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We are seeking an IT Administrator to join our team at our Brantford facility.

This position is responsible for administration activities related to the corporate network, systems and other production/office programs. Administration activities include maintenance and support of: communications networks, databases, operating systems, network security, email / file sharing systems, cellular, office equipment, network and user software/hardware.


Responsibilities Include:

  • Monitors and optimize performance of the corporate network, systems and all hardware (Endpoint PCs, Thin Clients, printers, scanners, etc.). Determines production priorities while considering operation efficiency and cost factors.
  • Maintains the integrity of the system and data by administering user accounts, passwords and system permissions as well as ensuring acceptable use of Internet services, administering firewall security and anti-virus programs.
  • Performs monthly backups and ensure backups integrity
  • Installs, configures and maintains server and desktop/notebook PCs, network hardware and software, peripheral devices, cabling and media.
  • Provides appropriate ongoing system training for users. Documents operating procedures, best practices and the management of software licensing requirements for PC and network systems.
  • Participates in special project opportunities, researches/implements new technologies, and from an IT perspective, supports activities related to the implementation and maintenance of ISO 14001:2015 and IATF 16949:2016 quality programs.
  • Maintains an inventory of parts for emergency repairs; coordinate with vendors and other company personnel to manage MRO suppliers, technical support, and telephone/cellular and office equipment accounts.
  • Respond to requests from all Hematite location including after hours, on a limited basis based on the needs of the business.
  • Researches and evaluates a variety of applications and system roadmap.
  • Travel required as this role supports multiple sites in Canada and the United States.
  • Other duties as required.

Qualifications:

  • 2+ years of experience as a System Administrator, Network Administrator or similar role.
  • Post-secondary program in Computer Sciences. MCSE certification (Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer) is preferred.

Knowledge, Experience and Skills:

  • Two to three years progressive experience in administering a secure wide area network.
  • Experience with Microsoft Active Directory, Group Policy, MS Exchange, VMware ESXI, Remote Desktop Protocols and Dell server hardware.
  • Experience working with Microsoft operating systems/software packages.
  • Experience installing and maintaining desktop PCs, laptops and servers.
  • Experience with basic network protocols such as DNS, SMTP, DHCP, FTP, TCP/IP.
  • Ability to troubleshoot PC hardware and software problems.
  • Experience with cabling for phones and PCs, and WiFi.
  • Experience with WSUS, AntiVirus, Email Security.
  • Knowledge with ERP & EDI systems, especially Plex Online is an asset.
  • Experience with IPv6 is an asset.
  • Knowledge of troubleshooting tools such as WireShark, Telnet, NSLookup.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

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