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Network Specialist, Pointe-Claire, Qc

Posted by Avon Canada

Nov 15 2021

The Avon Company Canada Limited is a wholly owned subsidiary of LG Household & Health Care Ltd. and is the leading social selling beauty company in Canada with Independent Sales Representatives throughout the country. Avon's product portfolio includes award-winning skincare, color cosmetics, fragrance, personal care, and health and wellness, featuring brands such as Cucina, belif, The Face Shop, VDL,  ANEW, Avon True Color, Skin So Soft as well as fashion and accessories. The Avon Company Canada Limited has a 105-year history of empowering women through economic opportunity, and supporting the causes that matter most to women and their families. The Avon Foundation for Women, Canada has contributed over $ 26 million in Canada toward eradicating breast cancer and funding women’s empowerment programs.

The Network Specialist is responsible for the installation, configuration, monitoring and maintenance of servers on premises. He/She is required to collaborate with external vendors for managing of hardware equipment on side co-managed with by 3rd party. Ensure the availability of the servers and applications.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Install server hardware.
  • Create and maintain network user accounts in Windows environments
  • Manage Network Administrative tasks such as Employees Moves, adds, & Changes
  • Manage, plan, design, installation, and maintenance of local networks and servers and collaborate with external vendors in the process of planning and execution
  • Install and configure Windows servers to meet the users’ needs.
  • Assume position for backups and restores during the absence of the primary specialist.
  • Implement and configure VMWare ESX Infrastructure.
  • Manage VMWare environment for Windows Servers using vSphere, HA, DRS, EVC
  • Manage VMWare environment for VDI infrastructure using VMWare View, Thin-Client, vSphere, HA, DRS, EVC
  • Install and configure new software systems on servers.
  • Monitor the network to ensure its availability.
  • Provide day-to-day onsite and remote administrative support for Server software users.
  • Provide Telecom Voice and mobility support
  • Install and manage CISCO Switches and Routers.
  • Manage VNX5300 NAS Storage array such as CIFS, NFS, iSCSI
  • Provide the appropriate training to the Service Desk Associates
  • Complete IT Controls as required by SOX compliance
  • Provide level 3 Support for user applications and manage vendor contacts.
  • Provide level 3 support to the Service Desk.
  • Lead and implement infrastructure IT projects.
  • Analyze problems and propose solutions.
  • Troubleshoot the organization's LAN servers and workstations and assist IBM in telecom issues.
  • Build and Maintain documentation and procedures.
  • Integrate and maintain Disaster recovery solutions for LAN, SAN, NAS and Servers.
  • Manage the planning, design, installation, and maintenance of enterprise grade networks
  • Oversee telecommunications systems including IP infrastructure (wired, wireless, Internet and VPN), and data.
  • Oversee and maintain video communication such as Polycom Video Conference, Webinars and desktop sharing
  • Determine infrastructure long-range needs.
  • Manage performance of a multiple hardware and software platform interface at the most complex level.
  • Act as primary organizational interface with vendors and provide internal analysis and support.
  • Oversee security systems on premises, manage system configurations, permissions, etc. (door access, surveillance)
Qualifications:
  • Ability to Maintain, configure, design and Implement NAS and i-SCSI Infrastructure.
  • Ability to Maintain, configure, design and Implement VMWare Infrastructure
  • Comfortable with disaster recovery methodologies
  • Understand Fiber-Channel networks with Fiber-Channel Switches and HBA’s
  • Have a working knowledge of Microsoft Active Directory.
  • Master protocols such as TCP/IP, UDP, ARP, VLAN, RIP, etc...
  • Position requires Bachelor’s degree in computer science or Information Systems or 2-3 years relevant experience.
  • Have a working knowledge to maintain SAN, iSCSI and NAS storage technologies.
  • Knowledge of Cisco Wireless technologies such as LWAP, WEP, CHAP, LEAP
  • Comfortable to configure, design and Implement IP Infrastructures using Cisco Catalysts, Routers and Wireless A/P’s
  • Specialize in data communications.
  • Excellent understand of Windows Workstation and Server Operating Systems.
  • Comfortable with Firewall technologies such as CISCO Pix
  • Comfortable with the use of software tools to perform their related tasks.
  • Comfortable with disaster recovery methodologies
  • Maintain, configure, design and Implement NAS and i-SCSI Infrastructure.
  • Understanding of the Avon Business and Methodologies is an asset
  • Ability to install, configure, and document IBM-MQseries services & Infrastructure.
  • Works under minimal supervision
  • Work well in a team environment
  • Be available outside working hours when required
  • Good Understanding of all technology
  • Adapt quickly to change
  • Have a solid grasp on complex trouble shooting techniques.
  • Possess excellent oral and written communication skills in both French and English.
  • Works well under pressure
Why Work for Avon?
  • Dynamic and exciting work environment
  • Excellent career and growth opportunities
  • Competitive salaries and benefits package

 We are an equal opportunity employer. While we appreciate all expressed interest in joining our team, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

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About Avon Canada 

The Avon Canada Company Limited, is a wholly owned subsidiary of LG Household & Health Care Ltd. and is the leading social selling beauty company in Canada with Independent Sales Representatives throughout the country. Avon's product portfolio includes award-winning skincare, color cosmetics, fragrance, personal care, and health and wellness, featuring brands such as ANEW, Avon True Color, Espira, Skin So Soft, as well as fashion and accessories. Avon Canada has a 105-year history of empowering women through economic opportunity, and supporting the causes that matter most to women and their families. The Avon Foundation for Women, Canada has contributed over $ 26 million in Canada toward eradicating breast cancer and funding women’s empowerment programs. Learn more about Avon Canada and its products at www.avon.ca.

We offer a dynamic and exciting work environment, excellent career and growth opportunities and competitive salaries and benefits package.

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