• Full Time
  • Ottawa

Ideal Roofing Company Limited

Job Title: System Administrator

Location: Ottawa, Canada (On-site)

Company: Ideal Roofing About Us: Ideal Roofing is a dynamic and innovative company dedicated to manufacturing quality steel roofing and siding products. We are seeking an experienced System Administrator to join our team and lead the management and optimization of our IT infrastructure on-site.

This role requires expertise in Microsoft 365, Azure, virtualization technologies (Hyper-V, Proxmox, VMware), backup solutions like Veeam and Metallic, VoIP systems, SD-WAN technology, familiarity with ZPL programming, bilingual proficiency in French and English, and a strong mastery of Active Directory.

Job Description: The System Administrator will be responsible for the advanced administration, maintenance, and enhancement of our software, hardware, and networks. This pivotal role ensures the robust performance and security of our on-site technology infrastructure, supporting the organization’s strategic objectives.

Key Responsibilities:

Lead the installation and configuration of software and hardware, ensuring optimal performance and security.
Oversee the management and maintenance of on-site network servers and technology tools, including monitoring and optimization.
Administer and optimize Microsoft 365 services, including Exchange Online, SharePoint, Teams, and OneDrive.
Manage and optimize on-site Azure services, including virtual machines, storage, and networking, leveraging best practices for scalability and efficiency.
Implement and manage various on-site virtualization technologies, including Hyper-V, Proxmox, and VMware, ensuring reliable operation and resource utilization.
Lead the design, implementation, and optimization of backup solutions such as Veeam and Metallic, ensuring comprehensive data protection and disaster recovery readiness for on-site systems.
Oversee the administration and support of on-site VoIP systems, ensuring uninterrupted communication services across the organization.
Implement and manage on-site SD-WAN technology to optimize network performance, enhance reliability, and reduce costs.
Maintain familiarity with ZPL programming for on-site printer management and automation (experience with ZPL programming is a plus).
Proactively monitor on-site system performance, security, and availability, implementing necessary enhancements and controls.
Conduct advanced troubleshooting and resolution of complex hardware, software, network, VoIP, SD-WAN, and virtualization issues for on-site systems.
Establish and enforce security measures through access controls, backups, firewalls, and vulnerability assessments specific to on-site infrastructure.


Proven experience (5 years) in a System Administrator or similar level IT role with on-site infrastructure.
Expertise in administering and optimizing Microsoft 365, Azure, virtualization technologies (Hyper-V, Proxmox, VMware), backup solutions (Veeam, Metallic), VoIP systems, SD-WAN technology, familiarity with ZPL programming, and a strong mastery of Active Directory.
Bilingual proficiency in French and English.
Strong understanding of database management, network protocols, and patch management for on-site environments.
Demonstrated ability to manage complex IT projects from inception to completion with a focus on on-site solutions.
Strong problem-solving skills and resourcefulness in resolving technical issues specific to on-site setups.
Excellent communication skills and ability to collaborate effectively across departments.
Degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, or a related field; relevant certifications (e.g., Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator (MCSA), Microsoft Certified: Azure Administrator Associate, Veeam Certified Engineer (VMCE), SD-WAN certifications) are preferred.

Assessment: A rigorous technical assessment will be conducted to evaluate candidates’ proficiency in advanced system administration skills, particularly in on-site environments.

Note: This position requires on-site work.

Remote work options are not available.