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Network Analyst (61390069)
Location: Mississauga, ON Category: Content/Document Management
Job Type: Temporary/Contract Reference: CA_EN_6_29628_61390069
Posted: March 29,2018 Salary: N/A

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Modis, on behalf of our client is looking for a Network Analyst
 
Network Analyst (61390069)
 
Contract Duration: (10 months)
Location: Toronto, ON
 
Responsibilities:
 
• Develop and/or execute methods of procedure or migration plans to move server workloads, network circuits and firewall rules between data centers following overall prescribed project methodology with minimal to no supervision
• Play an active leading role during “after hours” (late evening, early morning) change windows in the implementation of moves/adds/changes to network infrastructure including switches, routers and firewalls
• Use of critical thinking and validation tools to measure overall success of each migration activity
• Provide first level support post-migration to ensure any problems or risks introduced are effectively addressed or remediated short and long term
• Must have the ability to understand and follow change management policies and procedures when implementing and executing changes
• Ability to prioritize and execute on multiple tasks within a larger project effort while ensuring deadlines are strictly adhered to
• Effectively communicate and collaborate with other project team members or peer technology staff (application/infrastructure support staff) as well as technical resources from third party business partners or telecommunications carriers to ensure success of migrations
• Build/configure and deploy new network equipment such as firewalls, routers and switches using established software configuration standards
• Migration or prebuilding of router/switch configuration from traditional standalone Nexus 7K/5K/2K architecture to Cisco ACI APIC driven architecture to support server workload migrations
• Migration or prebuilding of firewall interface, zone and security rule configuration to support moves of third party WAN circuits and connectivity from one legacy data center to new. In many cases the translation of configuration from one platform to another (ie migration from Cisco ASA to Fortinet Fortigate) may be required
• Provide regularly reporting of overall project status to the project delivery manager and direct manager on a regular basis
 
Required Qualifications/Experience
 
• Bachelor's degree or equivalent in a technical field such as computer science, computer engineering or related field required
• Strong communication and collaboration skills; ability to articulate highly complex and technical or procedural information to a variety of different technical audiences
• Minimum 5-10 years of industry experience required in Data Centre and/or Internet DMZ perimeter Networking roles
• Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) certification or higher preferred
• Proven expertise and experience with firewall configuration (NAT/PAT, ACLs, security zones, context/VDOMs/virtual routers) and security rulesets on Cisco ASA firewalls and either Juniper SSG or Fortinet Fortigate firewalls – 5- 10 years
• Experience working with IPSEC based site-to-site VPN tunnels or GRE encapsulation tunnels on both IOS and Cisco ASA platforms (or Juniper firewalls)
• Strong Data Centre routing and switching skills (OSPF, BGP, Fabric Path, VPC, VLAN Trunking/Dot1q) using Cisco platforms (Nexus 7K/5K/2K family, Catalyst 3K/4K/6K, ISR2/ASR-X, etc) (cisco ACI from Nexus)- highly preferred, Nexus datacenter, switching experience.
• Proven history and experience working with various WAN technologies and their providers including: MPLS, T1/T3, Metro Ethernet, VPLS
 
 
Please note that Candidates must be legally eligible to work in Canada. Your resume will not be forwarded to any of our clients without your explicit permission. We thank all applicants, but only suitable applicants with the above qualifications clearly identified in their resumes will be contacted. Modis Canada is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
 
 
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