Network Designer (LAN/WAN)

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Eagle is currently seeking a Network Designer (LAN/WAN) for a permanent job opportunity, scheduled to begin immediately.

Key Responsibilities

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Designing, implementing, sizing, scaling LAN, WAN, WiFi, and Data Center networks (conceptual, logical, and physical);
  • Translating needs/requirements to architectural compliant network solutions;
  • Leading and/or participating in new service implementations;
  • Producing and maintaining consistent technical documentation and processes to ensure proper functioning and maintenance of all network devices and associated infrastructure (network diagrams, implementation plans, operational guidelines, etc.);
  • Resolving network related issues that tiers of support have escalated which includes leading/managing the triage of complex LAN, WAN , WiFi, Internet related incidents;
  • Monitoring network performance and integrity, bring forward operational improvements, capacity, and scalability enhancements;
  • Automating tasks and monitoring their effectiveness;
  • Configuring and installing software on routers, switches, WiFi controllers, and other network devices;
  • Guiding/engaging selected telecommunications vendors to design and restore LAN, WAN, Internet services;
  • Aiding in the development of operational models, processes, and documentation to oversee/manage all aspects of LAN, WAN, Internet services;
  • Ensuring network solutions are aligned with defined architecture and associated standards; and,
  • Developing proof-of-concept models to demonstrate proposed architecture/design changes.

Skills and Qualifications

The qualified candidate must have:

  • A Degree/Diploma in Computer Science, Engineering, Networking, or equivalent work experience;
  • Eight (8) to ten (10) years’ experience in Network, Architecture, Design;
  • Five (5) years’ experience managing and/or operating large enterprise networks;
  • Strong understanding of Incident Management, Change Management, Problem Management, and Knowledge Management;
  • Knowledge of the OSI model and in-depth experience and understanding of the main network protocols and services (TCP/IP, DNS, DHCP, BGP, OSPF, EIGRP, RIP1&2, VLAN, VTP, Trunking, Port-Channeling, Spanning tree, etc.);
  • Familiarity with access control models and network security;
  • Thorough knowledge of network administration and architecture;
  • Knowledge of authentication mechanisms (Radius, Tacacs, etc.);
  • Cisco experience, knowledge is required;
  • Experience utilizing, network diagnostic, monitoring, and automation tools (SolarWinds, NetBrain, BMC);
  • Thorough knowledge of the management and support of routers and switches (Cisco IOS and NX-OS);
  • Cross functional knowledge of how LAN, WAN, and Internet services interact/relate to VoIP, and Voice Networks infrastructure;
  • Experience producing technical documentation in a clear and concise manner (Microsoft Word, Visio);
  • Experience reading, analyzing, and interpreting detailed technical manuals, diagrams, and engineering documents;
  • Strong verbal and written English language communication skills with the ability to interact with various levels of management, technical and business stakeholders;
  • Demonstrated multitasking, documentation, problem solving, and organizational skills;
  • Industry recognized certifications and/or equivalent work experience (i.e. Cisco, Aruba, etc.) would be an asset;
  • Experience with Aruba, Ubiquiti, Digi, Nokia would be an asset;
  • Experience facilitating, negotiating, resolving conflicts in sensitive business contexts;
  • Keen attention to detail;
  • The ability to make informed decisions based on elements in place, efficient under pressure, and the ability to adapt and overcome challenges;
  • The ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with various levels of management, staff, and customers;
  • Experience implementing complex business solutions, taking into account both  technical and business aspects;
  • Experience mentoring junior staff; and,
  • The ability to work independently or within a team.

Don’t miss out on this opportunity, apply online today!

We would like to thank all applicants for their interest; however, only candidates under consideration will be contacted.  Please note that your application does not signify the beginning of employment with Eagle and that employment with Eagle will only commence when placed on an assignment as a temporary employee of Eagle.

  • Posted On: March 15, 2018
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Job ID: 54139
  • Location: Calgary AB