Fort McMurray is an oil sand mining company that lies in the midst of the boreal forest situated in the convergence of the rivers of Athabasca and Clearwater. It is 435 kilometers away from the northeastern part of Edmonton and 60 kilometers away from the west of Saskatchewan border. It is home to a multicultural community of people from all parts of Canada as well as other countries. Fort McMurray’s main economy is sand oil mining. It has two large corporations involved in sand-oil mining operations namely Syncrude and Suncor Energy. While the area does not have any industrial park that houses the IT industry, there have been relatively high demands for network support analyst. This is perhaps a reflection of the initiatives by many corporations to integrate information technology in their business systems.
Brief description of network support analyst job
The job of a network support analyst is to oversee the hardware and software health of the network system of the business. Typically, the analyst assist in operating systems issue, analyzes statistics and data relevant to network performance and recommend solutions, devise network security measures, performs hardware and software tuning for an improved performance of the network, creates backup of files and performs archiving, and network performance monitoring. As businesses in the vicinity of Fort McMurray gear their systems towards technological levelling, there is a recent hiring for network support analyst in the area. The typical salary for this position is $150 (Canadian) plus bonuses. This is usually negotiable.