Now Hiring: Systems Administrator

Are you passionate about seeing tech making a real difference in the companies you work with? Do you want to push the boundaries of how a world-leading AI institute is helping organizations implement AI solutions?

Amii is thrilled to add a Systems Administrator to our Finance & Admin Team! Are you an expert in everything IT? Are you passionate about AI and value working for a company that embraces diverse innovative technology? We are looking for a service-focused and responsive Systems Administrator for our expanding team located in Edmonton to act as the primary point of contact for all our IT-related needs! As a System Admin with Amii, you will have the opportunity to provide high-value IT services. Your work has a direct impact on the day-to-day productivity of Amii by ensuring performance, security and access to our systems.

Job Description

Reporting to the CFO, the Systems Administrator serves as a key member of the Finance & Admin team and an active participant in ensuring performance, security and access to our systems.

The work of the Systems Administrator has a direct impact on the day-to-day productivity of Amii by ensuring performance, security and access to our systems. The Systems Administrator provides desktop support to all end users. The Systems Administrator is responsible for implementing IT security protocols, policies & procedures, monitoring and ensuring compliance.

The role focuses on achieving excellence in three main accountabilities:

  • System Performance, Security & Access
  • Ensuring Compliance with Amii IT Protocols, Policies & Procedures
  • Stakeholder Satisfaction


  • University degree in computer science or equivalent experience
  • Minimum 5 years of relevant experience in a similar position
  • Command of Mac operating system, in addition to Linux & Windows
  • Experience with Cisco IOS
  • Experience with Ubiquiti UniFi products
  • Experience with VMware and KVM Hypervisors
  • Experience with backup and data management solutions (Acronis & openmediavault)
  • Knowledge of Active Directory and LDAP
  • Experience with network management protocols (DHCP and DNS)
  • Advanced knowledge of Cloud platforms (Google Suite, Microsoft 365, Slack, ManageEngine MDM)
  • Advanced knowledge of network and system security (e.g. access management, authentication policies, and routing)

Attributes & Expectations

  • Ability to learn quickly and adapt in a constantly changing environment
  • Analytical and possess problem-solving skills
  • Have a sense of urgency and is highly responsive
  • Customer Service focused
  • Ability to communicate IT concepts in clear, concise language to both IT experts and laymen
  • Willingness to learn and develop new skills as needed to support the organization and the role
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills for effective interactions with internal departments and external stakeholders

About Amii

One of Canada’s three main institutes for artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning, our world-renowned researchers drive fundamental and applied research at the University of Alberta (and other academic institutions), training some of the world’s top scientific talent. Our cross-functional teams work collaboratively with Alberta-based businesses and organizations to build AI capacity and translate scientific advancement into industry adoption and economic impact.

What you'll love about us

  • A professional yet casual work environment that encourages the growth and development of your skills.
  • A chance to learn from amazing teammates who support one another to succeed.
  • Great benefits such as health, dental and vision care, life insurance, RRSP matching and professional development.
  • A modern office located in downtown Edmonton, Alberta.

How to Apply

If this sounds like the opportunity you've been waiting for, then apply now! Please send your resume and cover letter indicating why you think you'd be a fit for Amii through the Indeed listing by January 7, 2022. In your cover letter, please include one professional accomplishment you are most proud of and why.

Amii is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating a diverse, inclusive and high-performing team.

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