Network Solution Specialist
A client of TEKsystems is looking for a Network Solution Specialist who will work well in a fast-paced but casual environment. The successful candidate will be a self-motivated, results-driven individual who excels in challenging work and diverse responsibilities. Candidate must have solid experience in provisioning networks.
*Respond to inquiries from staff, administrators, customers, site personnel and outside vendors in a timely fashion
*Ensure open communication to all stakeholders. Address delicate situations and handle conflicts in such a way as to maximize opportunity and minimize exposure to risk
*Provisioning and maintenance of Advanced CPE designed solutions.
*Document and maintain and update customer network diagrams, systems and configurations.
*Perform physical and logical analysis of client networks and its applications
*Ability to multi-task, prioritize and meet deadlines.
*Support and diagnosis of technical issues involving Firewalls, VPNs and Routing.
*Technical knowledge in Telecom Network topics: MPLS, spanning tree, routers, Layer 2/3 switches, WIFI, VoIP, firewalls and UTM.
*Ability to develop automation using scripting languages.
*Flexibility to work a schedule that will meet the demand of our customers as required
*Pager duty, after hours, weekend and stat holiday work on demand.
*Stay up-to-date with emerging technologies.
Skills and Experience Required
*5+ years' experience working in high volume environment, including network equipment, operating system installation, configuration, and troubleshooting.
*Minimum 3 years' Experience in related Internet or IT business required.
*ISP and/or 24x7 operations experience a definite asset.
*Practical hands-on networking and systems administration experience, including knowledge on configuring access and core routers and switches.
*Exceptional analytic and troubleshooting skills for solving problems
*Solid knowledge of DSL and other connectivity services.
*Solid knowledge of Juniper Networks ScreenOS/JUNOS/FortiOS platform is an asset.
*Knowledge of network troubleshooting and network management tools.
*A team player and be able to work in a fast paced, ever-changing environment.
*Post-secondary education with a relevant degree or certificate program is required.
*Hands-on knowledge of Layer 3 protocols such as BGP, ISIS, OSPF and RIP and Layer 2 protocols such as PPP and STP is an asset.
*Technical degree, Cisco CCNA, CCDA, CCNP, CCDP; Juniper JNCIA, JNCIS, Fortinet NSE and/or other networking certifications is an asset.
*Knowledge of VMWARE, Windows, Active Directory and/or UNIX/Linux/Solaris an asset.
About TEKsystems :
Join TEKsystems and get your career on the fast track. As one of North America's premiere IT staffing, IT talent management and IT services companies, we provide solutions that work. We actively seek talented IT professionals with all levels of information technology skills and expertise in order to support critical engagements at client sites worldwide. Because of our industry-specific focus, knowledge and connections, we can share highly desirable positions you might not otherwise know about. From customized training and flexible hiring options, to dedicated teams of recruiters working to find you the right opportunity, TEKsystems specializes in IT career management.
TEKsystems, Inc. is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.
TEKsystems Global Services:
In addition to Staffing and Talent Management, TEKsystems also engages in end-to-end, project-based work. Our teams work together in our facilities, project after project, gaining experience in multiple industries and technologies together. We leverage our own methodologies, tools and people to solve our client’s business problems starting from requirements gathering and ending with production launch, and anything in between. We are a true IT solution provider with a portfolio of services in Applications, Infrastructure and Training. TEKsystems is privately held, allowing us to invest in the long term without worrying about immediate returns like publicly held companies. TEKsystems Global Services is the fastest growing part of TEKsystems with over 250 concurrent engagements and facilities in the U.S, Canada, Europe and Asia.
At TEKsystems we value relationships, open communication, commitment and service to each other, our clients and the community. The personal and professional growth of our employees is important to us and we demonstrate this through a variety of programs and learning opportunities including Industry Certification Programs and voluntary Technology/Development contests where teams of people can collaborate and learn new technology and development techniques. We have scheduled Performance Management Reviews throughout the year to provide feedback and assist individuals in working toward achieving their goals.
Diversity is one of TEKsystems Global Services’ strategic initiatives; because we believe that building a diverse team allows us to provide world class service. Our Montreal Solutions Center is one of the most diverse technical teams assembled, providing a variety of technical expertise and culture that most organizations cannot match. The Center is located in the heart of Montreal, right above McGill Metro Station, making for easy commuting in and out of the city, as well as access to all the city has to offer.
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