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Job Opening: VDI Systems Administrator

Company Brief

Terrestrial Energy is a developer of Generation IV advanced nuclear power plants that use its proprietary Integral Molten Salt Reactor (IMSR®) technology. IMSR® technology represents true innovation in cost reduction, versatility and functionality of nuclear power plants. IMSR® power plants will provide zero-carbon, reliable, dispatchable, cost-competitive electric power and high-grade industrial heat for use in many industrial applications, such as chemical synthesis and desalination, and in so doing extend the application of nuclear energy far beyond electric power markets. We have the potential to make important contributions to industrial competitiveness, energy security, and economic growth. Our deployment will support rapid global decarbonization of the primary energy system by displacing fossil fuel combustion across a broad spectrum. Using an innovative design, and proven and demonstrated molten salt reactor technology, we are engaged with regulators and industrial partners to complete IMSR® engineering and to commission first IMSR® power plants in the late 2020s. To execute this plan, we are now looking to add talented people to the team, each of whom will:

  • improve our team by adding diverse perspectives and innovative ways of problem solving
  • have demonstrated exceptional results in engineering projects
  • be a team player with the ability to collaborate closely and interact with other groups
  • be flexible and adaptable to change
  • have skillset and experience that relate to the following role:


Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) Systems Administrator

Reports To

Digital Engineering Director


Oakville, ON

Job Duties

The Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) Systems Administrator, under the direction of Digital Engineering Director, is primarily responsible for management and maintenance of servers and all VDI clients for Terrestrial office virtual space. Other responsibilities include:

  • Prepare installation, update and upgrade documents
  • Manage servers and supporting internal hardware, SAN/EVA/XPS storage devices and VDI profiles
  • Contribute to VDI user forums and conferences
  • Design VDI infrastructure for best performance to support various VDI profiles of CAD, analysis and office tools
  • Coordinate with server and VDI client vendors
  • Conduct installation, performance test, rollouts and maintenance of servers and VDI clients.
  • Support IT team and VDI users

Core Competencies

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with clear and accurate information to management, IT team members and users.
  • Critical Thinking to solve performance and scalability requirements of various complex clients (i.e. multiple virtual GPUs per client) and resource growth.
  • Based on experience, provide best industry practice guidance that fits the needs of Terrestrial Energy Inc.
  • Planning and Organizing presentations, updates, rollouts, backup and upgrades to management and end clients
  • Problem Solving
  • Results Orientation
  • Team player with the ability to collaborate and interact with other groups
  • Flexible and adaptable to change in technology to improve cost-effective IT solutions, performance, security, scalability and supportability


  • Post-secondary degree or diploma in Computer Science or related field /IT Support
  • Minimum 10 years of work experience in IT support, and focus in VDI
  • Demonstrated success in project delivery and the execution of VDI methods
  • Working knowledge of Red Hat Virtualization, VMware, Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops, Nvidia Virtual GPU
  • Expert or working knowledge of Red Hat Linux OS and Windows Server OS
  • Skills and ability to learn new technology and maintain existing legacy systems
  • Strong problem identification and problem resolution skills
  • Flexibility to adjust to shifting priorities and deadlines
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication (both written and verbal) skills
  • Skilled at developing and maintaining strong relationships across all levels of the organization and with external customers and vendors


  • Working knowledge of Red Hat Virtualization, VMware, Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops, Nvidia Virtual GPU
  • Certified in RedHat Linux Virtualization, VMWare and/or Citrix (CCA-V)
  • Working knowledge of various types of storage arrays
  • Skills and ability work both on site and remotely
  • Other industry experience in developing and implementing enterprise solutions within organizationally, logistically, and technically complex environments


TEI values diversity in its workforce and encourages applications from all qualified individuals. TEI is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation / Age

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Learn More About Terrestrial Energy

Terrestrial Energy is an industry-leading technology company committed to delivering reliable, emission-free, and cost-competitive nuclear energy with a truly innovative advanced reactor design, the Integral Molten Salt Reactor (IMSR®).