Network Technical Lead

Cape Town
Posted 1 month ago

The main purpose of this role is to provide technical guidance to the teams and to management on best practices and to lead technical teams in projects and escalations.


Main Duties/Responsibilities

  • Provide technical guidance and advice on problem resolution approach.
  • Provide technical guidance and knowledge based on more complex issues across a wide range of technologies.
  • Routers (Cisco IOS & IOS XE);
  • Switches (Cisco IOS, Cisco Nexus NX-OS, Dell MXL);
  • Firewalls (Cisco ASA/Firepower, Checkpoint, Juniper SRX);
  • Load Balancers (F5 LTM, Citrix ADC, Cisco ACE);
  • Wireless (Cisco AP);
  • Fabric Interconnect (UCS 6248UP);
  • Management Systems (SolarWinds, BNA, Entuity, Cisco WLC, Citrix ADM);
  • Technologies – VXLAN, VPC, VSS, FCoE/FC.
  • Applications: DNS, DHCP, LDAP, SSL Certificates.
  • Basic Linux and Windows CLI commands and the ability to run and analysis of packet captures.
  • Keep up to date by attending training for new technologies. Maintain existing certifications.
  • Able to demonstrate commercial awareness
  • Be a natural leader
  • Will have operational responsibilities



  • Experience: 10+ years at professional level.
  • Thorough understanding of Switching, Routing, VPN, Security/Firewall, Load Balancing and IP Subnetting.



  • Professional level certifications: CCNP Routing and Switching, Cisco Certified Specialist – Enterprise Core (CCS-ECore), Cisco Certified Specialist – Security Core (CCS-Score), CCNP Enterprise (CCNP-Enterprise), Cisco SD-WAN Solutions, Cisco Certified Specialist ‑ Data Center Core


Desirable Knowledge/Skills

  • 5-10 years experience of enterprise Datacentre environments
  • Load Balancing especially on Citrix ADC and F5 LTM
  • Wireless especially Cisco WLC.
  • Management platforms especially Cisco ACS


Desirable Qualifications

  • CCIE (R&S) / CCIE (Data Centre)


Deadline for applications is 2022/06/30

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

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