Sr Network Engineer to support a Data Centre Consolidation using Cisco, Fortinet, F5, Infoblox for a large financial client- 31149/31141

Job Type: Contract
Positions to fill: 3
Start Date: Sep 11, 2023
Job End Date: Sep 09, 2024
Pay Rate: Hourly: Negotiable
Job ID: 131840
Location: Toronto

Sr Network Engineer to support a Data Centre Consolidation using Cisco, Fortinet, F5, Infoblox for a large financial client- 31149

Location Address: Hybrid (as required for on-site duties) – 2201 Eglinton Ave E

Contract Duration: 12 months

Number of Positions: 3

Scheduled Hours: Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm

Extension Opportunity: Yes

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 Engineers will be working on the Data Centre Consolidation.

Candidate Value Proposition:

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to join an exciting team that has high visibility. As a team, we can explore and work with an extensive variety of network technologies.

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 thrive on being hands-on during mid to complex project deployments into production. This will include the support of assigned systems by acting as an internal consultant on assigned infrastructure and providing suggestions for viable solutions to systems problems of high complexity.

•      You want to be challenged with complex problem solving in time sensitive situations to reduce system downtime and customer impact.

•      You understand how the Bank’s risk appetite and risk culture should be considered in day-to-day activities and decisions.

•      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 in supporting, deploying and interconnecting various network technologies at an enterprise scale.
  • 7+ years of hands-on technical working experience with various Cisco, Fortinet, F5, Infoblox at an enterprise level capacity:
  • Cisco Routing and Switching
  • Nexus N9K/N7K/N5K/N2K Solutions
  • Cisco ISR and ASR Routers
  • Catalyst N9K
  • Cisco Security/VPN
  • ASA/FTD Firewalls
  • Cisco FMC
  • Fortinet
  • FortiGate Firewalls
  • Forti Manager/Collector/Analyzer
  • F5 LTM/GTM
  • Infoblox DNS/DHCP and IPAM
  • You have hands on technical working experience with Cisco ACI or similar software defined technologies.

Nice-To-Have Skills:

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