IT Systems Architect & Administrator, Networks

St. Lawrence College - Kingston, ON (11 months ago)

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The IT Systems Architect & Administrator, Networks is accountable for effectively architecting and managing the technical aspects of the college’s IT Systems Networks systems. Using advanced technical skills in the enterprise IT systems domain, this role takes proactive steps to design and implement improvements to IT systems, applications and infrastructure in order to improve value delivery and avoid service disruptions or performance degradations. This position is accountable for resolving support issues related to operations of the IT systems and is the primary role responsible for coordinating resolution of the issues. This position is the primary point of contact for technical support with application vendors and IT systems providers and is responsible for managing communication between these providers and the extended ITS team during issue resolution. As part of the ITS team this position is called upon to provide backup coverage for others in the team. Frequently it is necessary to work outside of regular working hours to resolve critical operational and support issues or to perform project tasks as deemed necessary by the Associate Director, IT Systems Security & Networks.


Three-year diploma/degree in a relevant field of study. A minimum of five years of progressively responsible experience in IT solutions, architecture and systems administration, providing leadership in managing projects, gathering requirements, developing and analyzing solutions. Strong and broad understanding of the various components of enterprise IT solutions required to deliver effective IT systems including cloud services; networks; enterprise and web applications; storage and server infrastructure; data architecture and services; information security; software development; data centre environment; server and desktop virtualization; various client devices and technologies.

Salary and Terms

In addition to the salary range of $74,503 - $93,128, the College offers a comprehensive benefits package and a pay for performance plan.

Posted: February 7, 2019

Closing Date: Applications will be considered on an ongoing basis until the position is filled.

Start Date: Immediately

Send Cover Letter & Resume To: quoting the Competition Number in the subject line: ADMN-19/20-099 IT Systems Architect & Administrator, Networks

Note: Your cover letter and resume must be attached as one document only. Your document should be in .pdf, .doc, or .docx format. e.g. in Adobe Acrobat - Portable Document Format or Microsoft Word Format and saved as LastName, FirstName.

The College is committed to employment equity. We encourage members of the designated groups to apply and self-identify. St. Lawrence College is committed to an inclusive, barrier-free selection process. We will make appropriate accommodations throughout the recruitment and selection process for applicants with disabilities. To obtain a copy of this position vacancy or any of the position related documents in an alternate format please contact our Human Resources Consultants. Information received relating to accommodation requests will be addressed confidentially.

This is a Full-Time Administrative Position

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