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.
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.
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.
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.