Infrastructure Network Automation Subject Matter Expert (SME)

Infrastructure Network Automation Subject Matter Expert (SME)


Matrix Staffing Group is a SAP Recruiting firm with clients across North America. Our client, a Government Financial Service Provider, have asked us to provide them with a contract Infrastructure Network Automation Subject Matter Expert (SME) to join their team in Ottawa. For more information please contact a resource manager at 403-313-8994 or email

Onsite Status: Initially remote*

* This will require an estimated five (5) days of onsite effort weekly at the Client’s Head Office in Ottawa throughout the duration of the engagement however, given the unknown duration of the restrictions in place due to COVID-19, the work will be completed remotely until the client notifies the Resource otherwise.


Our client has a requirement for an Infrastructure Network Automation Subject Matter Expert (SME) to work as part of the Infrastructure and Operations Portfolio to help provide operational support for platform services and support and expand on the automation capability for network services.


The Resources will be responsible for the following activities and deliverables:
• Work with existing ITS teams as well as the Client’s business clients to create mock-ups or proof of concepts in a lab environment
• Seek new value-add network automation opportunities for internal clients and convert those new opportunities to realized value
• Create automated network integration solutions for the on-premise
• Create standards, processes, procedures, and guidelines for the IT design and development community as well work instructions or ‘runbooks’ used for end-user support
• Support the network services for automation and for the infrastructure
• Respond to service requests
• Troubleshoot and diagnose incidents and problems


• University Degree or College Diploma in computer science, information systems, engineering or a related field
• Demonstrated knowledge and experience in IT Operations work, including the operational capabilities and typical challenges of IT Operations
• Demonstrated ability to drive the development process (supporting continuous integration and deployment) from idea to implementation
• Demonstrated experience with scalable and highly available service-oriented architectures
• Demonstrated ability and willingness to challenge the status quo, evangelize new technologies, solutions and best practices
• Demonstrated familiarity and experience working with network modules, Cisco and ASA libraries in particular
• Demonstrated experience with provisioning a new environment from scratch
• Demonstrated experience with automation solutions such as Ansible and GitHub, etc.
• Demonstrated experience with Red hat LinuxA minimum of five (5) years of demonstrated experience in PaaS (eg. Redhat JBoss, OpenShift)
• Ability to meet Enhanced Reliability clearance requirements
• English essential, French will be considered an asset




Ottawa, ON


June 2021


Hourly – All-Inclusive Rate
To apply, please send your resume and contact details.

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