Installs, configures and maintains the server infrastructure and systems to support and improve the efficiency of the organization’s operations. To this end, implements, integrates and supports vendor supplied applications and/or designs custom computer application solutions for complex or campus-wide enterprise computer systems.
University degree in Computer Sciences or Information Technology or a related field or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Minimum 2 years of experience supporting server infrastructure systems in a multi-platform environment.
Knowledge of programming and operating system principles.
Knowledge of server maintenance.
Knowledge of multiple programming languages.
Knowledge of computer security and access principles and best practices.
Experience in a customer service environment.
Experience with the configuration of complex servers and systems.
Experience in virtualization technologies, storage, and systems administration.
Analytical skills to diagnose and repair system problems.
Organizational skills to prioritize work and meet multiple strict deadlines.
Bilingualism – French and English (spoken and written).
Key competencies required at the University of Ottawa:
Planning: Organize in time a series of actions or events in order to achieve an objective or a project. Plan and organize own work and priorities in regular daily activities.
Initiative: Demonstrate creativity and initiative to suggest improvements and encourage positive results. Be proactive and self-starting. Show availability and willingness to go above and beyond expectations whenever possible.
Service Excellence: Reflect a positive attitude, demonstrate competence and professionalism, treat members of the community with respect, exercise care, devote full attention and find solutions. (Visit the section "Useful links" on the home page to read the detailed definition).
Teamwork and Cooperation: Cooperate and work well with other members of the team to reach common goal. Accept and give constructive feedback. Adjust own behaviour to reach team goals.
All qualified candidates are invited to apply; however, preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents. The University of Ottawa is an equal opportunity employer. We strongly encourage applications from women, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities. If you are invited to continue the selection process, please notify us of any particular adaptive measures you might require.
Temporary assignment or contract of 6 months, with possibility of renewal. Eligibility to benefits and union affiliation will be determined upon hiring. Applications from employees belonging to the bargaining unit PIPSC will be considered first. The University also accepts external applications; they will be considered in second place. To obtain a temporary assignment, internal candidates must receive approval from their immediate supervisor. Schedule with an average of 35hrs/week. Workshops offered by Leadership, Learning and Organizational Development that you have taken may be considered an asset if you apply for a position at the University. Don’t forget to list them on your CV. We thank all candidates for applying. We will only contact candidates selected for further consideration. Any information you send us will be handled respectfully and in complete confidence. Remember to upload a copy of your diploma(s) or a certificate of merit as well as a current version of your CV into the My documents section of your career profile (please include the job ID number, i.e. J0000-0000, in the title of your document).