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Sr. Network Security Engineer

Req id:  34981

Waterloo, ON, CA Richmond Hill, ON, CA Mississauga, 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: 

Within the Opentext corporate environment, the Network Security Engineer will be a member of a greater network security team responsible for the global enterprise network security and all facets that make up a typical enterprise network security environment. The Network Security Engineer will be responsible for implementations and operational maintenance and support of various technologies and products as typical of an enterprise global environment; these technologies include but not limited to the following:


What You Are Great At:

  • General networking knowledge as relates to the OSI model with emphasis on the security layers and protocols relating to each.
  • Knowledge of SNMP, Syslog, AAA, IP Super/subnetting, DHCP, NTP, QoS, and NetFlow as they relate to security enhancement and diagnostics.
  • Knowledge of Cisco routers switches firewalls and wireless components and related security functions such as rule sets, access lists, policy maps, route spoof detection, root bridging, ARP flooding, MAC spoofing detection.
  • Checkpoint firewalls and associated feature sets.
  • Fortinet firewalls and associated feature sets.
  • Palo Alto firewalls and associated feature sets.
  • Cisco AnyConnect VPN client setup and management.
  • Cisco ISE with an understanding of certificate-based authentication, profiling, and posturing.
  • Security layers/products as they tie into Cisco networking, voice, and video components.
  • Candidate should be familiar with ITIL methodology and change management.

What it takes to excel:

  • Candidate must have at least 3 years of experience.
  • Candidate experience should be within a medium to large enterprise.
  • Candidate experience should have been broad and covering multiple disciplines within the security field.
  • The candidate is preferred to have worked within a global team in his prior role.
  • The candidate should be experienced in developing technical documentation with diagrams.
  • Candidate should exhibit ability to work independently, think and act responsibly and display good work ethics.
  • Candidate should be able to demonstrate organizational, communication and attention to detail skills.



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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. 

Social events 
With offices around the world and flexible work arrangements, OpenText strives to make sure all our employees feel connected. Teamwork extends to our social lives too from local social events to company-wide activities, we want our employees to take time to relax and have fun.  

Corporate Citizenship  
Corporate Citizenship is more than a program for us, it is engrained in our purpose, impact, and approach to doing business. Through numerous volunteer initiatives, we support education and innovation for global change.

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