Network Analyst
May 3, 2013 5:29 AM

Our company is seeking a network analyst position currently. We're looking for a motivated individual passionate about technology - the kind of person who really enjoys all aspects of networks, from design to implementation to troubleshooting. It's a really great place to work, and not only would you be stepping in to manage the network, you'd be contributing to the safety of Ontarians by ensuring our mobile workforce of inspectors have stable connectivity in order to complete inspections.

Official info below:

Organization Information:

The Technical Standards and Safety Authority (TSSA) is an innovative, not-for-profit organization dedicated to enhancing public safety.

Throughout Ontario, TSSA regulates the safety of amusement devices, boilers and pressure vessels, elevating devices, fuels, operating engineers, ski lifts, and upholstered and stuffed articles. Its range of safety services include public education and consumer information, certification, licensing and registration, engineering design review, inspections, investigations, safety management consultation, and enforcement and prosecution activities. The organization’s vision is to be the world leader in public safety services.

TSSA offers a challenging and satisfying work environment with competitive salary, benefits, and pension plans.


Administer and maintain all aspects of network security, including Cisco firewalls, Cisco and Netmotion VPN and software solutions such as Symantec antivirus and Websense.
Administer and maintain all network hardware and equipment including routers, switches, servers and other network peripherals.
Administer and maintain end user accounts, permissions and access rights in Microsoft Active Directory
Investigate, recommend, schedule and deploy network and server upgrades, repairs and improvements.
Perform monitoring and analysis of network performance
Assist with preparation of reports for user and data access tracking to ensure the integrity and security of data.
Respond to incoming calls and emails regarding customer network and VPN issues
Manage and test backups of all servers and network equipment using Tivoli Storage Manager and Manage Engine’s Device Expert. Assist in development of procedures to ensure the integrity of backed up data.
Work with vendors and/or carriers during problem analysis/resolution as required
Provide phone and email support to mobile workforce and head office users
Prepare and ensure accuracy of documentation, procedures, guides and check lists
Aid in development of disaster recovery plans and maintain current knowledge of plan executables.
Respond to emergency network outages in accordance with business continuity and disaster recovery plans.
Prepare and adhere to procedures for logging, reporting and statistically monitoring network and server performance and data.
Conduct research on network products, services, protocols and standards in support of development efforts. Evaluate and recommend for purchase network hardware and software products.
Develops, manages and reports on detailed project plans. Ensures effective corporate standard, system security, internal processing controls and audit controls are maintained.

Job Requirements:


University degree or Diploma in Information Technology related to subfield of network and system administration or security
Relevant network or security certifications preferred
3-5 years of network/security administration


Strong fundamental understanding of networking principles and technologies (TCP/IP, SNMP, NAT and PAT as well as Cisco IOS and both switch and router architecture)
Experience with configuring and supporting VPN technologies (ipsec and SSL) for both site to site and end user network access.
Experience with Active Directory, Windows server 2003
Proficiency in documentation and ability to verbally articulate technical matters in lay terms
Strong written and oral communication skills
Experience maintaining and configuring Cisco based firewalls (Pix or ASA)
Experience managing virtualized systems and services hosted in a cloud (Asset)
Vendor Management experience (Asset)

payscale: DOE
job type: full-time
posted by routergirl to Systems/Networking

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