Senior Secret-Cleared Network Engineers to work on a secure communications project with Cisco and F5 firewalls to be delivered for a large federal government department

Job Type: Contract
Positions to fill: 1
Start Date: Jul 31, 2023
Job End Date: Mar 31, 2024
Pay Rate: Hourly: Negotiable
Job ID: 131626
Location: Montreal, Ottawa, Toronto
Our valued telecommunications client is searching for Senior Secret-Cleared Network Engineers to work on a secure communications project with Cisco and F5 firewalls  to be delivered for a large federal government department!

Initial 7-Month Contract Opportunity, 100% on-site in downtown Ottawa (Remote options potentially available but not preferred). 7.5 hours per day, Monday through Friday. 

As the successful candidate, you will be responsible for supporting the development of a custom solution that will serve as a platform to manage communications at a very high/confidential level for a federal government department. 

  • Design, implement, and support network infrastructure for a secure communications project 
  • Work closely with stakeholders to gather requirements and translate them into network designs that meet security standards and operational needs.
  • Develop and maintain documentation related to network architecture, configurations, and standard operating procedures.
  • Conduct thorough network assessments to identify potential vulnerabilities and propose appropriate security measures.
  • Configure, manage, and troubleshoot Cisco networking devices, including routers, switches, and firewalls.
  • Design, implement, and maintain ASA Firewall and F5 Firewall solutions to ensure robust network security.
  • Perform regular network monitoring, analysis, and optimization to ensure high availability, performance, and security.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure the successful delivery of the custom solution.
Must-Have Skills
  • Expertise in Cisco Networking, including configuration and management of routers, switches, and firewalls.
  • Strong knowledge and hands-on experience with Cisco ASA Firewall and F5 Firewall solutions.
  • In-depth understanding of network protocols, routing, switching, and subnetting.
  • Familiarity with encryption protocols and VPN technologies.
Nice-to-have Skills
  • Proven experience in designing and implementing secure network architectures.
  • Experience with configuring remote access (VPN), network access control (NAC), or Zero Trust architecture
  • Relevant certifications such as CCNP, CCIE, or F5 certifications