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Network Engineer

  • Employer: PPI Management Inc.
  • Office: 210-4370 Still Creek Drive
  • City: Burnaby
  • Province: British Columbia
  • Job category: Not Evaluated (Job Family)
  • Job ID: JR10008267
  • Job type: Permanent Job Full time
  • Apply before: 2021-05-14

Company Overview

iA Financial Group is the fourth largest life and health insurance company in Canada and offers a wide range of products for all stages of life and to meet the needs of clients across its vast sales network. Founded in 1892, iA Financial Group’s stability and solidity make it an employer of choice that invests in its employees and their development over the long term.

With operations across Canada and in the United States, iA Financial Group and its over 5,000 employees work hard every day to offer the best service to over four million clients.

Description

PPI company overview:

Shaping Dreams Into Legacies

PPI elevates independent financial advisors to the next level.

Supporting advisors with market leading expertise and technology, we empower them to build the best solutions for their clients through proprietary tools, a comprehensive product suite, unparalleled life insurer relationships and competitive compensation.  A tireless supporter and advocate for Canada’s insurance advisors, PPI offers national resources through a network of local offices from coast to coast.

Unparalleled resources. At your command.

Our business culture is guided by our core values, grounded in a powerful belief in the enhanced value of life insurance. We are also strong advocates for the essential value of insurance advisors to further the goals of their clients. For PPI, this means doing everything in our power to open new markets for advisors and enable their practices to prosper and thrive.

For more information about PPI visit: www.ppi.ca

To maintain PPI’s exacting level of service, we are looking for a Network Engineer to join our Burnaby Team.   

Network Engineer

The Network Engineer works closely with the Infrastructure, Helpdesk, and Information Security teams to support, maintain, and evolve PPI's advanced IT ecosystem.

The Network Engineer is responsible for implementing new solutions and technologies; patching, maintaining, and upgrading existing infrastructure (Router, Switches, Wireless, Firewalls); and troubleshooting technical issues as they arise, ensuring that all duties are performed in a secure, well-documented and reliable manor.

What you will do:

  • Assist with the implementation and maintenance of PPI's:

    • wired and wireless network related systems;

    • security technologies, including Firewalls, IPS/IDS, vulnerability scanners, SIEM system, etc.;

    • datacenters;

    • remote sites;

    • remote access technologies;

    • In-house enterprise MPLS VPN

    • Multi-homed BGP Internet connections

    • Azure private and public networking

    • Azure Express route

  • Assist with keeping PPI's network and infrastructure documentation up-to-date.

  • Troubleshoot, diagnose and repair Tier 3 level technical issues.

  • Maintain field expertise through additional training as needed.

  • Travel to various PPI locations to assist with network and computer systems during moves or upgrades, as required.

  • Additional projects and network-related responsibilities as requested and assigned.

Who you are:

You are an experienced, qualified Network Engineer with proven skill as a creative problem-solver and an ability to troubleshoot IT technical problems at a Tier 3 level.  You have exemplary interpersonal skills with a demonstrated ability to develop and maintain relationships and work harmoniously with multiple teams.   

You have excellent written and verbal communication skills with a proficiency in documentation and the ability to handle multiple priorities and move between projects continuously.

You maintain an open-minded approach and have demonstrated flexibility and adaptability in the face of ambiguous situations, shifting demands and challenging work environments.

You maintain exemplary ethical standards and have a proven ability to handle confidential and sensitive information with the highest level of discretion.

What we are looking for:

  • Degree in computer sciences or related discipline required

  • A minimum of 8 years of experience in a related capacity, preferably in a financial services or insurance environment

  • Deep understanding of TCP/IP Networking in sophisticated environments

  • Solid understanding of and experience with Cisco

  • Demonstrated proficiency with scripting, preferably PowerShell

  • Demonstrated proficiency in networking technologies such as BGP, OSPF, MPLS-VPN, QoS DHCP, VPN, SNMP, Etc.

  • Hands on experience with monitoring, network diagnostic and network analytic tools

  • Technical certifications, CCNA, CCNP, CCIE would be considered and asset

  • Must be able to travel

  • Bilingualism (English and French) beneficial but not required

We thank all applicants for applying, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.  Your resume may be used for other vacancies.

Working at iA Financial Group

We consider our employees to be our most important investment and we have a lot to offer them. Find out more about iA.

Our Commitment

iA Financial Group is committed to having an equal access employment program and welcomes applications from women, visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples and disabled persons. Any use of the masculine form is to simplify the text and includes the feminine form.

Also, we are committed to fostering a workplace that promotes diversity and inclusion. We can provide accommodation in our recruitment and selection processes to applicants with disabilities where required. Please contact your Recruiter, or send an email to accessiblecareers@ia.ca.