USEReady Network Engineer-Data center Contract in Toronto, ON


Branch Toronto ON CA

Network Engineer-Data center
Toronto, ON

Perform installation and configuration of Cisco, Arista & Juniper devices. 5+ years of network build & engineering experience in designing networks to improve…

5+ years of network build & engineering experience in designing networks to improve operational proficiency.

Network changes and coordination with vendors and change groups will involve late night timings and weekends. Majority of all changes performed within the Data Centers as follows:

Yellow Zone is Saturday’s 00:01- 03:00 and Green Zone Sundays 01:00-05:00 EST Business as usual work hours are 9 am – 5 pm. Must be capable of lifting and moving heavy network equipment ( > 55 pounds) where required.

Job Description:

  • Implement configurations and implementation instructions into change management system and insure that all approvals and processes are adhered to compliant with Audit.
  • Perform installation and configuration of Cisco, Arista & Juniper devices.
  • Complete turnover documentation and update all systems with the new install information.
  • Clean up all legacy devices and insure all systems in the environment have been cleaned up.
  • Perform system level documentation on platforms and assist in project tracking and documentation.
  • Generate test plans or scripts detailing network related configurations.
  • Must be willing to work in Greenzone times which are weeknights and weekend12:00am to 6:00am EST to perform network changes.

Technical Skills:

In depth knowledge of routing protocols like BGP, OSPF, EIGRP and RIP (7-10 years)

Hands on experience of Routing & Switching on vendor devices like Cisco, Arista and Juniper. (5-7 years)

Hardware: Cisco 7500, 7200, 5000, 3600, 2600, 2800, Catalyst 6500, 5500, 5000, 4000, 3500, 2900, 3548

Nexus 7000, 5596, 5548, 5020, 5010, Arista 7150, 7280, 7508, Juniper MX960

Other: HSRP, VRRP, VXLAN, VPC, Multicast, IGMP, PIM, MSDP, AnyCast, IPSec, SSH, NTP, SMTP, SNMP, AAA, TFTP, TACACS+, RADIUS, STP, VLAN, VTP, 802.1Q Trunk, Etherchannel, PAGP, LACP, DNS, LDAP, AD, H323, MGCP, SIP, TCP/IP, , IPv6, Ethernet, FastEthernet, GigabitEthernet, Token Ring, T1/T3, Frame-Relay, MPLS, VPLS, Metro Ethernet, ISDN, OC3, OC12 etc.

SDN: Knowledge of VMware Virtual Infrastructure using NSX and Automation using Puppet and Chef.

Non-Technical Skills

Language skills: English mandatory (Must possess strong written and verbal communications) Excellent assertive communication skills

Must possess good customer relations skills

Must possess ability to work independently and be well organized

Must be able to manage multiple projects and multi-task effectively.

Must be able to work within accelerated deliverables and within a team environment.

Strong project management skills and must possess good customer and vendor facing skills

Knowledge of Investment and Consumer Banking, and industry standard financial applications is a plus.

Strong knowledge of Change Management Processes

We have looking for someone who has worked extensively in upgrading and migrating End-of-Life devices (CatOS/IOS to Nexus), working and coordinating communication with various application testers and siteOps teams, and someone who has extensive knowledge with installing Nexus and FEXs.

Job Type: Contract

Required education:

  • Bachelor’s

Required experience:

  • Networking: 5 years
  • BGP: 5 years
  • Nexus: 3 years

or proceed with Standard Application Form.

Employment Type: Freelance
Location: Toronto, ON, CA
Posted on: 2016-12-05
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