Network Administrator
Overland Park, KS 
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Network Administrator
Laval, QC, Canada * Montreal, QC, Canada * Virtual Req #1571
Monday, May 17, 2021

Altasciences is a mid-size contract research organization with a unique focus on supporting drug development from lead candidate selection to proof of concept. With over 25 years of industry experience, we provide preclinical and clinical solutions to an international customer base of biopharmaceutical companies. Our full-service offering in this critical stage of drug development includes program management, preclinical safety testing, clinical pharmacology services, manufacturing and analytical services, medical writing, biostatistics, data management, and bioanalysis services tailored to specific research requirements. Altasciences has facilities in Montreal, QC; Kansas City, KS, Seattle, WA, and Philadelphia, PA.

Our team is made up of over 1,300 professionals from the medical and scientific fields who work together to
achieve a common goal: to contribute to the advancement of life sciences. Bring your talents and forward-thinking approach to Altasciences and help us develop medicines for those who need them, faster.

As the Network Administrator, the incumbent will be responsible for ensuring the stability, performance and design improvement of the corporate network infrastructure. He or she will report to and work in collaboration with the Manager, Enterprise Network & Security to develop new solutions to be implemented at our various locations. He or she will also provide second level network support to IT helpdesk staff, system administrators and end users. The position is based out of our Laval site and offer remote work possibilities. Travel to our other locations is occasionally required.

Main Responsibilities:
*Assist in network design and implementation in accordance with corporate policies;
*Provide second level network support to users;
*Install and configure network equipment and applications;
*Maintain hardware, applications and services;
*Evaluate and recommend improvements;
*Troubleshoot and resolve hardware and software issues, identify root cause and take corrective measures;
*Monitor network performance;
*Create technical support documentation for systems and applications.

Desired Profile:
*Computer degree or equivalent experience;
*Bilingual French and English; oral and written;
*Minimum of 3 to 5 years' experience in network administration;
*Experience with Cisco Catalyst switches;
*Experience with Linux and other Unix like operating systems;
*Experience with Windows Server 2008 and above;
*Experience with firewall, VPN, VoIP, proxies, wireless and other networking technologies;
*Experience with automation tools and scripting languages (bash, PowerShell, etc.);
*Experience with MDM, virtualization, Cloud services;
*CISSP, CompTIA Network+, CCNA or CCNP certification is an asset;
*Experience with customer service is an asset.

Altasciences is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. Our goal is to attract, develop and retain highly talented employees from diverse backgrounds, allowing us to benefit from a wide variety of experiences and perspectives. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or any other protected grounds under applicable legislation. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities during the recruitment process are available upon request. Join us at Altasciences!

Other details
  • Job Family Valide Positions
  • Pay Type Salary
  • Laval, QC, Canada
  • Montreal, QC, Canada
  • Virtual
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Altasciences is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin, and protected veteran status, or disability status.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Experience
3 to 5 years
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