Network Operations Specialist

IT - IT Support & Sales
Toronto, ON
Permanent
Dec 09, 2021

Our client

One of the world's best pension investment funds undergoing major technology transformation and modernization

 

What's in it for you

Work on enterprise level IT  team providing  the most innovative, efficient, and secure solutions. Learn new technologies and tools including DevOps.

 

Responsibilities

  • Assess and design new solutions based on new or changing business requirements
  • Resolve complex production issues spanning multiple systems and technologies.
  • Develop & implement new network solutions/designs based on changing requirements
  • Continuous improvement for the operations of standard network solutions
  • Monitor the network for outages, issues, performance, and maintenance activities
  • Formulate and update solution standards and policies
  • Develop contingency plans for network equipment/solutions in case of equipment failure or service interruption
  • Work with internal teams and vendors on maintaining appropriate network restrictions between trusted and untrusted networks
  • Work with vendors and internal teams on the network related changes & troubleshooting & support of network equipment and solutions
  • Participate in the selection and acquisition of network hardware and related technology
  • Work with internal teams and vendors on network renewals
  • Research, recommend, and evaluate new network tools
  • Actively participate in Agile Scrum practices such as daily standups, backlog refinement, planning and sprint retrospectives.
  • Contribute to planning and design meetings, write wiki articles and participate in issue and team retrospectives.

 

Qualifications

  • 5+ years’ demonstrated experience in a L2 / L3 NetOps role
  • Strong knowledge of Cisco based Switches and Routers, Cisco ISE, and Azure connectivity.
  • Experience leading delivery on major features
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills with an ability to take end-to-end ownership
  • Excellent knowledge of network infrastructure development and design patterns
  • Proficiency with cloud platforms such as AWS, Azure

Assets

  • Familiarity with (APIs, microservices)
  • Has awareness of Infrastructure as a Code using Ansible, Terraform
  • Able to script with PowerShell
  • Skilled in modern development tools and practices, such as git, CI/CD, testing
  • Experience with DevOps work
  • Experience working in Azure DevOps, Git Hub (or similar)

 

The Technology Stack

  • Cisco Routing and Switching Infrastructure
  • Cisco Aggregation Services Router (ASR)
  • Cisco Internet Services Router (ISR)
  • Cisco Identity Services Engine (ISE)
  • Forescout Network Access Control
  • Palo Alto NGFW
  • Palo Alto Threat Prevention (WildFire)
  • F5 Access Policy Manager, Silverline
  • Tier 3 Datacentre including Cloud Connectivity
  • Microsoft Azure Cloud Networking
    • VNET, Express Route, Traffic Manager
  • Amazon AWS Cloud Networking
    • VPC, DirectConnect, Route53
  • Cisco DNA Wireless
  • Cisco Meraki
  • Syslog, SNMP, Sniffer, Tracing, Networking Tools
  • RSA Authentication

 

 

 

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