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Network Security Administrator

Information Systems and Computer Science, Network and Systems Administration
Permanent, Full-Time

Job Description

Are you experienced in network fundamentals and advanced troubleshooting? Are you looking to join an organization that combines the prestige and influence of a major player with the warmth and collaboration of a smaller, tight-knit work environment? Then this opportunity was tailor-made for you!

Located in Vancouver’s bustling downtown core, our client, a leading regional law firm, is on the lookout for a Network Security Administrator to join its exceptional team. Reporting to the IT Manager, this role is a key contributing member of the IT department and is responsible for supporting the core infrastructure that maintains a diverse set of enterprise applications.

Key Responsibilities

  • Oversee the performance, capacity and security of the network and servers
  • Monitor and manage the performance of all components within the primary data center
  • Monitor the performance of co-location service provider
  • Administration of firewalls, load balancers, routers, switches, etc.
  • Respond to alerts from automated monitoring tools
  • Monitor, detect and respond to alerts for breaches/security incidents
  • Participate in the IT Change Advisory Board
  • Monitory current security threats and apply patches
  • Perform recurring BCP/DRP simulations
  • Maintain a detailed inventory or all configurable items for hardware, software, enterprise platforms, infrastructure and services
  • Support deskside analysts after-hours and on-call standby as needed
  • Other duties to support the IT department


  • Minimum 5 years of network security administration experience including infrastructure support
  • Strong fundamentals in networking, firewalls, information security, server virtualization (SAN, iSCSI), encryption and key management
  • Proven knowledge supporting Microsoft systems and services including active directory, Azure, Group Policy, Exchange (on-site and online), IIS, OneDrive, and InTune
  • Experience supporting mobile operating systems (iOS, Android) and mobile device management (MDM), and knowledge of information security concepts (data classification, data mapping, IDS/IPS, data loss protection)
  • Experience with network monitoring tools such as ECM/SCCM
  • Working knowledge of desktop applications such as the Microsoft Office Suite
  • Thorough understanding of TCP/IP and network fundamentals
  • Implementation experience configuring routers and switches (Cisco, Sonicwall)
  • Hands-on experience with industry-leading firewall products (Sophos, Fortinet)
  • Experienced with the following security technologies (IPSec/SSL VPNs, IDS/IPS, UTM, WAF, NIST800)
  • Experience supporting storage networks and/or storage-as-a-service platforms
  • Experience in Network Management (Syslog, SNMP, Network analyzers)

What's In It For You

An annual salary in the $75-85K range and a variety of benefits including a health and dental plan, an employee assistance program, a matching RRSP program, 3 weeks of vacation as well as personal days, sick time and one volunteer day per year, lifestyle benefits, education reimbursement and fun company-sponsored events such as annual year-end parties, happy hours and staff appreciation events.



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