IT Administrator/Support

11 December 2019


Our client is looking for a Systems Administrator in Calgary.

*Must have exerpeice with SCADA/PCN/ICS/DCS*

This is a 1 year contract role starting January 2020.

Overview of the role:

The Automation Analyst plans, organizes, and performs maintenance of the PCN network and monitors activities to ensure available and reliable equipment to meet the demands of the operation. She/he will provide direction and mentoring for the less experienced Systems Technician and may provide direction to contract personnel/crews.

Key Accountabilities

  • Provides and updates documentation of network and operating procedures and guidelines.
  • Performs security assessments and provide recommendations for existing configurations.
  • Ensures a secure and robust environment for the administration system.
  • Schedules and coordinates systems maintenance activities
  • Performs maintenance on servers and desktops.
  • Performs patch/security updates to physical and virtual servers.
  • Ensures proper security protocols and guidelines are followed.
  • Protects the network from vulnerabilities.
  • Monitors and performs replication, backups and recovery.
  • Monitors, improves and maintains the disaster-recovery environments.
  • Uses project management tools and techniques to implement new initiatives.
  • Reports project status.
  • Works with end users or lower-level staff to achieve common goals.
  • Provides system analysis/troubleshooting by reviewing logs and working with application teams on production issues.
  • Leads projects for infrastructure and systems upgrades/implementations.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Required and Preferred Skills and Experience

  • Intermediate level, typically 3-5 years of experience.
  • Experience in an industrial environment involving SCADA, Industrial Control Systems (ICS), Process Control Networks (PCN), Distributed Control System (DCS)
  • Moving towards full competency.
  • Requires a broader, general understanding of discipline.
  • Identifies problems and develops potential solutions.
  • Makes decisions within well defined parameters.
  • Understand Process Control Network (PCN)
  • Windows Servers & Workstations
  • Good grasp of the networking side


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