Senior Network Engineer

Senior Network Engineer

Location: Pinelands, Cape Town
Salary: Market Related

About the Role:
Opportunity available for a Senior Network Engineer to head up the Network Operations team. The team is responsible to support and maintain an efficient communications infrastructure for internal and national communication to customer sites and devices.

Networking qualification required: CCNP\CCIE\CECP\ITILv4
Minimum 8 years’ experience in Core network functions and operations (BGP and OSPF protocols in a MPLS network)
Knowledge of network security and Fortigate firewall configuration
Strong knowledge of Linux operating systems, VMware infrastructure, as well as routing and open source applications eg VPNs/FRR
Experienced in managing a team
Be prepared to travel locally and on occasion internationally

Allocating network resources and maintaining company LAN and WAN
Installing, supporting and maintaining new server and communications hardware and software infrastructure
Setting up Radius, DNS, VMware Hosts, HTTPs servers
Setting up VPN’s
Implement routine and preventative measures and maintaining and monitoring network security, including firewalls
Maintain detailed schematics of all infrastructure and related systems
Research new technology and components
Assist with the formulation of new design/technological concepts for the business
Design, simulate, test and implement design/technological concepts
Identify cost saving initiatives
Assist pre-sales with special projects
Test/ qualify solutions against international standards
Assisting internal colleagues in the investigation of networking and system related problems and solutions
Real time investigation and fault-finding communication problems for external and internal clients