Technical Analyst
IFDS Group
Toronto, ON
The qualified candidate will have a Network, windows and Linux background with strong troubleshooting and problem determination skills. The position requires solid knowledge of Linux (Redhat), Windows 2008/2012 Servers and Network. The successful candidate must also possess strong interpersonal skills and have the ability to interact with internal/external clients.

General Role & Responsibilities:
Solid Linux systems administration knowledge
Document and maintain standards/best practices in a Development environment
Support of Development environments including setup and configuration, user ID setup and configuration, environment refreshes and RTE administration
Responsible for providing support of network connectivity issues to internal and external clients.
Responsible for running and patching cables, racking and testing network equipment.
Assist in the preparation of documentation and change control for Network Services.
Deployment of network attached equipment within IFDS’ data centres and client sites.
Update monitoring tools (Nimbus, Cisco Works, Netflow, etc.).
Work with internal teams to analyze and clarify firewall requests.
Work with external vendors for quotations.

Minimum Qualifications:
Critical:
Must have a post graduate degree in a related discipline
Basic knowledge operating in a Linux (Redhat) and Windows 2008 Server environments
RHEL 7 certification or training
Understanding of RH OpenShift, DOCKER, Containers and Kubernetes is essential
Strong knowledge of TCP/IP.
Experience with using network management tools and the use of SNMP and MIBs.
Knowledge in enforcing network security policy via access lists and firewall rules.
Understanding of NAT (Network Address Translation)
Experience in providing development support in a Linux based environment
Experience with O/S administration including third party software for Linux based Infrastructures
Experience with Citrix Delivery and VMView VDI
Strong shell and Perl scripting skills

Important:
Knowledge and experience with Web technologies including JBOSS, Spring Boot and Apache
Knowledge and experience with Event Management and System Monitoring including OpenView/HP BSM
Knowledge of Linux Security and ITTL processes
Previous experience providing client support in the financial services and/or a service oriented environment
Strong client relationship and organizational skills.
Good analytical and problem-solving skills
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Excellent interpersonal skills
Ability to work as part of a cohesive team

Beneficial:
Progress Database Administration training
Messaging knowledge an asset
WebFOCUS/iWay knowledge/experience
Cisco certification (i.e. CCNP).
IFDS Canada encourages applications from all qualified individuals. Applicants with disabilities may notify us of any accommodations needed to support your participation in the recruitment process. We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying. Please be aware that only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted for this position.