Network Services Specialist - City of Pitt Meadows

City of Pitt Meadows

The “Natural Place to live, work, play and invest,” the City of Pitt Meadows is a picturesque community of just over 18,500 residents, boasting a small town atmosphere with all the urban amenities, beautiful outdoor environment, and a great quality of life, located just one hour east of downtown Vancouver.

Network Services Specialist

We are seeking a regular Full-Time Network Services Specialist to monitor, maintain and protect the city’s computer network, communications and server infrastructure.

This is a skilled technical position having input into the development of the city’s computer network to ensure the functionality and efficiency of systems and the ability to coordinate, develop and implement information technology projects. Key responsibility areas would include maintaining the City’s computer networks including support and management of the City’s network firewalls, having input to designing or revising network and communications (and to a lesser extent server and storage) architecture in consultation with contractors, identifying hardware and software requirements and working with vendors to ensure efficient upgrades, resolving hardware and software problems, keeping up to date on industry changes and trends and making suggestions for improvement as appropriate. We are interested in candidates who may have had some exposure to or interest in learning more about cybersecurity for business. The successful applicant will have excellent communication skills and be able to maintain effective working relationships with other staff, vendors and contractors. Experience with Fortigate Network Firewalls and a keen interest in cybersecurity are considered strong assets for this position.

Candidates will have completed a diploma in information technology from a recognized post-secondary institution plus considerable related experience, or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

Salary Rate: Pay Grade 26 - $39.40 per hour.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a team dedicated to creating a vibrant, sustainable, complete and livable community. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package for the right candidate.

For more information and a complete job description visit our website.

Closing date: Friday, January 31, 2021

We thank all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Organization: City of Pitt Meadows
Location: Pitt Meadows, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Category(s): Information Technology
Posted: January 13, 2021, 12:33 pm
Expires: January 31, 2021, 4:30 pm

Employment Type: Full Time
Employment Length: Permanent
Education Requirement: College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma from a program of 1 year to 2 years
Job Experience: Experience an asset
Rate: $39.40 Hour

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