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Windows Systems Engineer

Vancouver, BC
Full Time
5 days ago

Are you looking to challenge yourself in a role where you are showcasing your Windows System Administration skills while continuously learning new technologies? 


As a Windows systems engineer, you will implement best practice solutions and use your considerable knowledge Citrix/Windows/Virtualization to improve processes, designs, infrastructure as a code, DevOps practices and services. 


We practice a remote-first working model, leveraging in-person interactions at our head office, in beautiful Vancouver, BC, for strategic, collaborative, and social purposes. 


Join our collaborative and innovative team as a Windows systems engineer! 


What you’ll do: 

  • Act as a subject matter expert for Citrix, Virtualization, Windows, and Cloud technologies to design best of breed Citrix, VM and Cloud solutions 

  • Provide operational support with an emphasis on task automation, infrastructure as a code including deployment maintenance, orchestrating, and monitoring systems

  • Researching, testing, and implementing new systems and technologies for automation

  • Contribute clear and concise environment and change documentation as well as standard operating practice documents (SOP’s) to the infrastructure platform body of knowledge 

  • Take part in sprint planning meetings, leveraging your significant technical expertise in resolving technical impediments. 

  • Provide guidance to IT and non-IT resources on the infrastructure/automation best practices 

  • Own investigation of infrastructure failures and provide resolution and root cause analysis 

  • Secure all organization’s infrastructure and apply vulnerability fixes 

  • Act as a key influencer in defining the department vision and mission and work to improve and implement functional strategy 


What we’re looking for: 

  • 3+ years experience with Citrix technologies and associated infrastructure and virtualization technologies like VMware ESX, Nutanix AHV etc. 

  • Experience with architecture and management of desktop virtualization technologies like Citrix XenDesktop & NetScaler (Citrix ADC) for large environments 

  • Experience writing automated deployment & configuration management scripts and assets. (ex. PowerShell, Ansible, Terraform, Azure DevOps) 

  • Experience with multi-datacenter architectures in a hybrid environment (On-premises & Cloud) 

  • Experience with centralized infrastructure monitoring and management tools 


Why you’ll love it here: 

  • Remote-first work environment 

  • Employee discounts on awesome tech from day one 

  • Flexible health benefits and wellness program 

  • TFSA and RRSP programs 

  • 100% matched company pension plan 

  • Training programs to build new and transferable skills  

About Best Buy 

As Canada's destination for the coolest tech, Best Buy offers one of the best work environments in the country! Annually recognized as one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers, our culture is one of inclusivity and belonging and provides employees an environment where they can bring their whole selves to work. 


We believe in a fair and inclusive hiring process.  We encourage you to apply if you may not meet all the requirements. 


Join our amazing team! 

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