Sr. Systems Engineer

  • Compass Group Canada
  • 1907 Oxford St E, London, ON, Canada
  • Apr 07, 2022
Technical Support

Job Description

Now, if you were to come on board as one of our Sr. Systems Engineer, we’d ask you to do the following for us:

  • The Sr. Systems Engineer role combines systems engineering skills with the ability to support a diverse team of engineers. The position is responsible for overall support of Compass systems including overseeing daily workloads, providing engineering guidance, communicating departmental strategy, keeping management apprised of project status and helping to meet goals. The successful candidate will demonstrate excellent customer service skills and a positive can-do attitude while driving technical goals and managing time and priorities.
  • The highly qualified engineer will have experience working with multiple operating systems and platforms in both an on-premises and cloud environment. The role is responsible for server and application compliance with performance and security requirements along with implementing and supporting SANs, data backup, patch management, virtual platforms and cloud-based solutions. The engineer will provide management of 2nd level technical support to Compass’ Service Desk including 24/7 on-call support rotation with other SEs.
  • In addition to the above functions, the engineer will architect and design enterprise systems, automate routine tasks using advanced scripting techniques, mentor other engineers, and independently manage projects including effectively relating technical concepts to non-technical business groups.


Think you have what it takes to be our Sr. Systems Engineer? We’re committed to hiring the best talent for the role. Here’s how we’ll know you’ll be successful in the role:

  • 5+ years of experience with a combination of Linux/Windows-based Server software and hardware engineering
  • 2+ years of experience architecting solutions in AWS Cloud
  • Extensive knowledge of Windows Server 2012R2 and greater
  • Expert knowledge of Active Directory (ADFS, ADCS, DC Promo, GPO, RDS)
  • Knowledge of storage technology (SAN, SAN switching, hyperconverged, Cloud storage)
  • Implement and support AWS cloud services including Cloud Formation, EC2, VPC
  • Experience in migrating on-premises systems to AWS cloud
  • Advanced Scripting/programming (PowerShell, Bash, Perl, Python, Lambda, YAML)
  • Advanced networking/distributed computing environment concepts (Routing protocols, DHCP, DNS, TCP/IP)
  • Monitoring tools like MS Operations Manager, Splunk and Zabbix
  • In-depth troubleshooting of software and hardware issues including root cause analysis
  • Server virtualization technologies (VMware/vCenter, Hyper-V)
  • Security protocols (SSH, Winbind, etc.)
  • VDI (AWS WorkSpaces)
  • O365 Management
  • Web technologies (IIS, Apache, Tomcat, etc.)
  • Hardware (Dell Compellent/PowerEdge, IBM Power Series, Nutanix, Pure)
  • Exceptional analytical, research and problem-solving skills
  • Strong project management skills
  • Knowledge of the budgeting process including OpEx and CapEx business expenses
  • Bachelor’s degree in IT, or equivalent combination of education/experience

The following are strong assets:

  • Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator (MCSA)
  • Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE)
  • VMware (VCP) certification
  • AWS Certified Solutions Architect
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