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Information Technology
ALB00221899 Requisition #

Your Opportunity:

Alberta Health Services IT has an exciting opportunity for a strong technical leader to join the Technology Infrastructure Services Team as an IT Analyst II – Unix/Linux. As a valued senior member of the Unix/Linux Server team, you will use your experience to support AHS Unix/Linux based Infrastructure. Critical to this role will be the ability to work in a team environment and autonomously as well as the ability to work cooperatively with a variety of stakeholders including management, clinicians, vendors, software analysts and co-workers. Specifically, you will work on a team to support Red Hat Linux, IBM AIX, Oracle Solaris and related infrastructure technologies. The ability to work with these critical systems under tight timetables using your proficient analytical, problem solving, and critical thinking skills will be key. Leveraging your proven communication, interpersonal and organization skills will also be crucial to your success as you will use your correlative conceptual and practical experience to interpret client’s needs, assess their requirements, investigate, diagnose and resolve environmental problems, which are essential to business functions. You will also participate in 24/7 on-call rotation and major incident call-outs, as required.


As an IT Analyst II, you will provide technical support related to information technology applications either directly to users of the systems or to service delivery functions. You will ensure reliable operations of information systems, resolve complex technical problems, find solutions to customer needs, and lead projects and program initiatives. You will be responsible for more advanced application, telecom or technology support duties. You will investigate, diagnose, and resolve complex problems that have typically been escalated several levels before assignment to this position, and will translate business requirements into technical requirements for a solution and recommend a potential approach to the vendor. You will analyse the solution provided to ensure that it fits both technical requirements and business needs. You will also spend time on project or initiative leadership and delivery.

  • Classification: IT Analyst II
  • Union: AUPE GSS
  • Department: (CORP) IT Server Compute
  • Primary Location: Quarry Crossing
  • Multi-Site: Not Applicable
  • FTE: 1.00
  • Posting End Date: 20-OCT-2021
  • Employee Class: Regular Full Time
  • Date Available: 30-OCT-2021
  • Hours per Shift: 7.75
  • Length of Shift in weeks: 2
  • Shifts per cycle: 10
  • Shift Pattern: Days, On Call
  • Days Off: Saturday/Sunday
  • Minimum Salary: $37.31
  • Maximum Salary: $50.38
  • Vehicle Requirement: Not Applicable
Required Qualifications:

Completion of bachelor's degree in Computer Science or Information Technology or equivalent.

Additional Required Qualifications:

Minimum 4 years of recent operational experience with Red Hat Linux, Oracle Solaris or IBM AIX Minimum 4 years of work-related experience in a large and complex IT environment Minimum 2 years of Unix/Linux scripting experience

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience supporting multi-platform Unix/Linux environments RedHat Linux certifications or other related technologies ITIL certification Experience with Unix/Linux high availability architectures and concepts Experience with Ansible or similar config mgmt. tools, Zabbix monitoring software Experience with docker technology is a plus Experience in a healthcare environment

Please note:

All postings close at 23:59 of the posting end date indicated.

Hiring Requirements:

The following must be provided prior to your first day of work:

Security Screening: Satisfactory criminal record check and/or Vulnerable Sector Search. Additionally, all employees have an ongoing duty to disclose any charges or convictions that may occur during their employment with AHS.

COVID-19 Immunization: Proof of full immunization against COVID-19. Full immunization status is achieved when 14 days have passed after the second dose of a two-dose vaccine, or the first dose of a single-dose vaccine. See our Frequently Asked Questions for additional information.

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