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Network Analyst
Summary
Title:Network Analyst
ID:122219
Subsidiary:Liberty Utilities
Department:Corporate IT
Location:Joplin, MO
Country:United States
Zip/Postal Code:64801
Description

Our vision is to be the utility company most admired by customers, communities and investors for our people, passion and performance.

THIS ROLE CAN BE BASED OUT OF OAKVILLE, ON, CA OR JOPLIN, MO, USA

Purpose

The Network Analyst’s role is to coordinate and ensure the integrity of the Network for voice, data, and video equipment and its associated network connections. This includes securing, configuring and optimizing all network systems and services, both internally and those integrated with Internet-based services. Also, the Network Analyst’s mandate will be to maintain SLAs for all organizational network and applications.

Essential Functions

  • Serve as a subject matter expert for network routing, switching, firewalls, remote access, and other LAN and WAN technologies

  • Work with vendors, business users and other resources to assess and understand technologies and develop proposed beneficial technical solutions

  • Ability to analyze stakeholder requirements and convert into secure solutions

  • Work within established configuration and change management policies to ensure awareness, approval and success of changes made to the network infrastructure

  • Support high availability and ensure uptime consistent with the organization's business requirements

  • Participates in configuration of monitoring tools and alert mechanisms

  • Assist and/or Lead IT Infrastructure Capital Projects

  • Assist in improving and maintaining security posture across the infrastructure services and equipment in line with security and regulatory policies

  • Identify technology gaps and work to evaluate and select appropriate value-add solutions and innovations

  • Create and maintain documentation as it relates to network configuration, network mapping, processes, and service records

  • Ensures appropriate compliance and audit requirements are met

  • Support day-to-day operation of network infrastructure and services

  • Participate in a 24x7 on call rotation and respond to outages related to network infrastructure and services

Required Experience

  • Experience designing, developing and deploying network infrastructure in the enterprise network environment.

  • Knowledge in network and wide area network routing and switching solutions

  • Knowledge in security solutions including next generation firewalls, IPS and IDS

  • Experience with datacenter technologies

  • Experience with voice and video solutions; Cisco CUCM, voice gateways, SIP Protocol, video devices, Webex on Prem,

  • Self-motivated with an ability to multi-task and prioritize across competing initiatives

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Ability to learn new technologies quickly and adapt to changing technical landscapes

  • Ability to communicate with business partners from many different backgrounds and technical abilities

Desired Experience (not required)

  • Industry security frameworks

  • Genesys PureConnect Call Center system

Education

  • University or College Equivalent information technology

  • 3 to 5 years’ experience

Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp is a North American diversified generation, transmission and distribution utility with $10+ billion of total assets. (APUC) delivers continuing growth through an expanding pipeline of renewable energy development projects, organic growth within its regulated distribution and transmission businesses, and the pursuit of accretive acquisitions.

The distribution business group (Liberty Utilities) provides rate regulated water, electricity and natural gas utility services to over 750,000+ customers in the United States. The transmission business group invests in rate regulated electric transmission and natural gas pipeline systems in the United States and Canada.

The generation business group (Liberty Power, formerly known as Algonquin Power) owns a portfolio of regulated and long term contracted North American based wind, solar, hydroelectric and thermal powered generating facilities representing more than 1.5+ GW of installed capacity.

 

What we offer

  • Collaborative environment with a genuine flexible working policy

  • Share purchase/match plan

  • Defined Contribution savings plan

  • Free refreshments

  • Top Talent Program

  • Volunteer paid days off

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Achievement fund

  • Free parking, including free electrical charging

 

We are focused on building a diverse and inclusive workforce. If you are excited about this role, and are not certain you meet the all the qualification requirements, we encourage you to apply to further investigate the opportunity.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value each person’s unique background, diversity, experiences, perspectives and talents. Full participation of all employees in a safe, healthy and respectful environment is key to individual and company success. We are committed to fully utilizing the abilities of all of our employees and expect each of our employees to honor this commitment in their daily responsibilities.
 

As part of our commitment, we work to ensure our application process is accessible to all candidates. If you require special assistance or accommodation during the hiring process, please notify the Talent Acquisition Team.

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