Senior System Administrator Job at Cineplex – in Toronto, ON

Job Description

Company Description

Life at Cineplex:
Cineplex is synonymous with entertainment. Known as Canada’s largest and most innovative film exhibitor, we’re so much more than movies – operating The Rec Room, Canada’s favourite destination for ‘Eats & Entertainment’ and Playdium, specially designed for teens and families.

At Cineplex, change and disruption are nothing new. Infusing innovation into everything we do has fueled our evolution as a fully-integrated, diversified and growing organization with exciting career opportunities in our locations and corporate functions. Grow with us, and explore roles in operations, food services, hospitality, digital commerce (CineplexStore.com), digital (Cineplex Digital Media) and cinema media (Cineplex Media), consumer loyalty (SCENE), finance, human resources, technology, amusement solutions (Player One Amusement Group), and more.

Proudly recognized as having one of the country’s Most Admired Corporate Cultures, we rally behind our values of Teamwork, Innovation and Excellence.

We are creative, curious and love thinking big. The next evolution of Cineplex starts here, with you.

Learn more about our businesses through the links below.

Cineplex | Cineplex Digital Media | | Cineplex Media | Cineplex Store | Player One Amusement Group | Playdium | The Rec Room | SCENE

Inclusion & Diversity:
Cineplex is an equal opportunity employer with a commitment to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We encourage and welcome applications from all intersectional walks of life. The collective sum of our individual differences, experiences, knowledge, innovation, self-expression, unique capabilities, and talent represents a significant part of our culture. By valuing a diverse workforce, we enforce hiring practices that are fair and equitable.

Job Description

The Digital & Technology Department has an immediate opening for the position of Senior Systems Administrator reporting directly to the Director, Digital & Technology Operations.

You will use your technical knowledge and problem solving skills to implement solutions in a fast-paced environment. You will also act as a technical subject matter expert for D&T Operations.

The specific responsibilities include:
1. Public and Private Cloud Architecture and Configuration

Provide guidance in infrastructure migration methodologies and techniques including mass application movements into the cloud.

Develop, maintain Private cloud infrastructure (Dell Compellent and VMware)

Assist in the DR (Disaster Recovery) planning of a multi-site Virtualization and Storage infrastructure along with DR planning for local sites where IT Infrastructure equipment is present.

2. System Administration and Maintenance

Perform installation, configuration and maintenance of software including operating system, patches, and 3rd party products.

Maintain and troubleshoot Basic IIS configurations

Provide support for tier 3 technical issues

Provision and Maintain ServerBlade Server technologies primarily Dell

Methodically troubleshoot issues using a variety of monitoring tools

Document processes and systems

3. Application Support

Must have experience working with a wide range of applications including:

Email / Messaging solutions

File / Print servers

FTP Server / File transfer support

Active Directory

Cloud based Applications

Must be familiar with proprietary application support

Experience Scripting (PowerShell/JSON/ARM)

4. Networking Administration

Understanding of Network topologies

Ability to troubleshoot and resolve network issues in a LAN / WAN environment

5. Leadership

Act as an Escalation point for the Computer Operations team.

Mentor existing staff on cloud computing best practices and technology to drive cloud adoption.

Lead Problem Solving efforts possibly involving outside support or other support personnel.


Experience Required:
5+ years of storage and virtualization experience in a mid-size to enterprise environment.

5+ years Disaster Recovery Experience

5+ years of experience supporting remote locations and working with a remote support utility

5+ Years working with windows 2008/2012 Operating Systems

2+ Years of Working with Public Cloud Infrastructure

Experience with VMWare is REQUIRED

Experience with Cloud-related activity is REQUIRED

Skills Required:
Must be able to design, prepare and conduct new technology evaluations to determine infrastructure solutions based on business requirements and make recommendations for improvement of infrastructure, technology, operational capability, reliability and performance

Must be proactive and possess strong interpersonal, customer service, communication, and organizational skills

Must possess excellent written and verbal presentation skills

Must be able to operate in a busy environment and manage multiple projects and change with shifting priorities

Must possess design and documentation skills utilizing MS Visio to keep network / infrastructure diagrams current

Must be self-motivated

Must be able to be on call on a rotational basis

Must be able to handle multiple priorities in a fast paced environment

Ability to travel may be required


University / College education in computer science or relevant work experience.

Must be either certified or working towards MCSE Cloud and Infrastructure

Additional Information

Interested applicants, please apply today.

While we appreciate all interest, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. As part of Cineplex Entertainment’s standard recruitment process, suitable candidate(s) will be required to undergo pre-employment screening as a condition of employment or promotion.

No Agency Calls Please



About the Company

Company: Cineplex –

Company Location:  Toronto, ON

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