Senior Systems Engineer

Senior Systems Engineer

Infrastructure Id: 15707 - Permanent

IT/IQ Tech Recruiters is seeking a Senior Systems Engineer to join our client in Toronto, ON.


Why work with our client?

  • Competitive rates
  • Centrally located
  • Transit accessible



  • Monitor and manage on premise and Microsoft Azure Infrastructure
  • Manage advance security systems NGFW , EDR , SIEM, Sandboxing , IPS  and threat hunting.
  • Monitor and administer physical servers, Virtualized Blade/SAN environment
  • Manage security certificates and Key Vault.
  • Manage O365 Products, AD Connect, Teams, SharePoint and Azure AD
  • Managing multiple networks and security infrastructure of the business environment
  • Setup/Management of Active Directory components
  • Manage MDM systems, mobile devices including Android and iOS
  • Manage Cloud VOIP Phone System
  • Backup and restore critical data and systems
  • Support Development and digital Teams
  • Work with Third-party Vendors on project deployments
  • Participate in security and compliance audits
  • Document and create IT processes
  • Evaluate and propose new technologies


Top Skills Required

  • 8+ years experience in a Systems Administrator role
  • Excellent communication and leadership, time management skills, critical thinker.
  • Positive attitude, a desire to learn new technologies, and the ability to handle competing priorities in a challenging environment
  • Team-oriented approach – can effectively lead a project or participate as an effective team member as well as work cross-functionally with other teams.
  • A self-starter and a builder with demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced environment with minimal supervision – must be able to work independently, teach yourself required skills, and adapt to the changing needs of a project
  • Team-oriented approach – can effectively lead a project or participate as an effective team member as well as work cross-functionally with other teams
  • Minimum 4 Years in Azure & O365 back-end administration
  • Administration experience with Windows server platforms (Service Packs, Base System Installations and Troubleshooting)
  • Knowledge of, and experience with, Patch management, Windows Active Directory and Group Policy Objects
  • Experience with VMware ESXi 5 & up and vCenter
  • Strong understanding of networking concepts including TCP/IP, DNS, VPN
  • Familiar with Backup and Restore procedures & Cloud DR Setups
  • Working knowledge of VOIP Phone systems on premise and on the Cloud
  • Hands on experience with Azure Portal, Cloud Shell, Resource Manager, PowerShell.
  • Experience with Azure Security Center , ATP.
  • Strong Knowledge of Encryption methods, at rest and in transit.
  • Demonstrated experience with regards to compliance audits and security policies and configuration
  • Must be legally eligible to work in Canada


Why work with us?

  • Build a long-term relationship with an experienced recruitment expert
  • Access to the ‘hidden’ job market – opportunities across Canada that aren’t posted on job boards
  • Get a high-level understanding of market dynamics affecting your industry
  • Gain insight into the culture of the company you’re applying for before submitting your profile


About Us

IT/IQ Tech Recruiters provides contract and permanent IT recruitment services to employers across Canada. We have a specialized approach to recruiting, segmenting our recruitment teams into specialty practice areas focusing on Development, PMO, Infrastructure and BI/CRM/ERP skill sets.

This approach enables our recruiters to become specialists; they know the market and work hard to understand each candidates’ capabilities, goals, career ambitions and quickly present them with the best possible opportunities.  We are committed to helping candidates develop their careers and to helping our clients grow their business and complete important projects successfully.


We create opportunities for IT Professionals to empower business.