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Network Monitoring Tools Administrator

Location: Ottawa
Job Code: PS-03-12
# of openings: 1


Nova Networks is growing and we are actively recruiting for a Network Monitoring Tools Administrator to join our team in Ottawa.

A little bit about us: Nova Networks has offices in Calgary, Toronto and Montreal, with our Head Office located in Ottawa. Nova recognizes that our success is highly dependent on our ability to satisfy our clients and strengthen the bond in our relationships, and we’re looking for a Network Monitoring Tools Administrator who shares this understanding.

A little bit about the job: Some of the duties of the Network Monitoring Tools Administrator will include, but are not limited to:

  • Working with our Managed Services team to implement new software for monitoring, ticketing and reporting

  • Configuring the existing tools environment to commission new clients and new devices

  • Isolating performance issues with the environment

  • Developing automation/integration and evaluating new software as required

  • Developing monitoring templates/packages for new devices/applications as required.

A little bit about what we’re looking for in you (from a technical standpoint):

  • Experience with administration of SolarWinds monitoring tool and Microsoft Server

  • Experience with developing Python, Bash and SQL scripts

  • Experience with managing virtual machines within a VMware ESX environment

  • Experience with configuring, optimizing and querying a MySQL database server

  • Extensive networking knowledge (ports, subnets, routing protocols, etc…)

  • Degree or diploma in a technical program

More technical skills we’d like to see from you (these would be an asset)

  • Experience with other scripting languages such as Perl and PHP

  • Experience with monitoring protocols such as SNMP and WMI

  • Experience with APIs such as SOAP, REST XML-RPC, and JSON

  • Experience with other database technologies such as PostgreSQL, MongoDB, Zope, Oracle, DB2

  • Experience with WebSphere, WebSphere MQ, JBOSS or JMX

  • Experience with Solaris 8/9/10

  • Experience with Cisco Technologies

A little bit about what we’re looking for in you (from a non-technical standpoint):

  • Willingness to work flex hours and/or overtime and be on rotational after hour on-call

  • Commitment to supporting clients and ensuring quality of service

  • Excellent time management and organization skills

  • A strong work ethic and willingness to support your team members

  • References that will attest to your history of going the extra mile for your clients and your colleagues

  • Excellent English written and oral communication

  • French language skills– written and oral, would be an asset

A little bit about what we have to offer: Our employees enjoy using industry-leading products and working with other talented and dynamic people, all committed to making a difference for our clients. Nova Networks Inc. offers a comprehensive healthcare plan, which includes medical, dental, vision, LTD and life insurance. Because of our breadth of services, you’ll enjoy an opportunity to work for an organization that is able to offer clients truly full service IT solutions. We’re a rapidly growing organization with a family atmosphere and we respect and understand the importance of work/life balance and going the extra mile to support each other. We highly value academic and certification credentials and we will be very supportive of your professional and career development pursuits. At Nova Networks Inc. you’ll have an opportunity to showcase your talent, take on challenging projects and work with a great group of people!



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