Senior Network Architect

Company Description:

Sentia provides real-world IT expertise across a broad spectrum of subject matter enables us to assess, architect, implement and manage high value IT solutions customized for unique business requirements. Sentia is a fast growing, nationally recognized, IT Solution provider located in Richmond Hill with deep skills in architecting, supplying, installing and managing complex IT solutions such as:

  • Data Centre and Virtualization
  • Data Protection
  • Managed Support 
  • Hosted and Cloud
  • Networking and Security

Job Description:

Sentia is currently seeking a Senior Network Architect reporting to the Network Practice Lead who would be responsible for implementation or remote support.

In the team of Professional Services, you will work with the Senior Technical Specialists, the Network Operations Center, and Account Executives in identifying gaps in the customer requirements and execute on the recommendations made by Sentia. You will collaborate with highly innovative teams to put designs and solutions into use by our customers of small to large enterprise applications.

We are looking for someone who is hands-on, passionate, demonstrates ownership and is excited about troubleshooting and architecting designs for our clients.  You are up to date with the latest technological trends and updates. If this challenge excites you, let us know!

Core Responsibilities:

  • Providing Pre-sales solution design and consulting to customers working with the Sentia Sales Team
  • Provide Post-sales design and project consulting implementing network and security solutions
  • Network and Network Security Solution Design for on premise and hosted solutions
  • Experience and ability to architect design, implement, test and support networking and security solutions in a customer environment
  • As part of a senior engineering team, develop programs and standards for development of junior technical resources
  • Provide design and testing validation for new management and reporting solutions for security and networking
  • Provide L3 and above escalation support for internal and hosted solutions
  • Co-develop Networking and Security product offerings as part of Product Management team
  • International travel is a requirement

Skills and Competencies:

  • Data Centre Networking, NSX
  • Enterprise Networking
  • Azure Cloud Networking
  • Next Gen Firewall
  • Identity and Access Management Solutions
  • Network Access Control
  • Wireless
  • SDN
  • Scripting and Automation
  • XDR
  • Must display initiative and leadership qualities, especially customer-oriented focus
  • Possess the ability to manage your time effectively and work in high stress environments

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Degree in Computer Science or equivalent and certifications
  • 10+ Years of experience in designing implementing of network solutions
  • 10+ Years of experience in technical consulting and project leadership
  • Virtualization technologies
  • Proficient in Fortinet, Cisco, Aruba technologies plus
  • Experience presenting and articulating solutions to prospective customers’ IT teams
  • Experience working with Vendor SE teams a must


  • Health and Dental Benefits
  • In-office gym for employees
  • Phone Reimbursement Plan
  • Flexible Work Hours
  • Start your morning off with coffee or tea along with breakfast and snacks
  • Quarterly team events
  • On-Site Parking

Submission Requirements:

To apply, please send an email to with the Job Title in the subject heading along with your name. Following the advice of Canadian health authorities, to mitigate the risk of the potential spread of COVID-19 and support social distancing, all recruiting activities such as interviews will be conducted remotely. While we are doing our best to ensure reasonable response times, please expect potential delays during the recruiting process due to the current situation. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity and uniqueness at our company. We thank all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Sentia is committed to meeting the accessibility needs of all individuals in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) and the Ontario Human Rights Code (OHRC). Should you require accommodations during the recruitment and selection process, please let us know.