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Microsoft Certified System Engineer (MCSE)

Location: Ottawa
Job Code: PS-01-12
# of openings: 1


Nova Networks Inc. is growing and we are actively seeking a Microsoft Certified System Engineer (MCSE) to join our team in Ottawa for a project starting in January.    

A little bit about us: Nova Networks Inc. is one of Canada's largest providers of IT products and professional services.  We have offices in Calgary, Toronto and Montreal, with our Head Office located in Ottawa.  Nova recognizes that our success is highly dependent on our ability to satisfy our clients and strengthen the bond in our relationships, and we’re looking for a dynamic, eager individual who shares this understanding. 

A little bit about the job:  Job duties include but are not limited to:

  • Building Cloud infrastructure

  • Architecting and planning upgrades or new deployments of Microsoft servers

  • Doing implementations of new servers (physical and virtual)

  • Handling 3rd level escalation of server issues

  • Documenting solutions

  • Other duties as required

A little bit about what we’re looking for in you:

  • Strong experience with deploying, administering and troubleshooting Active Directory and SCCM

  • 5+ years of experience with deploying, administering and troubleshooting Microsoft Server 2003 & 2008, Exchange 2007/2010, VMware virtualization, networking, and backup systems

  • Certification in at least one of the following: MCSA/MCSE 2003, MCITP, SharePoint or Exchange MCP, VMware, Citrix

  • Experience and knowledge with virtualization and SAN Storage

  • Experience with Exchange Server 2007/2010, email archiving, anti-spam, anti-virus products and Blackberry Enterprise Server

  • Ability to develop and maintain comprehensive documentation


A few more things we’re looking for in you that would be nice to have (but not a deal-breaker):

  • SharePoint administration and deployments

  • Linux or AIX experience

  • Database experience especially SQL Server 2005/2008

  • Microsoft Communication Server and Lync

  • Networking or VoIP skills

  • Knowledge of or certification in ITIL

  • Experience with monitoring and management systems such as SMS, System Centre

  • Other certifications such as CCNA, Windows 7, HyperV, IBM software

  • Driver’s license and vehicle

  • French language skills

  • Current Enhanced Reliability clearance or ability to obtain.


A little bit about what we’re looking for in you (from a non-technical perspective):

  •      Excellent customer relations and communication skills

  •      Ability to manage multiple tasks

•          Commitment to looking after your clients and ensuring quality of service

•          Ability to manage your time effectively

•          A strong work ethic and willingness to support your team members

•          A positive attitude

•          References that will attest to your history of going the extra mile for your clients and your colleagues


A little bit about what we have to offer:  Our employees enjoy using industry-leading products and working with other talented and dynamic people, all committed to making a difference for our clients.  Nova Networks Inc. offers a comprehensive healthcare plan, which includes medical, dental, vision, LTD and life insurance.  Because of our breadth of services, you’ll enjoy an opportunity to work for an organization that is able to offer clients truly full service IT solutions.  We’re a big company with a family atmosphere and we respect and understand the importance of work/life balance and going the extra mile to support each other.  We highly value academic and certification credentials and we will be very supportive of your professional and career development pursuits.  At Nova Networks Inc. you’ll have an opportunity to 

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