Senior Network Storage Security Specialist

Senior Network Storage Security Specialist

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Halifax, Nova Scotia

Information Technology




Aplin has partnered with a top employer to hire a Senior Network/Storage Security Specialist to join their System Engineering team. This is a one-year renewable contract position and is open to candidates residing in Ottawa, Montreal, or Halifax.

  • Design, implement, and evaluate network architecture (Wide Area Network (WAN) and Local Area Network (LAN) for High Availability and Performance Sensitive systems
  • Perform network WAN/LAN design and implementation (topology, cyber settings, automated health monitoring, etc.) for data and congregated communication infrastructure utilizing mainstream network equipment such as CISCO
  • Gather, combine, and analyze functional and technical requirements, and recommend appropriate technological designs and solutions that align with customer requirements, and company technical strategy and provide the most efficient and cost-effective solution
  • Assess and demonstrate that the network infrastructure meets required performance and cyber accreditation
  • Oversee network traffic analysis, and bandwidth and advise modification to the network configuration as per performance, constraints, and cost efficiency
  • Perform design integration for complex, cross-domain systems (Multiple Independent Levels of Security) and lead technical design as Subject Matter Expert
  • Lead and monitor the delivery of specialized networks along with the analysis of requirements, internal proposals, and tool selection with proper implementation per the stakeholders’ guidelines.
  • Possesses a bachelor’s degree in information technology or a related area of study
  • Minimum five (5) years of professional experience in system architecture (network topology, cyber settings, automated health monitoring, Operating Environment, etc.)
  • Communicate effectively with technical and non-technical members of the engineering/management staff and personnel assigned to related work (French and English)
  • Aptitude for solving challenging problems in a team environment
  • Have a high degree of initiative and autonomy
  • Have a high learning ability
  • Ability to adapt and perform in a dynamic environment
  • Eligible for NATO Secret clearance
Nice to have:
  • Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
  • Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
  • Experience with Data center infrastructure management (DCIM)
  • Cisco Unified Computing System (UCS) capabilities
  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
  • Cloud technology
  • Experience with load balancing and unified communications
  • Network engineering experience
  • Expertise in data centers infrastructure hardware such as Nexus 5500/5000/3500, Fabric Extenders, F5 ADCs, UCS chassis, and UCS Fabric Interconnects
  • As desirable, familiarity with Operating Environment (such as Linux, VMware technologies (vSphere, Horizon), Docker, OpenStack, and Storage Technology)
  • Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
  • Certified Information Security Manager
  • Certified Information Systems Auditor
  • Certified Ethical Hacker

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