Job Postings

System & Network Administrator


HOURS: Flexible within business hours

APPLY TO: Vaughan van der Merwe jobs (at) with resume and cover letter.

Strata Health Solutions is looking for a System & Network Administrator to join our infrastructure team in the Calgary office.


Key Responsibilities

  • Implementing, supporting, monitoring, and testing technology infrastructure
  • Troubleshooting and analyzing systems and network issues
  • Provide technical support to all departments of the company
  • Interacting with other network services staff, developers, and business stakeholders
  • Understanding existing product requirements and learning new product requirements
  • Eventual participation in on-call after hours support rotation
  • Coordinating and managing 3rd party vendors


Skills / Experience

  • 5+  years experience working in a Systems or Network Administration role
  • Post Secondary education (University Degree or equivalent) preferably in computer science or other technical discipline

Technical Skills

Server Administration

  • Virtualization (Xen)
  • OS’s: Unix/Linux, Windows, Windows Server, MacOS X
  • Monitoring tools -> New Relic, dell open manage, SNMP
  • Databases: Oracle, MySQL/mariaDb
  • Email Services
  • HA Concepts
  • DR Concepts

Network Administration

  • NAT, Firewall, Gateway, VPN
  • Cisco/Dell Device config
  • Security Certificates
  • Apache, IIS, Tomcat

Desktop Support

  • Experience 1st/2nd/3rd tier
  • Best Practice
  • Customer interaction
  • Incident / Problem management
  • Configure machines for new hires according to company spec
Logical Problem Solving Skills
  • Process of Elimination
  • Prioritization
  • Analytical skills
Documentation Skills
  • Consistency
  • Vigilance
Personal / Soft Skills
  • Able to understand and follow instruction
  • Able to work under pressure
  • Able to work in small groups
  • Able to work and motivate independently
  • Willing to learn new technologies
  • Strong communications skills (orally and written)
  • Remote support skills
  • Organization
Other Requirements
  • Willing to work after hours / weekends on occasion.
  • Eventual On-Call rotation once every 5-6 weeks
  • Willing to travel
  • Able to lift and rack servers (60 lbs)
  • Security clearance will be required

MUST be legally able to work in Canada for more than 1 year

English/French Bilingual is an asset


About Us

Operational in Canada and the UK, Strata Health Solutions is  a privately-held Canadian corporation of professionals delivering patient flow applications directly benefiting patients, their families and the world’s devoted front line caregivers.  For more information on our company, please visit

We pride ourselves on being an outstanding place to work, where all ideas are given merit, and individuals have the ability to push themselves, our team and our products to the next level.   Strata Health Solutions has an excellent set of perks for staff, including but not limited to generous vacation time, a health and wellness allowance (e.g.. spend on a mountain bike or snowboard), health and dental benefits, training allowance, and a MacBook Pro! (for work and personal use, not a hiring bonus.)

Please note that this position is only available to candidates who are currently in, or willing to relocate to Calgary.

Strata Health Solutions is an equal opportunity employer and we thank all applicants for their interest, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.