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3 May 2022

Full-Time Network Administrator

Newfoundland Labrador Liquor Corporation – Posted by Newfoundland Labrador Liquor Corporation St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada

Job Description

Network Administrator

Permanent Position

Information Technology Department

Competition No. C107722 NETA (E)

Reporting to the Manager Infrastructure and Security, this position is responsible for the following:

  • Analyze, support/maintain and troubleshoot network systems hardware and operating system problems as they may occur in day-to-day situations
  • Monitor network availability and performance, review alerts and notifications from monitoring systems and diagnoses issues
  • Analyze technical and operational problems and work with internal technical teams to resolve problems
  • Provide second level technical support to help desk personnel and maintains support documentation as required
  • Support, configure, maintain and upgrade network devices, including but not limited to firewalls, routers, load-balancers and switches
  • Implement and execute patchment management processes, network and system hardware upgrades
  • Assist with the security needs of the network and IT policy and development
  • Analyze operational environments for performance, system management, high availability and disaster recovery
  • Research and recommend enhancements to the architecture, technology and business needs of the organization
  • Ensure change management processes and procedures are followed
  • Produce network implementation and migration plans to implement network solutions in an enterprise environment
  • Develop and maintain documentation to ensure changing requirements and technologies enhancement are captured and communicated
  • Provide leadership, direction, mentoring and assistance to all team members in an effort to foster growth and development
  • Work with third party vendors to develop and implement solutions that meet the technical, functional and business requirements outlined by Infrastructure and Security teams
  • Assist with capacity planning, networking device procurement and support renewals
  • Manage licensing and compliancy
  • Participate in an on-call rotation to provide support for network related issues


The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications:

  • Two (2) to three (3) year post-secondary diploma in computer studies or Computer Science
  • Minimum three (3) to five (5) years Information technology field
  • Three (3) to five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in network administration in a highly technical and multifaceted environment, which includes, servers and microcomputers in a LAN / WAN / Cloud environment
  • Completion of Microsoft 365 Certified Enterprise Administrator or Azure Solutions Architect is a definite asset
  • Strong foundation of networking concepts, including Next Gen firewalls, IPSec , intrusion detection , SSL VPNs, routing, switching and load balancers
  • Understanding of general IT concepts and technologies including cloud computing, virtualization, server platforms, and security
  • Significant experience in deploying and troubleshooting large scale, complex enterprise networks
  • Experience with management and configuration of security appliances such as VPN, firewalls and NAC devices (Cisco , Pulse- Secure , Meraki, Barracuda)
  • Experience with Radius, LDAP, 2FA , certificate management and DNS
  • Linux and network automation scripting experience are an asset
  • Thorough knowledge of MS Windows Servers, Exchange, Active Directory, Solar Winds Orion , O365
  • Experience with LAN and WAN area networking technologies
  • Knowledge of Microsoft O365 architecture and security and hybrid email environments
  • Cisco certification(s) is a definite asset
  • Ability to work autonomously, multi-task in a fast-paced team environment, manage multiple escalated support incidents under tight timelines
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills Ability to work in a dynamic, fast-paced and deadline-driven environment
  • Proven analytical, creative problem solving and collaborative decision making abilities
  • Strong leadership, interpersonal, customer service and teambuilding skills


NLC values diversity, inclusion and belonging in the workplace and strives to create a workforce that reflects the diversity of the communities we serve. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. We welcome and encourage applications from under-represented groups such as indigenous persons, racially visible persons, persons with a disability, women, and persons of a minority sexual orientation and/or gender identity. If you are a member of an under-represented group, we invite you to self-identify on your cover letter or resume.

Accommodations for job applicants with disabilities (differing abilities) are available on request.

Salary:                  CG 36 – $58,676.80 – $65,483.60 annually

How to Apply

Please send a resume no later than Wednesday, May 18, 2022 via Condition of EmploymentThe successful candidate will be required to provide proof of full COVID-19 vaccination or approved exemption as a condition of employment, as per NLC’s Mandatory Vaccine Policy Please state Competition Number on resume. Proof of education must be provided prior to employment with NLC. Please note, while we appreciate the interest of all candidates, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.  

Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time. Salaries: Not Disclosed.

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