Virtual Infrastructure Specialist
Weir Marine Engineering
LaSalle (Montreal) or Gatineau QC, Halifax NS, Ottawa ON or Victoria BC
Purpose of Role:
This is a permanent, full-time position located in LaSalle QC, Halifax NS, the National Capital Region or Victoria BC. The position offers the option of working on premises or a combination of on premise and teleworking, with some work on premises being necessary. The primary client is the Royal Canadian Navy.
As part of the Naval Information Technology Infrastructure and Communication Group, the Virtual Infrastructure Specialist will support and contribute to ongoing and future complex IT projects and initiatives as a subject matter expert. The individual will play an instrumental part in the determination, design and delivery of technology in a number of key and emerging areas that are of high interest and focus within the RCN. You will interact with clients, Department of National Defence (DND) IT personnel, RCN stakeholders, and internal group members involved in both project delivery and operational support.
You will translate key business and operational requirements into traceable technical solutions and be able to communicate, both verbally and in writing, the decisions and technical deliverables to a variety of audience members. This role is very technical and involves producing written artefacts. Given the senior level of this role, the individual will be expected to interact with the technical project team members, challenge technical decisions, make decisions on technical data, and address technical work packages that require hands on work with technology, equipment and software.
Why choose Weir:
Be part of a global organization dedicated to building a better future: At Weir, the growing world depends on us. It depends on us constantly reinventing, quickly adapting and continually finding better, faster, more sustainable ways to access the resources it needs to thrive. And it depends on each of us doing the best work of our lives. It’s a big challenge – but it is exciting.
An opportunity to grow your own way: Everything moves fast in the dynamic world of Weir. This creates opportunities for us to take on new challenges, explore new areas, learn, progress and excel. Best of all, there is no set path that our people must take. Instead, everyone is given the support and freedom to tailor-make their own career and do the best work of their lives.
Feel empowered to be yourself and belong: Weir is a welcoming, inclusive place, where each individual’s contribution is recognized and all employees are encouraged to innovate, collaborate and be themselves. We continually focus on people and their wellbeing. We believe in fairness and choose to be honest, transparent and authentic in everything we do.
Interact with clients and business/technical stakeholders to understand, extract and develop project requirements (functional, operational, performance, security, etc.);
Produce architecture, design, requirements, technical, and reference diagrams/documentation in accordance with the group’s style using established templates;
Support project coordinators by helping to identify technical and other risks and changes;
Execute technical Work Packages;
Participate in internal and external reviews, acting as a facilitator and technical translator for non-technical audiences;
Conduct peer review of technical outputs from the team;
Prepare and present technical presentation material to internal and external audiences with varying technical knowledge;
Safety First: Demonstrate 100% commitment to our zero harm behaviors in support of our drive towards developing a world class safety culture.
Job Knowledge/Education and Qualifications:
You are seen as a leader in your field by your peers. Industry certifications such as VCTA, VCP, VCDX, AWS are an asset;
You have an understanding of project best practices, policies, procedures, and processes;
Demonstrate extensive technical work experience in the following technologies: Virtualization (VMware ESXi; vCenter, vSAN and NSX-T); Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (Citrix XenDesktop); Hyper Converged Infrastructure; Hybrid cloud (AWS);
Demonstrate a working knowledge of the following technologies: Active Directory Domain Services, DNS and DHCP; Linux (Rocky, Alma, RHEL); Microsoft Server operating system; Cross domain solutions; Automation through vRO, vRealize, PowerShell, and Ansible; and IP networking.
Demonstrated experience working well with customers of varying levels of technical expertise in complex environments;
What we offer you
Weir Marine Engineering (WME) has managed the Naval Engineering Test Establishment (NETE) on behalf of the Government of Canada since 1953. Through this association, WME has developed a unique capability to provide multidisciplinary engineering, testing and consulting services to government and industry.
Flexible, compressed work schedules, work from home or office
Vacation, personal days, holidays, and parental leaves
Comprehensive Family Medical, Dental and Vision coverage as well as:
A Wellness Spending Account to aid in your wellness journey
Employee & Family Assistance Program (EFAP)
Medical Travel Insurance
A Registered Retirement Savings Plan that includes matching company contributions that also includes access to Financial Advisors providing investment advice and comprehensive financial planning
Access to development resources to enhance your skills and/or advance your career including:
Under the Policy on COVID-19 Vaccination, new employees are required to be fully vaccinated as a condition of employment, unless accommodated due to certified medical contraindications, religion, or other prohibited grounds under the Canadian Human Rights Act.
Founded in 1871, Weir is a world leading engineering business with a purpose to make mining operations smarter, more efficient and sustainable. Thanks to Weir’s technology, our customers can produce essential metals and minerals using less energy, water and waste at lower cost. With the increasing need for metals and minerals for climate change solutions, Weir colleagues are playing their part in powering a low carbon future. We are a global family of 11,000 uniquely talented people in over 60 counties, inspiring each other to do the best work of our lives.
Weir is committed to an inclusive and diverse workplace. We are an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, veteran status, disability, age, or any other legally protected status.