Reference #: 6179
Location: Nunavut
Type: Sub-contract

Donna Cona Inc. is currently seeking Senior Data Communications Administrator Expertise for the installation, maintenance and configuration of various networking hardware. There may also be travel to communities outside of Iqaluit.

Candidate MUST have the following:

  • Proven ability to configure, deploy, and administer a large enterprise network environment;
  • Installation, configuration, and maintenance of Cisco Network hardware: Cisco ISR 4300’s, Nexxus 9K, Catalyst series, ASA firewalls, and WLC 5500’s;
  • Capable troubleshooting techniques and root cause analysis skills required;
  • Ability to work in a team environment as well as independently. Able to work in high demand situations where key decisions may affect business continuity;
  • Technical leadership skills will be an asset;
  • Excellent writing and documentation skills required; and
  • High level of organizational skills.

Candidate will have the following demonstrated experience:

  • Providing a high level of experience in Network maintenance, planning and implementation in a large WAN environment. Experience in satellite technology and service delivery is an asset;
  • Providing a high level of experience in Network implementation, troubleshooting and support in a large distributed LAN/MAN/WAN environment, utilizing Ethernet over various last mile technologies including Cisco switching/routing/wireless and Firewalls;
  • Configuration, maintenance, and optimization of network monitoring solutions, Cisco PRIME and Cisco ACS/ISE, Cisco DNA, and LiveAction;
  • Supporting of enterprise WAN acceleration hardware. Experience with Allot units will be an asset;
  • Supporting content filtering solutions: Cisco Firepower, Symantec BlueCoat, and Zscaler, Palo Alto;
  • Providing mentorship and elevating support (Tier 3) to Tiers 1 and 2 technicians, regional technicians and a variety of end user departments specifically in support of production applications and programs;
  • Providing communities with phone or remote support using administration tools provided;
  • Communicating with third party vendors and developers of applications, programs and operating systems used;
  • Creating technical documents and editing and testing vendor provided documentation;
  • Providing expertise on identified internal IM/IT projects relating to IT infrastructure;
  • Contributing to the post mortem analysis following any assigned project completion; and
  • Providing recommendations to improve and enhance Network environment both technically and procedurally.

Donna Cona is committed to a diverse, equitable and inclusive workplace. We are an equal opportunity employer.  We don’t discriminate on the basis of gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, national origin, disability, age or any other protected status.   We are committed to maintaining a barrier free recruitment process by providing equal employment opportunities through recruiting and retention of individuals. 



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