Job Posting Details


Location:Trail, British Columbia
Posting Date:June 1, 2018
Closing Date:until filled
Employment Type:Full-time


Kootenay Savings, the region’s leading credit union with over $1billion in assets, over 39,000 members and over 200 employees, continues to strive to fulfill our vision:

To be the best provider of financial services and the best place to work in the communities we serve.


The Technology Team of Kootenay Savings has an opportunity for a Senior Systems Administrator to join our team.  This senior technical role will be responsible for maintaining, securing and upgrading our organization’s technology infrastructure. 

What does this role do?

  • Researches, recommends and deploys new technologies that will improve our environment
  • Configures and maintains Hyper V & VMWare Virtual Production Environments
  • Implements, configures and maintains LAN, WAN and Firewalls
  • Secures Corporate Infrastructure and develops maintenance programs to ensure applications and hardware are current
  • Participates in software and hardware release programs
  • Works with automation and scripting to enhance the end user experience
  • Works closely with peers to deliver on technical projects and organizational priorities
  • Works with vendors on strategic projects and escalated support 
  • Triage, analyze and resolve technical issues within a complex environment to determine root cause and solution recommendations
  • Ensures environments are properly monitored and alerts actioned to minimize downtime
  • Implements industry best practices
  • Participates in 24/7 compensated On Call schedule
  • Keeps technical and process documentation up to date
  • Provides mentorship and guidance to junior technical staff

What we offer:

  • Pay starts at $72, 409
  • Overtime paid based on Collective Agreement
  • Competitive health and insurance benefits
  • Paid vacation, sick time and floating holidays
  • Continual training, development and coaching
  • Confidential employee and family assistance program
  • Banking benefits like service free accounts, discounted loans & mortgages
  • Remote work options and flexible work hours
  • Being part of an organization that puts their community and employees first
  • Being part of the team that researches, designs and implements new and varied technologies
  • Get the opportunity to be part of a financial institution that is a leader in technology

What skills and education will you require?

Must Have:

· Successful completion of a 2 year diploma or certificate in computing technologies

· 5+ years’ experience in Windows Server Systems Administration

· Successful completion of a Microsoft MCSA or MCSE designation

· Successful completion of Comp TIA A+ certification

· Working experience with scripting technologies

· Ability to communicate technical, functional and business concepts

· Excellent ability to analyze and problem solve

· Valid BC Driver’s license and vehicle

Nice to Have:

· Experience working with Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager

· Experience working with NetApp SAN appliances

· Experience working with Microsoft Active Directory and managing group policies

· Experience working with Cisco Products

You’ll be rewarded with a satisfying career in an organization that incorporates many leading-edge strategic initiatives with opportunities for supported professional growth and career advancement. If you are a team player ready to take on an exciting challenge in a progressive, employee-focused environment, we’d like to hear from you!

Nestled in the natural beauty of the Selkirk and Monashee mountain ranges, next to the mighty Columbia River, the Greater Trail area offers year-round activities for the outdoor enthusiast from golfing to skiing, mountain biking, kayaking, fishing, hiking and much more.  Amenities include the region’s largest hospital, Selkirk College and an aquatic and leisure centre, all surrounded by inviting neighbouring communities. Here you will find outstanding opportunities for living life well and to its fullest.

For more information about the Greater Trail region, please visit

For more information about Kootenay Savings, please visit

Please send resumes and covering letters to:

HR Recruitment Advisor

Kootenay Savings Credit Union
220 – 1101 Dewdney Avenue
Trail, BC, V1R 4T1

Fax 250 368 5203

We thank all applicants for their interest; however only short listed applicants will be contacted.