Infrastructure Engineer

Position Summary
 
 

INFRASTRUCTURE ENGINEER

Job ID:  2991

REGULAR/FULL-TIME

Location:  BURNABY, BC

 

To be considered for this role, applications MUST be submitted online, by clicking on 'Apply' below.

  • Join one of BC’s Top Employers!
  • Be part of an exceptional company culture with great employee benefits and a healthy work/life balance!

BC Housing thanks all applicants for their interest; only those selected for an interview will be contacted. This position is only open to those legally entitled to work in Canada.

THE ORGANIZATION

BC Housing is a provincial Crown Corporation that develops, manages and administers a wide range of subsidized housing options for those most in need across the province to address critical gaps across the housing continuum ranging from emergency shelter through to rent assistance in the private market and affordable home ownership.  Share in the rewards of working with an organization that offers challenging work and competitive compensation and supports the growth and development of its people.

 Our mission is making a difference in people's lives and communities through safe, affordable and quality housing.

BC Housing is committed to providing a healthy, safe and inclusive workplace where respect and diversity are recognized assets.  We encourage and welcome applications from women, visible minorities, Indigenous Peoples, individuals with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity, and all people committed to meaningful work that makes a difference.

BC Housing offers competitive salaries and an excellent benefits package. But a job is more than a pay cheque. We also offer our staff the opportunity to work together to make a difference. When employees go home at the end of the day, they experience the satisfaction of knowing they’ve helped provide safe, affordable housing for British Columbians.  And while they’re here, employees can take advantage of many opportunities:

  • In-house training, and training at other institutions, for courses related to employees’ current positions or to prepare them for advancement within BC Housing.
  • Wellness programs including physical fitness, programs to help employees quit smoking, free flu shots, mental health resources, and lunch-and-learn lectures and seminars.
  • Recognition programs including long-term service awards, idea recognition and outstanding performance awards.
  • Livegreen incentives include an employee transit pass program, and other initiatives that encourage alternative, sustainable transportation (even a bike purchase program!).
  • An active Social Club that organizes special events like seasonal parties and arranges group discounts to other events.
  • Participation in community and charitable events.

** Please note: Eligibility for benefits offered is based on employment status **

Infrastructure Engineer

Burnaby, BC

A results-oriented, service-focused IT professional, not only conversant with existing technologies but also able to identify and leverage new ones, you have what it takes to play a key role in ensuring BC Housing has the IT infrastructure in place to support business goals

Reporting to the Manager, Infrastructure Engineering, and drawing on your advanced technical knowledge of infrastructure technologies, you’ll contribute to the long-term design, planning and implementation of BC Housing’s Information Technology Infrastructure for both Cloud and On-Premise technologies. With the same focus on meeting both current and future needs of BC Housing, you’ll also participate in governance and automation solutions to optimize and support ongoing infrastructure.

Keeping current with new trends and opportunities in the field will add to your success in the role of Infrastructure Engineer, as you’ll serve as a mentor and leader to the Infrastructure, Endpoint, and Service Desk support teams through extensive collaboration and regular delivery of training and knowledge transfer sessions. Given your track record of experience in IT infrastructure administration and configuration, and your analytical and conflict resolution abilities as a problem-solver, you’re also prepared to act as an escalation point for advanced Information Management and Technology (IMT) infrastructure issues.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

As an Infrastructure Engineer, you’ll bring to the role a degree or diploma in Information Technology or Computer Science, and eight (8) years’ advanced-level experience in administration and configuration of enterprise-grade IT Infrastructure in a corporate environment, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. You’ll also have the opportunity to apply the following:

  • Experience planning, researching, designing, and qualifying Cloud and On-Premise infrastructure solutions.
  • Experience supporting projects involving the deployment and testing of new technologies introduced to the infrastructure hardware or software environment.
  • Experience with automation configuration tools, and designing and building automation solutions (Custom or Prebuilt).
  • Experience in modern programming in at least one modern languages.
  • Two or more of the following Professional Certifications, in good standing:
    • Microsoft MCSE or MCSA or equivalent;
    • Amazon AWS Associate Certification or equivalent;
    • VMWare certification (VCAP or VCDX);
    • Citrix certification (CCP-V/N, CCE-V/N, CC-VAD-CC) or equivalent;
    • Cisco certification (CCNP – Cloud/Collaboration/Data Centre/Routing-Switching) or equivalent.
  • Demonstrated technical configuration, implementation and expert-level support expertise for the following technologies:
    • Cloud Service Provider service offering (AWS, Azure, Google Cloud, Oracle Cloud);
    • Identity Management and Access Management Technologies;
    • Microsoft O365;
    • Network Architecture and Technologies;
    • Telephony and Collaboration Technologies;
    • Encryption and Security Technologies;
    • Server and LAN/WAN hardware, network administration. 
  • Advanced technical knowledge of infrastructure technologies and awareness of new technology trends and opportunities.
  • Working knowledge and understanding of the Project Management framework.
  • Ability to support multiple initiatives, adapt to changing priorities, co-ordinate work with team members, and keep IT management apprised of major issues and status.
  • Ability to provide knowledge, expertise, training and advice to IT and business unit staff regarding infrastructure technologies.
  • Excellent aptitude to generate and articulate new ideas and adapt quickly to new technologies.
  • Effective conflict resolution, consensus-building and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent organizational, analytical, problem-solving, communication and facilitation skills.
  • Ability to work effectively with minimum supervision and under pressure to meet deadlines and changing priorities.
  • Ability to create and update technical documentation.
  • Ability to adhere to IM&T published standards and policies.
  • Ability to lift computer equipment, rack servers, etc.

 

 

Please Note: Successful applicant(s) are subject to a satisfactory criminal record search and are required to maintain Security Clearance throughout their employment.

 

How to Apply:

Please review the attached job description for a complete list of duties, qualifications and competencies.  To be considered for this competition, applicants must submit a cover letter and resume clearly identifying how they meet the qualifications necessary for this position.  This information will be used as part of the selection process.

Your cover letter and resume should be submitted as one document in your profile when applying for this position. Please add your cover letter to your resume and submit both documents as your resume.

 

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As part of the application process, you will be prompted to fill out a questionnaire which must be completed in order for your application to be considered. Please allot up to 5 minutes to fill it out after submitting your resume and cover letter as one single document.

Only applications submitted using the Online Recruitment System at www.bchousing.org/careers will be accepted

If you are passionate about what you do and want to use your expertise to engage in a meaningful and challenging work, please apply to join our team today at www.bchousing.org/careers

We didn’t become one of BC’s Top Employers and one of Canada’s Greenest Employers without a lot of thought, care and consideration for our team and environment. Our supportive and collaborative workplace balances engaging and challenging work with personal development and wellness initiatives.

Apply Now : www.bchousing.org/careers