Halton Hills Hydro Inc.
Halton Hills, Ontario

Last Day to Apply: April 23, 2021



Halton Hills Hydro Inc. is currently seeking a dynamic, highly motivated individual to fill the position of NETWORK ADMINISTRATOR. Under the direction of the IT MANAGER, the successful candidate will be a member of the IT team and the Leadership Team. The position is accountable for the design, installation, configuration, optimization, administration, maintenance and security of information technology (IT) & operational technology (OT) network communication services in 24x7 mission critical environment. This position requires an individual with the agility and capability to manage, prioritize and expedite multiple IT/OT networking assignments. The position is required to recommend and implement appropriate security controls to protect the Halton Hills Hydro Inc. information assets from unauthorized access and compromise/loss and to mitigate cyber related risks. 

The Network Administrator has excellent communication and customer relation skills, fostering cooperation and collaboration with internal and external stakeholders, end-users and key Managed Service Providers. 


The duties and responsibilities for this position will include, but not be limited to, the following: 

  • Manage, operate and administer IT/OT network and voice infrastructure solutions and technologies including LAN/WAN, VPN, VLAN and hardware (servers, switches, routers, firewalls);
  • Develop, implement and manage backup, disaster recovery/business continuity plans and vulnerability management of OT (ICS/SCADA) network;
  • Engage in network and IP planning to optimize switching and system performance;
  • Develop and maintain up-to-date system and network documentation and diagrams;
  • Direct Operations Department with OT network troubleshooting in real-time;
  • Oversee IT network communications providing direction to IT resources;
  • Provide Incident Response to all aspects of the network (LAN/WAN/WLAN) across the organization;
  • Provide architectural expertise, direction, and assistance to the Leadership Team and their respective Business Units;
  • Research, evaluate, recommend and implement new technologies using concept of Security by Design;
  • Negotiate contracts with, and coordinate the activities of, network and telecommunication vendors;
  • Required to work off hours when necessary to address issues or projects;
  • Explore opportunities to provide additional value to the company and its customers; and
  • Other duties as assigned. 


  • College Diploma or Bachelor degree in computer science, or combination of education and equivalent work experience;
  • Minimum 7 years of experience administering mission critical IT/OT networks;
  • Certifications given preference: CCNA, CCNP, CCIE, CCNP Security, CISSP or CISM;
  • Operational Technology (ICS/SCADA) networking and security monitoring a plus;
  • MS SQL experience would be considered an asset;
  • Proven advanced troubleshooting, problem solving and analytical skills for timely resolution of complex infrastructure events and assignments;
  • Experience with Incident Response, Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity Planning;
  • Knowledge or understanding of NIST framework;
  • Advanced organization and technical skills to support independent management and timely completion of work plan assignments and priorities;
  • Service-oriented and strong collaborator; excellent interpersonal and communication skills; and
  • A valid Ontario class G driver's license in good standing. 


  • Comprehensive total compensation package;
  • Opportunity to work with an experienced utility team;
  • Direct experience within a highly regulated industry;
  • Working in an environment with a strong commitment to safety;
  • Training and development support and opportunities. 

Resumes are to be forwarded in confidence to with the subject line NETWORK ADMINISTRATOR. We thank all applicants for their interest, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. 

Date Posted:    Thursday, April 1, 2021

Closing Date:  Friday, April 23, 2021 

Halton Hills Hydro Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Accommodation is available under the Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. Applicants need to make their required accommodations known in advance.

April 1, 2021

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