Sector Technical Specialist
Experience Greater Than 10 Year
Qualifications Degree Bachelor
I am reaching out to share a new contract role with you. The role is going to be Infrastructure Integration Specialist (N/S) with the Ministry of Health in Toronto, ON.
Please find below the job description for the position. Please send the following documents to email@example.com by: Wednesday, January 13th 11:00 am, EST if that interests you and matches your profile..
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Job Title: RQ00244 – Infrastructure Integration Specialist (N/S)
Work Location: Toronto
Estimated Start Date: 2021-04-01
Estimated End Date: 2022-03-31
# Business Days: 250
Extension: Probable after the initial mandate
Hours per day or Week: 7.25 hours per day
Remote Option: This position is currently listed as “remote” due to COVID-19 related WFH direction. Once ministry staff are required to return to the office, the resource under this request will be required to work onsite as well.
Rate: No rate range provided by client – as per market rates
Candidate has to provide his/her laptop during Interview/contract duration if needed.
10+ years of experience in building, maintaining and supporting network and security infrastructure
5+ years of experience with Citrix
2+ years of experience working in the healthcare industry, speciﬁcally in maintaining and supporting systems such as Electronic Medical Records (EMRs), Hospital Information Systems (HISs), Clinical Assessment tools, and Ontario Healthcare Reporting Standards (OHRS) compliant Financial and Human Resource Management Systems, preferred
Technical Expertise & Guidance:
Provide technical expertise and operational advice to management/operations team regarding technical issues and impacts of proposed maintenance activities and enhancements to the infrastructure, databases, network, and applications;
Provide guidance to database administrators, network administrators and systems administrators (System Administration /Operation Support Specialists)
Ensure technical environments are properly monitored and administered:
Ensure all CMHALTCS environments are properly monitored and administered, including regular patch maintenance, security policies, incident and problem management response, appropriate execution of all documented operational processes and regular backups of all systems as deﬁned in the disaster recovery plan; Ensure that all environments follow security requirements, both physically and at the system levels, as per industry best practices, Ministry Security, Privacy and Risk Management guidelines and ISO 27001 standards implemented by CMHALTCS; Identify operational risks and issues, and develop contingency plans; Support the creation of operational impact assessments for proposed scope changes and risks Provide after-hours support and implementation as required
Lead technology troubleshooting activities:
Deliver expert-level troubleshooting capabilities to resolve complex issues affecting critical business and infrastructure systems, including but not limited to, Microsoft Windows and Linux Servers and Active Directory, Oracle RDBMS, Shadowbase, Citrix XenApp and Netscaler, Microsoft SQL, VMware ESX, EMC SAN, RPA and Replication Manager Provide root cause analysis for network infrastructure issues and incidents Manage and escalate issues in a timely, appropriate and effective manner, and provide clear analysis of options regarding how to proceed with problem resolution
Ensure Incident, Problem and Change Management processes are followed and include activities such as:
Provide root cause analysis for network infrastructure issues and incidents
Manage and escalate issues in a timely, appropriate and effective manner, and provide clear analysis of options regarding how to proceed Lead/support the creation of change impact assessments for proposed systems changes Lead/support operations issue escalation and resolution, and risk and technical change control processes Oversee the operations change and release management processes; monitor and track all internal and external change requests (CR); Track and facilitate detailed status reporting and issue resolution; log and control all change requests
Ensure all Security, Privacy, Project Management and ITIL operational processes are adhered to:
Follow industry best practices, processes and policies that are required to maintain and support privacy and security requirements; Ensure all environments are in compliance with security requirements, both physically and at the system level, as per ISO 27001 and Security, Privacy and Risk Management guidelines; Ensure alignment of application upgrades with internal processes and polices including privacy and security standards; Leverage IT infrastructure project management and ITIL operations industry best practices, and incorporate lessons learned into day-to-day activities; Develop and manage project budget and ensure a high level of ﬁscal control Manage new deployments: Deploy any required network infrastructure changes as required in support of any deployments, patches and upgrades of CMHALTCS systems; Provide analysis and design of the tools, operating environments, hardware and applications for sustainment activities as/when required; Support relationships with technology vendors; Monitor the effectiveness of technical systems to identify areas of improvement; Provide input and recommendations to any future initiatives, and assist with projects as required
Ensure continuous support of infrastructure and solutions:
Support creation and review of build books, run books, deployment guides and other operations processes as required; Create and maintain documents (i.e. change requests, change implementation plans, resource schedules, back-out plans) for technical upgrades and operations activities; Keep abreast of the latest technologies
Experience and Skill Set Requirements
Technical Expertise and Guidance – 30 %
10+ years of experience in building, maintaining and supporting network and security infrastructure In depth understanding of technical infrastructure integration and other supporting network technologies, such as: Citrix NetScaler security components like Network Intrusion Protection System, Geofencing and ﬁrewalls VMWare products (i.e. ESXi, vSphere, etc.) Microsoft server and active directory
Monitoring and management tools such as SolarWinds, Splunk and Hyperic
Cisco VOIP solution components.
Experience with ISO 27001 implementation and organization certiﬁcation .
Experience with network devices including switches, routers, ﬁrewalls and VPNs.
Experience working with external hosting providers and other outsourced providers.
Experience building, maintaining and supporting:
a Check Point FireWall-1/VPN-1.
a Cisco switching and routing solution/environments (physical and virtual).
McAfee security solutions (AV, HIPS, NIPS) .
a Windows Server environment.
Experience providing technical expertise and operational advice to management/operations team regarding technical issues and impacts of proposed maintenance activities and enhancements to the infrastructure, databases, network, and applications; Experience providing guidance to database administrators, network administrators and systems administrators (System Administration /Operation Support Specialists).
Service Management and Project Management Experience – 25%
2+ years experience with ITIL IT Service Management processes (Event, Incident, Problem and Change Management); providing technical support at Tier 2 levels, working with a ticketing tool, Service Desk, clients and technical team Experience identifying issues and following issue escalation procedures ITIL Foundation Certiﬁcation or equivalent ITIL experience 2+ years of experience with Project Management processes, roles and accountabilities Project Management certiﬁcation or equivalent project management experience Ability to manage deﬁned IT processes for projects as per ISO 27001 standard following security and privacy guidelines; ISO 001 implementation and certiﬁcation
Management and Communication Skills – 10%
Strong leadership and people management skills and experience
Effective facilitation skills; ability to build rapport with stakeholders and drive negotiations to a successful outcome Proven track record for building strong working relationships
Strong interpersonal, and verbal and written communication skills Excellent customer service skills, including tact and diplomacy to ensure client needs are managed effectively Excellent analytical, problem-solving and decision-making skills Ability to apply strong listening skills to facilitate issue resolution A motivated, ﬂexible, creative team player with perseverance, excellent multi-tasking abilities and a proven track record for meeting strict deadlines
Public Sector Experience – 5%
2+ years of experience working in the healthcare industry, speciﬁcally in maintaining and supporting systems such as Electronic Medical Records (EMRs), Hospital Information Systems (HISs), Clinical Assessment tools, and Ontario Healthcare Reporting Standards (OHRS) compliant Financial and Human Resource Management Systems, preferred Knowledge of personal health information protection legislative requirements and how they apply to developing and maintaining healthcare systems containing personal health information preferred