Administrative and Professional Staff (APSA)
$76,473 To $91,324 Annually
# of openings:
The Security and Systems Administrator is a key member of the Network and Infrastructure Engineering and Support team, a unit of SFU IT Services responsible for providing and supporting the University's Communication Network, Data Centre, and IT Security Systems across the SFU Burnaby, Surrey, and Vancouver campuses. The Administrator supports the University's firewall and IT Security systems along with core Linux based network services including and not limited to DNS, DHCP, RADIUS, and NTP. The role designs, installs and manages network and servers at a faculty level; oversees implementation and collaboration with other information technology areas to resolve problems; provides coaching to staff and manages project teams as required. The position participates in the development and implementation of new facilities and modifications to existing facilities. The Administrator works with the engineering team and supports senior engineers in the design, implementation, and maintenance of a complex communication infrastructure focusing on proper IT security methodologies.
Bachelor's degree in Computing Science or another related discipline, and five years of related experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Ability to manage enterprise level firewalls and IT security devices.
Excellent knowledge of network engineering, problem diagnosis and resolution.
Ability to configure and maintain complex infrastructure environments.
Excellent customer service, interpersonal, teamwork, and mentorship skills.
Excellent analytical reasoning, problem-solving, time management and organizational skills.
Excellent communication (verbal and written) skills.
Ability to maintain confidentiality.
Ability to perform firewall maintenance by deciphering firewall logs and managing firewall reporting tools.
Please include your cover letter and resume in one attachment.