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Sr Network Administrator

Location: Multimatic IT, Markham, Ontario, Canada

Posted: September 24th, 2019

Company Overview:

Multimatic is a privately held, global enterprise supplying engineered components, systems and services to the automotive industry. The company’s core competencies include the development and manufacture of complex mechanisms and body hardware, suspension systems and body structural components as well as the design, engineering and development of lightweight composite automotive systems.

Position Overview:

Multimatic's IT group, located in Markham, Ontario, is seeking a Senior Network Administrator, who will be reporting to the Global Technical Services Manager.

Facility Address:

65 Allstate Parkway
Suite 201
Markham, Ontario

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide 2nd/3rd-level network infrastructure support to globally located technical teams
  • Develop, design and implement LAN/WAN solutions at an enterprise level
  • Conduct research and provide solutions to enhance the network infrastructure using merging network products, services and standards
  • Assess network risks and zero downtime contingency planning
  • New network hardware installation/configuration within our global network infrastructure
  • Oversee network carrier relationships including contract renewals
  • Manage network hardware inventory ensuring life cycle refreshes on a global level
  • Design and manage global WIFI network infrastructure including signal surveys
  • Ensure 24/7 network uptime at both WAN and LAN levels
  • Provide root cause analysis for all network events that impact service uptime
  • Perform firmware/OS upgrades on routers, switches, firewalls, access points
  • Assist in the design of multi-server environments including IP address schemes, DNS, WINS, ether / fiber SAN switching, etc.
  • In-depth packet/protocol-level network traffic analysis for troubleshooting of complex system issues and performance optimization


  • Must be able to work in office - this is NOT a remote position
  • Must have a strong command of the English language and grammar - both written and verbal
  • Cisco CCNA certified
  • 5-10 years' experience with Cisco ASA - Cisco Firepower 6.3 +
  • Working knowledge of:
    • Fortinet products such as Fortigate
    • Security related technologies such as 2-factor authentication, RADIUS, RSA and 802.1x
    • Client VPN implementation such as Cisco AnyConnect
    • Network monitoring tools such as Solarwinds
    • Microsoft technologies and protocols
    • Hewitt Packard networking hardware ie. HP ProCurve switches
    • Cloud Technology
  • Strong Layer 2 and 3 network skills
  • 8-12 years' experience within an IT related environment
  • Strong documentation skills
  • Ability to work well with the existing team, or alone as required 
  • Proven customer support skills
  • Must be able to travel globally on short notice if and when required (ie. to the U.S.)
  • Must be able to work after hours and weekends if and when required
  • Must be able to work rotational on-call support
  • Must be legally able to work in Canada without sponsorship


Preference will be given to internal Multimatic candidates.

Multimatic is an equal opportunity employer.

If you are interested in this position, apply by sending us your cover letter and resume.
We thank all interested candidates in advance; however, only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted.
As part of our commitment to ensuring our employment practices are fair, accessible, and inclusive of persons with disabilities, recruitment-related accommodations for disabilities, are available upon request throughout the recruitment and assessment process for applicants with disabilities.
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