Network Specialist (Full Time – Permanent or Contract)


Job posted on October 16, 2018

Network Specialist 

(Full-time – Permanent or Contract)

Company: DLS Technology Corporation

Positions Available: 2

Office Location: Ottawa, Ontario

Our growing IT Solutions and Services business group is seeking an experienced Network Specialist to join our team in supporting one of client’s major projects. This is an opportunity to work within an exciting technical fast-paced environment where you’ll have the ability to work with cutting edge technology knowing that your contributions will have a direct impact on the worldwide success of our client.


The networking specialists are primarily focused on technical matters relating to networking within the individual clusters and internetworking where appropriate.

  • Responsibility for resolving and updating assigned change or incident tickets relating networking in the environment
  • Support day-to-day operations of the production and lab environments
  • Perform proactive monitoring and management, troubleshooting, and operation of networking equipment and configuration in the environment
  • Plan and execute cabling configuration in the deployed environment(s) with assistance from the application and generalist support team members
  • Escalate issues to the DLS Senior Technical Architect as needed
  • Participate in testing and implementation activities as required
  • Work with the Service Delivery Manager to prepare status reports


  • Has significate years of experience as an IT Network Specialist working in enterprise environment to manage network infrastructure and system security.
  • Has extensive hands-on experience in network design, engineering, implementation, migration, integration, troubleshooting and supporting.
  • Has extensive knowledge and hands-on experience of internetworking architecture and the following technologies: Windows Server OS, VMware ESXi, Microsoft AD, McAfee End-Point Protection, Cisco (firewalls, routers, switches), Cisco Configuration Professional, Cisco Unified Communications Manager, Cisco IP communicator, Exchange/Outlook, MS Office, MS SQL, VPN, CA technologies Spectrum, SolarWinds, Wireshark, etc.
  • Has extensive experience on routing/switching: TCP/IP, UDP, RIP, OSFP, EIGRP, BGP, Static, etc.
  • Has extensive experience on networking: DNS, DHCP, TELNET, SSL, FTP, SMTP, HTTP/HTTPS, LDP, VPN, SSL-VPN, IPSec, VLAN, SSH, IPv4, IPv6, SMTP, IMAP, POP3, etc.


Start Date: November 2018
Duration: 1 Year + 4x 1 Year Options
Sector: Private/Public
Language Requirements: English
Security Clearance: Secret and Controlled Good eligible


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