Network & Security Administrator Classification "VIII" in the Department of Information Technology Services (3 vacancies)

Employment Group List: 
CUPE 1393
Posting Type: 
Internal and External
Job Posting Number: 
Closing Date: 
02/02/2023 - 4:00pm

The University of Windsor is situated on the traditional territory of the Three Fires Confederacy of First Nations: the Ojibwa, the Odawa, and the Potawatomie. 


The Network & Security Administrator will contribute to the effectiveness of the academic units and administrative departments by administering the campus network. This includes all aspects of networking including configuration of enterprise-grade network equipment, configuration of firewall rules and policies, planning of networking in new capital projects, and network project management.


The successful candidate will have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or a related field, or 3-year College Diploma in Networking and equivalent experience as determined by the Department
  • Five (5) years’ experience designing, building, and supporting server/security environments, including:
    • In-depth knowledge and understanding of operating systems functions, configuration, and hardening
    • Extensive knowledge of information security, intrusion detection, routers, servers, email services, application, and data
    • Advanced knowledge of networking (e.g.: DNS, DHCP); Active Directory Security; and Web Servers (e.g. Apache, Tomcat, and IIS) including troubleshooting network cabling and fiber optic cables, LAN/WAN administration (TCP/IP, MAC addressing, Routing, QoS, 802.1Q tunneling, VLANs, etc.), Administration of DNS, DHCP appliances / services, 802.11a, 802.11b/g/n, 802.11ac,
    • Experience programming using scripting programming languages
    • Comprehension of the architecture and relationship between physical, virtualized and cloud-based environments
  • Two (2) years’ experience designing, building, and supporting network environments, including:
    • Reviewing / creating / updating technical drawings and technical specifications relevant to network and wireless equipment and systems
    • Designing wireless networks (physical locations, configuration) for large buildings
  • Ability to learn and adapt to new technologies, tools, and processes
  • Basic proficiency in Microsoft tools (Word, Excel, PowerPoint SharePoint, etc.), Issue tracking and project management software
  • Knowledge of compliance programs (ISO, SOC, NIST, etc.) and data privacy practices and laws
  • Good teamwork, organization, multitasking, analytical, problem solving, customer service and written / oral communication skills (including the ability to effectively communicate technical concepts to stakeholders)
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality, and discretion and act with tact and diplomacy
  • Knowledge of current IT best practices, technologies, and regulatory/compliance standards
  • High degree of cultural sensitivity and awareness of cross-cultural issues, experience working with racialized populations and the ability to work with a diverse student, staff, and faculty population.
Rate of Pay: 
Classification "VIII" per Schedule A of the Collective Agreement

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