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Windows Systems Administrator (HYBRID)

We are Systematix and we are looking for a Windows Systems Administrator with strong VMware experience to fill a 6-month contract-to-hire position with one of our key clientele in the Toronto/GTA area. 


Our client, a service-driven paper and packaging products company and one of Canada’s largest paper manufacturers employing over a 1000 people at eight manufacturing plants and four distribution centers, is seeking a Windows Systems Administrator responsible for managing and maintaining their Windows-based infrastructure, ensuring the smooth operation of the organization's computer systems. You will play a crucial role in designing, implementing, and supporting Windows servers and related technologies.


    Install, configure, and maintain Windows server operating systems and related software in a VMware environment.
    Monitor and manage Windows servers, services, and applications to ensure high availability and optimal performance.
    Perform regular system backups and ensure data integrity and disaster recovery capabilities.
    Manage Active Directory, including user accounts, permissions, and group policies.
    Install, configure, and maintain various server roles and features, such as DHCP, DNS, file services, and print services.
    Monitor and maintain system security, including antivirus software, firewalls, and system patches and updates.
    Troubleshoot and resolve issues related to Windows systems, network connectivity, and application software.
    Monitor system logs and proactively identify and address potential issues or security vulnerabilities.
    Collaborate with other IT teams to integrate Windows systems with other platforms and technologies.
    Create and maintain system documentation, including configuration details, troubleshooting guides, and standard operating procedures.
    Conduct system performance analysis and capacity planning to ensure optimal performance and scalability.
    Stay up-to-date with the latest industry trends and best practices related to Windows systems administration.


    Bachelor’s degree in computer science, information technology, or related field (or equivalent experience).
    3-to-5 years' proven experience as a Windows System Administrator or similar role.
    Strong knowledge of Windows server operating systems, including Windows Server 2016/2019/2022.
    Good exposure to RMM (Remote Monitoring and Management) agent softwares such as ManageEngine.
    Familiarity with Active Directory, group policies and user management.
    Experience with VMware.
    Proficiency in PowerShell scripting for automation and system management tasks.
    Solid understanding of networking concepts, protocols, and troubleshooting.
    Knowledge of backup and disaster recover procedures.
    Strong problem solving and analytical skills.
    Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
    Ability to work independently and in a team-oriented environment.
    Relevant certifications such as MCSA or MCSE would be a plus.
    Customer focused and results driven
    Strong decision-making skills with ability to effectively communicate impact and implications of decisions and ensure right stakeholders are informed where necessary.


This is a 6-month contract-to-hire position with strong opportunity to turn into fulltime work based on performance involving a hybrid model of remote and onsite work in the east end of Toronto. Must be flexible with willingness to work minimum three days a week onsite.


If you are interested in finding out more, please contact us or submit your resume to Or, if you know someone who meets these qualifications, please forward this assignment opportunity to them.


Systematix is a Global Consulting and Resourcing firm head quartered in Canada with offices across North America and the United Kingdom. We provide the highest caliber consulting solutions to a diverse client base that includes all levels of Government and all Private Industry sectors.

Systematix is committed to creating a diverse, inclusive environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. At Systematix, we don’t just accept difference, we thrive on it and believe that diverse cultures, perspectives, and experiences enhance our workforce and bring value to our community.

Systematix Technology Consultants Inc has adopted the Employment Equity Policy to promote the full participation and advancement of members of the designated groups (women, indigenous peoples, members of visible minority groups, and persons with disabilities) under the Canadian Human Rights Act and Employment Equity Act in the Systematix Technology Consultants Inc workforce.

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Job: Windows Systems Administrator (HYBRID)