CAREERS

SENIOR INFRASTRUCTURE ANALYST / SOLUTION ARCHITECT

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Senior Infrastructure Analyst / Solution Architect is responsible for leading the end-to-end design, implementation, support / maintenance and monitoring of the company’s IT infrastructure and services including, but not limited to:

  • Application and database servers.
  • Server and client operating systems.
  • Storage hardware and software.
  • Wired and wireless network equipment and services.
  • Messaging systems.
  • Telephony, including mobility devices / services and unified communications.
  • Data centre services (UPS, cooling, room security).
  • Backup and Disaster Recovery
  • Remote access services (e.g. Citrix, VPN, Pulse Secure).
  • Security hardware and software (firewalls, web proxy servers).
  • Hybrid cloud architecture (e.g. Azure, Office 365)

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • B.Sc in Computer Science, Engineering or a Diploma from a Technical College (e.g. SAIT, NAIT).
  • 10+ years of experience designing, implementing, supporting / maintaining and monitoring enterprise IT infrastructure services, hardware and software.
  • Experience as a Team Lead or project manager is beneficial but not required

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

  • Knowledge of network environments and concepts such as TCP/IP, DHCP, DNS, Active Directory, PowerShell, PowerCLI.
  • Virtualized server infrastructure based on VMware vSphere.
  • Storage infrastructure and software: HP 3PAR, QNAP, Veeam, Arcserve, Nimble, NetApp.
  • Exposure to multiple Operating Systems: Windows Server, Windows 10, Unix/Linux, MacOS
  • In-depth knowledge of Microsoft Server technology and infrastructure platforms including
    • Windows server operating systems and features
    • Messaging (Exchange)
    • Microsoft SQL Server
    • Configuration Manager (SCCM)
    • SharePoint
    • Remote Desktop Services.
  • Hands-on knowledge of cloud computing solutions and services: Azure, O365, SharePoint Online, Azure Active Directory, InTune
  • Knowledge of technical analysis, implementation, configuration, and upgrading of network Infrastructure consisting of Cisco and HP network equipment.
  • Experience with remote access technologies and services – Citrix, VPN, Pulse Secure.
  • Knowledge of security hardware and software -- Cisco firewalls, Windows Defender
  • Mobility technologies and services – Meraki, Cisco, iOS, Android.

ATTRIBUTES:

  • Self-motivated individual with excellent interpersonal and organizational skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with others to achieve a common goal.
  • Hard-working, hands-on, adaptable and results-oriented.
  • Ability to write clear, concise reports and documentation.
  • Strong oral communication and presentation skills. Able to explain highly technical topics to non-technical audience (i.e. business executives or customers).
  • Solid critical thinking, analytical and problem resolution skills to analyze trends and impacts, identify options and implications, and propose practical solutions.
  • Ability to eliminate obstacles through creative and adaptive approaches.
  • A technical leader willing to lead, take ownership, and be an advocate for Paramount’s vision for an IT environment that delivers an Excellent User Experience while keeping IT Simple and Secure.
  • Proven reputation for honesty, integrity, maturity and sound business judgment.

Qualified candidates are invited to submit a cover letter and résumé to resumes@paramountres.com.   We thank all applicants for their interest but advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.  

 

SENIOR APPLICATION ANALYST

Reporting to the Vice-President, Information Services (IS), the Senior Application Analyst will serve as a technical expert and participate in, or oversee, a variety of business application-related analytical and technical assignments.  These will include problem diagnosis and solutions documentation, implementation, administration, support and maintenance of a variety of on-premise and cloud-based business applications.  The role will include both day-to-day operational support for existing business applications and users of those services, and project-based work leading to the development and deployment of new business applications.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Senior Application Analyst is responsible for working with key business departments to develop and maintain an application roadmap. This person also has the primary responsibility to design, implement, support / maintain and monitor key corporate business applications including, but not limited to:

  • Well data management systems
  • Reclamation and construction data management systems
  • Land systems
  • Reserves management and economic modelling tools
  • Preventative maintenance, inventory and equipment, material transfers and health, safety and environmental incident reporting
  • Corporate planning and reporting tools
  • Seismic database system
  • Field data capture system

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • B.Sc. in Computer Science, Engineering or a Diploma from a Technical College (e.g. SAIT).
  • 10+ years of experience designing, implementing, supporting / maintaining and monitoring enterprise business applications software.
  • Technical leadership (i.e. Team Lead) or project management experience

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

  • Experience with on-premise and cloud application solution design, implementation, integration and support
  • Knowledge of corporate well data management systems – Peloton Wellview
  • Knowledge of reclamation and construction data management systems – Peloton Siteview
  • Land systems – CS Land and Optix for CS
  • Reserves management and economic modelling tools – Value Navigator
  • Preventative maintenance, inventory and equipment, material transfers and health, safety and environmental incident reporting - Roughneck
  • Corporate planning and reporting tools – esi.execute (formerly called InterCALM), esi.manage, Enersight, Hyperion, Microsoft BI, PowerBI
  • Seismic database system – Trango Seismic Database
  • Field data capture system – Avocet Capture
  • Oracle and SQL DBA knowledge
  • Application integration experience

ATTRIBUTES:

  • Self-motivated individual with excellent interpersonal and organizational skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with others to achieve a common goal.
  • Hard-working, hands-on, adaptable and results-oriented.
  • Ability to write clear, concise reports and documentation.
  • Strong oral communication and presentation skills. Able to explain highly technical topics to non-technical audience (i.e. business executives or customers).
  • Solid critical thinking, analytical and problem resolution skills to analyze trends and impacts, identify options and implications, and propose practical solutions.
  • Ability to eliminate obstacles through creative and adaptive approaches.
  • Proven reputation for honesty, integrity, maturity and sound business judgment.

 

Qualified candidates are invited to submit a cover letter and résumé to resumes@paramountres.com.   We thank all applicants for their interest but advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.  

 

 

PAYROLL & ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT (6-month contract)

Reporting to the Manager, Administration and working out of the Calgary office, this contract position will be responsible for assisting with a variety of both payroll and administrative duties.  At the end of the contract, there is potential for it to become a permanent, full-time role.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assist in the processing of semi-monthly and bi-weekly payrolls for all salary and hourly employees
  • Process new hires, employee changes, and terminations, ensuring appropriate approvals are in place
  • Review and ensure accuracy of approved timesheets
  • Track and deduct all garnishments and other special payroll deductions
  • Identify and record employee taxable benefits
  • Prepare Records of Employment (ROE’s) and assist in the year end process through to T4 production
  • Addressing employee payroll and benefit inquiries appropriately, professionally and promptly
  • Prepare payroll expense journal entries and various labour distribution journals
  • Assist with completion of the WCB annual return and monitor to ensure accuracy a year end
  • Administer various benefit changes with the benefit providers
  • Review and reconcile all invoices from benefit providers to ensure they are correct and communicate with providers to resolve issues
  • Prepare reports for internal and external stakeholders;
  • Review, track and record vacation days, sick days & statutory holidays
  • Maintain employee personal records, including organizing backlog of filing
  • Keep current on changes to legislation that impact or could impact payroll
  • Updating, improving and streamlining current processes and procedures
  • Provide reporting and assistance to the Administration and Human Resources Departments
  • Update and compile documents for new hire orientation packages
  • Format and print business cards
  • Provide reception and mailroom relief as required
  • Other special projects as assigned

SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS

  • Canadian Payroll Association Payroll Compliance Practitioner (PCP) Certification completed or in progress
  • 2-3 years of payroll experience
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher)
  • Demonstrate a strong sense of service excellence when dealing with internal and external stakeholders
  • Proven multi-tasking and organizational skills
  • Analytical problem solver who is detail-oriented and comfortable working under strict deadlines
  • Ability to ensure the highest degree of confidentiality at all times

Qualified candidates are invited to submit a cover letter and résumé to resumes@paramountres.com.   We thank all applicants for their interest but advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.  

FRAUDULENT EMPLOYMENT OFFER ALERT

Some individuals in other countries have been receiving fraudulent notices of employment opportunities and fraudulent employment offers by e-mail that are represented to be from Paramount Resources Ltd.   Please be advised that Paramount does not recruit prospective employees using this form of notice. Please do not reply to these notices, do not supply personal information to any person alleging to be part of this process, and do not pay money to anyone for any role in facilitating an employment opportunity or immigration process.

Furthermore, any information received from or about Paramount that refers to e-mail addresses or websites other than "paramountres.com" should be considered suspect.