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Network Administrator

Are you ready to take your career to new heights and be a part of a dynamic team at Rogers Sports & Media? We believe in creativity, innovation, and collaboration in everything we do, and we are looking for people who share this mindset to join us. With a monthly reach of 30 million Canadians, you can help shape the future of sports, news, e-commerce, and entertainment. At Rogers, we value diversity and inclusivity and believe that every voice matters. Join us today and be a part of a team that is redefining the future of media.


We’re looking for a star Network Engineer to join the Media Technology team. In this role you will be part of an all-star team of multi-disciplinary subject matter experts that will plan, design, and oversee execution of technology initiatives to deliver on Rogers Sports & Media’s objectives. This role will cover all aspects of physical/virtual networks, cloud, and security, and is responsible for effective architecture, provisioning, configuration, and deployment throughout the organization. This candidate must also contain a deep understanding of virtual environments and virtual networking such as VMware and VMware NSX. Finally, this candidate will be accountable for the following systems: Arista, Cisco, Cisco-Meraki and Juniper infrastructure that support the operation of an emerging Managed Service Provider and Internet Service Provider lines of business; along with research and development to ensure continual innovation within these business unit.


What you will do... 

  • Design and uphold the foundational elements of our virtual infrastructure – in the areas of networking – across both private and public cloud environments
  • Plan, design, and oversee the on-time, and on-budget implementation of strategic initiatives, ensuring there is consistency in execution as it relates to our Reference Architecture and Technology Roadmap
  • Provide expert input towards the evolution of the Reference Architecture and Technology Roadmap
  • Compile project scoping and budgeting to secure necessary funding of business initiatives
  • Actively participate in industry organizations and bring that knowledge to bear within Rogers Sports & Media
  • Managing multiple tasks of varying complexities, meeting deadlines, and working well under pressure, along with proven analytical and creative problem-solving abilities
  • Possess the ability to interact across various cross-functional teams within the organization
  • Effective at challenging assumptions and leading change
  • A care for people and the world around them
  • A forward thinker with knowledge of industry standards and emerging technologies
  • Calm, confident, and keen to work in a fast-paced environment

What you will bring...

  • Experience with Arista, Cisco, Cisco-Meraki network fabric is considered a requirement
  • Experience with IIS, Citrix ADC/NetScalar, NGINX load balancing technologies is considered an asset
  • Advanced knowledge of the OSI model and networking concept (WAN/LAN/WLAN, VLAN/VRF environments)
  • In-depth understanding of Active Directory Infrastructure, DFS, DHCP, DNS, Infoblox, and other Microsoft Infrastructure and security services
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Azure cloud ecosystems and service frameworks
  • Experience in python programming and maintaining Juniper SRX Firewalls, VPNs and related security appliances/software
  • Proven experience in designing and maintaining Software Defined Network (SDN)
  • Advanced expertise of enterprise data center environments, concepts, and technologies
  • Advanced knowledge of Routing Protocols OSPF, EIGRP, ISIS, BGP
  • Advanced knowledge of layer 2/3 switching frameworks, STP, vPC, LACP, MLAG, VxLAN, MLaG, VTEP
  • Advanced knowledge of IDS/IPS, ACLs, NATs, SSL/TLS and IPSEC VPNs
  • Advance knowledge in diagnosing complex network performance issues and working with Network Monitoring systems
  • Indepth understanding of information security standards and best practices
  • Experience in NTP, PTP timing protocols and implementation
  • Experience with conducting Root Cause Analysis on major incidents and coordinating and executing follow-up actions
  • Experience with Incident, Change and Problem Management procedures, preferably in an ITIL driven environment
  • Experience with Arista Cloud Vision or Cisco Nexus Dashboard Fabric is highly desirable 
  • Proven problem-solving skills, service-oriented and solution driven
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and consensus-building skills
  • Strong drive to understand and learn on the job


Here’s what you can expect in return:

  • A competitive salary and benefits that include access to our Employee Share Accumulation Program, Retirement Benefits and a variety of other perks including 50% off Rogers services and Blue Jays tickets
  • A manager who deeply cares about your development and long-term career at Rogers
  • A team that trusts and wants to win together
  • Smart and accomplished colleagues who are focused on both the “what” and the “how

Schedule: Full time
Shift: Day
Length of Contract: No Selection
Work Location: 1 Mount Pleasant (083), Toronto, ON
Travel Requirements: None
Posting Category/Function: Technology & Network Design
Requisition ID: 297869


At Rogers, we believe the key to a strong business, is a diverse workforce where equity and inclusion are core to making everyone feel like they belong. We do this by embracing our diversity, celebrating our different perspectives, and working towards creating environments that empower our people to bring their whole selves to work. Everyone who applies for a job will be considered. We recognize the business value in creating a workplace where each team member has the tools to reach their full potential by removing any barriers for equal participation. We work with our candidates who are experiencing a disability throughout the recruitment process to ensure that they have what they need to be at their best. Please reach out to our recruiters and hiring managers to begin a conversation about how we can ensure that you deliver your best work. You matter to us! For any questions, please visit the Recruitment Process FAQ.  


Successful candidates will be required to complete a background check as part of the hiring process.
Posting Notes:  Rogers Sports & Media





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Being a Rogers team member comes with some great perks & benefits including:

· Health & well-being benefits
· Donation matching
· Paid time off for volunteering
· Wealth Accumulation including: Pension plan & Employee stock options
· Generous employee discounts
· Leadership development, Mentorship, and Coaching programs

*available for full-time and part-time permanent employees, some restrictions apply

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