Bilingual Network System Administrator

  • Location

    Montreal, Canada

  • Sector:

    IT Support & Tech

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  • Contact:

    Brett Duncan

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  • Published:

    4 months ago

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Job Title: Bilingual Network System Administrator (Contract)
Type: 6 Months Contract
Location:   Verdun, QC (Onsite & Remote)
Start Date: July 19, 2021
End Date: January 21, 2022
Days/Hours: Monday to Friday/ 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Hours/Week: 40
Reports To: IT Service Delivery Manager


Overview Principal Responsibilities

  • As part of the project team, produce detailed work plans and proceed with the execution/realization of regional and global projects.
  • Install, configure, and maintain LAN/WAN network services, equipment, and devices such as switches, routers, firewall, Wi-Fi, etc.
  • Travel to our different North American locations to implement new technology and infrastructure solutions.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve local and remote network issues and proceed to necessary repairs.
  • Monitor network security.
  • Document network configurations, problems, and related resolutions.
  • Support and implement change management strategies.
  • Monitor system performance and implement performance optimization.
  • Work closely with Technology Architects and Systems Analysts to implement, maintain, and support infrastructure and network solutions.
  • When necessary, ensure emergency operational support outside office hours.

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Must be fluent (bilingual) in both French and English.
  • Post-secondary degree in Computer Science, network administration, system administration or equivalent.
  • 4+ years of experience as Network administrator or Analyst, or Security administrator or Analyst.
  • Working knowledge of networking protocols and standards: IP and Ethernet technologies, routing protocols (OSPF, EIGRP, BGP) and service quality parameters (QoS).
  • Knowledge of telecommunication industry in the following areas: LAN, WAN, VPN, IP Telephony, network security (firewall, web filtering, IPS/IDS), wireless technology, and load balancing.
  • Experience with structured cabling design and implementations.
  • Strong knowledge of network technologies in multisite environment.
  • Experience with network and security monitoring solutions (ex. PRTG)
  • Technical certifications are an asset (Cisco CCNA, Security+, CISSP, etc.)
  • Knowledge of enterprise security environments.
  • Strong capacity to work with the sense of urgency. Ability to prioritize and multitask.
  • Good sense of adaptability in a diversified environment, working with technical and non-technical audiences.
  • Experience with end-user support and understanding of the internal customer’s perspective.
  • Creative and proactive approach to network and cyber-security environments.
  • Experience providing network solutions is a manufacturing enterprise is an asset.