Network Administrator

Ottawa West, ONTARIO | 4 months
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Ottawa West

Job Description

Job Description

EWA-Canada, an Intertek company, is a Systems Engineering Company dedicated to "Enabling a More Secure Future".  Incorporated in June 1988, EWA-Canada was founded on sound system engineering principles, innovation, trusted relationships and quality.  EWA-Canada addresses the business and security risks inherent in the use of information technology and helps clients solve their most complex problems related to Information Management, Identity Management and Information Technology Security.

We are currently looking for a Network Administrator based in Ottawa, Ontario.


The Network Administrator will support the day-to-day administration of the company systems and networks. The successful candidate will possess a mixed infrastructure skill set and will assist in planning, developing, installing, configuring, maintaining, supporting, and optimizing system and network software.

Key Responsibilities:

As part of the IT support team, the candidate will assist in all areas of network and system management. Team responsibilities include:

·    Configure and administer the network infrastructure including firewalls, VPNs, and other items related to corporate IT security

·    Hardware/software setup, rollout and support

·    Administer the company infrastructure, servers and desktop systems (*nix, Windows mix)

·    Setup and administer virtualization solutions

·    Create and maintain detailed system and network documentation

·    Participate in various IT projects

·    Provide end user support and training

·    Provide after-hours emergency support as needed and when available

Key Knowledge & Skills:

  • 5+​ years of network administration experience
  • Linux/Unix server support experience
  • Sound TCP/IP networking knowledge and skills
  • Virtualized environment experience
  • Excellent command of the English language
  • Ability to communicate both technically and non-technically
  • Good organizational skills and ability to perform multiple tasks, schedule priorities and meet deadlines
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

Preferred Knowledge & Skills:

  • Nagios or similar NMS experience
  • Backup administration
  • Windows desktop and server support experience
  • Exchange mail server support experience
  • Active Directory experience
  • Mitel IP phone system experience
  • Diploma in Computer Technology or equivalent considered an asset


EWA, an Intertek company, offers a salary and benefit package competitively placed with the local market. We promote a culture where motivated customer-oriented employees can flourish, experience professional fulfillment and reach their highest potential. Medical, Prescription, Dental, Vision, and Disability Insurance plans; RRSP plan with company match; paid time off (vacation; sick holiday); Employee Assistance Program (EAP); Tuition Reimbursement, and more.

EWA an Intertek company encourages applications from all qualified candidates.  Please contact if you need accommodation at any stage of the application process or want more information on our accommodation policies.

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