Senior Network Engineer
NTT Ltd.
Johannesburg, South Africa
4d ago

In a constantly changing world, we work together with our people, clients and communities to enable them to fulfill their potential to do great things.

We believe that by bringing everyone together, we can solve problems using innovative technology that can create a world that is sustainable and secure.

At NTT, we encourage you to remain continuously curious, as that is what keeps you fast, flexible and relevant. No two days will be the same but that is what will help you grow and realize your full potential.

The power is in your hands to do great things. It’s time to lead the change, be the authentic you, to solve difficult challenges, to set the pace of change and to unleash your potential.

Want to be a part of our team?Senior Network Engineers are responsible for designing, implementing, monitoring and managing the local and wide area networks of an organization to ensure maximum uptime for users.

The role can include designing system configurations, documenting and managing the installation of a new network, and maintaining and upgrading existing systems as necessary.

Operates company's internal data communications systems. Plans, designs and implements local and wide-area network solutions between multiple platforms and protocols (including IP and VOIP).

Supports / troubleshoots network issues and coordinates with vendors for installation of such items as routers and switches.

Works on project implementation. Provides training and assists with proposal writing. Conducts project planning, cost analysis and vendor comparisons.

Working at NTT Key Roles and Responsibilities : Design, build, deliver, operate, and maintain network and security solutions to meet internal customer requirements, and lead overall efforts in working with cross-functional teams.

Implement processes, standards, and governance of network and security environments. Procuring network and security equipment and coordinating activities of local resources involved with installations.

Provides subject matter expertise and leadership of network and security technologies contributing to integrated solution designs, development, and implementation.

Identify and make appropriate changes to network and security technologies, integrated platforms, and systems to meet internal customer and operational requirements.

Continuously seek to more efficiently manage and utilize technology, platforms, and systems. Highlight design risks, provide alternative options, and recommend quality solutions to specified problems.

Incorporate security controls and technologies into the overall system implementations. Where feasible, enable automation to reduce release cycle time, improve efficiency, and increase overall quality.

Mentor, guide, and influence others, acting as a technology thought leader. Set project implementation approach for team, customer, and external supplier activities and deliverables.

Strong ability to document, set, and follow standards, processes, and procedures. Strong problem-solving and analytical skills.

Excellent communication skills verbal and written. Excellent customer service skills Ability to thrive under pressure, function, and deliver effectively in a fast-paced environment.

Work occurs in a normal business environment, but the requirements of the job will necessitate being available to support critical systems 24x7x365.

Academic Qualifications, Certifications, and Required Work Experience : Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, MIS, Engineering, a related field, or equivalent experience Minimum of five years’ network engineering experience in a large-scale global enterprise environment.

Experience managing global 24x7x365 environments. Cisco professional certifications are desired. ITSM and ITIL experience.

What will make you a good fit for the role? Required Skills and Experience : Design, implementing, administering, and strong troubleshooting experience with : IOS and IOS-XE based routing platforms (ASRs, ISRs, CSRs) and protocols (eBGP, iBGP, OSPF, etc.

IOS, IOS-XE, and NX-OS based switching platforms, protocols, and methodologies (VLANs, RSTP, MST, Stacking, PoE, 802.1q tagging, trunking, etc.

MPLS technologies including L2 VPNs, L3 VPNs, EVPN, Pseudo wires, High Availability, QinQ, etc. SD-WAN technologies with Cisco IWAN and SD-WAN, including migration strategies.

Cisco SD-WAN DCA and Cloud onRamp solutions. Cisco AVC and NBAR solutions. Quality of Service, Hardware QOS (queuing), WRED, WRR, FIFO, DSCP markings, COS marking, etc.

Cisco’s FirePOWER Threat Defense (FTD) firewalls and management tools with a strong understanding of Access Policy usage, IPS, NAT, etc.

Wireless LANs and centralized wireless controller management. Management and Monitoring Tools, such as Solarwinds, Cisco Prime, Live Action, and DNA Centre.

Network Administration products such as Cisco ISE. SSL / TLS Inspection systems. Familiarity with Linux operating systems and command line.

Network automation using tools such as Ansible or scripting languages such as Python.

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