Systems administrator, Virtualization and storage, Level 2

Date: Jul 12, 2019

Location: Montreal, QC, CA

Company: Bell

Req Id: 235639 


At Bell, we do more than build world-class networks, develop innovative services and create original multiplatform media content – we’re revolutionizing how Canadians communicate.

If you’re ready to bring game-changing ideas to life and join a community that values bold ideas, professional growth and employee wellness, we want you on the Bell team. 

Bell is making unmatched investments in our world-leading broadband fibre and wireless networks because we know they’re the backbone of the products and services our customers love. If you’re excited about transforming the way people connect, our Network team is the right place for you.  

In order to support our Network 3.0 transformation, we are moving ours network technology to towards virtualization. During this transition, our servers’ management team is turning to automation and self-serves tools.


The applicant will be responsible for the management of virtualization and storage platforms within multi-techno (Windows, Unix, SQL) to support major business clients. More then a systems administrator we are looking for a team player who will leverage his/her experience and share it with the team to reach our goals. Automation or coding knowledge is a definite asset.



  • Promote the teams collective strengh
  • Ensure the daily operations with an understanding of the client client point of view
  • Assist the other team members for certain interventions, when necessary
  • Investigate technical situations in order to maintain our client services.
  • Ensure proper operation of virtualized servers.
  • Manage and optimize the SAN, VMware platforms and the overall infrastructure
  • Contribute to technical optimization and automation of servers’ management.
  • Measure, evaluate and document the performance of the SAN, VMware platforms.
  • Develop technical documentation and procedures associated with management the SAN and VMware platforms.
  • Update a documentation relating to the different aspect of supported products.
  • Participate in implementation windows outside of business hours.
  • 24x7 support (on rotation)
  • Conduct analysis of opportunities on the possible improvement of the existing platform.
  • Establish procedures and develop systems (automation) to increase the effectiveness of surveillance tasks.
  • Perform all operational related duties related to the SAN platforms and VMware.
  • Analyze and diagnose problems and implement fixes that resolve them.
  • Participates in the development and evolution of all related documentation.



  • BAC or DEC in computer related studies.
  • 5 + years of relevant experience in the administration of SAN and VMware.


Essential knowledge:

5 years of experience in server environments, virtualization, storage and backups:

  • Cisco UCS-series Servers
  • HP Proliant Servers
  • VMware vSphere 6.x
  • Veritas Netbackup 7.7.x et +
  • End closure HP C7000
  • Experience managing complex IT environments across multiple sites
  • Experience in high availability environment management
  • Strong ability to write technical documentation
  • Spirit of initiative, leadership, keen organizational skills and excellent interpersonal skills
  • SAN switch management experiment (Brocade, Cisco MDS), and SAN switch management (Brocade, Cisco MDS)


Asset Knowledge:

  • Dell/EMC Data Domain
  • Dell/EMC Avamar
  • VEEAM Backup & Replication
  • Netapp Ontap cDot
  • Dell/EMC Unity
  • Knowledge in security
  • Knowledge in OS Windows 2008 and more
  • Knowledge in OS Red Hat Enterprise Lunix (RHEL) 6 and more
  • VMware VCP (certification)
  • Good knowlege of scripting with PowerShell/PowerCLI





Adequate knowledge of French is required for positions in Quebec. 


Additional Information:

Position Type: Management 
Job Status: Regular - Full Time 
Job Location: Canada : Quebec : Verdun 
Application Deadline: 07/29/2019 


Please apply directly online to be considered for this role.  Applications through email will not be accepted.


At Bell, we don’t just accept difference - we celebrate it. We’re committed to fostering an inclusive, equitable, and accessible workplace where every team member feels valued, respected, and supported, and has the opportunity to reach their full potential. We welcome and encourage applications from people with disabilities.


Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. For a confidential inquiry, simply email your recruiter directly or to make arrangements. If you have questions regarding accessible employment at Bell please email our Diversity & Inclusion Team at


Created: CanadaQC, Montreal

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