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Network System Design Specialist

Rate TBD
Location Toronto, ON Canada (On-site)
Type of project IT & Software Information system analyst, Network & System adm.
Duration contract ongoing
Education required College/University
Years of experience 2 - 5 years
Type of employment N/A
Area of Specialization Computer Sciences
Languages required N/A
Workhoppers Toronto ON
Job Description

As an integral part of the design team within the Systems Technology Group, you will be responsible for providing network design services for our external clients of industrial IT solutions ranging from and not limited to; wide area networks, local area networks, wireless (radios and cellular), copper infrastructure, and fibre infrastructure. Other responsibilities could include procurement, support and implementation services as needed for our external clients. There is a strong focus on design documentation, including but not limited to drawings and specifications to procure installation contractors on behalf of our clients. You have an in depth knowledge of network and computer equipment, including hands-on experience configuring switches, firewalls, routers, servers and other system equipment. You have in-depth knowledge of various routing protocols such as EIGRP, OSPF, and others. Cisco experience and certifications preferred, HPE Networking experience is an asset. Windows based server architectures, including active directory implementations and cloud computing is considered an asset. Experience with and designing within an AutoCAD based environment is essential as well as performing conceptual design work within Microsoft Visio. Previous experience in a consulting firm and or support of multiple clients would be considered an asset.

Support of our internal services also is required from time to time and includes but is not limited to; Network support, LAN & WAN. Microsoft Windows Servers, Ubuntu Linux, Microsoft Exchange with SharePoint support. The position could be based in our Guelph office or our Toronto office however support is provided across all offices in Ontario, Alberta, and the United States. Knowledge of virtualization including VMware and cloud based services such as Microsoft Azure and Amazon Web Services will be essential as we develop and implement our corporate cloud based strategies as well as offer these services to our clients. Strong communication skills, including the necessary abilities to break down technical problems for non-technical people to understand while maintaining patience. The ability to work under pressure and regularly meet deadlines is required as well as strong organizational and analytical skills.

The position reports directly to our Systems Technology Team Leader responsible for the design team. You will be supported by a team of dynamic technology specialists who are specialized in network design, systems implementation and industrial control systems. Reporting structure and or responsibilities may be assigned or modified as required.

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-May 6, 2021


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