Senior Network Engineer


Senior Network Engineer

Ottawa (Gatineau) Office


We are looking for dynamic and motivated Senior Network Engineers to be part of our fast growing Adaptiv Networks SD-WAN service provider. You will be part of a network engineering team that is responsible for designing, developing and supporting scalable, maintainable, highly available network architectures.

The Senior Network Engineer is a subject matter expert who diligently assists with the improvement of service levels for our network services; provides input to the overall architecture, governance model and provides leadership, standardization and validation of the effectiveness of our infrastructure and our edge devices.


Adaptiv Networks offers an exciting, entrepreneurial work environment driven by a dynamic ecosystem of talents that extends to our partners and vendors.  At Adaptiv Networks, we work towards making our vision of removing the barriers of business digital transformation with amazingly simple and effective cloud connectivity a reality.


We're a growing business in a very high-growth industry which provides us with unique and exciting opportunities.  The market for cloud-managed SD-WAN is dynamic and exciting and we are looking for the talents to help us fulfil our ambitions. If you are looking for a high-energy work environment where you can make a real difference, then you might be the person we are looking for.



  • Motivated and passionate about learning and contributing to the team and the business with "can do" attitude

  • Solves complex, cross-functional issues that cross many technologies in network, server, storage, O/S, virtualization, consolidation, middleware, security, applications, operations, content switching, caching and/or content delivery networks, and security

  • Creates and presents "root cause" analysis documents in response to service outages, performance degradation, maintenance activity/configuration errors

  • Proactively and methodically improves quality and efficiency through automation of network services

  • Designs network architecture and integration methodology related to introducing new systems and services

  • Monitor system resource utilization, trending, and capacity planning

  • Work within established configuration and change management policies to ensure awareness, approval and success of changes made to the network infrastructure

  • Cost containment/Cost reduction. Understands basic financials and the costs associated with delivering technology solutions and subsequently engineer solutions that align with a financial business model

  • Act as a mentor for other engineers in the group


  • 5+ years’ experience with network design, configuration, and/or maintenance activities. Strong network troubleshooting skills are required

  • Technical certification(s) (i.e. CCIE, CCNA, CCDA, CCNP, PCNSA, PCNSE) is a definite asset

  • ITIL certification is preferred

  • Network certifications such as CCIE/JNCIE (or equivalent training/experience) are preferred

  • Solid understanding of the OSI or TCP/IP model

  • Knowledge of routing protocols: BGP, EIGRP, OSPF, IGRP, RIP

  • Hands-on experience with monitoring, network diagnostic and network analytics tools including knowledge of SNMP & MIBs  

  • Independent and proficient working knowledge with network applications such DNS, DHCP, and NTP Fundamental knowledge and experience with virtualized compute environments, i.e., Hypervisor, UCS, ESX

  • VPN technologies including IPSec and SSL on Cisco ASA and IOS

  • Knowledge with Linux operating systems – CentOS - RHEL

  • Experience with AWS technologies such as EC2, S3 ,Lambda, Terraform...

  • Working Knowledge of Container technologies like Docker

  • Experience with Continuous Integration tools like e.g. Jenkins



Adaptiv Networks is committed to creating and sustaining a collegial work environment in which all individuals are treated with dignity and respect and one which reflects the diversity of the community in which we operate. Adaptiv Networks offers competitive salary, flexible work hours, competitive benefits and stock options.

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