Sr. Network Analyst (Cisco) to support and deploy projects to Data Centre both on premises and cloud for our large banking client - 31506

Job Type: Contract
Positions to fill: 4
Start Date: Oct 02, 2023
Job End Date: Sep 30, 2024
Pay Rate: Hourly: Negotiable
Job ID: 132669
Location: Toronto

Sr. Network Analyst (Cisco) to support and deploy projects to Data Centre both on premises and cloud for our large banking client - 31506

Location Address: Hybrid (as required for on-site duties) – Scarborough

Contract Duration: 12 months

Scheduled Hours: Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm (overtime may be required)

Extension Opportunity: Yes, depending on project timelines and workload (FTE Opportunity Yes)

Story Behind the Need:

Global Network Engineering (Data Centre & Cloud) – the banks Data Centre Network Services team is responsible for level 3 support and project deployments, both on premise Data Centres and the Cloud, to support the digital transformation of the Bank’s global network. We are responsible for supporting and deploying new technologies, following best practices, and consulting and coordinating with the Bank’s many technology teams with the aim of providing a highly resilient network as the underlying core of the Bank’s technology infrastructure. The Network Analyst will be working on the Data Centre Consolidation.

Typical Day in Role:

• Reporting to a Project Manager, you will play a critical part in helping the team support the various technologies within our Global Network. You will be expected to be a part of the teams’ rotational on call duties and, when required, be a part of after-hours project deployments in the mornings, evenings or weekends.

• You are eager to work with leading edge technologies to incorporate complex network solutions, as well as work with other technology teams to contribute to an overall solution.

• You are highly interested in software-defined Data Centre technologies like Cisco ACI to help drive the road-map and adoption within a large-scale enterprise network.

Must-Have skills:

  • 10+ years of hands-on technical working experience as a Network Analyst in supporting, deploying and interconnecting various network technologies at an enterprise scale.
  • 5+ years of hands-on technical working experience with various Cisco, Fortinet, F5, Infoblox at an enterprise level capacity:
  • Cisco Routing and SwitchingNexus N9K/N7K/N5K/N2K Solutions
  • Cisco ISR and ASR Routers
  • Catalyst N9K
  • Cisco Security/VPNASA/FTD Firewalls
  • Cisco FMC
  • FortinetFortiGate Firewalls
  • Forti Manager/Collector/Analyzer
  • F5 LTM/GTM
  • Infoblox DNS/DHCP and IPAM
  • 2+ years of technical working experience with Cisco ACI, VMWare NSX or similar software defined technologies.
  • Familiar with Wired and Wireless 802.1x Network Authentication using Cisco ISE.
  • 2+ years of technical working experience with various Public Cloud (Azure & GCP preferred) environments, in a network related capacity.

Nice-To-Have Skills:

  • Previous exposure to largescale enterprise environments.
  • Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCIE) certification a plus.

Candidate Review & Selection

• One round MS Teams video interview – Hiring Manager and team members (1 hour)

• Possibility of second round