CISCO Wireless LAN Security Specialist (Network Specialist)

Contract
Toronto
Posted 4 months ago

CISCO Wireless LAN Security Specialist (Network Specialist)

JO 2867

Anticipated Duration: 1 year

Duration of Potential Extension: 12 months

Project Location: Toronto, Ontario

Assignment Duties

Operations

  • Assist in development of business and technical requirements
  • Assist in the development of network planning
  • Assist in configuration and connectivity activities including test planning and cutover activities
  • Accountable to Management to ensure project commitments and deliverables are met.
  • Perform ongoing network performance analysis to proactively manage network operations
  • Provide recommendations regarding the improvements to network operations, project planning, and project implementation
  • Perform ongoing and proactive assessments of the networks’ health
  • Assist in developing capability to identify traffic patterns and behavioural trends of potential malicious wireless network traffic
  • Develop, integrate and execute test plans for wireless assessments including scripts for automation.
  • Perform assessments of Wireless LAN (WLAN) networks employing advanced security
  • Stays abreast with new technology offerings and best practices as it relates to WiFi, and apply knowledge to recommend enhancements to existing wireless Networks
  • Perform operational support for complex, wireless network deployments. Identify and document design/architecture best practices for adoption

Documentation

  • Authors and maintains network documentation, including but not limited to standards, processes, security, topology, and inventory, to ensure high quality service and support on an ongoing basis

Projects and Planning

  • Perform architectural planning and design, as well as configuration and integration support within project delivery and ongoing consultative engagements.
  • Participate in or lead complex network design, performance engineering or problem resolution projects.
  • Plan and lead broad-scope network projects, ensuring their timely and successful completion
  • Gather, analyze, and evaluate business requirements and constraints, evaluate existing conditions, develop technical requirements, develop design document and drawings, develop implementation plan and configuration sets, develop verification/testing plan, create/update as-built network drawings.
  • Prepare and submit budgetary figures and business case analysis leading to funding and implementation of enhancements to network systems
  • Perform field verification, installation of network equipment and commissioning.
  • Develop and document network architecture standards and strategies to promote the long-term stability, efficiency, and effectiveness of the client network.
  • Prepare network design reports and technical memo’s as required

Administration

  • Represents Organization section in interactions with client facilities.
  • Performs related duties as required or assigned.
  • Travel
  • The candidate will be required to travel within the GTA

Health & Safety

  • The Candidate will be required to provide their own PPE (Personal Protective Equipment), including but not limited to hard hats, safety shoes, ear protection, vests, safety glasses.

Tools

  • The candidate will be required to provide their own tools, including but not limited to wireless survey equipment, drill, screw driver sets, etc to perform their duties

 Qualifications & Experience:

  • Post secondary education in computer science, information technology, or related discipline.
  • Cisco Certified Network Professional or Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert is a must have.
  • Cisco Wireless Field Engineer (FE) Specialization, CWNA, CWSP, CWDP, CWAP is a must have. CCIE Wireless Preferred
  • Minimum of 3 years Cisco wireless design, configuration, implementation, and testing experience
  • Minimum of 5 years Cisco routing &switching engineering experience
  • Experience performing active RF Site Surveys/Spectrum Analysis with AirMagnet Spectrum Analyzer or Ekahau tools and analysis tools (Wireshark/AirPCAP)
  • Demonstrated experience in designing and deploying key WLAN applications including secure mobility, voice over WLAN, location based services and guest access in high density, high traffic WiFi Networks
  • Experience design, implementation, and troubleshooting Cisco LWAPP/CAPWAP wireless in large scale Network environment and strong conceptual, analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Experience or certifications in Cyber Security (CISSP, CCNA-CyberOps, CCNP Security)
  • Experience within an Industrial Control Systems environment within the manufacturing or Water/Wastewater Treatment sectors.
  • Strong conceptual, analytical and problem solving skills.

Technical Capabilities:

  • Extensive knowledge in networking concepts, technologies, and protocols, including but not limited to routing protocols (OSPF, EIGRP, BGP), transport protocols (TCP/IP and UDP/IP), multi-access network (Ethernet), Spanning Tree, VLAN’s, VLAN trunking, EtherChannel, NAT, IPSec, SNMP, VSS, SSH, ACL, HSRP, NTP, QoS/CoS.
  • Thorough Knowledge wireless technologies and protocols such as 802.11 protocol both at the physical and MAC layer. Strong understanding of wireless network security features 802.11i (WEP, WPA/WPA2, WPA/WPA2-PSK and WPA/WPA2-Enterprise) & Authentication protocols like EAP, PEAP, 802.1x, RADIUS etc
  • Knowledge and demonstrated experience with Cisco products such as Cisco Catalyst 4500, 36xx, C9300 IE-3000 switches; Cisco 2800, 2900, series routers; ASA 5500 series; Firepower 2200 series, Virtual Switching System, Cisco Prime, Nexus 2k,5k,7k, and 9k data centre switches.
  • Cisco WLC controllers and Access Points operating in both LWAPP and Autonomous modes.
  • Knowledge of Cisco wireless products including but not limited to controllers, access points, wireless security module, antennas, cabling and connectors.
  • Experience with developing technical requirements, design document and drawings, implementation plan, configuration sets, and verification/testing plan
  • Experience with Cisco ISE for device administration as well as NAC.

 Deliverables

  • Prepare Request for Proposal, Request for Quotation as required
  • Review RFP/RFQ questions and prepare RFP/RFQ responses
  • Respond to Request for Information documentation as required
  • Authors network design reports and technical memo as required
  • Authors and maintains network documentation, including but not limited to standards, processes, security, topology, and inventory, to ensure high quality service and support on an ongoing basis
  • Plan and lead broad-scope network projects, ensuring their timely and successful completion
  • Gather, analyze, and evaluate business requirements and constraints, evaluate existing conditions, develop technical requirements, develop design document and drawings, develop implementation plan and configuration sets, develop verification/testing plan, create/update as-built network drawings.
  • Prepare and submit budgetary figures and business case analysis leading to funding and implementation of enhancements to network systems
  • Develop and documents network architecture standards and strategies to promote the long-term stability, efficiency, and effectiveness of company’s network systems.
  • Review and provide recommendation for Wireless LAN design

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