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System Administrator / Engineering Systems

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Position summary:

Deploy and support IT infrastructure used by the engineering team at Hitachi ID Systems, including virtualization platforms, build servers, revision control systems, inter-office code replication, automated regression testing frameworks, incident and defect management software and representative systems and applications with which Hitachi ID Systems solutions integrate.


  • Support the ever-growing needs of developers and testers.
  • Deploy and support a wide range of infrastructure.
  • Manage systems in both Calgary and Montréal.
  • Plan for system growth and migration from old to new servers.
  • Ongoing monitoring of system health.
  • Troubleshoot and repair service outages.
  • Work with a wide variety of systems including:
    • Databases (MSSQL, Oracle and more).
    • Virtualization: ESXi/vSphere, Xen.
    • Windows, Linux and many types of Unix servers.
    • Enterprise apps, including SAP and PeopleSoft.
    • IT management systems, for example from HP and BMC.


  • 3+ years of full-time system administration or similar IT experience.
  • Clear verbal and written communication in English.
  • A desire to learn about as many systems and platforms as possible.
  • Ability to configure and manage:
    • Windows servers
    • Unix/Linux systems
    • IIS or Apache (including writing HTML, CSS)
    • Active Directory or LDAP
    • MSSQL, Oracle or MySQL (including writing SQL queries)
    • Networks (IP routing, TCP filters)


  • Competitive pay.
  • Extensive medical, dental and vision care plan paid by the employer.
  • RRSP plan with matching employer contributions.
  • Initially 3 weeks of paid annual vacation (4 weeks at 5 years, 5 weeks at 10, 6 weeks at 15).
  • Great work environment - informal, social committee, centrally located offices.
  • Challenging work with many learning opportunities.
  • Opportunities for career development.

Hitachi ID Systems is an equal opportunity employer.


Montréal, Canada

To apply:

Send a resume by e-mail to Be sure to include both "Job ID 998-09" and "System Administrator / Engineering Systems - Montréal" in the subject line. For technical positions, the resume must be either ASCII text or in PDF format. For other positions, MS-Word is also acceptable.

Qualified applicants will be contacted and screened in a 15 minute preliminary telephone interview. This may be followed by a technical test (up to 4 hours) and in-person interview.

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