Offres d’emploi

Data Center Administrator

Services généraux

Date de publication : 30 juillet 2020

Lieu d’emploi : Quesnel

Type d’emploi : Alternance travail-études

Début : Immédiatement

Entreprise : West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd.

Site Web :

Adresse : 1250 Brownmiller Road, Quesnel, Colombie-Britannique, Canada V2J 6P5

Descriptions d’emploi

West Fraser is a leading diversified North American forest
products company. We are listed on the TSX and recognized for the
seventh time, as one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers and one of
Canada’s Best Employers for Recent Graduates. We are a growing
Company looking for talented people to be part of our team. Our
Information Technology group in Quesnel, BC has an opportunity for

Data Center

As part of West Fraser’s hardware infrastructure team, the Data
Center Administrator will be responsible for managing and
maintaining the data center environment. The Data Center
Administrator will be accountable for provisioning new hardware,
the day-to-day health of West Fraser’s data centers as well as
ensuring their security through patching, firmware updates and
physical access controls. The role will require experience and
expertise with regards to both physical and virtual

In this role, you will contribute to West Fraser’s long-term
strategic planning, including infrastructure as a service and cloud
services migration. Backups and disaster recovery will also be part
of your portfolio.


  • Manage and ensure the integrity of host computers, storage
    systems, and Virtualization systems while meeting service
  • Analyze, diagnosis, and resolve complex datacenter, Application
    computing problems, and recommend and implement corrective
  • Setup, perform, monitor, and troubleshoot system backups and
    disaster recovery mechanisms
  • Analyze system or application usage and plan for growth or
    increases in system capacity
  • Conduct research on software and systems products to justify
    recommendations and to support purchasing efforts
  • Follow industry and product trends, publications and best
    practices and develop strategies
  • Recommend, schedule, and perform software improvements,
    upgrades, and/or purchases
  • Create and maintain documentation as it relates to system
    configuration, mapping, processes, and service records
  • Administer and maintain user accounts, permissions, and access
  • Identify and analyze opportunities for migration of physical
    servers and applications to the cloud.

Position Requirements

  • Minimum five years of experience in system administration with
    at least two years involving data centers.
  • Must be able to quickly identify the scope and impact of
    incidents at both the enterprise and divisional levels to determine
    an appropriate response
  • Demonstrable experience with the majority of the following
    technologies:  Microsoft Windows Server, Microsoft Azure,
    NetApp, TSM, Veeam VMWare, Citrix, Linux
  • Experience with HPE equipment
  • Highly organized with the ability to deal with unexpected or
    urgent issues.
  • A desire to progress towards strategic leadership and
    architecture is a plus.
  • Previous experience with Azure desirable.

Work Conditions

  • Work cooperatively and collaboratively with other team members.
    Ability to navigate and move equipment around an industrial
    environment with many obstacles, stairs, and catwalks. 
  • Will be required to provide support for server related updates,
    service disruptions and perform scheduled maintenance outside of
    regular working hours
  • Travel requiring a valid driver’s license
  • Travel in Canada and the United States of America

West Fraser believes strongly in promoting from within and we
are looking for individuals who are interested in a full-time,
long-term career. The successful candidate should be interested in
future growth opportunities within the company.  We offer an
excellent compensation package including a competitive salary,
excellent benefits and an outstanding pension plan. 

Quesnel has a population of approximately 25,000 and features
all major conveniences, including its own airport.  Quesnel
offers affordable housing, modern recreational and educational
facilities, regular community events, as well as unlimited
recreational activities for the outdoor enthusiast. It doesn’t take
long to feel part of Quesnel’s welcoming community. 

If this position sounds like the career for you, submit your
cover letter and resume
at click “apply
now” in green at the top of the page.

For more information on West Fraser and our current
opportunities, visit our website

We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only
those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Conditions d’emploi

  • Expérience minimum : 0 à 1 an
  • Niveau d'éducation minimum : 12e année ou l’équivalent
  • Langue : Anglais

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