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Principal Cloud Network Administrator

Req id:  29443

Richmond Hill, ON, CA



As the Information Company, our mission at OpenText is to create software solutions and deliver services that redefine the future of digital. Be part of a winning team that leads the way in Enterprise Information Management. 



The Opportunity:
The departmental objectives are to design, build and support the network infrastructure on the commercial production environment.  The network devices consist of routers, switches, firewalls, load balancers, tools, and monitoring and network cloud technologies.  The engineer will follow process and standards, the responsibility consist of working as an individual or team to implement and coordinate highly complex network deployments.  


You Are Great At:
•    Provide expert-level network design, and understand all aspects and best practices for enterprise data center infrastructure.
•    Work diligently to meet project and business timelines for the design and deployment of network infrastructure.
•    Work to provide the best solutions for connectivity between data centers and clients.
•    Provide day-to-day support for routers, switches, firewalls, and load balancers utilized by Network Operations.
•    Plan and recommend a design that could improve the existing network environment.
•    Provide analysis of network capacity and health.
•    Implement networking best practices and standards throughout the infrastructure.
•    Creating documentation (to include Visio diagrams) and communications absolutely essential.
•    Participate and provide feedback on the day-to-day Network Operations
•    Participate in support through the ticketing system.

What It Takes:
•    Minimum 10 years of experience working with various network devices
•    Minimum 10 years of experience working with network design best practices
•    Minimum 10 years experience in general Network Engineering 
•    Minimum 5+ years’ experience supporting software-defined network technologies (VMWare NSX, Juniper, Cisco, etc)
•    Experience working in a team environment 
•    Excellent analytical, troubleshooting, and communications skills
•    Expertise on the design, build and support of network infrastructure.
•    Network Devices: Routers, Switches, Firewalls, Load Balancers 
•    Experience in Multivendor Network Environment (Cisco, Juniper, Checkpoint, Extreme)
•    Functional/knowledge bullet for Public Cloud experience, GCP, AWS, Azure, Alibaba, HE, etc
•    Experience working closely with Systems/Storage teams in cloud environments supporting Flexpods, vBlocks, UCS, etc.
•    Network Skills:  TCP/IP, routing protocols (EIGRP, OSPF, BGP, MPLS, IPSec VPN), Layer2/3 switching and VLAN configuration, Firewall security policies, spine and leaf architecture.
•    Proficient with tools to collect network statistics utilizing protocols (SNMP, NetFlow, etc…)





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Our growing team is mapping the future of Information Management, and we continue to make new discoveries that expand its boundaries. Join us and be part of a winning team, where the opportunities for your career are limitless. 

From its innovative start as a research project by University of Waterloo professors in 1991, OpenText has grown into a global company with offices in more than 35 countries. Our high- performance culture has forged our growth and is an excellent fit for people looking to push themselves to learn and do more.

It’s our time to lead, and as part of our team, it will be your time too. Our continued growth will provide you the opportunity to explore, learn and chart an exciting career path while enjoying a good work-life balance. 

If you thrive in a dynamic work environment, there is always a new horizon to explore. We are proud to offer excellent benefits, challenging work and competitive financial rewards. 

Our employee programs prioritize employees’ well-being and that of their families. We offer a comprehensive benefit plan, education assistance, a wellness/fitness reimbursement and time off to volunteer. 

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