Network Specialist
Posted on 12/10/2022

1,001-5,000 employees

Proprietary trading firm
Company Overview
DRW's mission is to build revolutionary finance. The company is doing this by building a system that applies modeling, technology and quantitative research to identify opportunities in the global financial markets.
Quantitative Finance
Toronto, ON, Canada
Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • Are curious and passionate about technology
  • Have an ability to solve problems creatively
  • Are high energy, self-motivated, conscientious and hardworking
  • Have a bachelor's or master's degree in Telecommunication, Computer Science or equivalent
  • Have 2 - 4 years of experience in large networks
  • Have good knowledge in Switches, Routers, Fortigate firewalls, ISE, IPS/IDS, Web servers and Linux
  • Have interest in and ability to learn new emerging technologies as needed
  • Have strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Are a strong team player
  • Have a willingness to participate in an on-call rotation schedule and weekend maintenance
  • Are able to apply both industry standards and out-of-the-box solutions when necessary
  • Have intermediate knowledge in network automation
  • Have CCNP, CCSP, CCIE, NSE, JNCIP-ENT or equivalent (Asset)
  • Configuring, operating and recommending improvements to the network
  • Analyzing, troubleshooting and implementing network architectures and topologies
  • Monitoring and ensuring the network is in a high performance state
  • Working closely with other operations teams to establish business requirements to maintain cutting edge systems
  • Ensuring best practices are implemented by auditing and configurations of routers, switches, firewalls, IDS, ISE and monitoring solutions
  • Supporting the configuration, installation and testing of equipment, including custom hardware platforms by field technicians
  • Conducting quarterly network audit, identify potential risks and resolve them
  • Escalating critical incidents as necessary while keeping stakeholders informed
  • Testing custom network protocols and solutions in a dedicated lab environment
  • Following incident and change management processes
  • Documenting networks, processes and configurations