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Network Deployment Specialist

Can-Tech Services North York, ON
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Contractor

Location: Toronto, ON

Term: 12-month contract (extendable)

Pay Rate: TBD based on experience

Job Purpose:

To implement and configure network designs, troubleshoot and analyse communication networks for communication-based train control (CBTC) systems that meet customer, system and industry requirements for throughput and security which includes design support and updates. To manage and lead one or several concurrent deliveries of the communication network design with a matrix organization, being responsible for the overall work package delivery. To support implementation, troubleshooting and resolution of data network communication systems with travel on site expected up to 75% of the time.

Responsibilities:

Technical

• Analyze customer, system and regulatory requirements for a CBTC product and translate them into requirements for a communication network;

• Based on requirements, develop a communication network design for wired, wireless and IT areas, that also satisfies various cost, schedule, deployment, logistics and other non-technical constraints;

• Analyze a communication network design from various perspectives, such as reliability, security, scalability, maintainability, deployment and more;

• Based on a design, create communication network configurations including process documentation, which includes wired network, wireless network and IT components;

• Prepare deployment packages for remote sites and deploy accordingly through guidance and training of site teams where necessary;

• Verify and validate a communication network design (e.g. via testing, analysis, etc.);

• Troubleshoot and investigate various complex network issues in-house and on site;

• Create and maintain technical documentation and strict configuration control of a communication network deployment;

• Prepare prospective designs for bids and proposals, based on Requests for Proposals and requirements;

• Evaluate existing third-party communication network designs and their interaction with CBTC communication networks, such as development of interface definitions, RF interference, security assessment and more;

• Specify and maintain hardware lists to support communication network designs, dealing with various related issues, such as End-of-Life replacement, installation, qualification, etc.;

• Apply and tailor various engineering processes to specific scenarios during the development and deployment of communication network designs;

• Develop tools and utilities that assist in various stages of the communication network design and delivery, such as testing tools, deployment automation tools;

• Support and develop technical interfaces to other groups within the company;

• Prepare and execute design reviews and discussions with internal and external parties.

Non-Technical

• Assume a project lead role, maintaining full control and responsibility over delivery of the communication network work package within a project;

• Manage budget, schedule and resources for the work package on a given project or projects;

• Prepare and assess labor and equipment estimates for new functions or activities;

• Plan design, deployment and troubleshooting activities in order to meet project milestones;

• Prepare and deliver regular status reports for internal and external stakeholders;

• Manage technical interactions with other groups within the company, site installation, deployment teams and the customer;

Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s degree in Network, Electrical or Computer Engineering or equivalent; Master’s degree is preferred. CCNA, CCNP or equivalent and greater certification is a requirement

• 5 years of experience in communication network design, deployment and maintenance (wired, wireless, IT);

• Excellent understanding and knowledge of communication network concepts, principles and design framework - Industry certification is desirable;

• Wired networking:

- Understanding of physical layer technologies;

- Excellent knowledge and experience in design, operation and troubleshooting of layer-2 and layer-3 technologies;

- Understanding and experience in network security technologies and design;

• Wireless networking:

- Strong theoretical knowledge of RF theory (e.g. modulation, multiplexing, channel and signal propagation modelling, signal detection and processing, etc.);

- Excellent knowledge and experience in design, operation and troubleshooting of radio-based systems (e.g. Wi-Fi, WiMAX, cellular, etc.);

• IT design and deployment:

- Understanding of common IT technologies;

- Experience in configuration, deployment and maintenance of IT components (servers, workstations, LAN, etc.);

- Advanced knowledge of software technologies (Windows-, Unix-based operating systems, MS SQL Server, Active Directory, etc.);

• Excellent hands on experience in the use of troubleshooting and diagnosis tools is required

• Excellent understanding and experience in network analysis (performance, reliability, scalability and other factors);

• Good knowledge and understanding of security concepts (cryptography) is desirable;

• Good understanding of high-level system design process; advanced knowledge and experience in the use of common software tools (MS Office, Visio, etc.);

• Excellent customer service skills with at least 3 years of experience in a customer support role;

• 3-5 years of experience in training or mentoring methodologies

Can-Tech Services

Why Work Here?

Connecting People with Opportunities

Can-Tech is a principal staffing service for aerospace, manufacturing, logistics, IT and skilled trades. We are proud of the relationships we have built over the years with our clients and contractors, and we will continue to revitalize our services to meet the needs of those who count on us. We have been in business for over 40 years, and boast a diverse and very experienced management team, as well as a dedicated group of recruiters. We are proud of the relationships we have built over the years with our clients and contractors, and we will continue to revitalize our services to meet the needs of those who count on us. Can-Tech’s mission is to connect the right people with the right job opportunities. We are passionate about what we do, and we approach each assignment with unmatched creativity and industry knowledge. We want to be known for our honesty and expertise, and as a company that works hard to build lasting relationships.

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