Systems Administrator Job in St John's for PAL Airlines |

Systems Administrator

June 24 2024
Industries Airspace, Aviation, National Defence , Tourism, Passengers transportation
Categories Aerospace, Aviation, Airport, Engineering, Information Technology,
St John's, NL • Full time

Challenge, reward and opportunity - the PAL Group of Companies offers all three. If you are a motivated, energetic and challenge-driven individual who is eager to succeed, you will fit in great with our corporate culture. With a proud history in the aviation industry for nearly 40 years, our company has grown and expanded to become international leaders in aerospace and aviation.

Supporting the PAL Group of Companies, we are looking for a Systems Administrator to join our team in St. John's, NL.


  • Support operations of various application, compute, and storage infrastructures.
  • Perform installations, upgrades, and maintenance of hardware and software applications.
  • Performance tuning of server and software applications.
  • Troubleshooting of complex technical issues.
  • Collaborate with various support teams to inform them of issues and/or resolution of server problems.
  • Serve as focal point on server outages and server activities to management.
  • Build and restore severs as required.
  • Design, implement, maintain and test disaster recovery procedures for server rooms as required.
  • Provide training and support to team members.
  • Participate in the creation and maintenance of system administration best practices, technical standards, policies and documentation.
  • On call rotation for after hours support.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or equivalent technical training or education. Professional vendor specific certification and extensive experience in Microsoft and VMware may be considered in lieu of a degree.
  • Microsoft certifications required.
  • At least 7 years of IT related experience in managing and monitoring physical and virtual servers.
  • Extensive working knowledge with the following: Microsoft Architecture, APC Data Centre Infrastructure, Dell Compute and Storage, VMware vSphere, Veeam, Manage Engine, SolarWinds, ConnectWise, Windows Server, and Citrix XenApp.
  • Office 365 and Azure administration experience.
  • Strong organizational skills, ability to set priorities and meet deadlines.
  • Problem solving - the individual identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner and gathers and analyzes information skillfully.
  • Ability to evaluate information and exercise good judgment in making decisions.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills with the ability to communicate at all levels of the organization.
  • Knowledge and experience with basic security measures and requirements.
  • Accomplishment and proficiency in performing all general and detailed responsibilities and duties.
  • Ability to work independently with limited direct supervision as needed.
  • Ability to monitor desktops / Servers and associated network performance.
  • Skill growth and knowledge attainment in emerging technologies.

What we offer:

  • Comprehensive health benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance
  • Defined Contribution Pension Plan
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Employee Tuition Assistance Program
  • Employee and Family Assistance Program
  • Personal travel privileges with PAL and interline agreements with multiple airlines

PAL is committed to fostering an inclusive work environment that celebrates and encourages diversity, equity, and inclusion whereby individuals are recognized, supported, and respected. Candidates of all backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Thank you.


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