Technical Specialist, Network Design - Data Center

AT&T - Mississauga, ON (5 months ago)

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Building and operating one of the world’s most advanced and powerful global backbone networks is no small feat. That requires the right expertise to design and drive network standards and detailed project configurations that meet modern network demands. That’s where you come in.

Roles and Responsibilities:
As a Technical Specialist in Network Design, you’ll work with industry leaders developing network configurations that meet client, customer, and company standards. Working with business unit clients to define their project requirements and coordinating with IT for implementation, you’ll outline project scope, design detailed device configurations and drawings, and develop plans for execution and testing of data management solutions that make an impact.

Key Competencies and Skills:
Stepping into this role requires strong project management skills and the technical knowledge necessary to facilitate and manage collaborative relationships with clients and IT. A solid understanding of ITIL processes – including Change Management – is crucial. When it comes to technical skills, you’ll need at least eight years of experience with the following:
LAN/WAN Design and Implementation in a Data Center environment
Cisco Switches and Routers
Expertise with Cisco Nexus (5xxx, 7xxx)
Troubleshooting escalated network issues
Developing network standards and direction
Network Security elements, including firewalls, IPS, IDS

We highly value experience with Cisco ASA and Checkpoint Firewalls, configuring Cisco CSS and F5 Load Balancers, and an understanding of Cisco Intrusion Detection.

Education and Qualifications:
Qualified candidates will have at least eight years of the required technical experience along with a bachelor’s in Engineering, Computer Science, or related study. Cisco CCNA/CCDA certification is required and CCNP/CCDP certification is preferred.

Additional Information:
Working with our global client base requires fluent English language skills.