Network Analyst
Peace Library System - Grande Prairie, AB

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(Permanent, Full-Time)

Are you looking for a rewarding and challenging technology position? Would you like to make a difference in rural public library services? This is an exciting time to be involved in public library technology.

Peace Library System (PLS) is seeking a self-motivated Network Analyst to provide technology support at headquarters and member public libraries. The individual must have a strong customer service focus and be able to communicate effectively with library managers in small public libraries.

PLS is the “hub” for 45 public libraries and provides a range of technology-based services to support libraries. The PLS LAN/WAN network includes 5 servers running Server 2008 and Linux, and over 250 workstations running Windows 7 and supported remotely using SCCM. Other components include Fortigate firewalls, Polycom video conferencing, Aruba wireless products, Active Directory, and Exchange.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Maintain and develop Peace Library System’s network infrastructure (LAN and WAN)
  • Maintain and support hardware and software in headquarters and member libraries
  • Assist in troubleshooting the integrated library system (Polaris)
  • Provide technical training for member libraries and PLS staff as required

Essential Qualifications and Skills:

  • Diploma or certification in computer networking and technology, or equivalent combination of training and experience
  • Experience with hardware, software and network troubleshooting. Experience with Active Directory, SCCM, and Fortigate management is essential.
  • Current network, server, and professional certifications are essential
  • Experience with webserver management and Linux would be an asset
  • Familiarity and experience with SQL would be an asset
  • Excellent communication, organizational and analytical skills
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Able to work independently and as a member of project teams
  • Candidates must be willing to travel (vehicle provided) and possess a valid driver's license with a clean driving record.

Salary Range: Peace Library System offers a competitive salary and benefits package.

Peace Library System headquarters is located in the City of Grande Prairie, approximately 450 km northwest of Edmonton. With a population of over 50,000, Grande Prairie is an active, growing community with all services and amenities, situated in the beautiful Peace Country. Peace Library System serves a municipal population of 150,000 and a student population of 11,500 through a network of 45 public and 50 school libraries across northwestern Alberta.

This position will remain open until a suitable candidate is found, but a review of applications will begin October 14, 2013. Please note that only those candidates who are selected for an interview will be contacted.

Interested parties should submit a cover letter, resume, and three references to:

Janet Ayles, IT Services Manager
Peace Library System
8301-110 Street
Grande Prairie, Alberta T8W 6T2

About this company
Peace Library System is one of seven regional library systems within the province in Alberta. We provide technology service to forty-five...