Network Engineer L3
vonq-organic
Sandton
5d ago

Functieomschrijving

Network Engineers are responsible for building and maintaining the day-to-day operation of computer networks that companies and organizations rely on.

These networks typically include an intranet, extranet, local area network (LAN), and wide area network (WAN).

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."

Key Roles and Responsibilities :

Maintaining and administering computer networks and related computing environments including systems software, applications software, hardware, and configurations.

Perform hands-on installation and maintenance tasks on network components such as routers, switches and cables.

Monitor network activity and configure network systems using complex computer software

Performing disaster recovery operations and data backups when required.

Protecting data, software, and hardware by coordinating, planning and implementing network security measures.

Troubleshooting, diagnosing and resolving hardware, software, and other network and system problems.

Maintaining, configuring, and monitoring virus protection software and email applications.

Monitoring network performance to determine if adjustments need to be made.

Conferring with network users about solving existing system problems.

Operating master consoles to monitor the performance of networks and computer systems.

Coordinating computer network access and use.

Designing, configuring and testing networking software, computer hardware, and operating system software.

Present and explain to clients how we intend to connect to their infrastructure.

Configure and troubleshoot IPSEC VPNs to numerous clients.

Requirements

Academic Qualifications and Certifications :

Bachelor’s degree in information technology or related field of study with a network engineering focus.

Relevant certifications, e.g. ITIL

Cisco, CCNA, CCNP

Required Experience :

Minimum 5 years Industry experience

Solid experience working in a networking environment

Experience with network security

WAN and LAN experience

Knowledge, Skills and Attributes :

Strong understanding of network infrastructure and network hardware

Fair understanding of firewalls & VPNs

Ability to think through problems and visualize solutions.

Ability to implement, administer, and troubleshoot network infrastructure devices, including firewall, routers, switches

Knowledge of application and network infrastructure protocols

Ability to create accurate network diagrams and documentation for design and planning network communication systems

Good analytical and problem-solving skills

Basic understanding of AWS / Azure networking.

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