October 20, 2015 by Tris Hussey

Job of the Week: Technology Consultant, Edmonton, AB

Job of the Week: Technology Consultant, Edmonton, AB
Last week we kicked off our Job of the Week feature with a contract Portfolio Manager position in Vancouver, this we have a full-time Technology Consultant position in Edmonton, AB as our featured opening. Below is more information about the position and if you’d like to apply for the position, you can apply online or email your resume and cover letter to with the subject line “Technology Consultant, Edmonton.”

Position Overview

Microserve's client requires a Technology Consultant to join its team in Edmonton. This is a full-time position (40 hours per week working towards 24/7 support on shift work).


  • Provide systems administration and technical consultation for Telecommunications Operations (Windows) middleware platform
  • Support 24/7 365 on-call rotation
  • Plan, deploy, and support projects, builds and growth and sustainment
  • Support the team in day to day operations and new evolving technologies while utilizing change management standards
  • Work and share best practises with talented colleagues in a fun and fast paced team environment
  • Work both independently and in a cross functional team environment


Advanced knowledge, understanding and experience of:

  • Windows 2008 R1/R2 Server
  • Virtualization Technologies (Hyper V / VMware)
  • LAN/WAN, TCP/IP, Multicast and Unicast traffic
  • Enterprise architecture (tier 3 calls)
  • Active Directory & Identity Management
  • Project Management (tier 3 calls)
  • Change Management (tier 3 calls)
  • Systems methodologies/tools for troubleshooting

Additional experience with any the following will be considered and asset:

  • Collaboration tools/database
  • Network Design & Management
  • Protocols / Technologies: DHCP, TCP/IP, TCP, UDP, TFTP, FTP, HTTP, HTTPS, XML, NFS, DNS, SAN, NNTP, etc
  • IBM Blade Technology and storage
  • Firewalls, F5 LTM/GTM
  • EMC Storage knowledge (VNX and VMAX)
  • Scripting: Shell, Perl, C, Java, XML, Visual Basic, PowerShell etc.

Required Skills & Abilities:

  • Advanced/superior technical and analytical skills. Requires judgment in making and owning technical decisions
  • Advanced ability to lead and collaborate with a variety of diverse groups and technical teams (internal and/or external)
  • Develops and fosters positive relationships with other team members
  • Support specific customer issues through assessment, interpretation, resolution or recommendations

Required Professional Designation/Certification:

  • Computer Science Degree or Technology graduate and/or equivalent combination of experience and education
  • Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist Certification considered an asset

Required Experience:

  • Minimum of 5 years of equivalent experience in the IT industry displaying progressive responsibility and achievement in a large scale environment
  • Demonstrated experience in a telecommunications environment
  • Telecommunications is strongly preferred
If this sounds like an opportunity for you,apply online or via email or share with a friend who might be interested.

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