Senior Network Analyst

Catalyst Paper Corporation

December 09, 2014

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About Catalyst Paper

A leading manufacturer of mechanical printing papers in western North America, Catalyst is every inch a paper company of today—efficient, customer focused and continually developing new products and new markets. We're also a recognized leader in sustainable business practices and are proud to be ranked by Corporate Knights magazine as one of Canada's 50 Best Corporate Citizens.

Based on the West Coast, our employees enjoy challenging careers and a relaxed pace of life close to pristine beaches and mountains, in one of Canada’s mildest climates. You can expect a competitive benefit and salary package when you work with us, along with the chance to advance your skills, experience and knowledge within a supportive peer environment. Your unique skills and talents will find a good home here.

Job Summary: 

Senior Network Analyst

Gain valuable expertise as you implement systems solutions with corporation-wide impact

Nanaimo, BC

Looking for a challenge? We have an exciting opportunity for you to work with our seasoned Network Architect to improve and develop an aging network infrastructure by implementing new technology and solutions to improve efficiency, reliability and cost effectiveness for a large, diverse and growing business.

As Senior Network Analyst, you'll be accountable to the Network Architect for the on-going sustainment, support and security of Catalyst Paper's network and voice infrastructure across multiple divisions. This involves maintaining routers, switches, firewalls, VPN, phone systems, network usage and security as well as performance monitoring.

As Senior Network Analyst, you'll be a senior member of a geographically diverse IT Team and will primarily be:

  • monitoring and supporting Catalyst Paper WAN/LAN/WLAN and data centre networks ensuring optimal business value and high service levels for all Catalyst Paper locations
  • managing network and voice infrastructure installation and configuration
  • ensuring network security is solid and auditable
  • optimizing network infrastructure enabling Catalyst Paper to exploit existing and future technologies
  • ensuring network standards are implemented and adhered to
  • utilizing third party support vendors to further network sustainability goals
  • providing 24/7 on-call support for network related infrastructures
  • supporting voice-related technologies including VOIP, voice mail systems and legacy PBX systems
  • following application sustainment “best practices” including: change management; problem management; application performance and tuning; service level management; and customer relationship management with end users.

You have strong communication skills and the ability to follow standards and disciplines. In addition to a degree or relevant technical diploma, you have at least 8 years' IT experience with over 5 years’ experience in a network analyst role in which you demonstrated:.

  • strong leadership skills
  • the ability to manage a complex network environment across multiple divisions
  • essential experience and skills with: Cisco certification; major operating systems (Windows 2003/08/12); network design and architecture; structure wiring; leading projects; problem solving and troubleshooting; following standards and disciplines.
How To Apply: 

Apply today for the role of Senior Network Analyst and join us for a strong future together.