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Senior Network and Communications Analyst

Posting ID:     23556
Job Title:    Regular   
City:   Mobile, AL, United States
Location:   Mobile Corporate Office - CSP Services (AL07) 


Canfor is adding a Senior Networking & Communications Analyst to our Information Technology Department, Networking & Communications Team. The team is responsible for the architecture, planning, design, implementation, operation and support of enterprise-class data, voice, and video communication systems within the organization; spanning manufacturing facilities and administrative offices located in Canada, United States, Europe, and Asia.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Plan, design, specify, implement, operate, and support data, voice, and video communication systems, including wide area networks, local area networks, wireless networks, telephone systems, video conferencing systems, and unified communication and collaboration technologies
  • Prepare design proposals, supporting business cases, and project plans
  • Execute corporate projects, overseeing and coordinating key project vendor partner(s), and contractor(s) to completion
  • Collaborate & coordinate with the IT Delivery Team and manufacturing site(s) to support the design and implementation of manufacturing data, voice, video communication systems
  • Collaborate & coordinate with the IT Cyber Security Team to support the deployment and integration of security firewalls/technologies into corporate and manufacturing site network infrastructures
  • Efficiently respond to, and resolve production network incidents and service requests
  • Maintain network documentation, procedures, drawings, and asset inventory


The Candidate:



  • University degree or diploma in information technology, computer science, engineering or an equivalent level of education, training, and experience
  • Cisco CCNP/CCIE Routing & Switching (or Cisco Enterprise Infrastructure) professional-level certification(s) and/or equivalent level of vendor training, knowledge, and experience required



  • Minimum 5+ years’ experience in data/voice network design, implementation, administration, and support for a multisite business or organization
  • Competency with design, configuration, administration, and support of:
    • Wide Area Networks (required)
    • Routers and switches (required)
  • Knowledgeable in data/voice network architectures, technologies, standards, best practices, hardware, provisioning, configuration, protocols, security, monitoring, analysis, and troubleshooting
  • Knowledge/experience with Cisco collaboration and unified communications / collaboration technology and wireless controllers / access points is desirable



Additional Requirements

  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, written and organizational skills, as well as the ability to work collaboratively within a team and/or work alone with minimal supervision
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Effectively multi-task and prioritize workload across multiple projects concurrently
  • Demonstrate professionalism, integrity, initiative, confidentiality, and a strong customer service orientation

Hiring for this position is ongoing and will be filled as required. To be considered for this position, please apply today.

As we continue to expand our company and our markets, now is the ideal time to grow your career with Canfor. We offer competitive compensation and benefits packages, and are committed to the professional development of our employees.

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