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Senior Network Specialist (IP Data Networks) – Contract at Quantum in Toronto, CA


This is a Contract position in Toronto posted Feb 03.

Senior Network Specialist (IP Data Networks) – Contract

Toronto Ontario

Description: Quantumneed a Senior Network Specialist (IP Data Networks) – Contract immediately starts from Sun, 03 Feb 2013 11:20:31 GMT, this position will be placed in Ontario.

For more detail information about this job vacancy please read the description below. If interested in this position, please email us your resume, along with salary requirements and a cover letter to Quantum starts from Sun, 03 Feb 2013 11:20:31 GMT.

Wouldn’t you want to work for a company where you would enjoy doing what you like doing? Don’t you want to have that dream job of yours and work for a well-established company? Well then you are almost there, look no further and read on!
Our client, a leading company, is looking for a qualified Senior Network Specialist (IP Data Networks) to join their team on contract.

Purpose of Position:

  • Provide Network support (LAN and WAN)- Research, plan and design client’s LAN and WAN environment- Oversee the implementation of the LAN and WAN projects and changes- Monitor capacity and performance of the LAN and WAN and recommend changes as necessary- Assess available technology and design network solutions for applications and projects requiring connectivity


  • Provide support for WAN/LAN-related network problems.- Working with the Network Architect, conduct technology research in the areas of Local and Wide Area – Networking, architecture, protocols, hardware and software- Conduct evaluations and tests / pilots of the communications facilities and network products and services, in order to provide the optimal networking infrastructure for client- Act as a senior consultant to users and project teams in the analysis of business requirements and the selection of technical solutions for large or unique projects requiring network connectivity – Design and oversee implementation of LAN and WAN infrastructure using appropriate combination of hardware, software and facilities- Define requirements and guidelines, and oversee the process of maintaining all necessary network documentation (topology diagrams, addressing and device connectivity and configuration details, etc.)- Troubleshoot network and application issues- Plan and execute the upgrades of all network software and hardware, to maintain equipment currency- Maintain and test network contingency plans and disaster recovery procedures- Oversee the maintenance of necessary asset management and inventory control procedures and documentation for all networking products- Perform capacity planning and performance monitoring of all network facilities, in coordination with the Network Architect, to ensure the efficient and optimal use of all network resources- Manage network service providers; ensure that they conduct an ongoing analysis of the network availability and error statistics and schedule preventive maintenance, as required- Work closely with Information Security to ensure that the network deployments comply with all security standards

Position Requirements, Education and Experience:

  • 6-8 years related work experience in computers and networking – University degree in Computer Science or Engineering – CCNP or CCIE certification – Expert knowledge of networking technology, both at the architecture and technical levels as related to LAN and WAN environments, Voice over IP, mainframes, server virtualization – Ability to work in a high pressure environment- Good communication and interpersonal skills, coaching and mentoring attitude- Extensive experience with switches and routers such as Cisco ISR, Cisco Nexus, Cisco Catalyst, – Wireless Controllers, HP Procurve (configuration, installation and troubleshooting to the component level). Experience with Cisco UCS is desirable – Extensive experience in corporate and Internet network connectivity using switching, routing, encryption, wireless technologies- Expert knowledge of firewalls (Cisco and Juniper), 802.1x, VPN, IDS- Experience using web based services with load balancing (Cisco and F5)- Experience with Cisco VOIP (Call Manager, Unity, Contact Center), and using performance control features such as QoS- Demonstrated proficiency in the use of network diagnostic tools for isolating and solving network problems (errors, excessive broadcasts, other performance problems, protocol-level failures, application-level failures) – Experience implementing and operating network monitoring and management products (Cisco Works, Cisco CSM, Juniper NSM, netflow, IP SLA, etc)- Knowledge of IBM mainframe networking products and concepts, such as DLSw+, SNA, SDLLC, 4702 and 3174 controllers, PU’s and LU’s, Enterprise Extender TN 3270 protocols and products, configuration, implementation and support of gateways, emulators, Cisco CIP, IPX/SPX

Connecting you + Quantum: With our contacts and your skills, we’re a winning combination. Put Quantum on your team and apply today!
Have you heard about our Referral Bonus Program? If you refer a friend or colleague who is hired into a permanent I.T. role, you may be eligible for a Visa Gift card of $100! We appreciate all expressed interest in this position, however, only the candidates selected for interview will be contacted. You will certainly be contacted before we submit your resume to any of our clients.Quantum is an equal opportunity employer.

Date Posted

Sun, 03 Feb 2013 11:20:31 GMT




Toronto, ON

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