PEER 1 Hosting
Network Specialist I
Networking | Vancouver, B.C., Canada


The Network Specialist II (Network Analyst) is a technical role blending customer support and network operations. Hands-on troubleshooting using a vast array of network devices and tools will be a major component of your job.

This position requires a willingness to dream big and measure yourself against the best. Not just technologically, but in all that you do. Be prepared for a career that doesn’t feel like work – no matter how long and hard you are actually working.
  • Provides FirstCall Support to PEER 1's co-location and network customers
  • Monitors network health and responds to event alarms
  • Analyzes network traffic patterns and responds to security issues
  • Assist with provisioning, implementation, and supporting of PEER 1 and ServerBeach customers.
  • Work with Cisco, Juniper and Foundry router/switches, Netscreen and Juniper firewalls, and Foundry load balancers
  • Works closely with the network engineering team to troubleshoot and resolve advanced network issues
  • Monitors power and cooling systems for all data centers
  • Co-ordinates maintenance with vendors and remote PEER 1 technicians
  • Secondary duties include running Ethernet/Fiber cabling for new and existing clients and providing remote hands for customers in our Vancouver data center
  • Demonstrates an appetite to perform, succeed and grow in ways people only dream of.
Position Requirements & Education/Experience
  • Degree or diploma in computer science, or equivalent education
  • Minimum 2 years hands on network experience desired
  • Strong grasp of TCP/IP, routing, switching, cabling, internet protocols (BGP,ISIS, and OSFP), firewalls, VPNs, and load balancers
  • Advanced knowledge of Cisco, Juniper and Foundry hardware and software
  • In depth knowledge of Linux/Unix and Windows environment
  • Certifications with Cisco and/or Juniper (CCNA/CCNP/JNCIA) preferred
  • Proven ability to work in a fast paced environment
  • Shown to be self-motivated, adaptable, and a quick learner
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Well-developed customer service skills
  • Flexibility to work shifts under a rotation schedule that includes overnight shifts
  • A determination to make a difference.
  • Please click on the ‘Apply’ button below to submit your cover letter and resume
  • Closing Date: We are committed to hiring the best people for our PEER team, therefore this position will remain open until we find the right fit! Be sure to apply right away, we don’t want to miss the opportunity to meet our next superstar.