Network & Systems Administrator

Network & Systems Administrator

16 Nov

16 Nov



Reference number: 3561

Location: Barrie, ON


We are currently seeking a Network & Systems Administrator to join our team.

Located in Barrie, Ontario, we are a specialized industrial engineering firm focused on designing complex automation with a blue-chip customer base since 1971. Operating from two facilities totaling 200,000 square feet with 200+ employees, we are proud to announce we received final ISO 90001 certification in February 2021.

JENOPTIK is an integrated photonics company that employs approximately 4,000 people with representatives in over 80 countries, and operates in three photonic-based divisions: Light and Optics, Light and Production and Light and Safety.

Our employees are mountain bikers, road bikers, skiers, golfers, runners, amateur chefs, video game heroes, care-givers, musicians, community volunteers, kayakers, race-car drivers, fitness enthusiasts, hockey players, outdoor sportspeople, TV & potato chip experts.

We are a diverse and inclusive work culture - everyone is welcome!

Key Duties & Responsibilities:

- Install, configure, and maintain server hardware, software, and infrastructure services in accordance with best practices

- Perform application upgrades and testing

- Investigate and troubleshoot issues

- Monitor servers and applications for stability and take proactive measures to prevent issues

- Diagnose and troubleshoot network, hardware and software issues

- Execute network security measures to protect data, software and hardware, and educate employees on risks and precautions

- Assist ERP team - copy databases, create users

- Provide internal and external customers with timely technical support and guidance

- Repair and recover from system or software failures

- Provide support for data management, backups, disaster recovery, and business continuity

- Create and maintain documentation for all infrastructure technology

- Coordinate and participate in managing the enterprise directory services and integration of new acquisitions

- Assist in design and security features of server room

- Exemplify the company’s PSI’s, work ethic and commitment to service excellence in all activities and in interactions with other departments

- Interface with external vendors/contractors

- Participate in corporate IT projects and team work with both regional and HQ IT colleagues

- Other duties as required.

Qualified candidates will possess:

Experience and Technical Skills:

- Post-Secondary Degree in Computer Science or equivalent

- Minimum five years related system and network administration experience

- VMware VCenter 7

- Dell and Cisco Switches

- SonicWALL NSA series

- Meraki Access Points and MX

- Microsoft SCCM

- VMware Horizon and HP Thin Clients

- Bitdefender Gravity Zone antivirus

- Windows systems operations and administration, active directory, DNS, DHCP

- Network protocols and technologies, data communication fundamentals and operation

- Knowledge of Virtualization Environments, Microsoft Environments, Active Directory and Windows Server

- Design and implementation of IT Infrastructure systems for new and existing sites

- Knowledge of TCP/IP Network Protocols

- Knowledge of Firewall Management

- Programming Skills

- Relational Databases (Microsoft SQL, MYSQL)

- AWS – EC2, S3, IAM, Cloudwatch, etc.

- MS Exchange

- Experience on Azure, O365

- Veeam, Arcserves backup solutions

- Mobile device management tools

Nice to Have:

- UNIX Based Systems;

- Oracle

- Monitoring systems PRTG

- Storage Systems DELL EMC, Compellent and Lenovo Storwize

Key Professional Attributes:

- Manage competing priorities

- Understand the significance of quality control and disciplined processes

- Possess strong organizational skills, attention to detail, disciplined approach to work

- Work well under pressure in a constantly changing environment

- Excellent oral and written communication skills

- Demonstrated ability to coordinate a high level of activity under a variety of conditions and constraints

- Excellent conflict resolutions skills

- High energy and the flexibility to perform under short time constraints to meet deadlines

- Possess strong work ethic and positive team attitude

Our Benefits:

- Competitive salary and profit-sharing bonus

- Comprehensive Group Health & Dental Benefit Plan

- Employee assistance and wellness programs

- Employee training, development, tuition and professional fees reimbursement

- Subsidized onsite café with takeout meals by Gus, the best chef ever!

- Partial tuition reimbursement for employees’ children enrolled in technical program at recognized Canadian college/university

- Annual performance review

- Safe, professional work environment

- Casual business dress

- $3,000 (Senior) $2,000 (Intermediate) and $1,000 (Junior) referral fees if you recommend an approved permanent hire – family & friends included

- Safety shoes and safety glasses reimbursement

- Prodomax Employee Excellence Recognition (PEER) Awards

Jenoptik Barrie is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without discrimination or harassment because of race, ancestry, place of origin, color, ethnic origin, citizenship, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, record of offences, marital status, family status or disability.

Applications are welcome from all qualified candidates. Accommodations may be available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. If you would like to request a specific accommodation because of a disability or a medical need, please advise your Human Resources contact when you are selected to participate in the recruitment process.

About Prodomax

Our employees are mountain bikers, road bikers, skiers, golfers, runners, video game heroes, musicians, community volunteers, race car drivers, fitness enthusiasts, hockey players, outdoor sportspeople, world travelers, TV & potato chip experts, single people, family people, and every other variety of people. Everyone is welcome.

We are minutes away from the GO Station connected to Toronto and close to beautiful Kempenfelt Bay on Lake Simcoe. Barrie has something for everyone.

Prodomax, a member of the JENOPTIK group, is a specialized industrial engineering firm focused on designing complex manufacturing production systems for the automotive sector with a blue-chip customer base. Since it was founded in 1971, over a billion dollars of automation equipment has been delivered to Canada, the US, Mexico and Europe. Prodomax consistently delivers automation of any size and complexity by a team professionals.

Have we made you interested in this position?

If so, we look forward to receiving your online application.

Should you need any further information, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Jane McPherson

Tel.: +1 705 7265841-380