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Information Technology Virtualization Architect

Information Technology Virtualization Architect

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ShipConstructor Software Inc.

About the Opportunity

We are looking for a qualified individual to join our Victoria, BC office, who will be responsible for facilitating and supporting the health and operation of SSI’s virtualization and SAN platforms with a view to optimizing performance at the highest level. This position will require the candidate to work in our office full-time in Victoria, BC. The successful candidate will be part of a team of IT experts who continually push the boundaries of the technologies and methodologies of effective information technology. SSI is a global Software Company servicing the needs of the Off-shore and Marine industries all over the globe for over 30 years. We are proud to offer a fully inclusive culture and workplace welcoming ALL people with relevant skills and experience to our flat organizational structure, working with self-directed teams using Agile Principles as well as our own defined SSI Principles to guide us in our daily work.  

Please note: The successful candidate must either be a Canadian Citizen, or hold a valid Canadian Permanent Residency or Work Permit and be willing to work in the SSI office in Victoria, BC full-time.

As a member of our IT team you will be proficient in the following areas:

Key responsibilities:

  • Demonstrate expert level knowledge in Virtualization, SAN and data center architectures
  • Represent the IT team in an on-call rotation and be available to assist the entire SSI team 24/7  
  • Monitor performance, utilization and maintain expected levels on infrastructure  
  • Perform virtual infrastructure capacity forecasts and health assessments and improve resource allocation on the virtual platform by proposing various usage optimizations 
  • Provide input for the future of our emerging technology requirements (evaluating vendors, products, solutions, etc.)  
  • Design and implement VMware ESXi 6.x solutions in an EMC storage environment  
  • Design, setup, migrate and deploy Microsoft Azure and Amazon Web Services (AWS) IaaS solutions.  
  • Design, implement, and document Disaster Recovery tests and procedures.  
  • Script and deploy automation management technologies  
  • Design, install and evaluate Data Center solutions (i.e. Cooling, power, cabling and racking solutions.)  
  • Design, setup and maintain data backup and recovery solutions, in particular Unitrends or Dell IDPA.  
  • Manage Windows Server Operating Systems (up to including Windows Server 2019) and SSI’s Active Directory (MS Certification preferred) 


  • University Degree and/or related Technical Diploma
  • Vmware certified professional or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years of experience with enterprise vSphere administration including implementing complex virtualized deployments including clustering, load balancing, HA and DR 
  • Must have unrestricted work authorization for US and Canada and ability to travel freely to Canada, USA and internationally


Additional Assets: 

  • Working experience with formal change management procedures (like ITIL) 
  • Experience with container technologies and orchestration layers (LXC, docker, Kubernetes, etc.)
  • PKI & enterprise certificate management
  • Experience with VMware vRealize

About the Benefits

SSI offers a competitive compensation package that includes a full Benefit package, competitive wages and profit sharing, as well as education benefits and self paced learning opportunities and the opportunity to work from home on a partial basis. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

If you enjoy working in a fast paced dynamic environment and want to take your career to the next level with a local employer of choice – Apply to SSI today

Additional Info

Job Type : Full-Time

Location : Victoria, BC

Experience Level : Intermediate Level

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