Sr. Network Administrator
Alliance Search Group Inc. - Toronto, ON

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Senior Network and Systems Administrator
Downtown Toronto

This is a full time job, client provides a competitive salary, generous bonus and benefits, and a location in the heart of downtown Toronto.

Salary: $60-70k + bonus / share plan = about 100k / year

Job is a mix of server and network support (30%), end user/client support (50%), IT planning and project or vendor coordination (20%).

Need superior communication and client facing skill

Senior Network and Systems Administrator

Ideal candidate:
Is self-motivated with outstanding technical, communication andpeople skills
Is passionate about technology and innovative ways to solvetechnical and business problems
Keeps abreast with the latest technology trends
Holds his/her own yet knows how to be a true team player.
Is dynamic, flexible, and enjoys a good challenge

As a key member of the small and dynamic Information Technology Team, the successful candidate will be responsible for providing support, administration and maintenance of all IT systems and infrastructure components, and, play a key role in defining the strategy and tactics for the department.

Provide quality technical support to +/- 100 staff
Perform standard IT operations functions for IT infrastructureincluding incident management, change management, problem management, asset management, disaster recovery, security and other disciplines as required
In conjunction with Managed Services Providers:
Provide day-to-day support, administration and management of all systems, storage devices, security/network components and applications
Monitor the infrastructure and respond to incidents as required
Perform root cause analyses of system related issues
Ensure corporate and IT policies are implemented and enforced on allsystems through effective configuration management and automation.
Develop, maintain and implement departmental procedures and controlactivities.
Plan and participate in disaster recovery exercises.
Provide subject matter expertise for infrastructure projectsincluding design, deployment and support
Create and maintain high quality documentation of processes andinfrastructure
Assist with strategy, budget planning and business cases
Required Qualifications:

A bachelor's degree in computer science or a related field
7 or more years of hands-on network and server support experiencewith a strong emphasis on quality customer service.
Demonstrated, hands-on project and administration experience withthe following:

o VMWare virtualization

o Microsoft Windows Server, Exchange and Active Directory


o NetApp storage

o IP networking

Desired Qualifications

Proficiency with the following systems and applications:

o Infrastructure management tools e.g. LANDesk/System Centre etc.

o Sophos/Symantec desktop security solutions

o Mobile device management e.g. Airwatch, Good etc.

o Firewall administration with Watchguard or Cisco devices

o IIS web server installation and configuration

o Basic database support for Microsoft SQL Server/SSRS

o PowerShell scripting

NOTE: this is a formal environment, shirt and tie required daily.

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