Oceana Group Limited seeks to employ a suitably qualified and experienced Network Engineer to join the IT Department. This role will be responsible for managing and optimizing networks within the group.
This position reports directly to the Network Infrastructure Manager. This position is based at the Oceana Group Head Office in Foreshore, Cape Town.
High-level fault finding with routing and switching.
Be involved in projects relating to the expansion of the company from a network perspective
Advising on last mile network implementations for both main and backup connectivity to a branch
Ensure audit security requirements are implemented
Management and continued reduction of operational threat vectors due to patching or configuration (Operational Security)
Analyse network data to determine network usage
Oversee the 24 / 7 monitoring team and keep standard operating procedures up to date
Monitoring which programs or data are using most bandwidth
Maintaining of firewalls (Fortinet UTM)
Setup and configuration
Management and configuration of all wireless controllers
Backup of configurations throughout the network
Ensuring the most cost- effective vendors are used for network installations
Site visits and site scopes conducted to ensure a standard is delivered throughout the company
Ensuring back up links are working to branches
Managing all new installations of network points and ensuring quality of installation
Managing daily escalated calls relating to all network issues and resolving calls within a set SLA
Upgrading all network equipment to ensure that the company has world a class network -up to date (ISO)
Tracking technology and implementing latest improvements
Qualifications and Experience
Degree / Diploma in IT or equivalent
Cisco CCNP qualification and above
Network + (CompTIA)
Fortinet NSE 4 and above
A minimum of 5 years experience with Cisco routing, VOIP and Fortinet firewalling
Knowledge and Skills
Experience in two or more of the following technologies : Fortigate firewalls, Microsoft Advance Threat Analytics (ATA), Cisco switches, Insight IDR / VM
Strong background in Next Gen Zone based firewall management (policy, rule SIEM and IPS)
Firm understanding of current market specific pentest and vulnerability frameworks
Strong understanding of IP, TCP / IP, and other network administration protocols from a security perspective
Excellent communication, interpersonal skills
Excellent time management
Anility to work under pressure
Creative and innovative
In support of the companys Employment Equity Plan, applicants from designated groups will be given preference for this position.
Interested parties meeting the above criteria are requested to upload a brief CV on
Closing date for applications : 9 May 2021
If you are not contacted within two weeks of closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful.