Network Administrator

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Job Location:
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Job Category:
IT (Infrastructure & Services)

Why Genetec?

From pioneer to leader in the security industry, Genetec has always been committed to providing the most innovative solutions. Today, we offer world-class IP security solutions with our unified security platform encompassing license plate recognition (LPR), video surveillance and access control. Genetec has been recognized as one of Montreal’s top employers for 13 years running.

Reporting to the IT Infrastructure team lead, the Network and Systems Administrator will work with the IT Infrastructure and IT Security teams to manage, operate, and automate our growing IT infrastructure with the goal of improving the overall quality and security of the network and systems infrastructure and application systems Genetec delivers to its 1300+ employees around the globe, including our Montreal campus, remote offices, data centers, and in the cloud.

What your day will look like:

What your day will look like:
• Provide support and maintenance on existing network devices such as Checkpoint firewalls and Cisco routers and switches across all sites.
• Participate and make recommendations for continuous network improvements with a strong emphasis on network security, performance and availability; as well as participate in a network re-architecture program.
• Deploy and maintain third-party software on Windows and Linux Servers, where practical, via automation.
• Manage production Hyper-V and VMWare clusters, as well as Azure IaaS based VMs.
• Assist in developing, deploying, and maintaining a containerization and automation strategy.
• Focus on systems hardening and security.
• Automate tasks using PowerShell, Azure Automation, LogicApps, and other serverless tooling.
• Work on short to long term projects involving Systems or Networking technologies. • Install and manage SAN storage units.
• Perform daily system monitoring, verifying the integrity and availability of all hardware, server resources, systems and critical processes.
• Manage corporate tools such as MS Teams, Office365, and other SaaS-based applications.
• Manage and maintain Genetec’s backup infrastructure which includes on-prem and cloud environments.
• Manage Microsoft Azure accounts (VM creation, tunnels, ADFS, AD).
• Research, evaluate and recommend software and hardware products.
• Assist in implementation of many new and fast-moving technologies, including Passwordless authentication, Microsoft Modern Workplace, and containerization.
• Assist the IT Support team in resolving issues for end-users
• On-call 24/7 Support as per defined scheduled.
• Perform other tasks as needed.
• Develop and maintain system documentation including diagrams, checklists, and KPI reports.

About you:

About you:
• College degree in Computer, Computer Engineering, or equivalent experience.
• Minimum 3 years’ experience as a Windows System Administrator, including Windows 2012, and 2016.
• Experience with monitoring platforms, such as Splunk and Solarwinds.
• Bilingual (English and French), oral and written.
• Enthusiastic about working in a dynamic and fast-paced environment.
• Enjoy teamwork and possess good interpersonal skills.
• 2+ years of Powershell scripting and/or module creation.
• Knowledge of tools such as git, Chocolately, PowerShellDSC, and deployment pipelines is an asset.
• Patient and willing to find solutions to problems.
• Good knowledge of VPN technologies (IPSEC, SSL, SDWAN);
• Solid understanding of switching and routing protocols including STP, EIGRP, OSPF, BGP;
• Strong understanding of WiFi, VoIP, RADIUS, DHCP, SNMP, QOS, etc.
• Understanding of Multicast and IPv6 would be a strong asset
• Self-learner.
• Ability to adapt quickly to change.
• Ability to work outside normal work hours when required.

Great if you have:

Why you'll love Genetec
•Attractive compensation package
•Work-life balance
•Flexible working schedule
•Free, unlimited Starbucks coffee
•Private free parking for all employees
•Onsite gym

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only selected candidates will be contacted. No telephone calls or agencies, please.