Architect (Solution, Network, Infrastructure, Telecom, etc.) - Calgary, AB

    Calgary, AB, Canada
    • Contract Opportunity
    • Competitive Pay + 4% Vacation
    • Notable Oil and Gas Company

    · Oversee, review, and/or perform physical network & telecom designs for lifecycle, brownfield and greenfield projects. These projects require an extensive knowledge of the physical components required to build a serial and TCP/IP-based SCADA LAN and WAN for industrial field facilities
    · Perform network & telecom engineering design of physical infrastructure components at industrial field facilities
    · Design of systems involving MPLS, VSAT, Radio, Microwave, and Cellular network WAN communications, as well as LAN network systems
    · Telecom Cabinet/Panel Design
    · Designing physical cabling (Radio antenna cabling, Copper, Fiber) and wiring drawings
    · Select, review and/or approve components of network & telecom engineering designs
    · Limited design/tie in to low voltage electrical and grounding systems to support telecom systems
    · Development of project deliverables including project FEED, DBM’s , Scopes of Work, and detailed design drawings and artifacts
    · As-building drawings, and professional engineering authentication of engineering artifacts (may be optional)
    · Ensuring designs follow pertinent codes and regulatory requirements
    · Review network designs completed by others to ensure compatibility and supportability from an operational perspective
    · Troubleshoot problems involved with polling systems from IP to legacy serial endpoints
    · Provide and validate project cost, manpower and timeline estimates
    · Must be able to respond promptly for emergency work and equipped to handle disruptions of service
    · Understand and comply with all company regulations and policies with a focus on safety
    · Development of Engineering Artifacts as required by Practice of Engineering
    · Development of Engineering Standards, Specifications, Procedures, and other Supporting Documents.
    · Participate in construction and commissioning phases and turnover to Operations
    · Provide Engineering design oversight for network (routing/switching) designers
    · Support development of the network device (firewall, router, switch, etc..) configurations
    · Engage with other Engineering Disciplines where required
    · Review and update other Engineering discipline drawings (electrical, civil, mechanical) if required
    · Work with other IS teams and Business Units to resolve problems and develop improvements
    · Provide technical support and mentoring to junior engineers and network designers
    · Willing to work overtime when necessary
    · There will be a nominal amount of travel to attend meetings or assist with installations when needed

    Qualifications and Education

    · Minimum 4-year degree in Engineering or related degree
    · Minimum 5 years experience in the IT or Engineering industry
    · Preference will be given to candidates who are actively practicing Professional Engineers (P.Eng)
    · Proficient understanding of SCADA networks including network connectivity to serial and IP-based PLC's and RTU’s
    · Proficient understanding and experience with proper design and installation of inside and outside plant cabling
    · Proficient understanding of various network-related components and network protocols
    · Proficient understanding of ALL seven layers of the OSI reference model
    · Basic understanding of routing protocols including, OSPF, RIP, EIGRP and BGP
    · Basic understanding of network supporting critical data and voice utilizing QOS
    · Good knowledge of local and federal regulations within US and Canada
    · Good knowledge of telecom-related industry standards within US and Canada
    · Strong planning and organizational skills with proven attention to detail
    · Strong analytical ability to quickly solve technical problems and issues
    · Strong interpersonal and communications skills to perform effectively in a highly technical environment
    · Effective problem solving and decision making skills
    · Effective time management
    · Excellent technical writing and verbal communication skills
    · Proven customer service experience with the focus on the customer
    · Ability to function effectively in a multi-team environment and to adapt to multiple dynamic priorities, which can change with little advanced notice
    · Valid driver's license is required
    · Valid passport with ability and willingness to travel within North America is required

    What we can offer!

    • Great working environments!
    • Prompt, weekly pay
    • Access to free, on-line training including software programs. Upgrade your software skills for free while working for Kelly!
    • Resume and interview coaching. We’ll help you improve your employment opportunities!

    Interested? Click on the “Apply” button! Your resumé will be forwarded in confidence to a Kelly consultant, and you will be contacted if selected. We will not share your personal information with our clients without your prior permission.

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    Category: Information Technology

    Reference ID: CA76ECPD000813

    Date Posted: 15/01/2020


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