Network Administrator

KF Aerospace

Description

We’re all about the craft.

KF Aerospace is proud to deliver innovative aircraft services for corporate, commercial, and military customers worldwide. Launched in 1970 out of British Columbia’s beautiful city of Kelowna, KF has grown to specialize in a wide range of aviation services including maintenance and modifications, cargo operations, military pilot training and aircraft leasing. With facilities across Canada, KF is home to a 900 strong, highly skilled workforce. Our passion for our craft fuels every project we touch.

JOB OVERVIEW

The Network Administrator reports to the IT Network Supervisor and is responsible for the administration, maintenance, and support of the KF Aerospace IT Infrastructure.

This position can be either full-time in the office or as hybrid (part-time in office and part-time remote each week).

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Responsible for the maintenance, configuration, optimization, and reliable operation of KF IT Infrastructure.
  • Perform a wide range of system and network administration duties including installation, configuration, debugging, maintenance, evaluation, testing and deployment of upgrades to the networking infrastructure (Firewalls, Routers, Switches, Wireless Access Points, Voice and VPN Gateways, etc.); Windows virtual servers on VMware cluster, and managing VMware cluster.
  • Identify, analyze, diagnose, research, resolve and log in a ticketing system all technical issues and requests.
  • Proactive monitoring of all network devices and services using a combination of tools to ensure high availability and adherence to required Service Level Agreements.
  • Collect and review network utilization data for capacity planning.
  • Install security measures and operate software to protect systems and information infrastructure; perform regular security patching and fix detected vulnerabilities to maintain high-security standards.
  • Rigorously create and maintain documentation for all network devices, processes, and procedures.
  • Assist in developing, implementing, testing, and maintaining disaster recovery plans.
  • Assist Network Supervisor with network design.

TECHNICAL COMPETENCIES

  • Expert with Microsoft technologies (Microsoft Server 2012, 2016 and 2019, Active Directory, ADFS, DNS, DHCP, NPS, WSUS, Sharepoint, O365, Exchange Server), including managing Active Directory and O365, installation and configuration of new servers for various purposes (domain, exchange email server, database server, web server, etc.).
  • Solid network knowledge: TCP/IP, DNS, DHCP, VPN’s; experience with installing, configuring, and troubleshooting networking equipment (network switching and routing, firewalls, wireless network, cabling, etc.).
  • Experience with virtualization (VMware).
  • Experience with Mobile Device Management (MS Intune).
  • Experience with scripting and automation tools.
  • Experience with database administration (Microsoft SQL is preferred).
  • Experience with Azure and Azure services (Azure Synapse Analytics) is a plus.
  • Experience with on-premises and cloud backup solutions (Veeam is preferred) is a plus.
  • Circuit Design and Documentation (Visio or similar).

REQUIREMENTS

  • University degree or diploma in Computer Science or equivalent field of study
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in a similar full-time IT role
  • Microsoft and/or CISCO certification is a plus
  • Ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced and stressful environment
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong analytical, problem solving and organizational skills
  • Perform after hours work on emergency and scheduled basis; participate in rotation on-call
  • Ability to obtain secret – level II security clearance as the position requires work on military network.
  • Occasional travel is required
  • Ability to lift/move equipment up to 50 lbs. on occasion

 BENEFITS

Full-Time staff benefits include (but are not limited to):

  • Health and Dental
  • Short & Long-Term Disability
  • Health Spending Account
  • Paid vacation and Personal time off
  • The opportunity to bank overtime
  • Pension matching plan and voluntary RRSP
  • Employee & Family Assistance Program
  • Free financial advice
  • A bonus program based on organizational performance

How to Apply

 Be a part of our craft. Apply for the Network Administrator position at kfaero.ca/careers today!