Senior Network Administrator


Title:                              Senior Network Administrator

Department:               Information Technology (IT) Department

Reports to:                   Information Technology (IT) Director


The Sr. Network Administrator designs, configures, builds, and maintains computer networks and related hardware and software; analyzes current network architectures in order to design and implement improvements for increased functionality and reliability; proactively providing engineering solutions for telephony needs; and may provide supervision to entry level staff of the Tsuut’ina nation IT department.


  • Maintains the integrity and security of networks, phones, and VPNs upon which the Tsuut’ina Nation relies for uninterrupted business and management operation.
  • Designs, configures, builds, and maintains computer networks
  • Analyzes network architecture performance, designs and implements testing routines to identify and resolve conflicts and potential operating malfunctions
  • Troubleshoots and resolves malfunctions with networked systems, operating platform interfaces, configurations, and related equipment (i.e. connections, switches, routers, firewalls, PBX)
  • Designs and builds Local Area Networks (LANs) and Wide Area Networks (WANs)
  • Documents procedures, and provides user information and training materials
  • Schedules and monitors system maintenance
  • Confers with end-users to identify user needs, and with consultants and vendors regarding systems maintenance and upgrades
  • Estimates time and resources needed for projects, develops project schedules, and prepare service request forms
  • Protect systems from external and internal threat by
    1. Analyzing and evaluating systems security vulnerabilities
    2. Updating security patches for network and firewalls
    3. Deploying best security measures
  • Provide engineering designs for facilities (i.e. data centers, call centers, or office locations)
  • Develop and maintain an accurate record of telecom voice and data services using internal systems and vendor portals.
  • Physical network security (camera, motion, environment, access)
  • Maintain IPv4 and IPv6 Network, including dealing with ARIN
  • Perform related duties as required


  • Strong verbal and written English language
  • Proven reliability and consistency
  • Strong understanding or IPv4 and IPv6
  • Solid understanding of IP voice and data networking as well as traditional voice transport protocols including POTS & PRI
  • A detail oriented, customer focused professional is essential
  • Must be willing to work outside regular business hours as required by implementation of special projects and/or emergencies
  • Flexibility, adaptability and the ability to learn quickly in various technical and creative environments, while delivering quality work by required deadlines, are key
  • Switching (Capacity Planning, VTP, BPDU, ISL, MPLS, VLAN’s)
  • Routing (EIGRP, OSPF, BGP)
  • WAN Technology (MPLS, VPLS, VPN, DWDM, )
  • Voice Technologies: (POTS, PRI, VoIP, SIP Trunking, CME, CUCM, FreeSwitch)
  • Familiarity with large scale wireless deployments, Fortinet FortiGate NGF

Any combination of experience and education that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities is acceptable. A typical way to obtain the knowledge, skills and abilities would be:


  • Minimum Grade 12 Diploma
  • Equivalent to either a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, or a related field
  • Certification as a Min. CCNP R&S, Preferable CCIE R&S
  • Cisco VoIP Certification a plus
  • Cisco Security Certification a plus


  • 7+ years recent experience relevant to the qualifications listed above


  • Depending on your position – a Vulnerable Sector check must be required upon application from all provinces, states or countries lived in for the last four years. Vulnerable Sector checks must be completed within the past month.


Please note that this organization adheres to Sections 1 – 9 of the Aboriginal Employee Preference Policy for selection and displacement.  Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. The successful candidate will be under a probationary period at the commencement of his or her employment.

Competition Opens:   November 22, 2022

Competition Closes:   December 6, 2022 @ 12:00PM MT (No applications will be considered after this time)


Please apply in writing, including a resume to:       

TsuuT’ina Nation Human Resources Department

9911 Chiila Boulevard, Tsuu T’ina, Alberta T2W 6H6

OR Email:

Please reference in subject line: JOB TITLE & REF# or will NOT be opened

We thank all applicants in advance, however, only those chosen with the required qualifications will be contacted for an interview.



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