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Senior Server Analyst, Virtualization

Oakville, ON, CA, L6J 2X1

At Algonquin-Liberty, we hire passionate people who care about doing the right thing for our customers. We are entrepreneurial, creative, and outcome-focused. Here, your natural talent and achievements will flourish in an inclusive environment of teamwork, trust and continuous learning. We are always pursuing excellence to exceed our ambitions goals, rewarding both the goal outcome and how we achieve it. 



The Senior Server Analyst’s role will be part of a dynamic team that is responsible for server infrastructure and its architecture. This includes securing, configuring and optimizing all virtual systems and services. Development and implementation of standards/processes including VMware vSphere, SRM, Windows Server and public Clouds. Acts as a domain specialist for infrastructure teams in the design, delivery and support of IT solutions. The Senior Server Analyst’s obligation will be to develop and maintain SLAs for all organizational server solutions. 




  • Serve as a domain specialist for VMware vSphere and cloud platforms (especially Azure).
  • Collaborate with business and IT leadership to assess short and long-term server capacity requirements associated with the organization's infrastructure
  • Work with vendors, business users and other resources to assess and understand technologies and develop proposed beneficial technical solutions
  • Ability to analyze partner requirements and convert into secure solutions
  • Work within established configuration and organizational change policies to ensure awareness, approval and success of changes made to the server infrastructure
  • Support high availability and ensure uptime consistent with the organization's business requirements
  • Participates in configuration of monitoring tools and alert mechanisms
  • Assist and/or Lead IT Infrastructure Capital Projects
  • Assist in improving and maintaining security posture across the infrastructure services and equipment in line with security and regulatory policies
  • Identify technology gaps and work to evaluate and select appropriate value-add solutions and innovations
  • Create and maintain documentation as it relates to server configuration, processes, and service records
  • Ensures appropriate compliance and audit requirements are met
  • Support day-to-day operation of server infrastructure and services
  • Participate in a 24x7 on call rotation and respond to outages related to server infrastructure and services
  • Assist with managing relationship with data center and service providers

Education and Experience



  • Expert level knowledge in Virtualization technologies, VMware and Azure or other clouds
  • Expert level knowledge in security designs and standards for VMware and Cloud platforms
  • Expert level knowledge of Windows Server 2016/2019,  Active Directory and Azure AD
  • Experience with datacenter technologies
  • Self-motivated with an ability to multi-task and prioritize across competing initiatives
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to learn new technologies quickly and adapt to changing technical landscapes
  • Ability to communicate with business partners from many different backgrounds and technical abilities


Desired Experience (asset)


  • Vulnerability management systems and processes (Qualys)
  • Industry security frameworks
  • Mission critical and/or life safety facilities
  • VMWare vRealize Operations Advanced Technology and VMware SRM
  • Solarwinds Network Performance Monitor (NPM) and Server and Application Monitor (SAM) or other Enterprise Infra Monitoring systems
  • Microsoft DFSR
  • Dell/EMC Avamar and Data domain Backup/Recovery technologies

Our purpose is sustaining energy and water for life, and it is demonstrated in everything we do as a business and as an employee team.


Our Mission

We provide safe, secure, reliable, cost-effective and sustainable energy and water solutions. Our mission is how we create value as an organization—it is what drives us every day to fulfill our purpose.


Our Vision

We better the lives of our customers and communities. Our vision is what we see as possible. It's where we aspire to be, what we want to achieve and how we'll make an impact. It guides and keeps us on the right path as we work towards fulfilling our purposes.

Our Guiding Principles

  • Customer Centric
  • Integrity
  • Entrepreneurial
  • Teamwork
  • Owner mindset
  • Outcome focused
  • Continuous learning

What we offer 

Collaborative environment with a genuine flexible working policy

Share purchase/match plan

A defined contribution savings plan

Leadership Development Program

Volunteer paid days off

Employee Assistance Program

Achievement fund

Group Benefit Plan

Variety of Health & Wellness programs

Discount and Perks program


We are focused on building a diverse and inclusive workforce.  If you are excited about this role and are not confident you meet all the qualification requirements, we encourage you to apply to investigate the opportunity further.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value each person's unique background, diversity, experiences, perspectives and talents.

Full participation of all employees in a safe, healthy and respectful environment is key to individual and company success. We are committed to fully utilizing the abilities of all our employees and expect each of our employees to honour this commitment in their daily responsibilities.

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