Sr Cloud Engineer CA in Ottawa at Windstream

Date Posted: 3/30/2021

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    One Hines Road Suite 310
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    5 to 7 years
  • Date Posted:

Job Description

Job ID:21001184

**Windstream is considered an essential business and we are HIRING NOW. As our company responds to COVID-19, the safety and wellbeing of our employees, customers, partners and communities is our top priority**

Core Responsibilities:

  • Provide daily operational support of the Hosted Solutions Lab core network infrastructure
  • Offer design recommendations for improving the lab core network performance and efficiency
  • Plan, install, and provide daily operational support for managed lab networking environments (switching/routing infrastructure, VMware, Private and Public cloud)
  • Suggest future products as well as offer enhancements for existing products
  • Consult with stakeholder regarding network performance problems, ideas for design improvements, planning their environment turn-up, etc.
  • Provide technical training and mentoring to Product Creation staff
  • Consult on production infrastructure and issues as required
  • Test production changes in lab and provide recommendations


  • Advanced understanding of core networking technologies including:
  • Routing and switching infrastructure from Cisco, Juniper, etc.
  • VMware or other hypervisor product experience
  • Azure, Google, or AWS public cloud experience for large scale application
  • 7+ years of production support and design of the above technologies
  • Experience and/or knowledge with network security technologies and best practices
  • Advanced network troubleshooting skills utilizing packet capture/analysis packages such as Wireshark, etc.
  • Excellent customer facing communication skills (both written and verbal)
  • Experience writing design and implementation documents, Visio drawings, process documents, customer statements of work, etc.

Job Requirements

Minimum Requirements:
College degree in a Technical or a related field and 5-7 years professional level experience; or 7 years professional level related Technical experience; or an equivalent combination of education and professional level related Technical experience required.

Desired Requirements:

  • Certification in any major public/private cloud technologies such as AWS, VMware, Microsoft, Cisco, etc.
  • Major vendor technical certifications such CCNA or CCNP
  • Recent experience with network virtualization technologies
  • Experience and knowledge of network monitoring/management technologies (SNMP, Netflow, syslog, monitoring applications, etc.)
  • Advanced knowledge of DNS and experience
  • Experience with various operating systems including Windows and various flavors of LINUX
  • Experience with Python

EEO Statement: Windstream is an equal opportunity employer. At Windstream, we celebrate the authenticity and uniqueness of our people and their ideas. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability and veteran status. The diverse voices of our employees fuel our innovation and our inclusive culture. Employment at Windstream is subject to post offer, pre-employment drug testing.