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Req #: R120463


  • CA - ON, Markham

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Not Applicable/None

Job Description:

We celebrate 75 years supporting global initiatives in infrastructure, water, energy, power, renewables, environmental, healthcare, education, and communications.    Parsons is looking to hire a full-time Sr. System Administrator to work in our Markham, ON office on our intelligent traffic systems project delivery team.   In this role, you will be continuously driven to improve IT processes for improved performance of solutions delivered to our clients.  Develop strategy and create metrics to measure the effectiveness of strategy.  Performs application monitoring and performance tuning.  Perform operating system software updates, upgrades, and patches.  Performs administration activities such as setting user accounts, roles, access, and privileges.

  • Design, deployment and management of complex, high availability IT infrastructures
  • Develop and maintain detailed deployment and maintenance documentation plans for server & networking infrastructure
  • Ensures compliance with uptime and performance standards and develops system and product benchmarking and monitoring
  • Deployment and management of intelligent traffic systems applications for our client delivered solutions
  • Ensures compliance to company and client IT security policies and standards.
  • Ability to design technical IT solutions and provide specifications and pricing for equipment and COTS software, that meet project requirements.
  • Building, configuring, patching, upgrading and troubleshooting of physical and virtual servers (rack mounts/blades, and VMs) for Windows and Linux  
  • Taking care of backup, off-site tape storage, inventory-asset management
  • Ability to manage and support database deployments and operations. (monitoring, backup, restore, cluster/replication configuration)
  • Monitor server event logs, performance logs, growth of data on the network, and checking the status of nightly server backups
  • Investigating, resolving and closing user reported problems and application issues through our ticketing system
  • Providing a high level of client service at all times
  • Providing on-call support for client deployments, occasionally at client locations
  • Performs day-to-day maintenance and installation of the server, network equipment, virtual machines, messaging, backups and storage
  • Work on moderately complex assignments, using judgment to resolve problems and make routine recommendations
  • Create scripts to manage and monitor applications and systems.
  • Configure system monitors and alerts using common network monitor applications
  • Installing, configuring and deploying new PCs & Servers
  • Supporting users in the use of computer equipment by providing necessary training and advice
  • Provide detailed project status reporting as directed by management

Desired Qualifications and Certifications

  • Microsoft MTA in network, security, or administration fundamentals
  • Associate level certification or higher from Cisco, Juniper, or equivalent
  • AWS or Azure certification
  • Linux Foundation certification


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Founded in 1944, Parsons, an engineering, construction, technical, and management services firm with revenues of $2.7 billion in 2011, is 100% owned by the Employee Stock Ownership Trust. We conquer the toughest logistical challenges and deliver design/design-build, program/construction management, and other professional services packaged in innovative alternative delivery methods to federal, regional, and local government agencies, as well as to private industrial customers worldwide. Parsons is a leader in many diversified markets with a focus on transportation, environmental/infrastructure, and defense/security.

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