Canadian National Railway Company
Montreal, Quebec, CA
7d ago


CN’s telecommunication footprint spans Canada from coast to coast and in the US from the Great Lakes to the Gulf Coast, which means you would be involved in designing, testing, implementing, documenting and supporting one of the most important telecom networks in the country.

Some of the projects you’ll be called to work on will be unchartered territory, and will be need to be built from the ground up it takes vision and an innovative mind set to make that happen, and you’ve got both.

You’re enthusiastic, driven, conscientious, and accountable and a natural leader as well, so you’re able to foster these values within your team too.


This role is responsible for the production of integration specifications for telecom technologies to ensure the overall stability, integrity performance of CN’s telecommunication services.

This includes testing, setting integration and configuration standards as well as visiting and inspecting field sites if required.

This role reviews, analyzes, evaluates and maintains an organization's telecommunications system. It also designs, develops, and tests of telecommunications software solutions, and provides customer training of the telecommunications features and functionality.

The role operates in a project mainly, and can be engaged for enhancement or 3rd level support environment (during project deployment)

  • Review Solution Architetcture provided and translate it to BluePrint
  • Establish Test plans and Tests results for new defined solution
  • Conduct lab testing and log results
  • Based on BluePrint and test resulst in the lab, create Detailed design
  • Create Telecom integration documentation (including Buildbooks..)
  • Ensure that solution designed meet all business requirements
  • Establish deployment Strategy
  • Guide other Telecom Integrator(s) through designed solution and address any potentialissues with them.
  • Coordinate installation with technicians in the field, and with business owner for maintenance window
  • For support issues during project migration or deployment, determine appropriate resolution / solution through root cause analysis and impact analysis
  • Transition to Core to Operation (update of documentation, systems, training, presentation..)
  • For telecom Day To Day request, assist A&Q (Assessment and Qualification Team) to provide labour and material estimates
  • Preliminary site Visit andfield sites inspection may be required
  • Apply, and ensure compliance with, all appropriate CN I&T standards (eg. Security, Architecture, Project Delivery Methodology, SOX, etc.)

    Support Datacenter Team with following ( WAN Acceleration being part of Datacenter organisation)

    WAN Acceleration Products (Windows stack optimization, SSL acceleration, Riverbed products)

    PacketShaper (Traffic Classification, Bandwidth allocation per session, BlueCoat product) Nice to Have

    Represent the Telecom team :

    Present and explain designs / solutions per business requirement (end to end solution integration)

    Participate and facilitate Next Generation Datacenter

    Participate in RFPs to select new Datacenter WAN Acceleration products if required

    Leverage technology at CN :

    Design, integrate and document new Optimization technologies

    Maintain a lifecycle process for CN Telecom assets

    Actively participate in complex deployments and large projects


    Bachelor's degree in Engineering or equivalent (Telecommunications specialization preferred)

    10+ years experience in design and implementation of WAN Acceleration and Datacenter practices

    10+ years experience in design and implementation of End to End Business solution


    Strong Knowledge of WAN Acceleration (Windows stack optimization, SSL acceleration, Riverbed products)

    Good Knowledge of PacketShaper (Traffic Classification, Bandwidth allocation per session, BlueCoat product) is a nice to have

    Strong understanding of TCP applications to optimize

    Strong understanding of Datacenter technologies

    Strong Knowledge on Security (Zoning, Vlan, VPRN, IPS / IDS..)

    Strong documentation skills requirement

    Strong leadership to bring SME to work on the same requirement to delivery end to end solution


    Process driven (improve existing team process and build new ones when required)

    Good business relationship

    Good communication skills (to be able to communicate clearly when required with different entities..)

    Excellent French and English (spoken and Written)

    CN is an employment equity employer and we encourage all qualified candidates to apply. We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only candidates under consideration will be contacted.

    Please monitor your email on a regular basis, as communication is primarily made through email.

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