Sr. Network Administrator

27 Fasken Dr, Etobicoke, ON M9W 1K6, Canada Req #86
March 7, 2024

About Us:

Sunwing Vacations Group is home to North America’s largest vacation brands, comprised of the leading Canadian leisure tour operators Sunwing Vacations and WestJet Vacations, along with the growing United States based tour operator Vacation Express, together with the Group’s own travel retail businesses and Luxe Destination Weddings. Our culture is driven by our EPIC Values (entrepreneurial, passionate, innovative, and customer-centric) and our teams work together to deliver our purpose “passionate people making vacation dreams come true”.

The Opportunity:

Under Sunwing Vacations, we are looking for a Senior Network Administrator to join us in making vacation dreams come true. As the Senior Network Administrator, you will be responsible for supporting the enterprise network systems (LAN/WAN, Data, Voice and Video over IP, and Wireless) both for non-Cloud and Azure Cloud environments. This position requires strong knowledge of routing and switching, SD-WAN, BGP, OSPF, QoS, Wi-Fi, Palo Alto Firewalls, Load Balancers, VPN’s and cloud and security solutions. The position requires an individual that knows how to troubleshoot, find solutions and get the job done. The position reports to the Director, IT Infrastructure and will be located in Toronto, ON


What You'll Do:

  • Configure, deploy, and maintain enterprise LAN, Wireless, and WAN networks, with a focus on optimizing performance and security.
  • Manage and troubleshoot Palo Alto Next-Generation Firewalls (NGFW), ensuring robust network security and compliance with industry standards.
  • Utilize cloud expertise, particularly with Microsoft Azure, to integrate and optimize cloud-based network infrastructure.
  • Implement and manage Cisco Nexus switches to support high-performance Data Centre networking requirements.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to design, implement, and support network solutions that meet business needs.
  • Monitor network performance, identify bottlenecks or vulnerabilities, and implement proactive measures to maintain network health and stability


What You’ll Need:

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in network technologies, with at least 3 years specifically as a Network Administrator.
  • 2 years minimum hands-on experience working with Palo Alto NGFW in an enterprise environment.
  • Proficiency in cloud technologies, with preference given to candidates with experience in Microsoft Azure.
  • Demonstrated expertise in Cisco Nexus switches and related technologies.
  • Beneficial to have experience with Meraki SD-WAN and Cisco Identity Services Engine (ISE).
  • Preferred Qualifications:
    • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related field.
    • Industry certifications such as CCNA, CCNP, Palo Alto Networks Certified Network Security Engineer (PCNSE), or equivalent.
    • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to troubleshoot complex network issues effectively.
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with team members and stakeholders


  What We Offer:

  • Hybrid Work Opportunities
  • Great travel perks!
  • GoodlifeCorporate Discount
  • Comprehensive benefits package
  • RRSP Matching
  • Open concept, collaborative workspace
  • Fresh Café with delicious snacks and meals at a subsidized price!
  • Opportunity to give back through our social responsibility initiatives
  • See for yourself! @sunwinglife


We thank all who apply however only those who meet the qualifications will be contacted.
Diversity, equity, and inclusion - Diversity makes us EPIC; we strive to foster a culture where employees feel uniquely themselves and part of a team. Violence and harassment prevention and response - We partnered with White Ribbon to help us create a survivor-centric, trauma informed policy and educational programs used by all our divisions. Total wellbeing - Our approach is for holistic opportunities to help employees Be EPIC and Be Well. Learning and development - Our offerings are focused on the development of competencies, personal leadership, and leadership in groups and teams.
We will accommodate all applicants throughout the hiring process. If you are an individual who requires accommodation to apply to this position, please email 

Other details

  • Job Family CORPORATE
  • Pay Type Salary
Location on Google Maps
  • 27 Fasken Dr, Etobicoke, ON M9W 1K6, Canada