Job Title:

Server Technician

Company:

Global Storm IT Corporation

Location:

Yellowknife, NT


This role is to support and maintain client and in-house computer systems, servers, desktops, and peripherals. This includes installing, diagnosing, repairing, maintaining, and upgrading all hardware and equipment while ensuring optimal server/workstation performance. The person will also troubleshoot problem areas in a timely and accurate fashion, and provide training and assistance where required. Global Storm is primarily a service support company and gives guaranteed quality of service and response times to its corporate client base.

We…

  • engage your unique talents and perspectives
  • welcome your ideas on how to do things differently and better
  • support you all the way in your efforts to achieve, learn and grow
  • give you the tools, training and support you need to connect with new and current customers
  • motive your success

This role may be for you if you…

  • believe in the power of relationships
  • enjoy the rewards, support and recognition
  • are client-facing and know how to develop relationships with your clients
  • are self-motivated
  • like working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment

In a typical week, you might….

  • Work with the Global Storm team, as well as the end users, to identify and deliver required services.
  • ·Develop strong relationships with clients and collaborate
  • Install, configure, test, maintain, monitor, and troubleshoot client server hardware and software.
  • Perform on-site analysis, diagnosis, and resolution of complex server problems for a variety of clients, and recommend and implement corrective solutions, including on-site and/or off-site repair as needed.
  • Receive and respond to incoming calls, tickets, and/or e-mails regarding server-related problems.
  • Develop and maintain client-specific inventories of server hardware and software.
  • Monitor and test server performance, and provide statistics and reports.
  • Assist in preparing, maintaining, and upholding procedures for logging, reporting, and statistically monitoring server performance.
  • Accurately document instances of hardware failure, repair, installation, and removal.
  • Construct, install, and test customized configurations based on various platforms and operating systems.
  • Conduct research on computer products in support of server procurement and development efforts. Evaluate and recommend hardware and software products for purchase.
  • Write technical specifications for purchase of servers, networking hardware, and related products.
  • Recommend, schedule, and perform server hardware and peripheral equipment improvements, upgrades, and repairs.
  • Assist in developing long-term strategies and capacity planning for meeting future hardware needs.
  • If necessary, liaise with third-party support and PC equipment vendors.
  • Aid in development of business continuity and disaster recovery plans, maintain current knowledge of plan executables, and respond to crises in accordance with said plans.
  • Maintain and document assigned tasks within our ticketing system.
  • Provide guidance to junior members of the team.
  • Liaise with, and provide training and support to, end users on server administrative tasks.

We are looking for…

  • Minimum 1 years of IT-related work experience.
  • 2012 or 2016 MS Windows Server certification (MCSE: Server Infrastructure).
  • Valid driver’s license – usable within NT.
  • Bondable – must get current Criminal Records Check.

Nice points to have…

  • CompTIA A+ certification.
  • College diploma, university degree, or equivalent certifications in the field of computer science.
  • Current networking certification; Network+, CCNA, or equivalent.
  • LabTech IT automation certification and/or experience.
  • MS Exchange certification and/or experience.
  • SQL Server certification and/or experience.
  • Network security certification and/or experience.
  • Extensive technical knowledge of server, network, and workstation hardware.
  • Hands-on hardware troubleshooting experience.
  • Extensive equipment support experience.
  • Working technical knowledge of current network protocols, operating systems, and standards.
  • Ability to:
    • Operate tools, components, and peripheral accessories.
    • Read and understand technical manuals, procedural documentation, and OEM guides.
    • Conduct research into PC issues and products as required.
    • Present ideas in user-friendly language.
    • Effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Understanding of the organization’s goals and objectives.
  • Analytical and problem-solving abilities.

Your work Conditions will be…

  • Sitting for extended periods of time.
  • Annual salary from $60,000-$65,000 a year
  • Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate various computer equipment and tools.
  • Lifting and transporting of moderately heavy objects, such as computers, peripherals, and UPSs.
  • Travel; including to remote areas and small communities with limited facilities.

And of course… 

Global Storm is an Equal Opportunity Employer; Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

Global Storm believes that diversity leads to strength.

TO APPLY:

Want to join us...

Email us your resume hr@globalstormit.com

Tell us why you are the best fit for us.





Posted 2017-08-14








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