Job Description :
Role: Systems Analyst - Level 3 Location: Toronto, ON Contract Security Level: CRJMC (Criminal Record and Judicial Matters Check) Must haves (please read the full requirements) - Nexus 9K experience. - Experience logical design models (L2/L3, VPC, VDC, Datacenter Zones, Spanning tree,VRF, VTP, VLANs, physical cabling - Working technical knowledge of network control protocols (QOS, PoE, NTP, DHCP),network management protocols (CDP, FTP, TFTP, SNMP) and security protocols (SSH,HTTPS, AAA, IPSec, TustSec Nice to have - Knowledge or experience With Palo Alto technologies, Cisco UCS, or Cisco MDS - Strong knowledge IP communication and routing is required (OSPF, EIGRP, BGP General Skills Provides specialized technical expertise in the overall analysis of the design and architecture of systems solutions. Ability to evaluate recommendations and ensures all recommended solutions for improvement are congruent with the project goals and objectives Identifies short and long-term project goals/objectives, and as a senior technical expert, defines and identifies program and service delivery requirements in support of the development and/or acquisition of client applications Leads the analysis, development and documentation of design and architecture of systems solutions. Leads the development of testing, integration and implementation of systems solutions into the clients' applications Guides the feasibility studies and cost effective analyses of proposed client I&IT initiatives, ensures all studies and analyses are documented Leads the technical aspects of projects related to the development and/or acquisition of a diverse range of client applications through all stages of the Systems Development Life Cycle (SDLC This includes planning, scheduling and estimating resources, providing technical expertise, co-ordination, monitoring progress and providing management with project status updates Demonstrated experience gathering requirements, translating business documents into technical specifications Experience leading development/support teams supporting multi-dimensional and relational databases and their applications for effective planning, budgeting, strategizing and forecasting procedures Demonstrated experience designing and developing complex applications utilizing relational and multi-dimensional databases Ability to provide implementation and post implementation support as required Oversees the research and evaluation of the technical components in the acquisition of software, hardware, technology, systems and products Recommends and directs the measurement and improvement of tools, techniques, standards and performance criteria to control the quality of application development initiatives Provides coaching and direction to junior analysts throughout the project, related to the development and/or acquisition of a diverse range of client applications through all stages of the Systems Development Life Cycle. Desirable Skills Knowledge and experience in rapid application development (RAD) methodologies Knowledge and experience with middleware and gateways Knowledge and understanding of Information Management principles, concepts, policies and practices Experience with development/maintenance of documentation as per Methodology Good working knowledge of Dimensions and Facts Knowledge of multidimensional structures (cubes) Ability to gather, review and provide feedback to business requirements