New Job Opportunity – System Administrator Position at Encorp

Deadline to apply: April 23, 2023

Do you want to leverage your technical expertise to effect real-world change in New Brunswick? Want to work with a dynamic team that is leading the modernization of recycling for everyday New Brunswickers? Encorp Atlantic is responsible for managing over 350 million post-consumer beverage containers annually on behalf of hundreds of beverage distributors in New Brunswick.

We are searching for a System Administrator to join our team to help build and maintain the IT infrastructure that supports Encorp’s recycling objectives.

The System Administrator works within a small IT team and plays a key role in planning, securing, deploying, monitoring, and improving IT systems. The right candidate is expected to have a variety of skills to manage on-premise and cloud-based infrastructure and provides guidance and recommendations on current best practices.


Infrastructure Operations

  • Plan, build, and monitor on-premise and cloud infrastructure (computing and networking) to support new and existing applications.
  • Maintain Active Directory, M365 environment and user provisioning.
  • Plan and implement updates (firmware, OS, drivers, utilities, etc.) on computer and network infrastructure.
  • Plan and implement configuration and policy changes on computer and network infrastructure.
  • Build on and improve monitoring infrastructure for computer and network infrastructure.
  • Monitor infrastructure for operational and security issues and respond appropriately.
  • Plan, implement, monitor, and test Backup and Disaster Recovery plans and procedures.
  • Plan, implement and monitor various security solutions.
  • Mentor and train other staff on newly deployed systems and technologies.
  • Track and manage 3rd party software and hardware support lifecycles.
  • Prepare reports, manuals and other documentation on the status, operations, and maintenance of IT systems at Encorp.
  • Work with Managed Service Providers as required to resolve issues or to support new projects.
  • Perform analyses for cost optimization of cloud resources.
  • Maintain hardware and software inventory.
  • Respond to system emergencies outside of normal working hours.

Technical Support

  • Offer support and technical assistance to corporate end-users for hardware and software (M365, Line of Business applications, telecommunications, videoconferencing, audio/visual, etc.).
  • Offer support and technical assistance to client end-users for hardware and software (Point-of-Sale systems, etc.).
  • Identify common issues that need long-term resolution.
  • Participate in on-call rotation for IT support.


A minimum of five years of experience as a System Administrator is required. This position requires that the incumbent possess a relevant diploma or degree from a recognized university or college.

Experience should include:

  • Managing Active Directory and Microsoft 365 environments.
  • Designing, deploying and maintaining cloud solutions.
  • Implementation and administration of Endpoint Management Solutions.
  • Managing a large number of endpoints across multiple sites.
  • Managing a variety of networks (LAN, WAN, Firewalls and VPNs).
  • Managing server backup and recovery.
  • Implementing monitoring and security solutions.
  • Providing technical support to a variety of end-users.
  • Creating scripts and leveraging tools to automate deployments, updates, and maintenance.


  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Azure solutions (AzureAD, Defender, Storage, Compute, Networking)
  • Knowledge of networking concepts (IP addressing, firewall configuration, DNS, VPN, etc.)
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite.
  • Knowledge of Intune or other Endpoint Management Solutions
  • Knowledge of Defender for Endpoint or other EDR/XDR solutions would be an asset.
  • Knowledge of PostgreSQL and MS SQL Server would be an asset.
  • Knowledge of PowerShell, Python, Bash would be an asset.
  • Azure DevOps and/or other automation tools would be an asset.
  • Any cloud, security or networking certifications would also be an asset.

Competencies Required include:

  • Fluency in French and English (oral and written).
  • Good organization and project coordination skills with the ability to manage time and priorities.
  • Ability to plan, analyze, solve problems, make critical decisions, and assess risks.
  • Demonstrates initiative, judgment, discretion, and confidentiality.
  • Ability to write technical documentation.
  • Strong troubleshooting skills.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Able to work without sustained supervision, independently and as part of a team.
  • Ability to effectively communicate technology advice and knowledge sharing.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to work effectively with others.
  • Self-motivated, responsible, and flexible.

Work With Us

You will be working with a small, dynamic, and flexible team that is here to help you succeed.

We offer competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits program (health, vision & dental plan, RRSP matching, health & fitness benefit). We also value and provide continuous development and training.

If you wish to apply, send your cover letter and CV to Tim Pidgeon – IT & Engineering Team Lead – – before April 23, 2023.

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