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Career Opportunity

Posting Number: 033-18
Date of Posting: 2018-02-07
Closing Date: 2018-02-13
Management / Non-Union

Network Systems Specialist

Owen Sound

Reporting to the Manager, the Network Systems Specialist ensures optimum performance and high availability of the Hospital network and server infrastructure to support Patient Care and Hospital operations.  The Network Systems Specialist maintains and troubleshoots infrastructure, hardware and operating systems.  The Network Systems Specialist works in close collaboration with fellow Hospital Information Services staff members and users in addition to associated Health Centre clinical staff in order to ensure that Hospital infrastructure supports the electronic system(s) and meets user needs.  All roles are essential in providing a safe and healthy environment for patients, staff, physicians, volunteers and others by ensuring that health and safety policies are followed.

Qualifications / Skills / Abilities:


  • Minimum five years’ experience in IT systems administration in a large, client-server environment
  • BS/BA degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, or related Information Technology Discipline

  • Current certification in at least two of the following: CCAA, CCEA, CCEE, CCIA, MSCE and/or VCP
  • Minimum five years’ experience with Citrix Xenapp and XenDesktop
  • Expert knowledge of Citrix configurations and ICA Client management, experience in implementing Citrix performance optimization, scalability, security, high-availability, monitoring, printing, connectivity, group policy

  • Expert knowledge of virtualization technologies such as VMware, VSphere ESX & VDI

  • Expert knowledge of TCP/IP switching and routing

  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience with Windows 7, AD and Exchange 2013

  • Familiarity with PowerShell, or any other form or scripting and automation

  • Proven organization and time management skills

  • Strong analytical, problem solving and decision-making skills

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Strong skills in storage technology (NAS,SAN)

  • Must have a valid driver’s license and vehicle; Able to travel off-site and internationally
  • PIPEDA/PHIPA compliance experience as it relates to network best practices and security as well as managing and complying to PIPEDA/PHIPA network controls

  • Knowledge of Data Center Operations

  • Diplomacy, tact and ability to negotiate deliverables with user community and colleagues
  • Advocate for change to an electronic environment
  • Demonstrated customer service and responsiveness required
  • Works to accomplish goals and objectives for the department
  • Availability for overtime and flexibility in hours of work – some weekend work required
  • Demonstrated ability to attend work on a regular basis
  • Ability and willingness to continually upgrade skills
  • Recent satisfactory performance and attendance records
  • Knowledge of and adherence to GBHS ‘CARE’ Behaviors (Collaboration, Accountability, Respect, Excellence)
  • Advocates and supports a culture of patient safety and demonstrates an understanding of how the department service and assigned responsibilities contribute to overall patient safety at GBHS through patient safety knowledge, skills and attitudes

To be considered for this position, please submit a resume to the address or fax number below or complete the On-line Application form. Applications must be received in Human Resources no later than 4 p.m. on the closing date. Grey Bruce Health Services is an equal opportunity employer.

You can submit your resume to one of the following:

Phone: 519-376-2121 extension 2014
Fax: 519-372-3949
Mail: Attn: Human Resources Department
PO Box 1800
1800 8th Street East
Owen Sound, ON N4K 6M9


Contact HR

Mailing address: 1800 8th Street East Owen Sound, ON N4K 6M9

(519) 376-2121

(519) 372-3949


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