Our client is looking for a Network Administrator to join their team in Edmonton. The Network Administrator will be a key participant of a high-performance team responsible for effective provisioning, installation/configuration, operation, and maintenance of systems hardware and software and related infrastructure.
The candidate needs to be a team player possessing excellent customer service and communication skills. You must also be able to demonstrate a high degree of initiative, enjoy problem-solving, have good organizational skills, be detail oriented, and have the flexibility to perform multiple tasks at once.
Responsible for the overall planning, testing, deployment, maintenance and security of the network infrastructure systems (mixed of physical and virtual systems).
Evaluate and determine network infrastructure capacity requirements, managing change, executing rigorous testing, responding to escalated support requests, and implementing corrective action.
Coordinate and collaborate with the IT team members to ensure availability, reliability, and scalability of organization services to meet business demands.
Ensures network infrastructure is functioning within pre-defined operating levels and manages all proactive tuning activities.
Actively monitors and analyzes system logs, stats, and controls, to ensure that systems remain at optimum efficiency and recommends changes where necessary
Support technical projects in the design and review of new systems, applications and hardware as well as a computer network.
Maintain technical documentation for the organization’s network environment including up-to-date records of hardware configurations, software licenses, maintenance agreements, network diagrams and maintenance operations.
Conduct research on emerging products, services, protocols, and standards in support of systems software procurement and development efforts.
Perform IT administrative duties as delegated.
The Ideal Candidate:
5+ years of demonstrated hands-on experience supporting a large scale, mission critical large enterprise infrastructure.
In-depth knowledge of TCP/IP and communication protocols.
Knowledge of IPSec, GRE tunnels, and traffic load balancing techniques.
Solid working knowledge of Juniper and Palo Alto
Excellent analytical, organizational, time management and problem-solving skills.
Excellent oral and written communication skills including the ability to interact effectively with executives, vendors and department staff.
Actively collaborates and pitches in when necessary to support team success
Able to work on multiple activities at the same time, organizing and prioritizing as needed to accomplish goals
Enables process improvement by stimulating ideas through discussion and collaboration
Experience with network monitoring and packet analysis tools
Knowledge of Windows system administration
Knowledge of Windows and Linux logging capabilities
Experience within a security/technical support environment using ticketing systems
Project management skills
Privacy, Security or Network certification (desirable)
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