[Jobs] Looking for a good network person

Michael J. Dikkema mjd at moot.ca
Fri May 6 23:26:29 CDT 2005

The company I work for, Qanda Networks, is exploring the possibility of
hiring another network person. We're a company of 2 people and we're both
working 50-60 hour weeks. Below is a list of the things we're looking for.
We basically need someone that's good with Cisco, Fortinet, Windows and
some Linux in roughly that order.

The work is demanding, but very interesting. We do network design,
implementation, troubleshooting and third party monitoring. Our customers
consist mostly of healthcare, government, education and the financial

If you're interested or know someone who might be interested, email me at
mdikkema at qandanetworks.com before May 20/05


- Diagnose complex network issues and provide possible resolutions
- Shown ability to work with minimal supervision
- Work directly with customers on network troubleshooting issues, network
  planning and sales meetings from a technical standpoint
- Willing to be on call 24x7, however with a 3rd person, we'd consider
  on call rotation

- 3 years using Cisco routers (16xx, 17xx, 26xx, 37xx, 72xx)
- 3 years using Cisco switches (2900, 2950, 3550, 3750)
- Knowledge of Cisco Aironet 1100/1200 series wireless access points
- Knowledge of Cisco PIX Firewalls and Fortinet antivirus firewalls
- CCIE/CCNP/CCIP/CCDP certifications considered strong assets
- Strong knowledge of layer 2 technologies including ISDN, Ethernet, Frame
Relay, Spanning Tree, VLANs, Trunking, 802.11b/g Wireless, HSRP, PPP,
- Strong knowledge of layer 3 and 4 technologies including IP, OSPF, RIP
(v1/v2), BGP, TCP, UDP, IPSec
- Knowledge of Quality of Service technologies including WFQ, WRED, WRR,
class maps, policy maps and how they apply to Cisco routers and switches
- Knowledge of RADIUS, TACACS+, Cisco ACS, Cisco access-lists and other
Cisco related security mechanisms
- Experience with CiscoWorks, Cisco WLSE, WhatsUp Gold or other
monitoring/provisioning tools
- Knowledge of Wireless WAN technology including vendors such as Proxim,
Redline and Trango considered a strong asset
- Knowledge of MPLS and metro style networks considered an asset
- Knowledge of 3COM, Nortel, Extreme and other vendors network equipment
an asset
- Knowledge of Asterisk, and Cisco Telephony an asset
- Knowledge of Microsoft Windows 2000/2003 Server and Active Directory an
- Strong knowledge of Linux an asset

Michael J. Dikkema, CCNP, CCIP
Senior Systems Engineer - Qanda Networks
mjd at moot.ca

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