I.T Network Administrator

Date Posted January 15, 2020
  • Department Information Technology
  • Location Toronto
  • Job ID 72590
  • Corporate
  • Toronto

YM Inc.

YM Inc. was founded on the strength of a single retail store in the heart of downtown Toronto in 1975, under the name Stitches. Today we are one of North America’s leading apparel retailers operating over 600 stores across Canada and the United States under the following banners: Stitches, Urban Planet, Urban Behavior, Sirens, Urban Kids, Suzy Shier, Bluenotes, West 49, Mandee and Charlotte Russe.

Position Overview:

The I.T.  Network Administrator is responsible for the installation, layout and maintenance of all network components.  Duties include the planning, design, analysis and provision of technical support for the data communications network or group of networks. The position also involves conducting research, the evaluation of network technology and the recommendation of network equipment and monitoring the wide/local area network (LAN/WAN).

Essential Job Functions:

  • Administer network , utilizing one or more TCP/IP or non-TCP/IP networking protocols and/or one or more UNIX-based or non-UNIX based operating systems
  • Evaluate and/or recommend purchases of network hardware, peripheral equipment, and software
  • Conduct technical research on network upgrades and components to determine feasibility, cost, time required and compatibility with current system
  • Plan and implement network security, including building firewalls, troubleshoot networks, systems, and applications to identify and correct malfunctions and other operational difficulties
  • Model network to adhere to PCI requirements
  • Identify utilization patterns and their effect on network operation/system availability and performance expectations
  • Recommend network solutions for short, medium and long-range network projects
  • Document network problems and resolutions for future reference
  • Provide network documentation, training and guidance to computing system clients and programmers
  • Investigate, recommend and install enhancements and operating procedures that optimize network availability


  • 5+ years of networking experience, including Cisco configuration
  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred
  • Knowledge of a range of computer networking systems, to include Cisco Routers and switches, Fortinet, Nexus and  Palo Alto Network devices.
  • Sound technical Knowledge of sourcing, implementing and managing network security systems, Firewalls, Intrusion Protection techniques, etc.
  • Knowledge of PCI compliance will be an asset
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and communications skills
  • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple assignments

YM Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. If chosen to participate in the selection process, accommodations are available upon request. We will consult with the applicant to provide or arrange suitable accommodation in a manner that takes into account the applicant’s accessibility needs.

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