Network and Communication Administrator

Position ID
Position Type
Full Time


At MNP we pride ourselves on being different – it’s our entrepreneurial drive that sets us apart. It’s the same drive that’s helped us become Canada’s fastest growing national firm. We foster collaboration, value your ideas, promote based on talent, live balanced lifestyles and make time for FUN. We are one firm, one team, collaborating to support you wherever you want to take your career.


Join the momentum. We are seeking a Network and Communication Administrator for our growing Technology team. MNP is a leading national accounting, tax and business consulting firm in Canada. Driving innovation throughout the firm, our Technology team provides industry-leading solutions that enable MNP to better serve our clients and people. We deliver on the strategic needs of service lines, industry and specialty groups, and operations at all levels throughout the firm. Our specialists develop, enable and support initiatives that allow MNP to deliver client service, collaborate, communicate and operate reliably and efficiently.



Performance Expectations

  • Manage and maintain MNP’s network and communications infrastructure including wide area networks, ISP communications and IP phone system management
  • Ensure the integrity of the network and help reduce or eliminate downtime by troubleshooting system problems, monitoring network usage and performing scheduled maintenance
  • Keep up with current and new technologies and architecture as it relates to the role
  • Configure and deploy network switches, routers and firewalls
  • Configure QoS on VLANs to support VOIP and other applications
  • Maintain firewall policies and routing tables
  • Maintain up-to-date firmware on switches, routers and firewalls
  • Create and maintain accurate documentation of network layout, switch configurations, routing tables and Virtual Local Area Networks (VLANs)
  • Identify and close potential security risks
  • Monitor network for high usage, outages and performance bottlenecks
  • Configure and manage VPN connectivity from both our edge devices and workstation clients
  • Create and maintain Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
  • Configure, monitor, and secure wireless networks
  • Manage account creation and deletion for wireless access
  • Configure and maintain radius servers used for authentication
  • Work closely with external vendors, as needed, to troubleshoot network related issues


  • Completion of Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) or equivalent education preferred
  • Five (5) or more years of related work experience with supporting switching and routing environments

Core Competencies and Personal Characteristics

  • Integrity – professional whose honesty, integrity, confidentiality and high ethical standards contributes to effective leadership and optimal business relationships
  • Energy – displays enthusiasm, optimism, drive and passion while maintaining a high level of productivity and a balanced lifestyle
  • Diversity – understands the importance of different backgrounds, perspectives and experiences and is respectful of individual differences
  • Communication – effectively expresses ideas and conveys information in business writing, conversations and interactions with others
  • Client Service Excellence – understands the importance of quality client service by being courteous, responding to client requests in a timely manner and monitoring satisfaction
  • Teamwork & Relationship Development – works collaboratively with team members in order to achieve a common goal and develops, maintains and strengthens relationships with others, both inside and outside the Firm
  • Accountability – takes responsibility for one’s own performance by setting clear goals and tracking progress against those goals; is highly organized and uses personal judgement and decision making
  • Flexibility – effectively manages multiple assignments, adapts to changing priorities and is able to work independently or as part of a team


MNP encourages a balanced lifestyle and offers benefits that suit the way our team members work and play! In addition to a competitive salary, our total rewards package includes paid personal days, wellness program initiatives, health and dental benefits, a group pension plan with matching contribution, firm sponsored social events and professional development assistance.


MNP proudly serves and responds to the needs of our clients in the public, private and not-for-profit sectors. Through partner-led engagements, we provide a collaborative, cost-effective approach to doing business, with innovative strategies to help organizations succeed across the country and around the world.




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