Senior Network Specialist

Senior Network Specialist

Montreal, Quebec, Canada  - Permanent

Job Description

Our client is a leading trading firm with over 3 decades of experience bringing sophisticated technology and exceptional people together to operate in markets around the world.

Headquartered in Chicago with offices throughout the U.S., Canada, Europe, and Asia, they trade a variety of asset classes including Fixed Income, ETFs, Equities, FX, Commodities and Energy across all major global markets. They have also leveraged our expertise and technology to expand into three non-traditional strategies: real estate, venture capital and crypto assets.

As a part of the Network Engineering team, the Network Specialist is an experienced professional that focuses on the research, analysis, configuration, development, operation and maintenance of a high performance network infrastructure.

As a Network Administrator you will contribute to:

•Configuring, operating and recommending improvements to the network
•Analyzing, troubleshooting and implementing network architectures and topologies
•Monitoring and ensuring the network is in a high performance state
•Working closely with other operations teams to establish business requirements to maintain cutting edge systems
•Ensuring best practices are implemented by auditing and configurations of routers, switches, firewalls, IDS, ISE and monitoring solutions
•Supporting the configuration, installation and testing of equipment, including custom hardware platforms by field technicians
•Conducting quarterly network audit, identify potential risks and resolve them
•Escalating critical incidents as necessary while keeping stakeholders informed
•Testing custom network protocols and solutions in a dedicated lab environment
•Following incident and change management processes
•Documenting networks, processes and configurations

Must Have Skills:

•Have a bachelor’s or master’s degree in Telecommunication, Computer Science or equivalent
•Have 2- 4+ years of experience in large networks
•Have good knowledge in Switches, Routers, Fortigate firewalls, ISE, IPS/IDS,
•Strong experience deploying, configuring and maintaining Linux servers and devices
•Have a willingness to participate in an on-call rotation schedule and weekend maintenance
•Are able to apply both industry standards and out-of-the-box solutions when necessary
•Have intermediate knowledge in network automation
•Scripting and automation experience python, bash, and/or shell

Nice to Have Skills:

•Have CCNP, CCSP, CCIE, NSE, JNCIP-ENT or equivalent (Asset)
•Experience with point to point wireless networks and knowledge of RF principles
•Experience working on low latency or trading networks
•Hands on experience with TICK stack (Telegraf / Influx)

Special Perks:

•Recognized as one of Canada’s Best Employers for the past 8 years
•Committed to continuous learning & development
•Industry leading benefits package and perks
•Focused on employee well-being and work-life balance
•Community initiatives, volunteer program and opportunities for giving back
•RRSP, Special in-office perks, stipends, bonuses etc.


Starting: ASAP

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