Introduction*NOTE: Location is flexible e.g. anywhere in Canada*At IBM, work is more than a job - it's a calling: To build. To design. To code. To consult. To think along with clients and sell. To make markets. To invent. To collaborate. Not just to do something better, but to attempt things you've never thought possible. Are you ready to lead in this new era of technology and solve some of the world's most challenging problems? If so, lets talk.Your Role and ResponsibilitiesThe IBM NewCo Network Delivery Team aims to meet customer's needs head on with solutions including emerging technologies for hybrid cloud, zero-trust environments.As a Network Delivery Specialist, you will consult, implement and integrate various solutions such as Firewalls, VPN, and other solutions. Delivering a variety of technology projects, you will exceed customer expectations by ensuring they are set up to have a safe, functional, stable and secure environment.*NOTE: Location is flexible e.g. anywhere in Canada*As a customer-focused network professional, with a focus on security you will :+ Lead hands-on deployment and configuration experience with products such as Palo Alto, Fortinet, Cisco, Crowdstrike and Proofpoint within Medium size Businesses and-or large organizations.+ Ensure timely execution, clear communication of risks, and profitable delivery of solutionsProvide advice, guidance, and direction by developing repeatable work methods, standards for firewall solutions.+ Architect, design, and capacity plan complex and multi-vendor solutions including planning and organising your work based on multiple project timelines and priorities+ Make timely and logical decisions by analysing diverse information streams, evaluating options and formulating recommendations in order to resolve deployment challenges+ Support sales engineers as well as design engineers during presales phase and participate as required on Proof of Concept and Pilot engagementsIdeal Candidate Profile:+ Deliverable based driven+ Bi-Lingual+ Canadian Security L2 Cleared+ Client Facing Success Driven+ Client Satisfaction Focused+ Strong & Trusted relationships with clients+ Business Growth Passion+ Problem Solver & Creative Thinker+ Desired Outcome Focused+ Diligent and Engaging Communicator+ Timely and Accurate information keeper+ Works without supervision and strong collaboration+ Exposed to demands of travel and irregular work hoursResponsibilities+ Understanding and design safe and secure architectures+ Provide professional services (Design, Deployment, Troubleshooting, Assessment)+ Experience with different vendor's equipment and tools+ Implement clients' technical strategy+ Have strong and trusted relationships with their clients, understanding their challenges, desired outcomes and business success criteria of the proposed solution.+ Keep documents current+ Review and validate the BOM+ Create the required artefacts (design document, diagrams, build book, etc..)+ Design and Implement the infrastructure to support the solution+ Apply best practices+ Ensure all aspects of security are covered+ Interact with various teams to gather the required information+ Work on multiple projects for the same customer+ Be hands-on+ Consulting (as a Subject Matter Expert)Outcomes:+ Design and implement a secure and compliant network design and infrastructure to process in minimum performance criteria, the network within the Cloud solution, within the Cloud proposal to the client appliance/circuit, and within the extended management systems (multi-cloud management, monitoring, integration to other system management tools) and within the storage and data residency solutions (for data at rest, live, backup , resiliency, recovery solution components.+ Lead hands-on deployment and configuration experience with Security products in the Security partner community such as Palo Alto, Fortinet, Cisco, Crowdstrike and Proofpoint within Medium size Businesses and-or large organizations+ Architect, design, and capacity plan complex and multi-vendor security solutions including planning and organising your work based on multiple project timelines and priorities+ Make timely and logical decisions by analysing diverse information streams, evaluating options and formulating recommendations in order to resolve deployment challenges+ Support sales engineers as well as design engineers during presales phase and participate as required on Proof of Concept and Pilot engagements+ Ensure timely execution, clear communication of risks, and profitable delivery of solution+ Provide advice, guidance, and direction by developing repeatable work methods, standards for FW solutions+ deploy Cisco Identity service engine (ISE)+ deploy Cisco DNA Center in monitoring mode for cisco wireless+ Implement software defined solution through orchestration platforms (versa, velacloud, etc)+ Implement and execute innovation projects which explore novel approaches to system integration with existing networking technologies. -+ Create repeatable processes and artifacts that will be used at scale and practice wide for developing and evolving SDWAN, SDLAN, and SDN technologies.+ Deploy larger network-based solutions.Technical Experience:+ Cisco ACI+ Cisco Meraki+ VMWare NSX+ Fortinet SD WAN+ Cisco SD Access+ SD WAN (Viptela, Velocloud, etc)+ IBM Cloud+ Azure+ Unified Communications/ Contact Centre+ AWS+ Cisco (CCIE, unless otherwise specified)+ VMWare NSX, NSX-T, vROPS, vRNI+ Avaya+ Fortinet/ Fortigate+ Citrix/ Others, specify+ Solarwinds+ Cisco Meraki Remote Live Tools+ Firewall Management Tools+ F5 LTM/ GTM+ Ansible+ JuniperMist+ Aruba+ 5G+ Network SecurityProject Experience:+ Identify, propose and provide merits and risks analysis for solution alternatives to problems+ Apply creative thinking to recommend actions/improvements/optimisation around technology, process, procedure, design+ Engaging to trigger communications directly and in timely manner for any urgent communications. Utilise telephone, direct messaging and email in most effective and timely manner+ Adopt the agile principles is success for the team/sprint as a whole for the common goal+ Experienced in work break down structures, designing micro level solutions and documentation, architecture best principles, consulting principles+ Very diligent record keeping.+ Strong understanding of production managed services principles: SLA's, change control, security & compliance, process controls and governance controlsEducation Requirements:Must have:+ Computer Science, Information Technology, Telecommunications, Electronics & Electricals or any other related field.+ CCIENice to have:+ CISSP+ Software orchestration and SDN skillset+ Ability to deploy/document hardware based SDN solutions (Cisco ACI, VMWARE NSX-T, etc)+ SSCP+ GIAC+ Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)+ CompTIA SecurityGTSCA2021Required Technical and Professional Expertise+ Canadian Security L2 Clearance ELIGIBLE+ Computer Science, Information Technology, Telecommunications, Electronics & Electricals or any other related field.+ CCIEPreferred Technical and Professional Expertise+ Bilingual (French & English)+ CISSP+ Software orchestration and SDN skillset+ Ability to deploy/document hardware based SDN solutions (Cisco ACI, VMWARE NSX-T, etc)+ SSCP+ GIAC+ Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)+ CompTIA SecurityAbout Business UnitIn October 2020, IBM announced its intention that the managed infrastructure services business of the GTS organization within IBM will become an independent company (currently known as NewCo) by the end of 2021, creating two distinct and powerful market-leading companies. NewCo has incredible potential, and we will unlock it together while we make history as a newly independent company that will be the #1 managed IS services provider on "day one" as a publicly traded company. NewCo will be positioned for financial success with over 4600 clients and approximately $19 billion in annual revenue. Drawing on the best of IBM, it will include our unmatched talent, the breadth of our services, an even broader ecosystem of partners, and our deep global client relationships. Please note: The final decision if this position will transition from IBM to NewCo is still yet to be confirmed.Your Life @ IBMWhat matters to you when you're looking for your next career challenge?Maybe you want to get involved in work that really changes the world? What about somewhere with incredible and diverse career and development opportunities - where you can truly discover your passion? Are you looking for a culture of openness, collaboration and trust - where everyone has a voice? What about all of these? If so, then IBM could be your next career challenge. Join us, not to do something better, but to attempt things you never thought possible.Impact. Inclusion. Infinite Experiences. Do your best work ever.About IBMIBM's greatest invention is the IBMer. We believe that progress is made through progressive thinking, progressive leadership, progressive policy and progressive action. IBMers believe that the application of intelligence, reason and science can improve business, society and the human condition. Restlessly reinventing since 1911, we are the largest technology and consulting employer in the world, with more than 380,000 IBMers serving clients in 170 countries.Location StatementThis role will involve working with technology that is covered by Export Regulations sanctions. If you are a Foreign National from any of the following US sanctioned countries (Cuba, Iran, North Korea, Sudan, and Syria) on a work permit, you are not eligible for employment in this position.Being You @ IBMIBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, pregnancy, disability, age, veteran status, or other characteristics. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.