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Systems Engineer (Virtualization)

July 27 2021
Categories Engineering
Toronto, ON • Remote
The Systems Engineer is responsible for management and support of various infrastructure technologies on the distributed system platforms. This role will have a focus on virtualization technologies and the incumbent will design, build and maintain technical solutions based on business requirements and evaluation of information technology trends and practices.



The engineer will require a broad skill set with excellent problem solving and analytical skills in addition to a strong automation and programmatic, Infrastructure as Code, approach to systems management. Along with strong technical skills, other core competencies include being self-driven and ability to work efficiently with minimal supervision.

Job Description

  • Design, install, configure, test and maintain virtualization infrastructure

  • Install, configure and manage operating systems, application software and system management tools

  • Create and maintain systems configuration leveraging industry standard configuration management tools and processes

  • Translate business requirements into technical solutions utilizing best practices and standards that meet the strategic business goal

  • Develop scripts for programmatic solutions to complex systems tasks

  • Identify system resource bottlenecks and work with other teams to test and tune systems for optimal performance

  • Proactively ensure the highest levels of systems and infrastructure availability

  • Create, maintain and enforce systems standards

  • Create and maintain procedural and technical documentation

  • Provide 2nd and 3rd level systems support

  • Provide rotational on-call support outside of regular business hours

  • Liaise with vendors and other IT personnel for problem resolution

  • Identify and recommend emerging technologies as they relate to team objectives

  • Demonstrate strong organizational and priority setting skills coupled with strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Be a thought leader who is capable of initiating and driving change

Skills and Experience:

Must Have(s)

  • Postsecondary Education or relevant work experience in Computer Science or Engineering

  • Minimum 5 years comprehensive experience with virtualization (VMWare)

  • Minimum 5 years of progressive experience in System Administration in a distributed Windows and Linux environmen

  • Experience with KVM \ Oracle Virtualization

  • Experience with Cisco UCS

  • Deep Windows Server operating system knowledge, and an understanding of Linux

  • Working knowledge of SAN technologies and configuration

  • Experience leveraging DevOps practices to automate IT service delivery

  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills

  • Excellent scripting skills (PowerCLI, Powershell, Perl, Python, Ruby)

  • Excellent interpersonal skills

Nice to Have(s):

  • Experience with VMware Site Recovery Manager

  • Experience with resource management applications (Turbonomic)

  • Experience with data protection products (Cohesity)

  • Experience with log analytics tools (Splunk)

  • Public cloud infrastructure experience, ideally AWS

  • Experience with configuration management systems (Ansible)

  • Experience with workflow automation (Servicenow)

TMX is committed to creating and sustaining a collegial work environment in which all individuals are treated with dignity and respect and one which reflects the diversity of the community in which we operate. We provide accommodations for applicants and employees who require it.

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