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.
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.