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Systems Network Administrator - Camosun College

Systems Network Administrator - Camosun College

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The Senior Network Administrator ensures stable operation of the college’s network services by planning, developing, and optimizing networks

The Senior Network Administrator’s role is to ensure the stable operation of the college’s voice, data, video, and wireless network services. This is achieved by planning, designing, and developing local area networks (LANs) and wide area networks (WANs).The Senior Network Administrator will participate in the planning, developing, installing, configuring, maintaining, supporting, and optimizing of all network hardware, software, and communication links in an environment of responsible information security. This position will also participate in the analysis and resolution of hardware and software computer problems in a timely and accurate fashion. This position will emphasize team leadership, with consultation and communications skills being highly valued.



• Helps provide scheduling and guidance to junior members of the team;

• Communicates directions to other team members based on knowledge of the functions, processes and direction of the team;

• Provides functional supervision of operations of the enterprise’s security solutions;

• Consults with technology peers in systems and network management as well as with the leaders of the business units to achieve high levels of security awareness;

• Is responsible for the coordination of effective delivery service for both campuses;

• Performs critical network duties in the absence of other network staff;

Strategy & Planning

• Collaborates with representatives of all schools and departments to assess network capacity needs and propose design changes to meet identified business needs;

• Creates and maintain documentation as it relates to network configuration, network mapping, processes, and service records;

• Develops, implement and maintain policies, procedures, and associated training plans for network administration, usage, and disaster recovery;

• Collaborates with department leaders to establish service level agreements for network services;

Acquisition & Deployment

• Participates in the design and deployment of college LANs, WANs, and wireless networks, including routers, hubs, switches, and other hardware;

• Conducts research on network products, services, protocols, and standards;

• Oversees periodic upgrading of new and existing hardware and software;

• Interacts with network products and services vendors and contractors;

Operational Management

• Configures networks to ensure smooth and reliable operation for fulfilling business objectives and processes;

• Ensures network connectivity for all servers, workstations and telephone equipment;

• In consultation with Manager, prioritizes and assigns work orders relevant to network maintenance;

• Maintains network inventory and related documentation;

• Monitors, tests and produces reports and statistics for network performance;

• Functional supervision of scheduling and performing network upgrades, and repairs;

Network Security and Compliance

• Provides functional supervision of enterprise security stance through policy, architecture, monitoring and training processes;

• Maintains awareness of evolving threat profiles and mitigation strategies;

• Uses knowledge of applicable data privacy practices to ensure legal compliance;

• Performs other related duties similar in scope and complexity.


• Technologist diploma in computing, electronics or networking and five years of recent in-depth experience, Cisco CCNA, CCDA or CCNP certification or equivalent combination of education and experience. 

• Experience with network and security protocols leading to certification; 

• Strong knowledge of IP routing, QoS configuration, policy based routing and IP Telephony deployment; 

• Experience working on all aspects of a project; design, implementation and support; 

• Strong communication and interpersonal skills;

• Proven ability to lead and work effectively in a team organization; 

• Ability to present ideas in user-friendly language; 

• Proven analytical and problem-solving abilities;

• Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment;

• Strong customer service orientation.

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Additional Info

Job Type : Full-Time

Location : Victoria, BC

Experience Level : Junior Level, Intermediate Level

Salary range : $37.28 - $39.95 per hour

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