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Sr. Network Engineer

Location: Kanata, ON, Canada
Date Posted: 15-02-2017
Sr. Network Engineer                                                                         REQ# 5514

Position Overview:
The Sr. Cloud Services Engineer will be responsible for the design, build out and documentation of the network infrastructure required to support Entrust Cloud Services.  This includes designing, building, monitoring, maintaining and troubleshooting Entrust Cloud Service’s network infrastructure to ensure the stability and integrity of our services.  It also requires the engineer to respond to service outages and working with operations team members to troubleshoot issues and restore services.
  • Lead and guide the activities of Operation’s team engaged in designing, integrating, implementing, validating and documenting the network, systems and applications.
  • Design, test and implement network infrastructure configuration changes and firmware upgrades.
  • Determine, test and document new application network flows proposed in upgrades and releases.
  • Ensure network services will fulfill resiliency and disaster recovery requirements.
  • Manage activities with complete integrity and in accordance with the organization's policies, systems, practices and programs.
  • Take lead in support for all network issues including monitoring infrastructure; troubleshooting network problems and outages; scheduling upgrades; collaborating with 3rd party support resources and fellow Cloud Service engineers to manage and optimize our network.
  • Proactively identify problems using available tools and monitoring.
  • Manage and administer the processes and vendor relationships associated with colocation facilities, hardware vendor and etc.
  • Manage all network switches, routers, firewalls, hosts, and storage. Specific responsibilities include installation, configuration, administration, upgrade and maintenance of Cisco UCS servers, Fabric interconnects & blade chassis, Nexus & Catalyst network switches, routers, F5 LTM, F5 GTM, VPN, and ASA, Juniper & Checkpoint firewalls.
  • Participate in day-to-day network operations, technical guidance and support issue resolutions, including duty pager support throughout the workday, evenings and weekends; in accordance with published Service Level Agreements.
  • Ensure network documentation is developed and up-to-date
  • Drive documentation of Standard Operating Procedure documents and ensure compliance with change control processes and adherence to compliance standards and policies.
  • Manage and maintain WAN circuits working with Telco’s as needed.
  • Solid understanding of fault-tolerant data center network design, implementation, monitoring and maintenance
  • Proficiency in TCP/IP, Cisco IOS, HSRP, STP, Site to Site VPN, Remote Access VPN, VTP and wireless technologies
  • Experience with Cisco products, including Catalyst & Nexus switches, UCS technology, routers and ASA’s
  • Experience with Juniper FWs and Checkpoint FWs
  • Experience with Network capacity planning, troubleshooting and performance analysis
  • Production environment experience consisting of Global load balancing, Local load balancing, SSL acceleration, HTTP compression/caching, and DNS
  • Demonstrate the inter-personal and communications skills required to lead teams in projects or major tasks
Basic Qualifications
  • Minimum Five (5) years’ experience in network security and administration, LAN/WAN technologies with focus in Checkpoint and Juniper firewalls plus Cisco ASAs, routers, switches, network monitoring, and network operations.
  • 3+ years of High Availability, High Security, Internet Data Centre Experience and the requisite rigor needed to operate in that environment
  • Knowledge and experience regarding F5 BIG-IP LTM VIP configuration with health check
  • Knowledge and experience with F5 BIG-IP GTM Wide IP configuration
  • Unrestricted Authorization to work in Canada
  • Eligibility to successfully obtain a “Reliability” level security clearance or higher
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, information systems, business administration
  • Experience with F5 BIG-IP (LTM, GTM, ASM)
  • Strong experience with Cisco (IOS and NX-OS) switching and routing
  • Certifications such as: CCNA, Network+, Security+, GSEC
  • Knowledge of PKI, SSL or Identity technologies
  • Knowledge of ITSM/ITIL
About Entrust Datacard
Our growing company relies on curious, dedicated and innovative colleagues to anticipate the future and provide solutions for a more connected, mobile and secure world. Entrust Datacard technologies and expertise help government agencies, enterprises and financial institutions in more than 150 countries serve and safeguard citizens, employees and consumers. Each year, our solutions secure billions of transactions — and every day, our technologies issue and manage more than 10 million secure identities. How do we do all of this? Together.
Join us. Together we’ll create solutions for a more connected, mobile and secure life.
For more information, visit www.entrustdatacard.com. Follow us on Twitter, YouTube and LinkedIn.
 Entrust Datacard encourages applications from all qualified candidates.  Contact Nicole Mair at nicole.mair@entrust.com or 613-270-3490 if you need accommodation at any stage of the application process or want more information on our accommodation policies.
Entrust Datacard Corporation is an EOE/AA/Veteran/People with Disabilities employer.
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