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Senior Systems Administrator

Please be aware that this position is located in Victoria, BC and that relocation assistance may be available to the right candidate.

We are a leading international non-bank financial services company serving under-banked consumers for over 30 years. We serve our customers from over 1,000 retail storefront locations, and digitally through our websites and mobile phone and other remote platforms. We provide consumer financial products and services across 3 divisions; North America, UK and Rest of World.


Competitive Salary + % Bonus

Full Health Benefits Including Extended health and dental, life insurance, accidental death and dismemberment, long term disability, cover half of MSP (premiums for BC)

Company RSP Plan

Pension Plan

The senior level system administrator is responsible for the day to day support, maintenance, operation and monitoring of systems hardware, software and related infrastructure. This individual also actively participates in systems and infrastructure design and related projects. Ensuring a high level of system performance and availability is key factor in their daily responsibilities.


Troubleshoot and resolve issues as they arise

Evaluate and provide recommendations on software, hardware and systems ensuring a strategic fit

Monitor systems for performance and take remedial actions as necessary to ensure ongoing system availability

Contribute in the design and implementation of systems and infrastructure topologies

Participate in the design and maintenance of Active Directory

Maintain data security through user access controls and permissions

Operate in compliance with procedures to support and comply with privacy laws and other such regulatory acts

Partner with and contribute ideas in support of the DFG IT Security

Support and maintain an enterprise level backup strategy

Work with other IT professionals and team members to provide solutions and expertise to DFG staff

Implement and support the corporate Disaster Recovery Plan and make recommendations regarding system and data recovery policies and procedures

Install and support various departmental server applications for the user community

Proactively monitor and respond to system critical alerts and performance issues

Maintain general system health and software updates in a proactive and timely manner

Flexibility to work out-of-hours accordingly and in response to emergency situations.


Two-year technical certificate or Associates Degree in computer studies. Microsoft Certification (MCSE) is required.


The ideal candidate would have roughly 5 years of senior system administration experience.

Good working knowledge of the following:

HP Blade and 3par Storage

MS Server 2008/12

MS Office 365

VMWare/MS Hyper-V



Exchange 2010

2008/2012 Domain Schema






Excellent verbal and hand written skills

Self-motivated and effective team player is a must.

Good documentation skills

Organized and good at time management

Results driven



Works under general direction. Uses discretion in identifying and responding to complex issues and assignments. Usually receives specific instructions and has work reviewed at frequent milestones. Determines when issues should be escalated to a higher level.


Interacts with and influences colleagues. Has working level contact with customers, suppliers and partners. May supervise others or make decisions which impact the work assigned to individuals or phases of projects.


Performs a range of work, sometimes complex and non-routine, in a variety of environments. Applies methodical approach to issue definition and resolution.

Business skills

Demonstrates an analytical and systematic approach to issue resolution. Takes the initiative in identifying and negotiating appropriate personal development opportunities. Demonstrates effective communication skills. Contributes fully to the work of teams. Plans, schedules and monitors own work (and that of others where applicable) competently within limited deadlines and according to relevant legislation, standards and procedures. Appreciates the wider business context, and how own role relates to other roles and to the business of the employer or client.

Please send us your resume ASAP!

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