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Systems Administrator - VMware/Virtualization Specialist

Systems Administrator - VMware/Virtualization Specialist

All submissions must include both a cover letter and current resume. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Accepting resumes until: Position Filled

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

Salary: $90,000 - $120,000 a year 

Position: Full-Time

Submissions for consideration are to ONLY be sent to the email listed ( and indicate Systems Administrator - VMware/Virtualization Specialist in the subject line. Resumes will be accepted in confidence until position filled. All submissions must include a cover letter. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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 39 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

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

Role Overview:

As a Systems Administrator - VMware/Virtualization 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, Microsoft administration, cloud administration, storage devices and backup infrastructure.

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

Key Responsibilities

  • Manage and maintain a VMware virtual environment, including vSphere and vCenter servers.

  • Design, implement and maintain backup infrastructure such as, Veeam Backups and replication to ensure data integrity

  • Monitoring system performance and ensure system availability and reliability.

  • Perform regular backup operations and implement appropriate processes for data protection, disaster recovery, and failover procedures.

  • Identify and remediate any issues related to VMware or Veeam backup solutions.

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

  • Stay current with technological developments in systems administration technology and recommend ways for the company to take advantage of new technology.



  • Minimum 4 years of VMware/Virtualization and backup Admin in IT environments

  • Minimum 3 years previous experience in a Managed Services environment

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

  • ·roven strong problem-solving skills and the ability to diagnose and resolve technical issues effectively.

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

  • A proactive and self-motivated attitude towards learning new technologies and processes.

  • Understanding of ITIL framework

  • Provide on-call support (team rotation)

  • Must be able to produce vendor specific exam certifications (e.g. VMware, Veeam, Microsoft)

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


Nice to Have

  • Additional certifications in relevant technologies (Azure Cloud)

  • Additional knowledge and experience related to cybersecurity.

  • 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 currently meet the minimum requirements for this position (3 years of Managed services experience and 4 years of VMware/Virtualization and backup Admin support)

  • You can work effectively with Service Delivery Managers, Project Managers and Technicians and be self-directed for a wide variety of assignments and projects

  • You like change and to be constantly learning

  • You like meeting customers and can represent the company and your own knowledge both in person and on paper clearly, concisely, and with respect

  • You have excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • You want to work with a great group of likeminded people

  • 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 both a cover letter and current resume. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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