Consultant, ICT Systems Engineering, Epic

Winnipeg, Manitoba

A proud part of the Bell MTS family of companies, Epic specializes in delivering a full suite of IT services to help Manitoba businesses succeed. Whether our customers are looking for managed, cloud, or professional services, they can count on our team of technical experts to deliver the solution that is right for them.


New employees at Epic enter a dynamic workplace operating in a sophisticated, high-technology industry. To put it simply, we challenge our people every day to embrace change and innovation. We also recognize that talented, creative people have many options when choosing where to pursue their careers. Our company offers a wide variety of career development paths and we constantly invest in our people.


The bottom line: we’re looking for innovative, flexible, team-oriented individuals with an appetite for the excitement and constant changes of the IT industry. 


The Consultant, ICT Systems Engineering at Epic is responsible for timely and effective resolutions to end-user productivity issues as they relate to IT-serviced computer operations. As part of Epic’s Managed Services team, the Consultant will be responsible for delivering managed services to our portfolio of customers ranging from small business to international enterprises.


They are responsible for planning, developing, installation, configuration, auditing, and maintenance of client hardware, software and any related infrastructure. This includes the creation of all plans for ensuring functionality, data consistency, security and usability of systems aligned with the organization’s priorities and enabling clients to do their work effectively.


The Consultant is responsible for diagnosing and resolving performance issues to ensure optimal performance and reliability. They will also be accountable for planning updates and maintenance of hardware and software resources to mitigate limitations and combat obsolescence. In this role, employees combine their technical skills with their leadership abilities.


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Resolve end-user IT issues, such as password reset, software questions, PC hardware problems, Internet connectivity, configurations
  • Investigate, troubleshoot, and resolve support incidents involving our client’s infrastructure. This includes server hardware, virtualization, routing and switching, NAS/SAN storage, backup infrastructure, security (includes Antivirus, intrusion prevention), and client application support. The work requires the role to be a mixture of on site and remote effort
  • Provide one-on-one end-user support and problem resolution via telephone, e-mail, and other vehicles of communication
  • Diagnose and resolve network issues (e.g. LAN access)
  • Plan, design, implement and troubleshoot network devices such as network cards and HBA’s, managed switches, wireless access points, firewalls and routers
  • Participate in installs, moves, adds, and changes to network and systems access for new, departing, or promoted/demoted employees
  • Accurately log tickets and resolutions into service desk software management system; maintain vigilant maintenance of this process
  • Ability to work independently, prioritize existing tickets, and proactively determine which issues require additional attention or need to be escalated to the rest of the team
  • Prioritize service tickets according to severity
  • Document and audit all service events and create detailed documentation and reports as required
  • Implement an infrastructure maintenance routine which includes checking logs, backups and infrastructure resources for problems
  • Complete company-wide IT infrastructure audits to establish a roadmap using current and future researched technology to be the client trusted IT advisor
  • Research and recommend improvements to the client’s infrastructure that follow industry and vendor best practices
  • Provide specifications for new infrastructure for sales team
  • Develop, administer, and maintain policies and procedures for ensuring the security and integrity of all systems.
  • Test and install issued patches in conjunction with software providers and vendors or other third parties.
  • Perform hardware and software upgrades
  • Administer and maintain backup systems and processes and perform regular backup, replication and disaster recovery tests
  • Manage and maintain user access in various infrastructure systems for our clients
  • Act as a technical resource/consultant during other projects as required
  • Escalation point for all Managed service issues
  • Provide mentorship/training to the rest of the team


Primary Qualifications:

  • Professional level certification in any of the following: VCP, MCSA, MCSE, CCNA, CCNP, ITIL
  • Working knowledge of virtualization technologies including vSphere, vCenter, Hyper-V. Experience working with vSwitches, iSCSI/NFS, HA, clustering and vMotion
  • Working knowledge of Active Directory administration, SCCM, WSUS, group policy, RDS, MS SQL, DHCP, DNS.  Experience with Linux is a bonus
  • Working knowledge of MS Exchange, O365
  • Working knowledge of networking technologies including configuration of firewalls, routers, intrusion detection and protection, switches, access points, Site-to-site and client VPN, dynamic routing, VLANs, DNS, DHCP
  • Experience with Connectwise, Connectwise Automate, or Service Now


Preferred Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent, with a Technical college or university degree preferred, or an acceptable combination of education and relevant experience
  • Minimum of 5+ years of industry experience, preferably in a Managed Services environment
  • CompTIA A+, CompTIA Server+ or CompTIA Network+



  • A Valid Driver’s License and vehicle
  • Travel as required



Bilingualism is an asset (English and French)


Additional Information:
Position Type:
Non Management
Job Status: Regular - Full Time
Job Location: Canada : Manitoba : Winnipeg
Flexible work profile: Mobile
Application Deadline: 06/09/2022


Please apply directly online to be considered for this role.  Applications through email will not be accepted.


Epic is committed to fostering an inclusive, equitable, and accessible environment where all employees and customers feel valued, respected, and supported. We are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we live and serve, and where every team member has the opportunity to reach their full potential.


Created: Canada, MB, Winnipeg


Bell, one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers.

How to Apply