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Systems Administrator - VMware/Backup & Recovery Specialist

All submissions must include both a cover letter and resume. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Submissions for consideration are to ONLY be sent to the email listed (careers@myra.com) and indicate Systems Administrator - VMware/Backup & Recovery Specialist in the subject line.

Accepting resumes in confidence until: Position Filled


Location: Victoria / Vancouver / Vancouver Island regions, BC (hybrid)


Salary:  $90,000 - $120,000 a year


Position: Full Time


Are you looking to work with technology and live on Vancouver Island?  Do you LOVE technology? Do you want to be challenged, but not overwhelmed, by your career? Do you want to be supported by your employer for professional development? And, most importantly, do you want to work with a team of like-minded people?


If your answer is yes, you sound like a fit for team MYRA!

We are MYRA Systems, and for 40+ years, we have provided information technology (IT) solutions and technology infrastructure to our customers in the region.

We specialize in supporting our clients in Microsoft Windows, Azure/M365, networks, Linux, cloud computing, security, and related technologies. For more information, visit us at www.myra.com.


We are building our hard-working team with the addition of a Systems Administrator - VMware/Backup & Recovery Specialist in our Victoria office, Vancouver, or Vancouver Island in British Columbia.


Role Overview:

As a Systems Administrator - VMware/Backup & Recovery Specialist, you will play a pivotal role in the design, implementation, administration, and escalation support for our customer’s infrastructure. The ideal candidate will be multi-disciplined and will have a proven track record in VMware virtualization technologies, storage devices and backup and recovery, Microsoft administration and cloud administration.


Preference will be given to applicants with current exam certifications in VCP - VMWare Certified Professional and VMCE (Veeam Certified Engineer), and relevant certification or education.  Applicants moving through the interview process could be required to produce validation of active certification.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work with the IT team to maintain a secure and compliant VMware/vSphere/Veeam virtual backup environment

  • Design, implement and maintain backup infrastructure 

  • Ensuring backup data integrity for a large hybrid environment

  • Monitor system performance and availability

  • Monitor backup jobs, troubleshoot any issues, and ensure successful backups according to defined customer SLAs

  • Manage Veeam hardware and software integrations

  • Provide technical support, troubleshoot issues and ensure rapid resolution of problems

  • Stay up-to-date on the latest VMware and Veeam technologies and best practices through training and certification

 

Requirements:

  • Minimum 2 years of VMware/Virtualization and backup Admin in IT environments

  • Experience applying backup and recovery principles to deploy, configure, and manage Veeam Backup & Replication 

  • Experience with VMware vSphere environments

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with a customer-centric approach.

  • Understanding of ITIL framework

  • Provide after hours on-call support (team rotation)

  • Willingness to visit client locations and perform infrastructure support outside of business hours

 

Nice to Have:

  • Familiarity with Service Level Agreements (SLAs) and adherence to ticketing systems

  • Additional certifications in relevant technologies (Azure Cloud)

  • Additional knowledge and experience related to cybersecurity, networking and infrastructure

  • Experience with additional operating systems beyond Microsoft Windows


In this position you will have the opportunity to:

  • Develop both professional and technical skills

  • Receive on the job as well as formal training

  • Work with a variety of highly skilled IT technical specialists


You should apply if:

  • You are team and customer oriented

  • You have excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • You currently meet the minimum requirements for this position (2 years of VMware/Virtualization and backup Admin support)

  • You want work/life balance, with a supportive and collaborative work culture


Please note – some of MYRA’s customers require our team members to be fully vaccinated to provide support.


All submissions must include a cover letter outlining how you meet the capabilities listed as "Requirements".


Submissions for consideration are to ONLY be sent to the email listed (careers@myra.com) and indicate Systems Administrator - VMware/Backup & Recovery Specialist in the subject line. Resumes will be accepted in confidence until position filled. 

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