Senior Network Operations Administrator

Permanent contract|Montreal|IT (Information Technology)

Senior Network Operations Administrator

Montreal, Canada Permanent contract IT (Information Technology)


What are you applying for?
As our department is growing, we are looking for team players, invested people who are interested in bringing new ideas and perspectives.
The Network department (HCS) provides network and network security services and expertise to all main network environments (routing, switching, firewalls, …). The Network experts in Canada are working to maintain a good level of services on highly critical environments in AMER, Europe and Asia, and accompany business partners on their needs.
You will be part of a team of 20 engineers focusing on network administration.

What will be your day-to-day?
Your responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Managing technical projects including involvement from local and global application, infrastructure, governance, and client teams. Projects you will be involved in: 

- The implementation of DNA in the campus
- The deployment of ACI in core data centers

  • Providing level 2/3 operations support.

- Monitoring during business hours
- Daily morning check reports communication
- Operational process & documentation improvement
- Participate on on-call non-business hours

  • Incident management

- Detection and communication during business hours
- Manage Level 2/3 Operations Incidents and Problems

  • Request management

- Prioritize Daily requests & delivery

  • Change management

- Change delivery during non-business hours, including week-end
- Change configurations peer review with Level 3

  • You will be working in an Agile environment (Scrum)  

Profile required

Technical skills:

  • You have 5+ years of experience in various industry standard and Cisco data networking; 
  • You have good working knowledge of:
  1. Cisco Catalyst 9k/6k/4k/3k, Nexus 9k/7k/5k/3k/2k
  2. Routing ISR/ASR platforms
  • EIGRP/OSPF/BGP/MPLS, Multicast
  • Cisco ACI or willing to learn
  • Understanding of telecom technologies like DWDM

Bonus skills:

  • You have good working knowledge of:
  • Unix system management & scripting capability: Python & Ansible, GITHUB
  • Network tools knowledge: Shinken / Nagios
  • Network probes: Corvil
  • Matrix switches: Gigamon, Arista
  • Fortinet, Checkpoint & Cisco ASA Firewalls
  • McAfee Proxy or similar
  • Pulse Secure VPN appliances
  • Load balancers like NetScaler and F5


  • You have at least 5 years of experience in data network and/or network security operations
  • Experience in exchange or investment banking environment is desired.
  • Strong knowledge of ITIL - IT Infrastructure management best practices
  • Strong operational skill with capacity to prioritize multiple requests or incidents
  • Adaptability: you are able to adjust to new environments, work effectively in varied situations and function in changing circumstances.
  • You are willing to participate on on-calls schedule which include overnights and weekends based on team’s needs (approx. once a month).


  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, DEC or equivalent technical Certifications
  • Bonus: you have a Cisco CCNP/CCIE Level certification

What's in it for you?

  • Competitive salary and vacation package
  • Great coverage and Social benefits (2000$ health spending account to get massages or pay other services not covered by our insurance)
  • Personal Spending account (1000$/year), it even works to pay animal day care!
  • Maternity, paternity and adoption leave for all
  • An opportunity to express yourself and get involved:

Our employees resource groups and committee such as Pride and Allies, American Women Network, Black Leadership Network, One planet demonstrate the involvement of our employees for their community.

·        And… a great training offer plus opportunities to evolve within the company with mobility opportunities.

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Why join us

A career within the Societe Generale Group is an opportunity to participate in a team effort to build the bank of tomorrow.

Together, let's be the future:

  • Commitment to putting integrity at the heart of our businesses
  • Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion
  • Climate commitment
  • Citizen engagement

Business insight

Societe Generale opened its Canadian headquarters in Montreal in 1974 to offer its financial services to corporations, financial institutions and governments. The Toronto and Calgary offices were opened in 1978 and 2006 respectively.

We now employ over four hundred people, both in the traditional banking sector (investment banking, funds and trading activities) and in the field of information technology, with the opening of our SG Montreal Solutions Center subsidiary which, thanks to its geographical location and its cultural diversity, provides development and support for our business partners worldwide.

We are an equal opportunities employer and we are proud to make diversity a strength for our company. Societe Generale is committed to recognizing and promoting all talents, regardless of their beliefs, age, disability, parental status, ethnic origin, nationality, gender identity, sexual orientation, membership of a political, religious, trade union or minority organisation, or any other characteristic that could be subject to discrimination.

Reference: 21000UCC
Entity: SG CIB
Starting date: 2021/12/03
Publication date: 2021/10/06