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.