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VMWare Systems Engineer

Location: Ottawa
Job Code: 48
# of openings: 1


Nova Networks Inc. is growing and we are actively seeking two (2) VMWare Systems Engineers to join our team in Ottawa. 

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: This is an opportunity to join our Professional Services department, working on challenging projects, collaborating closely with your colleagues and clients.  Some of your responsibilities will include (but certainly not limited to):

  • IT infrastructure analysis, enhancement and administration

  • Infrastructure virtualization, utilizing VMware and Hyper-V

  • Server consolidation and deployment

  • Re-design and deployment of Active Directory

  • Installing, configuring and integrating various networking devices

  • Providing recommendations and solutions for clients

  • Interacting with project stakeholders

  • Performing network upgrades

  • Implementing storage systems

  • Assessing security issues, business continuity and disaster recovery

  • Perform other duties as required

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

  • VMWare Certified Professional (highly preferred).  If you do not currently possess this certification, Nova Networks will support your efforts to attain it. 

  • 5+ years’ experience as a Systems Engineer

  • Prior experience working on enterprise-level VMWare projects

  • Solid understanding and hands-on experience with Active Directory

  • In-depth experience with various storage devices

  • Proven abilities in installing, configuring and integrating various networking devices

  • Other desirable certifications include: MCITP, CCNA, MCSA, MCSE

  • Outstanding communication skills (written and verbal) 

  • Prior experience utilizing SCCM and LYNC (is desirable, but not essential)

A little bit about what we have to offer:  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 out of our way 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 showcase your talent, take on challenging projects and work with a great group of people! 

If you would like to be considered for this exciting opportunity, we invite you to submit your resume to or visit us at for other career opportunities. 

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