Infrastructure Specialist / System Administration / Network Engineer
Gathering business requirements, technical research, solution presentation
Designing and implementing SharePoint solutions
Finding new opportunities, engaging busy decision makers.
About Spot Solutions
We are Western Canada’s premier provider of enterprise level software application development and technology consulting services. We increase the value of our clients businesses by solving complex business problems that save money and improve their relationships with employees, customers, suppliers, distributers and members.
We are engineers. We are exacting and meticulous in defining, planning, and executing our projects on time and on budget. We design and build custom software, SharePoint solutions, mobile solutions and web applications. We also provide enterprise hosting, managed services, cloud services and data security expertise. We work in diverse industries across Canada. Most of our solutions are enterprise level applications but we also enjoy supporting organizations of all sizes and stages.
The Infrastructure Specialist (IA) at Spot Solutions is a hybrid role covering a number of areas. Essentially the IA is accountable for ensuring Spots Solutions and our client’s’ technology environments hum. The core of the role is accountabilityle for maintaining and improving number of complex server environments, support of the development team in building maintaining their software development platforms, maintenance of a high availability multi-tenant hosting environment, maintain all of Spot Solutions internal systems and consultation with clients on their own enterprise-level infrastructure needs. This role is for the a natural problem solver with a creative and inquisitive mind. We have diverse and ever changing technology requirements. The successful candidate will love working autonomously, be able to think critically, provide solutions in an organized manner and have the ability to solve complex problems with little support is expected.
This role requires sound experience in Microsoft Server technologies and the entire Microsoft stack including, SQL and SharePoint, as well as VM technology such as VM Ware. Experience working with Developer’s to set up environments with Visual Studio, TFS, SharePoint, IIS and others are critical. Varied experience in enterprise networking and system administration is a must. Non-critical bonus experience could include Linux and Oracle experience.
As the primary client advocate the Business Analyst will work closely and build strong trust based relationships with new and existing clients while collaborating with the Spot Solutions team members over the entire life cycle of the project. The BA is required to be effective with clients and team members in 3 primary areas. Gathering and organizing a client’s business and technical requirements. Research, evaluate and scope detailed technical requirements that solve the client’s business problems. Present technical solutions to client stakeholders and create consensus around business solutions. Spot Solutions works with a diverse technology stack however that SharePoint platform will make up 60% of the BA’s workload.
This role requires experience as an accomplished technical functional BA with some direct experience with Microsoft SharePoint. Understanding in custom software development, project management and technical requirements gathering is a must. The BA must be a great communicator both verbally and in writing, he/she will need to be the bridge between technical and business aspects and personnel.
The BA will enjoy building and maintaining relationships with clients and co-workers alike. Highly organized, analytical, naturally collaborative the BA is the primary client advocate. He / She must create a culture inside and outside of Spot Solutions as a trusted, friendly and accessible source for knowledge and help. Moreover, the BA must be excited to work on wide variety of projects simultaneously.
Spot Solutions is an innovative custom software development and IT support company. We are looking for an exceptional software development professional to be part of our team.
The ideal candidate must possess outstanding .NET programming experience, strong technical design ability, excellent communication skills, be results driven, have a great work ethic, attention to detail, and be a strong team player.
Must have current and extensive experience with:
Must also have skills, experience and temperament to:
It would be desirable to also have experience and skill with:
Spot Solutions is a leading provider of custom software solutions in Western Canada. We have offered comprehensive software solutions and consulting services for almost 20 years, working with a wide variety of industries and applications. We are a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner and a member of the Microsoft Business Critical SharePoint elite team of companies, with particular expertise in surfacing important business data from enterprise back office systems using the powerful SharePoint collaboration platform. We also offer enterprise cloud services, including IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS.
Our measure of success in a project is not only whether we have delivered on time and on budget, but also that the application is used by the intended user base and is providing the return on investment sought by the client. In short, we add real business value for our clients.
About the Role
Do you thrive on finding new opportunities, engaging busy decision makers and closing them with successful meetings? Are you enthusiastic, confident, exceptionally competitive and obsessed with achieving your goals? Do you like solving business challenges and finding win-win opportunities? If you said YES to all of these, then we have a fantastic opportunity for you.
You will search for leads and manage inbound requests. You will be key in growing our revenue stream organically, by nurturing the sales pipeline and closing new opportunities in Western Canada, as well as nurturing existing/recent accounts for new business and ongoing projects.
In this role, excellent phone and email skills and the ability to quickly assess customer opportunities will be critical to your success. We are looking for a professional with strong organizational and follow up skills who works well independently and in a team environment. Prior custom software sales, lead generation and/or prospecting experience will enhance your candidacy for this role.
We’re a growing 15 person firm, so naturally all of us wear multiple hats from time to time. This is a great opportunity for you to help define the role at which you will excel, and eventually build your team. The following are a list of some of the accountabilities expected from you.
Did we mention the perks? Our office is located in the thriving Railtown area, a short walk from the Waterfront Skytrain station and many popular restaurants, pubs and cafes in Gastown. Our recently redesigned office contains open spaces for group collaboration and a fully stocked kitchen to help you recharge. We offer exceptional career opportunities and are a growth-oriented company.