Networking Specialist

  • Location

    Barrie, Canada

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    Other Areas

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    Tania Sadek

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    almost 9 years ago

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Job Title: Networking Specialists – 4 positions

Location: Barrie, ON (with some travel to GTA locations, Markham, and Hwy 27 and Hwy 401)
Contract: Initial Term: 12 Months (with up to two 6 month renewals)

Time Required: 40 hours/week

Hours: Monday to Friday: 8:30AM – 4:30PM with overtime: as required

Candidates must hold a valid Driver’s License and have a reliable, insured vehicle

Other: Pass a criminal security check

Starts: May 30, 2011
Submission deadline



Our client has an extensive Cisco environment. The Network Specialist will be responsible for attending project meetings to understand business requirements and work with team members to design those requirements into information systems within existing architectural frameworks. Interface with senior team members to develop, document and extend infrastructure service model across the infrastructure.



The successful candidate will have experience in the following areas:

-8-10 years of experience in IT, with relevant experience in network design and security

-In-depth knowledge of network provisioning on Cisco products

-Demonstrated experience in understanding and managing IOS and hardware life-cycle

-Experience working in a high availability environment

-Experience working in a 7x24x365 highly secure environment

-Experience with the Security Status Monitoring products an asset

-Relevant infrastructure experience in aligning business objectives, business capabilities, technical capabilities and physical infrastructure

-Strong organizational and communication skills

-Proven ability to create design and implementation documentation.

-Strategic business thinking - ability to apply technical knowledge and experience to make proposals for achieving business objectives

-Ability to work in a multi-team environment and drive completion of deliverables

-Ability to assess enterprise risk with proper recommendation on mitigation

-Proven ability to meet deadlines and manage priorities

-Ability to work/liaise effectively with business, IT stakeholders, and vendor representatives

-Relevant experience in utility sector (preferred)

-CCNP or equivalent Cisco experience

-Linux\Unix experience (preferred)

-Experience with Tripwire, SolarWinds-Orion, Tipping Point, ArcSight, Juniper Firewalls would be an asset.


Technology Skills Required:



Product / Technology


Cisco family of physical switches, routers and firewalls including Nexus and UCS.


TippingPoint, ArcSight, Juniper firewalls




SolarWinds, Tripwire, Visio, MS Office


Awareness of NERC CIP reliability standards