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IT Network Engineer 2 – 149802

Advanced Micro Devices inc.

This is a Contract position in Markham, ON posted May 13, 2022.

What you do at AMD changes everything 
 

At AMD, we push the boundaries of what is possible.  We believe in changing the world for the better by driving innovation in high-performance computing, graphics, and visualization technologies – building blocks for gaming, immersive platforms, and the data center. 
 

Developing great technology takes more than talent: it takes amazing people who understand collaboration, respect, and who will go the “extra mile” to achieve unthinkable results.  It takes people who have the passion and desire to disrupt the status quo, push boundaries, deliver innovation, and change the world.   If you have this type of passion, we invite you to take a look at the opportunities available to come join our team.
 

 

 

IT NETWORK ENGINEER
 

THE ROLE

We have an exciting opportunity for a Level 2 IT Network Engineer to join our Global Network Team in Markham, Ontario. You will act as the primary contact for network support at our campus in Markham and will also help drive improved networking solutions globally. Come get your hands on advanced networking systems and bring your ambition, problem-solving ability, analytical mindset and investigative skills.

 

THE PERSON

You should have some (2+ years’) experience in a paid, professional role, administering corporate networks. Clear and professional communication (written and spoken) is essential to the role.

 

The schedule is Monday-Friday daytime business hours, though some of the work can be done remotely. Your schedule must allow for off-hours work for things such as planned and unplanned network changes. The planned changes normally occur once a month and could be evenings or on the weekend. Must be available to work Sundays, if needed.

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Drive technical problem resolution of reported incidents and handle escalations from L1 NOC staff or IT teams, primarily onsite at our largest campus in Markham, Ontario.
  • Deploy new networks (LAN, WLAN, WAN) and assist Global AMD Network Engineering/Architecture team with improving/evolving the designs to meet new requirements.
  • Work with Global AMD Network Engineering/Architecture Team and other IT teams to complete approved project activities.
  • Follow established Incident, Change and Problem management processes in order to meet agreed upon SLA’s and propose improvements that can improve resolution time
  • Understand networking best practices and apply them for both new requests and incidents, using automation wherever possible.
  • Execute network hardware and software upgrades across the globe to make sure that the network is up-to-date while minimizing network interruptions.
  • Perform regular network failover testing to validate network redundancy is configured correctly and operational
  • Occasional onsite support outside regular working hours as required for emergency network incidents or maintenance activities.
     

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE

  • Demonstrated problem solving, analytical and investigative skills.
  • Basic working knowledge in several of the following technologies and domains.
  • LAN Switching (Cisco IOS, Aruba OS).
  • Data Center Networking (HP/H3C Comware, Cisco Nexus, Arista EOS)
  • Wireless (Aruba Enterprise Solutions).
  • WAN Routing (Cisco IOS – OSPF, BGP, VRF, SilverPeak SD-WAN).
  • WAN Acceleration (Riverbed).
  • Cloud Networking (Azure, AWS, GCP, Oracle).
  • QoS across all LAN, WAN, Wireless domains to support Voice and Video.
  • VPN Remote Access solutions.
  • DNS/DHCP.
  • F5 LTM and GTM Load-Balancing.
  • Network Performance Monitoring.
  • Certifications or formal training for any of the above domains is desirable.

    ACADEMIC CREDENTIALS

  • Degree in CS or Computer Engineering.
  • Networking-related certifications and training.

 

LOCATION

Markham, Ontario

AMD does not accept unsolicited resumes from headhunters, recruitment agencies or fee based recruitment services. AMD and its subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers and will consider all applicants without regard to race, marital status, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability or any other characteristic protected by law. EOE/MFDV

 

Requisition Number: 149802
Country: Canada Province: Ontario City: Markham
Job Function: 
Information Technology

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AMD is an inclusive employer dedicated to building a diverse workforce. We encourage applications from all qualified candidates and will accommodate applicants’ needs under the respective provincial human rights codes throughout all stages of the recruitment and selection process. Any applicant who requires accommodation should contact AskHR@amd.com.

AMD does not accept unsolicited resumes from headhunters, recruitment agencies or fee based recruitment services.