All systems across the university running efficiently and working at top performance; as a Systems Analyst, this is Justin Slind’s main endeavor. Working on the Infrastructure Applications Team, Justin is one of the drivers behind the scenes to ensure all systems are functioning at peak performance: “everything in the university all the servers, switches and network infrastructure [are] monitored in case there are any problems…”. By using the infrastructure reporting and monitoring system, IMRS, the team is able to effectively perform tests to determine current status and productivity of all equipment.
In the day-to-day, Justin additionally liaises with the vendor of the IMRS software to resolve any outstanding issues or bugs recognized while using the reporting system. As a recent graduate of Grant MacEwan University, Justin is certainly exercising the newfound knowledge from his computing science degree in his role here at IST.