Network Engineering Support Specialist

Network Engineering Support Specialist

Location Ottawa, ON
Start Date January 7, 2019
Security Clearance Background check
Duration 12+ months
Date Posted December 17, 2018
Job ID 11348

Maplesoft Group is currently seeking a Network Engineering Support Specialist to join one of our clients located in Ottawa

The Network Engineering team provides design and life cycle management of the operational and development networks. This includes project management, network design and management activities, support of various capital projects, implementation of identified cyber security enhancements, and ongoing life cycle support for the operational and development networks. 

The Contractor Role, under the direction of the Project Authority, is responsible for the architecture engineering design and integration of network solution.

Tasks include but are not limited to:

Network Design: Architecting a solution based on Business needs.
- Working with internal Stakeholders, gather Business requirements.
- Review & specify technical requirements for new or existing MPLS services.
- Represent as a Technology Lead as part of the Project Team.

Network Deployment: Participating in the build of the services.
- Specify technical requirements for new MPLS services as part of the implementation of the MPLS network.
- As part of the Project Team, coordinate any MPLS service modifications, installations and cutovers with stakeholders and telecommunication companies.
- Verify compliance of the new services based on requirement.
- Produce and maintain up to date documentation regarding deployment of the MPLS. services, installation status, circuit inventory, network diagrams, etc.

Deliverables, Engagement & Participation
- Follow Policies and Procedures.
- Participate in team meetings as required.
- Provide monthly status reports detailing work accomplished, work in progress, work planned for next period, and any problems / issues encountered.

Design of MPLS services.
- Extensive knowledge of IP WAN network design
- Knowledge of routing protocols, both IPv4 and IPv6 including EIRGP, RIP, OSPF
- Knowledge of Layer 2 Protocols including STP
- Knowledge of IP Class of Service (CoS) and Quality of Service (QoS) and
- Knowledge of Multicast

Implementation & deployment of MPLS services
- Knowledge of Network design requirements for new or existing MPLS services
- Knowledge of installation processes in the Canadian telecommunications market
- Experience in producing network design documentation, project & implementation schedules and network / site diagrams.

The following would be considered assets:
- Previous experience as Telecom Network Engineer (or equivalent)
- Certifications for major manufacturers (ex: CCDP, CCIE, CCNA, CCDA, ACMA) Familiarity with corporate policies and processes and/or working in ISO 9001 certified environment.

The following personal attributes are required:
- Strong interpersonal skills and proven ability to work as part of a team.
- Good written and oral communication skills
- Strong technical documentation skills
- Highly self-motivated and directed
- Keen attention to detail
- Proven analytical and problem-solving abilities
- Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment
- Strong customer service orientation

Maplesoft Group prides itself on its distinct corporate culture and recognizes that success is a direct reflection of our most valuable asset - our people.  Therefore, attitude and ambition are key personality traits we seek out, along with skill and aptitude, in potential employees.

We thank you for your interest in Maplesoft Group and wish to advise that only candidates under consideration will be contacted.

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