Network/System Administrator

Information Technology
Montreal, Quebec
Job ID:
Reshoth Kumar

Our large IT client, is recognized by customers as Canada’s leading Telecommunication company.

We are looking for a Network/System Administrator to support the team.

Duration: 10 months

Location: Montreal, Quebec, Canada


You will be accountable for evaluation, design, deployment and support of networking and security solutions as well as virtualization environments.


  • Expert level hands on experience on LAN and WAN networks.
  • Advanced knowledge on information security systems such a firewall, IPS, DDoS prevention.
  • In depth knowledge of protocols such as BGP, MPLS, ISIS, eVPN.
  • Strong background in Linux system administration on Redhat, Ubuntu, CentOS or equivalent.
  • Strong hands scripting and programming experience in python, Ansible, shell or equivalent.
  • Hands on experience with virtualization technologies such as VMWare, KVM, Linux Containers, Docker.
  • Hands on experience with networking physical layer technologies.
  • Knowledge of Software Defined Networking and Network Function Virtualization such as OpenStack, SDN/NFV, OpenDaylight or ONOS considered a strong asset.
  • Familiar with alarming, logging and monitoring technologies such as Zabbix, Elastic Search, Kibana and Logstash.
  • Familiar with software development lifecycle principles and some of the related tools.
  • Interest in working in an agile/devops environment.
  • Very autonomous and able to work in ambiguous circumstances.
  • Bachelor degree in computer/electrical Engineering, or an equivalent combination of education and work experience.
  • Able to lead the resolution of complex problems, involving many partners both internal and external across multiple systems or processes.
  • Strong technical leadership, teamwork, negotiating and technical decision-making skills.
  • Excellent English written and verbal skills and strong interpersonal skills.


  • Plan, design, configure networking.
  • Provide engineering support on end-to-end problem resolution and root cause analysis in collaboration with other functional groups, business units and vendors.
  • Lead new service and technology introductions and guide the implementation of such into the production environment
  • Document design solutions and conduct project training and information sharing sessions.
  • Some activities may need be performed during maintenance windows between midnight and five in the morning or during the week end.
  • As part of continuous improvement approach, contribute or lead process improvement initiatives typically associated with delivery cycle times and efficiency.
  • Layer 3 support for production network the QS9000/ISO14001/(GMS) Global Manufacturing System compliance processes.


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