Senior Network Engineer
CQ Search Group. - Toronto, ON

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Own and lead processes and procedures for the entire Networking team
Maintain high availability Juniper-based network architecture
Day to day management of edge, WAN and core network devices
Rolling out major changes and provide Tier 2/3 support during maintenance windows
Responding to monitoring alerts
Serve as an escalation point for any facilities or core network issues
Design datacenter and core network to meet service reliability objectives
Responsible for all hardware in the data center, managing vendor relationships, maintenance, etc.
Turn up new and modify existing data circuits in the data center
Document day-to-day activities in our ticketing system
Document designs and procedures in our wiki in a clear and concise manner


The primary responsibility of this position is to manage and maintain our client's core network across our data centers in the US and Europe. In this position you will lead both the operational and R&D responsibilities with an emphasis on reliability, scalability, security and performance. The selected person will have at least five years demonstrated hands on experience designing / architecting, implementing, and supporting a large scale, mission critical network. Experience with high availability service provider environments is considered highly desirable for this role.

This is your opportunity to join an exciting business that is poised for significant growth. You will work closely with the management team, who has a proven track record of building successful companies in the SaaS and enterprise software space.


Bachelor or Masters Degree in related field
Ability to demonstrate leadership qualities in Network Design and Implementation process;
Team Lead experience considered a strong asset for this role
Practical experience managing a converged (voice/video/data) network with Juniper or other enterprise class devices, such as Cisco and/or Adtran
Experience building out network facilities in co-location type environments is required
Experience managing the setup of highly-available and serviceable networks for both LAN and WAN scenarios
Experience implementing MPLS/VPLS/IPVPN connectivity in a multi-tenant environment required
Familiarity with the installation and management of data center grade server hardware is essential
Must be comfortable working in a Linux environment
Experience working with security protocols such as NAT, ACLs, Portforwards, Intrusion detection
Excellent analytic and troubleshooting skills for problems that span multiple domains (applications, network, system, hardware)
The position requires an organized, highly motivated individual that has excellent project and task management skills
The candidate must be a self-starter and thought-leader for the Infrastructure department and is expected to bring ideas to the table for consideration
Regular pre-scheduled maintenance cycles occur outside of normal business hours and are shared responsibility amongst the team members on a rotational basis

Experience with monitoring tools (e.g. Nagios, Munin, Smokeping, MRTG, Splunk) is preferred
Experience with VMware virtualization is ideal
Linux Scripting experience

Location: Ottawa (Kanata), ON Canada
Compensation: Based on experience
Benefits: Medical, Dental, Stock Options and other benefits

If you are interested in this great opportunity please send a copy of your updated resume.

Thank you,