Mainframe Administrator

Place of assignment
Downtown Montreal
Date of entry
As soon as possible
Type of contract
Permanent position
Working hours
37.5h- Full time

Leader in Quebec for nearly 30 years, the Novipro group continues to develop its methodologies, solutions and technological service offerings.

Do you dream of working with high-level experts on cutting-edge technological projects?  You find the multi-project and multi-client environment stimulating? This position is for you!

Novipro is currently looking for a Mainframe Administrator  for a permanent position in Montreal. You will be in charge of the installation, maintenance and optimization of all central server software and NICT (new technologies) software requiring integration with the central server.


In your job with us, you will be asked to work on the following:

  • Plans, installs, configures the operating systems and software of the central server as well as the software of other servers requiring integration with the central server;
  • Ensure the proper functioning of the software required by the technological infrastructure and set up mechanisms to monitor this software;
  • Analyzes and diagnoses the sources of complex problems related to the use of operating systems and software;
  • Develops and maintains IT tools complementary to the technological infrastructure in order to facilitate the task for system users;
  • Regularly applies preventive maintenance to software and computer tools;
  • Configures the mainframe and peripheral equipment and provides support for the operation of these devices;
  • Participates in the selection and recommendation of new software and computer tools;
  • Provides technical assistance: supports, guides and advises users on the use of software and computer equipment;
  • Regularly monitors the evolution of technologies on central servers and peripheral equipment in order to inform, advise and recommend required improvements to his/her supervisor;
  • Maintains a thorough knowledge of the equipment and software essential to the performance of his/her work;
  • Monitor the performance of equipment and systems using specialized tools, analyze performance reports,
  • Implement corrective measures and make recommendations to optimize their use;
  • Performs compatibility and integration tests when acquiring or changing equipment and software;
  • Plan backup backups of the central system and put in place the necessary controls and measures to ensure that operations are resumed following an incident;
  • Performs any other related tasks.

What we are looking for

  • Recognized computer training or equivalent;
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in a similar role;
  • Knowledge of the operating systems and software of the central server;
  • Knowledge of new technologies available on the market;
  • Technical assistance skills;
  • Ability to configure mainframe computers;
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills;
  • Ability to work under pressure;
  • Bilingualism (French-English).

At Novipro, the well-being of our employees is important to us. What we offer:

  • Remote working, flexible hours and work-life balance;
  • Challenging projects;
  • Paid training and certifications;
  • Extensive group insurance coverage;
  • 24/7 access to telemedicine with healthcare professionals via secure chat or video session;
  • Competitive compensation and much more!

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