Job Description
Winnipeg, Manitoba

Senior Network Administrator

We’re looking for a solution-driven Senior Network Administrator to join our Technology Services team within our Winnipeg Head Office located at 140 Otter Street.

As a Senior Network Administrator with us, you will be responsible for Pollard’s network infrastructure for all aspects of Pollard’s Technology footprint. You will be closely aligned with:

  • IT Security to ensure best practice security architects are deployed with the IT infrastructure,
  • Architecture to ensure best practices and best fit architectures are designed for Pollard’s current and future use,
  • Global Manager, Infrastructure for directional and technical guidance,
  • The NOC for aligning monitoring and technical response for incidents and changes required.

You will ensure systems are architected so they can be deployed, managed, and monitored with the appropriate scalable, reliability, and security to enable the business.

What We Offer

  • Competitive compensation
  • Profit sharing program – every role plays a part in our success!
  • Company pension
  • Health & Extended Benefits
  • Opportunities for professional development
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Employee & Family Assistance Program
  • On-Site Cafeteria & Outdoor Patio
  • On Site Gym
  • A variety of committee driven employee engagement activities
  • Free Parking

What You’ll Do

  • Provide troubleshooting of the network, both on-prem and cloud, as needed for multiple platforms including:
    • Layer 2 switching and spanning tree technologies
    • Layer 3 routing and related technologies
    • Applications and services running over networks
  • Provide Network analysis
    • Discovering and documenting network topologies
    • Capacity planning
    • Review of vendor updates and security advisories
    • Planning in-place hardware software upgrades
    • Risk mitigation and evaluating operational impact of network implementations
  • Provide Migration planning and implementation
    • Migration planning in including risk mitigation and implementation impact
    • Pre migration network stabilization
    • Migration implementation and backout
    • Post migration validation
    • Post migration network cleanup
  • Become the Palo Alto expert from Firewalls, to Panorama, to Global protect

Who You Are

  • Highly organized individual adept at managing multiple issues/projects simultaneously.
  • Persuasive and effective communicator skilled in developing clear and concise justifications for departmental and company objectives.
  • Troubleshooter with a knack for problem-solving.
  • Capable of applying professional negotiating techniques with internal and external stakeholders to determine optimal solutions and provide process explanations.
  • Proficient in gathering technical requirements from various departments to develop programs that meet the business needs.

What You’ll Bring

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering or equivalent education
  • 5+ years of experience with Palo Alto networks.
  • 10+ years of experience in networking and infrastructure.
  • Written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proficient with change control & trouble shooting tools.
  • Ability to apply high level of problem-solving skills and expertise to analyze and report on actions and/or solutions.
  • Ability to work cooperatively with all levels of the business and foster team building environment.

Apply now by submitting a cover letter and resume outlining fit and salary to  

Pollard Banknote Limited is an equal opportunity employer, committed to promoting and maintaining a diverse and inclusive workforce. Reasonable accommodations are available upon request.

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We thank all candidates that apply, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Employment is contingent upon a satisfactory response from a Criminal Record Search.