Network Engineer, IT
South Africa
10d ago

Role summary

SANNE is looking for a candidate to fill a permanent role as Network Engineer, assisting the IT leaders proper in running the network infrastructure on a day to day basis.

Key responsibilities

  • Report to Global Head of Infrastructure.
  • Ensure that the LAN / WAN is capable of providing required services by supporting the network infrastructure through the use of troubleshooting and problem resolution in a production environment.
  • Provide daily operational support for LAN / WAN networks, including firewalls, VOIP and VPN systems.
  • Perform pre-installation site surveys, project planning, equipment replacement, and post-installation support.
  • Plan installs and supports hardware and software upgrades.
  • Perform advanced troubleshooting to identify, resolve, and provide root cause analysis of network related issues.
  • Perform diagnostic utilities to identify and isolate problems encountered on different mediums and network protocols.
  • Gather latency statistics and find specific network bottlenecks, evaluate problems and implement fix actions through device reconfiguration or replacement depending on the circumstances.
  • Support a large complex data and voice network infrastructure by using network monitoring and management tools.
  • Participate in and respond to system and network incidents.
  • Perform system and network analysis by using well defined toolsets for proactive monitoring, troubleshooting and incident response (packet capture, application performance management, syslog, netflow etc).
  • Provide technical support leadership on problem calls.
  • Minimal ravel as required to support troubleshooting and fixing network issues.
  • Produce and maintain network documentation.
  • Create or update technical documentation for network installations or changes to existing installations.
  • Maintain accurate inventory records of the firm's Data Centres and network hardware and software.
  • Skills / experience requirements

  • Excellent communication and organisation skills.
  • Ability to diagnose, troubleshoot & solve networking faults efficiently.
  • Self-motivated & capable of working on own initiative as well as part of a team.
  • Commitment to developing Networking skills.
  • Cisco, Network Management, Firewall, Management, LAN, WAN, TCP / IP, Networking, Technical Support, VOIP, VPN and Wireless skills are desirable.
  • A bachelor's degree in information technology, networking or any other related field.
  • Certification in networking.
  • Ample experience working as a Network Engineer.
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