Senior Systems Administrator

November 29 2021
Industries Goods transportation, Warehousing
Categories Information Technology, Systems architect, Design, System administrator
Montreal, QC

Fednav, headquartered in Montreal, is the largest international dry bulk shipping group in Canada engaged in worldwide ocean transportation, terminal operations and logistics services.  Fednav has five international offices as well as several local offices in Canada, USA and other countries. Founded in 1944, we are a driven, innovative, and respected organization committed to our employees and customers.

We are currently looking for a Senior Systems Administrator to develop and lead infrastructure projects and manage the operation of Fednav's global network. Fednav is embarking on a business and digital transformation. As such, Fednav's network requirements will be going through significant changes throughout the coming years. We are looking for a candidate that can translate the business roadmap into technical milestones and deliverables.


Key responsibilities include:

Design, build, implement and lead the infrastructure enhancement projects.

  • Work side by side with the project teams.

  • You are the Manager/Technical Expert. Along with the project team, you will bring the project to completion using resources available to you.

Maintaining Fednav's Target Network Architecture current, ensuring that it meets the changing needs of the business.

  • The goal is to have a firm architecture that is robust and capable of scaling and changing to meet the business needs.

SME for Fednav Networking issues, L2-L3 networking support.

  • You are the expert.

  • As the expert you need to surround yourself with an ecosystem of strong service providers, that you can rely on for support and direction when necessary.

Manage all network service providers. Build strong Service Level Agreements (SLAs) and establish monthly dialogues towards building sturdy relationships.

  • Delegation can be both internal and external.

Manage and accountable for the operation and maintenance of Fednav's network infrastructure.

  • From Maintenance windows to annual Budget.

Leverage the target network architecture and develop a roadmap and approach for legacy decommissioning and deployment of new network elements.



The ideal candidate has:

  • Degree or Diploma in the field of Computer Science or Information Technology

  • 5 + years of applicable industry experience in a similar role

  • Strong knowledge and experience with:

  • Cisco, Meraki Firepower

  • AWS Cloud Computing

  • VMWare/Hyper-V

  • SharePoint

  • Teams

  • Windows Server 2003, 2008, 2012, 2016 and 2019

  • Active Directory/DHCP/DNS

  • Microsoft Office 365, Microsoft Intune, Azure/Azure AD

  • MS-Exchange

  • Windows 10

  • Citrix

  • Cisco VPN

  • Knowledge of Enterprise Architecture including Cloud.

  • Strong understanding of IT security principals / practices.

  • Excellent communications skills. Ability to gather vital information from users and IT staff to resolve or assist on a wide range of IT issues.

  • A passion for technology, and a strong advocate on its use to solve business challenges and day to day problems.

  • Innovative attitude, wanting to try new ideas to make improvements to the existing way of doing things.


Honesty, integrity, commitment to professional excellence, regard for employees and corporate responsibility define our values. 

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