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Senior Network Technician - Core and Routing

April 13 2017
Industries Education, Training
Categories Consultation - Business analyst, Database Systems, Help Desk, Installation - Maintenance - Repair, Networking, Product management, Programming - Development, Project management, QA - Tester - Debug, Security - Continuity - Risk, System administrator, Systems architect - Design, Training - Technical writer - Documentation
Toronto, ON

York University is known for championing new ways of thinking that drive teaching and research excellence. Our 53,000 students receive the education they need to create big ideas that make an impact on the world. Meaningful and sometimes unexpected careers result from cross-discipline programming, innovative course design and diverse experiential learning opportunities. York students and graduates push limits, achieve goals and find solutions to the world's most pressing social challenges, empowered by a strong community that opens minds. York U is an internationally recognized research university – our 11 faculties and 24 research centres have partnerships with 200+ leading universities worldwide.

We are currently recruiting for a Senior Network Technician - Core and Routing, to work with Network Operations in University Information Technology Department for this exciting opportunity. Are you a Technical professional with experience in Network Provisioning?  Do you possess at least 5 years' of recent and relevant experience?  Do you possess experience in Network Management and Information Technology security? Do you possess knowledge of various networking tools and programming languages?  If so, keep reading!

In this role, you will provide advanced technical support services for the University's data network systems. Serving as an expert technical resource and consultant the incumbent takes a lead role in the planning, implementation, operation and support of the University core network infrastructure and related systems. The incumbent provides guidance on the process and execution of network infrastructure routing and switching implementations.

To be considered for this opportunity, you will possess:

A relevant University Degree, e.g., Computer Science, Engineering, Information Technology; or equivalent, e.g., relevant College Diploma and one year of recent related experience in addition to the minimum years of experience. We are seeking individuals who possess a CCNP Routing and Switching Certification as well as a strong preference for specialization in data communications. Other industry-related or security certification would be considered an asset. In addition to our educational requirement, the successful incumbent will have 5-7 years recent relevant experience with: networking protocols and standards; routing; security including access controls and firewalls; network management automation including open source tools.

To apply to this exciting opportunity or for full position details, qualifications and application procedures go to and refer to posting# YUSA-10401.

We offer comprehensive benefits and access to superb educational and recreational facilities. For more information on what York has to offer U please visit:

York University is committed to Employment Equity and encourages applications from all qualified candidates. The University welcomes applications from all qualified individuals, including individuals within the University's employment equity categories of women, persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities and aboriginal persons, individuals of diverse gender and sexual orientation and all groups protected by the Human Rights Code.  York University is committed to employment equity and diversity and a positive and supportive environment.

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