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Network Design

Description:
What you will Do

This position will involve collaborating with a team of architects, designers, engineers, and operations in order to develop and implement network solutions, which enable various lines of business in a secure manner for our retail client in Brampton.

General Duties and Responsibilities
- Act as subject matter expert for the Enterprise Network including stores, distribution, office, third party, and/or data centre environments
- Create and publish Network blueprints, design specifications and standards
- Provide costing estimates for Network services
- Evaluate emerging Network and Security technologies and identify potential use cases within the organization
- Identify problem areas of the network and develop plans to eliminate or remediate
- Provide knowledge transfers and hand offs to supporting Network and Security teams
- Work with third parties regarding connectivity and consumption of hosted services
- Work closely with the Network and Security operations teams to oversee implementation and integration of Network services including firewall, IPS, and advanced threat protection
- Contribute towards the development of architectural blueprints and focus on the development of Network and Security technology roadmaps
- Engage various lines of business to document solution requirements and formulate a plan to address the business need
- Act as 3rd level escalation point for Network related issues

Requirements
- 10 years of experience in Networking/IT environment
- Excellent communication skills
- Able to understand business requirements and produce desired outcomes
- Able to manage multiple projects and prioritize deliverables
- Attention to detail and an inherent desire to learn
- The ability to work with an agile mindset
- Experience in developing Network technology roadmaps and strategies
- Experience with auditing and remediation of network environments
- Experience with data centre consolidation and integration of disparate systems
- Experience testing and operationalizing network and security technologies
- Hands on experience with Cisco Nexus and Catalyst switches and ASR, and ISR routers
- Hands on experience implementing and supporting Palo Alto, Check Point, or Cisco FTD Firewalls
- Experience with firewall policy automation and optimization (Algosec or Tufin)
- Experience with Network monitoring and event management tools and best practices using syslog, SNMP polling and trap alerts
- Extensive knowledge if IP networks
- Excellent understanding of routing protocols; OSPF and BGP
- Good understanding of Python, PowerShell or other scripting languages

Certifications an Asset:
- CCIE Data Centre
- CISSP
- AlgoSec CASE
- TOGAF

Education:
- Degree in Computer Science or similar discipline.
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