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IT Network and Systems Administrator

Kanata, ON
Looking for your next opportunity?! Our Client is currently looking for an IT Network and Systems Administrator to join their team in Ottawa! If you are looking for a new challenge, professional growth and fulfil the following qualifications, this is a role for you!

  • Responsible for the installation, configuration, administration and maintenance of enterprise-wide network and systems hardware, operating systems of Linux and Windows servers and VMware ESXi hosts.
  • Monitoring and analyzing firewall traffic and all corporate network traffic.
  • Research, implement and manage Microsoft 365 and Azure technologies.
  • Provide 3rd level Linux, Windows and VMware server backend infrastructure support to all environments.
  • Evaluation and recommendation of new technical products, services and skills.
  • Assess enterprise server security risks and contingency planning.
  • Monitor server and network infrastructure to ensure availability and perform necessary maintenance to maintain 24x7 availability.
  • Monitor server and network hardware inventory ensuring life cycle refreshes.
  • Work with 3rd party vendors and support for any required issues or vulnerabilities.
  • Understands IT industry trends, business trends, IT best practices, ISO27001 standards and resources to ensure continuous optimization of IT service delivery.
  • Lead and or support outage investigations and response activities.
  • Leads and participates in project information gathering, requirements and analysis.
  • Rotation in “On-Call” after hours and emergency support.
  • Involvement and/or manage technical projects as assigned by the IT Network and Systems Manager.
  • Respond and resolve IT requests, incidents and problems reported by end users.
  • Provide updates, status, and completion information for the assigned work orders through the IT ticketing application.
  • Collaborate with the rest of the IT team in resolving reported incidents and problems; 
  • Refer or escalate unresolved complex IT issues.
  • Ensure processes are documented and reviewed on a yearly basis.
Experience in Linux environments (CentOS / RedHat), Firewalls and Log Analyzers – Fortinet, Network Security, VMware virtual server environment. Linux BIND servers for external DNS. Linux scripting / batch language / logging / auditing / monitoring. Windows Server 2008/2012/2016/2019. Monitoring Tools – Zabbix, Grafana, etc. Active Directory administration. WAN/LAN/Wi-Fi technologies. MS Exchange 2010/2013/2016/MS365. Backup Technology – CommVault / Veeam. Internal/external vulnerability scanning tools – Qualys. WSUS / Patch Management. Strong documentation skills Working Conditions: Will have to do some lifting of server / NAS storage equipment (up to 50 pounds) from time to time. May require travel to other office sites in Ottawa and Kingston.

NewFound Recruiting is a Canadian professional services company, headquartered in Ottawa, Ontario and is one of Canada’s leaders in Professional Staffing and Recruiting.  Currently, NewFound Recruiting is servicing clients across Canada, having established relationships in Ontario (Toronto and Ottawa), Alberta, British Columbia, Quebec, and Newfoundland.  By applying innovative techniques, we match the right candidate with the right position.  Our 20 years of industry experience gives you the assurance that we will provide the right answers to your difficult questions.

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