I.T. Systems Administrator

Place: Joliet


Job Description


Innovative manufacturer of zero-emission vehicles 
Leader in transportation electrification in North America 
Every day, in our own way, we help improve our environment and our society. 

Come build the future with us! 

Join us in our young IT infrastructure administration team. We work in a very new technological environment, and all have the desire to ensure Lion Electric has a solid, scalable, and stable infrastructure. 

You will be responsible for the efficient management, installation/configuration and operation of the server and network infrastructure. You will have to maintain, stabilize, evolve these infrastructures, and monitor their performance. 

We have great challenges to meet to deploy the latest technologies that will allow our company Lion Electric to achieve its overly ambitious growth objectives and thus contribute positively to the environmental impact. 

You will have the opportunity to develop your technical expertise, to confront the deployment of modern technologies and to deploy your leadership in our dynamic and mobilized team. 

As part of your daily work, you will: 

  • Maintain and evolve Lion Electric's server and network infrastructure. 

  • Install and support the different environments required to support applications/projects. 

  • Ensure performance through "monitoring" of environments and the reliability of the existing computer network. 

  • Analyze improvements and changes to be made as needed. 

  • Participate in the company's cybersecurity projects. 

  • Conduct investigation and resolution activities in the event of a major incident and escalate to suppliers when required. 

  • Perform Level 2-3 support for server and network infrastructure incidents. 

  • Ensure the operation of the systems daily. 

  • Ensure the security, availability and performance of shared data and make the required changes on the various servers. 

  • Ensure a technological watch. 

  • Collaborate in the drafting and implementation of policies, guidelines, and technology standards. 

  • Act as a mentor and participate in the development process of existing technicians. Assist IT technicians for Level 1 support. 

  • Participate in the implementation of documentation, procedures, processes, and centralization of information. 

  • Ensure the daily taking of backup copies and manage the performance of the backup copy system. 

  • Document the various operational procedures. 

  • Install and integrate computer equipment and networks. 

  • Manage the list of daily IT requests related to infrastructure and network. 

  • Take charge of the development of its technical expertise to keep it aligned with our technological environment in major transformation. 

  • Performs any other tasks that may be required from time to time. 


If you read our description this far, it means you’re interested! Read on… 

What you’ll need to succeed: 

  • Excellent team spirit. 

  • Priority management capacity. 

  • Rigorous and methodical. 

  • Good written and verbal communication skills. 

  • English, and French an asset. 

  • Ability to navigate a rapidly changing work environment. 

  • Strong problem-solving skills in a technological context. 

  • Good knowledge of computer security concepts. 

  • Experience or knowledge of the flagship technologies used: 

  • Virtual server farm management with VMWARE. 

  • Microsoft Server Management 2016, 2019. 

  • VEEAM backup solution. 

  • Fortinet/ FORTIGATE firewall. 

  • Office 365 Specialist. 

  • Specialist in Ad On Prem and Azure solutions. 


  • Minimum of 6 to 10 years of relevant experience. 

  • Certification/Knowledge of ITIL, an asset or relevant certification.

  • Knowledge of Center for Internet Security (CIS) controls is an asset. 

Working conditions:

  • Full-time - Flexible during the week according to the needs of the company 

  • Off-hours availability according to projects and maintenance 

  • Call support for major incidents (evenings and weekends) 


Job Benefits 

  • Flexible work schedule 

  • Group insurance coverage 

  • Opportunities for advancement 

  • Recognition of years of service 

  • Access to professional development 

  • Competitive salaries 

  • Exceptional work environment 

  • Possibility to work remotely 


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