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Vantix Systems Inc. is a dynamic and savvy organization based in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. We are looking for creative and talented professionals to join our team.

Job Opportunity
DescriptionThe Senior Network Analyst shall assist in and be responsible for the following: a) Develop, present, and implement solutions for network performance problems alone and in collaboration with other technology specialists; b) Act as the subject matter expert on all aspects of LANs and WAN circuits including commercial WANs, microwave, and satellite services; c) Coordinate the contracting of WAN circuits and technology from various providers and co-ordinate installation with other support activities; d) Collaborate and communicate with personnel and agencies; e) Develop and implement a WAN testing process to ensure optimum performance of WAN technologies; f) Conduct research, evaluate and determine the need for new products and product enhancements; g) Set up test environments for evaluating new products and services; troubleshooting, and testing hardware and software upgrades; h) Produce and review LAN and WAN test results and recommend actions based on test results; i) Assist agencies with troubleshooting interconnection issues; j) Assist with the coordination and resolution of service requests related to WAN performance or service outages; k) Design and implement network technology solutions to meet new and changing requirements (e.g. new security access requirements); l) Implement, operate and maintain network management solutions such as HP BTO, Centerity and other SNMP and/or RMON based management solutions for service level compliance measurement; m) Implement, operate and maintain VPN solutions; n) Design, create and periodically publish reports for network utilization, availability outages and other performance indicators; o) Assist with the investigation of major incidents, recommending potential actions to ensure continuous improvement; p) Design and implement WAN and LAN additions; q) Recommend, implement, operate, and maintain network routing protocol configurations including EIGRP, OSPF, and RIP; r) Participate and contribute to cross-functional projects by providing technical IT networking know-how and expertise; s) Implement, upgrade and troubleshoot security software and hardware infrastructure; t) Develop, implement and update standard operating procedures; u) Enter, update, and respond to work tickets and work orders; v) Provide technical support and stand-by support on evenings and weekends;  
SkillsWAN, Network Security, Radio Communication 
Project Description 
Experience Required/ Mandatory Skills
  • Current Criminal Record Check
Nice To Have Skills
  • Current Government of Canada Secret Security Clearance.
  • Minimum 1 year experience procuring, implementing and utilizing commercial WAN services for service operation from suppliers utilizing fiber, copper, wireless, and satellite. Indicate if MPLS (Multiprotocol Label Switching) was utilized by providers.
  • Minimum 2 years experience working for or with provincial, federal, and/or first responder organizations.
  • Minimum 1 year experience supporting a public safety first responder network used for field operations or similar requirements.
  • Experience developing and reporting metrics to assess compliance with service levels. Preferably using Centerity, HP BTO, or CiscoPrime.
  • Minimum 2 years experience implementing and operating network security technologies including encryption, firewalls, intrusion detection, and logging centralization.
  • Minimum 3 years experience with networking aspects of Microsoft Windows, Linux, and Sun desktop and servers.
  • Minimum 2 years experience using OSPF, EIGRP and/or other routing protocols in design and operations for systems with multi-homed network redundancy.
  • Minimum 2 years experience troubleshooting failures and network performance for a large (more than 200 locations) highly redundant IP network that used wireless and satellite technologies.
  • Minimum 3 years experience providing technical support stand-by (evenings and weekends) for a large highly redundant IP network (more than 200 locations).
  • Minimum 3 years experience working on multiple concurrent projects while supporting an operationally large (more than 200 locations) highly redundant IP network.
  • Minimum 1 year experience developing, implementing and updating standard operating procedures for a large (more than 200 locations) highly redundant IP network.
  • Minimum 2 years experience propagating QoS tags through commercial WAN provider networks.
Work Environment 
Hourly RateNegotiable