hardware troubleshooting experience.

  • Strong interpersonal and oral communication skills.

  • Highly self-motivated and directed and keen attention to detail.

  • Proven analytical and problem-solving abilities.

  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.

  • Strong customer service orientation.

We are looking for a bright, enthusiastic individual who is able to think outside of the box, has very good communication skills and desires to drive their career towards success.

Position will primarily work in an office setting; may require some field work. This position will require some after-hours and on-call work (rotation). Once a month Service maintenance day (SMD) activities (typically on weekends)

This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.

Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other’s talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best

Job: Server and Storage Administration

Primary Location: Canada-Alberta-Edmonton

Organization: BC-1374 IT Services-Corporate-Canada

Employee Status: Regular

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Travel: No

Schedule: Full-time

Job Posting: Oct 3, 2018, 10:34:55 AM

Req ID: 180001WT