Job Server Administrator in Toronto

Server Administrator

Job description
At KPMG, you’ll join a team of diverse and dedicated problem solvers, connected by a common cause: turning insight into opportunity for clients and communities around the world.

The Opportunity
The Server Administrator is a key technical resource responsible for management of various server infrastructure technologies on all KPMG production, test, and development environments. This person is a member of a nation-wide team of technical support staff focused on ongoing support and new deployments of KPMG’s IT infrastructure.

In this role, you will troubleshoot and resolve server-related issues, analyze and identify performance bottlenecks, recommend optimization opportunities, and support internal users and applications used in our environment while working closely with other IT staff.
What you will do:
  • Manage and support production, test and development infrastructure consisting of 850+ servers and SANs
  • Proactively manage and identify system resource bottlenecks using performance monitors, profilers, custom scripts, and third-party tools
  • Troubleshoot connectivity and performance issues related to servers and data enabled applications.
  • Manage and Build Azure Pipelines.
  • Develop and update documentation of all server instances, including architecture diagrams, schema definitions and operating procedure manuals.
  • Implement and maintain development, quality-assurance and test environments for development and version upgrade procedures.
  • Maintain security framework requirements set forth by company and clients and in line with KPMG security practices
  • Develop, implement, and maintain backup and disaster recovery strategy for all and systems.
  • Support multiple concurrent projects and ensure proper knowledge transitioning for operational support
  • Work closely with other internal IT groups, as well as 3rd party vendors and consultants to tune systems for optimal performance and resolve infrastructure issues. Provide rotational On-Call support outside of regular business hours
What you bring to this role:
  • College Diploma or University Degree in the field of computer science and/or relevant work experience.
  • Minimum 4 years of progressive experience in an Enterprise environment.
  • Experience with DevOps Concept CI/CD, Kubernetes, Azure Pipelines, Infrastructure as Code (ARM template, Terraform)
  • Experience with Configuration management tools at least one (Ansible, Puppet, Jenkins)
  • Experience with scripting using Windows PowerShell, VBScript, etc.
  • Experience with Windows Server Systems, Windows Clusters & other related Microsoft technologies such as Active Directory, SQL, SCCM, SCOM
  • Strong working knowledge of virtual and cloud technologies including VMware vSphere, Hyper-V, and Azure
  • Experience with administration of EMC Unity and VNX storage and Cisco UCS
  • Experience with Backup, Archiving and Disaster Recovery technologies.
  • Ability to diagnose and resolve complex technology problems.
  • Demonstrate strong organizational and priority setting skills coupled with strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Highly self-motivated and able to effectively execute tasks in a high-pressure environment
  • MCSE and ITIL V3 Foundations certifications desirable

Keys to your success

KPMG individuals Deliver Impact | Seek Growth | Inspire Trust and understand that a diverse workforce enables us to deepen relationships and strengthen our business.

Providing you with the support you need to be at your best

For more information about KPMG in Canada’s Benefits and well-being, click here.
Our Values, The KPMG Way:
Integrity, we do what is right | Excellence, we never stop learning and improving | Courage, we think and act boldly | Together, we respect each other and draw strength from our differences | For Better, we do what matters

KPMG in Canada is a proud equal opportunities employer and we are committed to creating a respectful, inclusive and barrier-free workplace that allows all of our people to reach their full potential. A diverse workforce is key to our success and we believe in bringing your whole self to work. We welcome all qualified candidates to apply and hope you will choose KPMG in Canada as your employer of choice. For more information about Inclusion, Diversity & Equity in Recruitment, please click here.

For general recruitment-related inquiries, please contact the HR Delivery Centre at [email protected]

If you have a question about accessible employment at KPMG, or to begin a confidential conversation about your individual accessibility or accommodation needs through the recruitment process, we encourage you to contact us at [email protected] or phone: 416-777-8002 or toll free 1-888-466-4778.

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