Highways and Public Works
Without a firm foundation, nothing lasts.
Yukon’s Department of Highways and Public Works provides services and infrastructure that Yukoners need to go about their daily lives with safety, connectivity, and purpose. Things like roads and bridges, buildings and equipment, airports and government services, and information and communications networks. It’s a big department with many tools and hats. Our work is building the foundations that enable you to enjoy a full life in Yukon, one with freedom and opportunity to travel where you need, to do your job without constraints and to connect with the people that matter to you.
We’re here so you can be there.
The Information and Communications Technology Division of Highways and Public Works supports Yukon government’s evolving use of technology. We take time to understand how our clients do business, so we can help them deliver public services as efficiently as possible. We provide expertise in information management, process design, application architecture, networks, software, and telecommunications. As the central source for collecting and distributing Yukon government data and imagery, we give the public access to government information while protecting the privacy of individuals. We employ business analysts, network architects, technicians, IT & IM specialists, and many other technical and administrative professionals.
Our people are your people.
Reporting to the Systems Architect, this position is responsible for providing senior technical expertise for a broad range of mission-critical corporate applications and services. The Systems Specialist plays an integral role in ensuring the complex array of IT solutions deployed across the government are working efficiently in an operational capacity as well as providing leadership during implementation of infrastructure improvement projects. A typical week will include tasks like administering domain controllers, configuring middleware, deploying desktop updates through SCCM, managing spam filters and senior helpdesk support to name a few.
For information about applying on a Highways and Public Works competition, contact Pamela Wirth, HR Consultant, at Pamela.Wirth@gov.yk.ca .
For more information about this job, contact Cheryl McKay, Systems Architect, at Cheryl McKay@gov.yk.ca .
Please do not email resumes to either of these addresses; resumes may only be accepted through e-recruitment.
Review the essential qualifications below. We will screen your resume based on these qualifications.
- University degree in computer science or related discipline
- Experience with Windows (HP Proliant) or Linux servers in a virtualized environment
- Experience with some or all of the following: Exchange 2013, SharePoint 2013, Active Directory, Lync 2013, Microsoft Azure, Office 365, Enterprise Backup-/Recovery tools, Vcloud Suite Advanced, VMware ESXi version 6 and up, Vcenter Server version 6 and up, and Configuration Manager
- Tier 2 customer support experience and familiarity with service management standards such as ITIL
If you have these qualifications, ensure you clearly expand upon them (for each applicable employer) in your resume.
Prior to applying, refer to our sample resume to assist you in your application.
Candidates who have education, training, and/or experience equivalent to the essential qualifications listed above will be equally considered.
Desired Knowledge, Skills and Suitability:
Candidates should have and may be assessed on:
- Sound judgement with an unbiased approach to solutions and new ideas.
- Well-developed communication and interpersonal skills.
- Strong problem solving and troubleshooting abilities.
- Self-motivated and a willingness towards continual learning.
Learn more about us! Yukon government has been selected as one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers since 2014!
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