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Network Infrastructure Specialist

Date:  Oct 14, 2021
Location: 

Thunder Bay, ON, CA (Canada)

Newmont is the world’s leading gold company and a producer of copper, silver, zinc and lead. The Company’s world-class portfolio of assets, prospects and talent is anchored in favorable mining jurisdictions in North America, South America, Australia and Africa. Newmont is the only gold producer listed in the S&P 500 Index and is widely recognized for its principled environmental, social and governance practices. The Company is an industry leader in value creation, supported by robust safety standards, superior execution and technical proficiency. Newmont was founded in 1921 and has been publicly traded since 1925.

Network Infrastructure Specialist

Purpose


Provide technical support for site infrastructure, systems, storage, voice and data network, technology infrastructure capacity planning, and provide technical guidance on all technology-related projects. Ensure all site data and voice networks, facilities, and related equipment are available, maintained, supported, and optimized.

Essential Duties

•    Support regulatory and corporate compliance initiatives as they pertain to information and content assets.
•    Participate in continuous improvement activities by identifying and appropriately escalating process and service quality gaps, providing solutions when possible.
•    Adhere to Newmont Regional Occupational Health and Safety policy and procedures. 
•    Consistently demonstrate and encourage safe work practices.
•    Promote and comply with Newmont goals and values.

•    Responsible for ensuring that the communications infrastructure is maintained to provide reliable services for the site , including working with service providers and Telco Carriers to ensure that the network is stable and highly available.
•    Support Wide and Local area network as required in the site. 
•    Ensures that the logical and physical network is performing as required and works with internal and external service providers to repair and restore service as needed.
•    Lead the coordination, configuration and testing of network equipment firmware upgrades. 
•    Ensure understanding and compliance of technology policies, procedures and controls.
•    Coordinate internal and external technology audits and manage remediation and compliance activities.
•    Provide technical support and coordination to service providers in relation to configuration management for communications and hardware equipment at site.
•    Liaise with global enterprise architecture and security team to ensure  adherence of technology standards and polices at site.
•    Assist in the support of all aspects of Newmont-owned IT facilities as applicable to the site, which may include data center, comm rooms, video conferencing, access control, copy/print, HVAC/UPS, cabling, microwave, and related services.  
•    Responsible for ensuring that site infrastructure documentation is accurate and maintained on a timely basis.
•    Responsible for assisting the site infrastructure-related projects, including definition of regional/ site and oversight of implementations.

•    Monitor change control and user access control execution and approval to verify compliance.
•    Participate in managing or coordinate changes for communications and related network changes.
•    Track technology-related issues, coordinate resolution and contributes in driving issues to closure. 
•    Escalate high severity issues and chronic problems to appropriate management and follow through with it resolution. 

•    Ensure that Newmont Goldcorp’s policies, standards, procedures, and methodologies are adhered to. 
•    Insist on and maintain a consistently high quality of work across all monitored and allocated tasks. 
•    Participates in technology budget planning and review.

Training & Experience

•    Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Science, or related field.
•    Network and Cisco Certification.  

•    Broad knowledge of all technology considerations (performance, scalability, maintainability, deployment, operations, technology infrastructure). 
•    Proven ability to discuss network infrastructure strategy in a simple, clear terms to help drive and influence decision making of the business and application owners. 
•    Between 5 to 7 years in a technical technology support role.    
•    2 years in project management.
•    Visible analytical and problem-solving skills.
•    Advanced communication (written and verbal) and interpersonal skills.
•    Planning, organising and coordination skills.
•    Creative. 
•    Conceptual thinker. 

•    Professional.
•    Respect.
•    Customer Focused.
•    Continuous Learning. 
•    Integrity.
•    Trust.
•    Confidentiality.
•    Reliable.
•    Results Driven.
•    Pro-active. 

Working Conditions

•    Regular travel is required. 
•    Extended and unpredictable hours is required. 

The work schedule for this position is 7 x 7 or 14 x 14.

As an equal opportunity employer, Newmont is committed to diversity, inclusion, and accessibility. 
We encourage all qualified candidates to apply. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.