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Microsoft Systems Administrator

Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Job description

Location: Montreal QC

Language: Bilingual: English-French 

High Tech Genesis is seeking a highly skilled and motivated Microsoft Systems Administrator to join our IT team. As a Microsoft Systems Administrator, you will play a crucial role in managing and maintaining our organization's Microsoft-based systems and infrastructure. 
Your primary responsibility will be to ensure the stability, security, and optimal performance of our Microsoft server environment.


  1. Install, configure, and maintain Microsoft server operating systems, including Windows Server (2012, 2016, 2019), ensuring their availability and reliability.
  2. Manage Active Directory services, including user and group management, domain configuration, and Group Policy administration.
  3. Monitor system performance and troubleshoot issues related to Microsoft server operating systems, applications, and services.
  1. Configure and develop networks. Perform system management upgrading BIOS, BMC, iDRAC as well as firmware for NICs, disk, SSDs to name a few controllers within a variety of hardware.
  1. Implement security measures and best practices to protect the organization's Microsoft systems from security threats and vulnerabilities.
  2. Perform regular system backups and implement disaster recovery procedures to minimize downtime and data loss.
  3. Collaborate with other IT teams to design, implement, and support integrated solutions that meet business requirements.
  4. Plan and execute system upgrades, patches, and migrations while minimizing disruption to business operations.
  5. Provide technical support and guidance to end-users and other IT staff as needed.
  6. Document system configurations, procedures, and troubleshooting steps to maintain accurate records and knowledge base.
  7. Stay current with industry trends, technologies, and best practices related to Microsoft systems administration.

Job requirements

  • Proven experience as a Microsoft Systems Administrator or similar role.
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft server operating systems, Active Directory, DNS, DHCP, and Group Policy.
  • Familiarity with cloud technologies such as Microsoft Azure or Office 365 is a plus.
  • Solid understanding of networking principles, protocols, and security concepts.
  • Excellent troubleshooting and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal abilities.
  • Relevant certifications such as Microsoft Certified: Azure Administrator Associate, Microsoft Certified: Windows Server, or equivalent are preferred.

Note 1: You MUST be legally entitled to work in Canada (i.e., possess Canadian Citizenship, Permanent Residency or Valid Work Permit).

Note 2: High Tech Genesis Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Note 3: Please submit an MS Word version of your resume when applying for this position.

Note 4: Salary is commensurate with experience.