Network Specialist (Private Cloud)

Cape Town
Posted 2 weeks ago

Join a UK IT MSP as a Senior Network Engineer for a large UK-based client in Cape Town. You will need a solid background in network administration and architecture, a passion for network management, and a commitment to exceptional service.



  • Support: Provide platform and infrastructure support.
  • Maintenance: Collaborate to ensure stability, availability, performance, and security.
  • Documentation: Maintain high standards.
  • Service Management: Adhere to ITIL-based practices.
  • Change Management: Plan and document changes, including patches and upgrades.
  • Configuration Data: Ensure accuracy.
  • Incident Management: Handle incidents and escalate as needed.
  • Risk Management: Manage issues and risks.


Skills and Experience:

  • Education: Degree in Computer Science or related field.
  • Communication: Excellent written and spoken skills.
  • Customer Service: Positive and supportive attitude.
  • Incident Management: Resolve incidents efficiently.
  • Teamwork: Work under pressure and support team members.
  • Technical Skills: Strong analytical fault-finding and network performance monitoring skills.
  • Interpersonal Skills: Strong interpersonal abilities, including empathy and rapport-building.


Additional Responsibilities:

  • Network Performance: Monitor and maintain network integrity.
  • Issue Resolution: Troubleshoot cloud and local infrastructure issues.
  • Maintenance: Perform network maintenance, repairs, and upgrades.
  • Automation: Automate tasks and assess effectiveness.
  • Security: Oversee security measures.
  • Technical Support: Support team members with technical issues.
  • Documentation: Maintain comprehensive documentation.
  • Network Improvements: Suggest performance, capacity, and scalability improvements.



  • Technical Expertise: Proficient in Azure Networking (NSG/VNETs/VPNs).
  • Experience: Senior Network Engineer or Network Administrator.
  • Certifications: Professional certifications (e.g., CCNP, CCDP).
  • Network Administration: Solid background.
  • Protocols: Understanding of TCP/IP, BGP, OSPF.
  • Security: Knowledge of access control and network security.
  • Hardware: Experience with Cisco, Juniper, and Fortigate devices.
  • Diagnostic Tools: Familiar with network diagnostic tools (OMS / N-able).

Deadline for applications is 15/08/2024

For more information, call Nova Buchan on 073 393 9731 or send your CV to

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