Network Engineer (CH585)
Capital H Staffing and Advisory Solutions
Cape Town, South Africa, Western Cape, ZA
6d ago

Our client, a Cape Town-based fashion retailer, is looking for a Network Engineer to join their team.

The ideal candidate should have the technical proficiency to understand a complex data network environment.

Requirements :

  • The candidate should have 5+ years’ experience at senior network engineer level.
  • Self-starter able to provide team managers backup and support.
  • Essential skills :

  • Excellent Cisco Datacentre core (Nexus) switching and routing skills.
  • Cisco Catalyst, Aruba wireless and switching.
  • Excellent security
  • Multi-Protocol Label Switching (MPLS).
  • Voice over IP (VoIP).
  • Sound Routing protocol knowledge and setup OSPF, BGP, EIGRP
  • OSI Model, TCP / IP protocol suite (IP, ARP, ICMP, TCP, UDP)
  • IP addressing and subnetting.
  • Sound VLAN knowledge and configuration.
  • Cloud network integration
  • Excellent troubleshooting skills
  • The candidate will also provide

  • Hands on WAN and LAN support across the Company’s estate.
  • Provide management and advice on future network strategy and technologies.
  • Provide technical input at a very detailed level around network / wireless faults and be able to liaise with our external vendors to drive solutions.
  • Make use of monitoring tools to pre-empt possible outages
  • Take lead role in troubleshooting any IT Infrastructure issues.
  • Project Management of network and datacentre related initiatives.
  • Patch management strategy.
  • Creating accurate management reporting information.
  • Forecasting the growth in infrastructure requirements.
  • Service availability using monitoring and alerting tools.
  • High availability strategy.
  • Scalability and capacity planning.
  • Improve and optimise current infrastructure implementations.
  • Document designs, specifications and implementations.
  • It would be beneficial if the candidate has experience in managing datacentres.

  • Able to provide input and have knowledge on Power (UPS and Generator), HVAC, Fire suppression and Hot Isle containment configurations.
  • Provide input and knowledge of structured cabling infrastructure.
  • General :

  • While we would really like to respond to every application, should you not be contacted for this position within 15 days please consider your application as unsuccessful.
  • In keeping with our client’s employment equity requirements, only South African citizens will be considered.
  • Please include your current salary and salary expectations.
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