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      • Kingston, Ontario
      • Contract
      Our client, a leader in the education industry, is looking for a Virtualization and Network Specialist to join their team for an initial contract to the end of December that has a strong chance of extension.Current State and Project BackgroundThe Centre for Advanced Computing (CAC) team is looking for a Virtualization and Network Specialist that can:• Work closely with the Security Operations Team at CAC, determine the technological and resource requirements for network and security infrastructure. Analyze, install, configure, monitor, maintain, and perform upgrades on both hardware, network appliances, andoperating systems.• Implement, monitor, and manage virtualization platforms and Hyper converged technologies.• Create new virtual machines, assign resources, configure backups and snapshots.• Acts as one of the high-level diagnosticians for very difficult or complex network problems. Evaluates, programs, and ensures trustworthiness and reliability of network security policies. Assist in the development of standards and monitors adherence toestablished policies and procedures. Researcher information management tools for the networks and designs monitoring methods.Working with the Centre of Advanced Computing, you will bring strong business and technical knowledge of virtualized server, networks and operating models, to help enhances the OHDPQ environment to be a secure, best in class research and analytics platform. You will be responsible for ensuring the integrity, efficiency, and high reliability service delivery of ongoing system operation activities at the Centre for Advanced Computing. Reporting to the Security Manager, you will work with a of project resources to deliver in two areas:1. The design, engineering and development of the CAC’s network standards and IT security strategies, including new processes to manage the computer networking and system infrastructure, ensuring uninterrupted support to the CAC; and2. End to end diagnostician, the Specialist troubleshoots network issues, and audits systems and processes to enhance security and ensure recoverability of confidential client dataAdvantages- strong chance of renewal- combination of remote and onsite work (the CAC is located in Kingston, Ontario). Candidate must be willing to travel to and work from Kingston periodically.ResponsibilitiesDeliverables and Objectives• Establishes a network performance baseline; designs and oversees the audit of performance measurements against the quality standard baseline.• Research and support implementation of best practices and technological developments to ensure that systems are current and capable of supporting future evolving business requirements in all areas.• Develop network and security processes and policies to ensure that procedures are promoted and followed by clients. Adapt processes and services to respond to change, to increaseefficiency and effectiveness, and to ensure that administrative systems adhere to the CAC’s business plan and the University’s goals.• Provide maintenance and technical support for production systems. Ensure that system security, backup, and recovery mechanisms are operational. Provides high-level user supportin specific software areas for network systems.• Prepares work-ups on the feasibility of projects using knowledge of the department or unit’s policies, procedures and business operations. Assists in the definition of the functionalrequirements of projects, i.e., the scope, and the various system components both manual and automated. Creates supporting analysis for budget preparation.• Ensure that outstanding operational problems are addressed on a daily basis. Contribute to restoring networks in the event of failure at any time of the day by diagnosing problems, contributing to the resolution plan by recommending solutions, and taking corrective action.• One of the key members of the on-call staff to provide continuous, uninterrupted support for the networks at CAC.• Writes technical documentation on the design and implementation of the networks for other staff in CAC and end-user faculty researchers and departments. • Maintain a high degree of knowledge/expertise in the use of computer operating systems, security, networking, communication protocols such as TCP/IP networks, and other aspects of information technology.QualificationsExperience and QualificationsTo effectively address these deliverables, the following work experience and qualification arerequired:• University degree, with a technical concentration, such as Engineering, Computer Science or related field.• Minimum 5 years) relevant experience working within the information technology field.• Demonstrated experience in installing, and maintaining reliable, large-scale, multi-user computer and virtualized environments.• Proven Experience implementing and managing large and complex data networks, wireless networks, LAN/WAN/WLAN security, and network components such as switches andfirewalls. • Proven experience with vulnerability assessment techniques and technologies.• Demonstrated experience with enterprise level multi-application networks.• Proven experience supporting and maintaining VMware cosystem. VxRails, and vSAN is anasset.• VMware VCP/HCI certifications or equivalent.• Experience in delivering and supporting high availability networked systems.• CCNA, Routing and Switching Networking Certification or equivalent required.• Systems Administration experience using Linux and Windows Server is an asset.• Effective interpersonal and communication (verbal and written) skills to interact with both technical and non-technical staff and clients at all levels.• Complex IT system administration skills in working with dedicated appliances and Linux based firewalls.• Strong interpersonal skills, with a focus on conflict management, and willingness to considervarying points of view and approachesSummary- Minimum of five (5) years’ experience in a technical writing role; experience with preparation of individual and multi-author technical documents in a university or public sector environment is preferred.visio 1-2 yearsRandstad Canada is committed to building a diverse workforce reflective of the diversity of Canada. As a result, we promote employment equity and encourage candidates, especially those who identify as a woman, an Aboriginal person, a person with a disability or a member of a visible minority group, and any others who may contribute to the diversification of our workforce, to apply.Randstad Canada is also committed to developing an inclusive, barrier-free selection processes and work environments.If contacted in relation to a job opportunity, you should advise your Randstad Representative or your local Randstad branch in a timely fashion of the accommodation measures which must be taken to enable you to be assessed in a fair and equitable manner.Information received relating to accommodation measures will be addressed confidentially.For all feedback on equity and accommodation needs, please contact your local Randstad Canada Branch.
      Our client, a leader in the education industry, is looking for a Virtualization and Network Specialist to join their team for an initial contract to the end of December that has a strong chance of extension.Current State and Project BackgroundThe Centre for Advanced Computing (CAC) team is looking for a Virtualization and Network Specialist that can:• Work closely with the Security Operations Team at CAC, determine the technological and resource requirements for network and security infrastructure. Analyze, install, configure, monitor, maintain, and perform upgrades on both hardware, network appliances, andoperating systems.• Implement, monitor, and manage virtualization platforms and Hyper converged technologies.• Create new virtual machines, assign resources, configure backups and snapshots.• Acts as one of the high-level diagnosticians for very difficult or complex network problems. Evaluates, programs, and ensures trustworthiness and reliability of network security policies. Assist in the development of standards and monitors adherence toestablished policies and procedures. Researcher information management tools for the networks and designs monitoring methods.Working with the Centre of Advanced Computing, you will bring strong business and technical knowledge of virtualized server, networks and operating models, to help enhances the OHDPQ environment to be a secure, best in class research and analytics platform. You will be responsible for ensuring the integrity, efficiency, and high reliability service delivery of ongoing system operation activities at the Centre for Advanced Computing. Reporting to the Security Manager, you will work with a of project resources to deliver in two areas:1. The design, engineering and development of the CAC’s network standards and IT security strategies, including new processes to manage the computer networking and system infrastructure, ensuring uninterrupted support to the CAC; and2. End to end diagnostician, the Specialist troubleshoots network issues, and audits systems and processes to enhance security and ensure recoverability of confidential client dataAdvantages- strong chance of renewal- combination of remote and onsite work (the CAC is located in Kingston, Ontario). Candidate must be willing to travel to and work from Kingston periodically.ResponsibilitiesDeliverables and Objectives• Establishes a network performance baseline; designs and oversees the audit of performance measurements against the quality standard baseline.• Research and support implementation of best practices and technological developments to ensure that systems are current and capable of supporting future evolving business requirements in all areas.• Develop network and security processes and policies to ensure that procedures are promoted and followed by clients. Adapt processes and services to respond to change, to increaseefficiency and effectiveness, and to ensure that administrative systems adhere to the CAC’s business plan and the University’s goals.• Provide maintenance and technical support for production systems. Ensure that system security, backup, and recovery mechanisms are operational. Provides high-level user supportin specific software areas for network systems.• Prepares work-ups on the feasibility of projects using knowledge of the department or unit’s policies, procedures and business operations. Assists in the definition of the functionalrequirements of projects, i.e., the scope, and the various system components both manual and automated. Creates supporting analysis for budget preparation.• Ensure that outstanding operational problems are addressed on a daily basis. Contribute to restoring networks in the event of failure at any time of the day by diagnosing problems, contributing to the resolution plan by recommending solutions, and taking corrective action.• One of the key members of the on-call staff to provide continuous, uninterrupted support for the networks at CAC.• Writes technical documentation on the design and implementation of the networks for other staff in CAC and end-user faculty researchers and departments. • Maintain a high degree of knowledge/expertise in the use of computer operating systems, security, networking, communication protocols such as TCP/IP networks, and other aspects of information technology.QualificationsExperience and QualificationsTo effectively address these deliverables, the following work experience and qualification arerequired:• University degree, with a technical concentration, such as Engineering, Computer Science or related field.• Minimum 5 years) relevant experience working within the information technology field.• Demonstrated experience in installing, and maintaining reliable, large-scale, multi-user computer and virtualized environments.• Proven Experience implementing and managing large and complex data networks, wireless networks, LAN/WAN/WLAN security, and network components such as switches andfirewalls. • Proven experience with vulnerability assessment techniques and technologies.• Demonstrated experience with enterprise level multi-application networks.• Proven experience supporting and maintaining VMware cosystem. VxRails, and vSAN is anasset.• VMware VCP/HCI certifications or equivalent.• Experience in delivering and supporting high availability networked systems.• CCNA, Routing and Switching Networking Certification or equivalent required.• Systems Administration experience using Linux and Windows Server is an asset.• Effective interpersonal and communication (verbal and written) skills to interact with both technical and non-technical staff and clients at all levels.• Complex IT system administration skills in working with dedicated appliances and Linux based firewalls.• Strong interpersonal skills, with a focus on conflict management, and willingness to considervarying points of view and approachesSummary- Minimum of five (5) years’ experience in a technical writing role; experience with preparation of individual and multi-author technical documents in a university or public sector environment is preferred.visio 1-2 yearsRandstad Canada is committed to building a diverse workforce reflective of the diversity of Canada. As a result, we promote employment equity and encourage candidates, especially those who identify as a woman, an Aboriginal person, a person with a disability or a member of a visible minority group, and any others who may contribute to the diversification of our workforce, to apply.Randstad Canada is also committed to developing an inclusive, barrier-free selection processes and work environments.If contacted in relation to a job opportunity, you should advise your Randstad Representative or your local Randstad branch in a timely fashion of the accommodation measures which must be taken to enable you to be assessed in a fair and equitable manner.Information received relating to accommodation measures will be addressed confidentially.For all feedback on equity and accommodation needs, please contact your local Randstad Canada Branch.
      • Kingston, Ontario
      • Contract
      Our client, a leader in the education industry, is looking for a Technical Writer to join their team for an initial contract to the end of December that has a strong chance of extension.Current State and Project BackgroundThe Centre for Advanced Computing (CAC) team is looking for a technical writer that can:• Provide technical writing support to advance the projects strategic and tactical interests of the Ontario Health Data Platform • Write, review and coordinate living documents regarding operational and user support materials.• Maintain a high degree of technical knowledge and collaborations with all partners to ensure effective and up to date communication.Working with the Centre of Advanced Computing, you will work along side the Technical Lead for the OHDP-Q platform you will bring coordination, collaborations, and technical knowledge to the development of the policy and procedures when it pertains to the OHDP-Q platform.You will work closely with the technical lead and platform engineers to obtain in-depth technical comprehension of functionality and descriptions. Reporting to the Director, Advanced Research Computing you will work with a team of project resources to deliver:1. advance the projects strategic and tactical interests through the production of professional, effective, and technical-orienteddocumentation, diagrams, policies, and procedures.2. Coordinate, write, and reviewing living documents regarding operational and user support materials. Advantages- strong chance of renewal- Will consider candidates who are only available to work remotelyResponsibilitiesDeliverables and Objectives• Coordinate, write and review documentation, including process and user documents.• Coordinate, write and review Visio diagrams, including network diagrams, data-flow diagrams, activity diagrams and event-driven process chains.• Maintain a high degree of knowledge/expertise in the use of computer operating systems, software applications, computer networking, and other aspects of information technology.• Update, share and communicate updated version of documents.• Prepare, equip and support individuals to successfully adopt change management in order to drive organizational success and outcomes.• Prepare reports in support of Regulatory Compliance activities• Perform background preparation, fact-checking and translation of technical information into accurate text that is understandable, readable, and appropriate to the audience and medium.• Review and edit documents to correct for structure, grammar, style, and persuasiveness. • Provide project management support, including meeting minutes.• Contribute to data collection processes with relations to the OHDP-Q platform• Very strong analytical and problem-solving / troubleshooting skills to understand problems or assist in systems design / development as well as research solutions for problems that may have no readily available support.• Effective interpersonal and communication (verbal and written) skills to interact with both technical and non-technical staff and clients at all levelsQualificationsExperience and QualificationsTo effectively address these deliverables, the following work experience and qualification are required:• University degree in Engineering or Technical communications, English or a related field.• Minimum of five (5) years’ experience in a technical writing role; experience with preparation of individual and multi-author technical documents in a university or public sector environment is preferred.• Proficiency at written document and procedures is required.• Experience in a research-driven academic environment is preferred.• Ability to work independently.• Capable of maintaining multiple tasks and reports as needed.• Consideration may be given to an equivalent combination of education and experience.Summary- Minimum of five (5) years’ experience in a technical writing role; experience with preparation of individual and multi-author technical documents in a university or public sector environment is preferred.visio 1-2 yearsRandstad Canada is committed to building a diverse workforce reflective of the diversity of Canada. As a result, we promote employment equity and encourage candidates, especially those who identify as a woman, an Aboriginal person, a person with a disability or a member of a visible minority group, and any others who may contribute to the diversification of our workforce, to apply.Randstad Canada is also committed to developing an inclusive, barrier-free selection processes and work environments.If contacted in relation to a job opportunity, you should advise your Randstad Representative or your local Randstad branch in a timely fashion of the accommodation measures which must be taken to enable you to be assessed in a fair and equitable manner.Information received relating to accommodation measures will be addressed confidentially.For all feedback on equity and accommodation needs, please contact your local Randstad Canada Branch.
      Our client, a leader in the education industry, is looking for a Technical Writer to join their team for an initial contract to the end of December that has a strong chance of extension.Current State and Project BackgroundThe Centre for Advanced Computing (CAC) team is looking for a technical writer that can:• Provide technical writing support to advance the projects strategic and tactical interests of the Ontario Health Data Platform • Write, review and coordinate living documents regarding operational and user support materials.• Maintain a high degree of technical knowledge and collaborations with all partners to ensure effective and up to date communication.Working with the Centre of Advanced Computing, you will work along side the Technical Lead for the OHDP-Q platform you will bring coordination, collaborations, and technical knowledge to the development of the policy and procedures when it pertains to the OHDP-Q platform.You will work closely with the technical lead and platform engineers to obtain in-depth technical comprehension of functionality and descriptions. Reporting to the Director, Advanced Research Computing you will work with a team of project resources to deliver:1. advance the projects strategic and tactical interests through the production of professional, effective, and technical-orienteddocumentation, diagrams, policies, and procedures.2. Coordinate, write, and reviewing living documents regarding operational and user support materials. Advantages- strong chance of renewal- Will consider candidates who are only available to work remotelyResponsibilitiesDeliverables and Objectives• Coordinate, write and review documentation, including process and user documents.• Coordinate, write and review Visio diagrams, including network diagrams, data-flow diagrams, activity diagrams and event-driven process chains.• Maintain a high degree of knowledge/expertise in the use of computer operating systems, software applications, computer networking, and other aspects of information technology.• Update, share and communicate updated version of documents.• Prepare, equip and support individuals to successfully adopt change management in order to drive organizational success and outcomes.• Prepare reports in support of Regulatory Compliance activities• Perform background preparation, fact-checking and translation of technical information into accurate text that is understandable, readable, and appropriate to the audience and medium.• Review and edit documents to correct for structure, grammar, style, and persuasiveness. • Provide project management support, including meeting minutes.• Contribute to data collection processes with relations to the OHDP-Q platform• Very strong analytical and problem-solving / troubleshooting skills to understand problems or assist in systems design / development as well as research solutions for problems that may have no readily available support.• Effective interpersonal and communication (verbal and written) skills to interact with both technical and non-technical staff and clients at all levelsQualificationsExperience and QualificationsTo effectively address these deliverables, the following work experience and qualification are required:• University degree in Engineering or Technical communications, English or a related field.• Minimum of five (5) years’ experience in a technical writing role; experience with preparation of individual and multi-author technical documents in a university or public sector environment is preferred.• Proficiency at written document and procedures is required.• Experience in a research-driven academic environment is preferred.• Ability to work independently.• Capable of maintaining multiple tasks and reports as needed.• Consideration may be given to an equivalent combination of education and experience.Summary- Minimum of five (5) years’ experience in a technical writing role; experience with preparation of individual and multi-author technical documents in a university or public sector environment is preferred.visio 1-2 yearsRandstad Canada is committed to building a diverse workforce reflective of the diversity of Canada. As a result, we promote employment equity and encourage candidates, especially those who identify as a woman, an Aboriginal person, a person with a disability or a member of a visible minority group, and any others who may contribute to the diversification of our workforce, to apply.Randstad Canada is also committed to developing an inclusive, barrier-free selection processes and work environments.If contacted in relation to a job opportunity, you should advise your Randstad Representative or your local Randstad branch in a timely fashion of the accommodation measures which must be taken to enable you to be assessed in a fair and equitable manner.Information received relating to accommodation measures will be addressed confidentially.For all feedback on equity and accommodation needs, please contact your local Randstad Canada Branch.

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