Network Architect

Location: Vancouver, Alberta
Posted On: 6/16/2017
Job Code: 3572_Networkarch_BC
Job Description
• Enables the communication technology vision for the organization through the design, architecture and implementation of new and complex network technologies, services and capabilities.
• Keeps abreast of developments in network and communications techniques, equipment, software, and related matters.
• Monitors and analyzes network performance with a focus on Continual Service Improvement to support specialized technologies and integrated voice, data and radio technologies; evaluates, tests and oversees implementation of network enhancements; recommends improvements and optimization of network resources.
• Designs, plans and develops security standards for systems, networks and the enterprise’s security architecture; conducts security and risk assessments; implements, monitors, audits and enforces communications and systems security to comply with existing business policies.
• Monitors user activity to ensure adherence to security policies and appropriate use of Information Technology systems; plans and executes responses to security incidents, communicates risk and remediation procedures and directs mitigation activities.
• Performs small scale project management, i.e. plans and coordinates the implementation and deployment of network infrastructure; acts as a liaison between vendors and a wide variety of external and internal client groups; determines technical requirements and addresses security issues which arise during systems implementation and integration.
• Manages the investigation and resolution of network hardware, software, and operating system problems which affect the performance of the communications, telephony and storage networks; assigns and coordinates connectivity and bandwidth capacity requirements; liaises with vendor representatives and communications carriers in resolving complex problems.
• Plans, organizes, directs, manages and reviews the work of network services staff; sets performance and development goals; conducts performance evaluations; trains, coaches and mentors staff; makes recommendations regarding the selection, discipline and termination of staff in consultation with the department manager; ensures there is adequate staff coverage and that operational requirements are met; monitors service levels and workflow of the unit.
• Prepares and maintains a variety of technical documents, records and statistics related to the work; advises on security policies and procedures
Category:IT  code:new
Job Requirements
• Knowledge of storage and local and wide area network technologies and standards, server and workstation operating systems, hardware platform and configuration options and protocols and related topologies.
• Knowledge of network security practices and techniques including firewall configuration and maintenance.
• Ability to design, plan and develop security standards for systems, networks and the enterprise’s security architecture between various mission critical systems.
• Ability to prioritize work load, to manage concurrent projects and to maintain systems technology availability and growth.
• Minimum of 5 years experience in network design and implementation.
• Completion of a university degree in computer science technology or related discipline and considerable experience in network design and implementation or an equivalent combination of training and Experience.
• A Certified Network Professional (CCNP) designation is required.

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