Senior Network Engineer

Cape Town
Posted 2 months ago

Our client; a leading IT Managed Services Company in Cape Town is looking for an experienced technical Network Engineer to provide solutions and technical management to a wide range of customers.

The team is tasked with a wide range of customer and solution engagements including technical vendor relationships, customer pre-sales, solution design & delivery, project handover into our Managed Service Support Teams, and on-going proactive technical management of both cloud and local/hybrid infrastructure.


Skills and experience required:

  • Centralised monitoring and management in large-scale, high-availability environments;
  • Advanced knowledge of large scale LAN/WAN switching and routing implementation and operation with specific knowledge of VLAN, VPN and MPLS networking;
  • Knowledge of QoS and LAN traffic management techniques;
  • Thorough knowledge of IT infrastructure, TCP/IP, networking and information system security principles, practices and technologies;
  • Internet routing protocols and services
  • Networking services
  • Switching services
  • Knowledge of intrusion detection systems and intrusion prevention system technology;
  • Firewall technologies, in particular the CISCO based product range. Experience in other vendors is desirable
  • Demonstrable; in-depth technical expertise within an ICT environment consisting of extensive hands-on support and management of Telephony (VoIP) and Networks.
  • Design; configuration and deployment experience of Telephony (VoIP) and Networks.
  • Understanding of client access technologies such as Fibre, FTTC, EFM, DSL and 3/4G
  • SBC and VOIP Infrastructure
  • A grounding in project management principles and first-hand experience of delivering many technical projects.
  • A solid grounding in basic server and IT infrastructure and operating systems.
  • Proven ability of establishing, maintaining, securing, and upgrading of networks.


Qualifications and experience

  • Strong academic background
  • Five years professional experience in network engineering in a large and complex network environment.
  • Configuration, administration and troubleshooting experience of LAN switches, routers and firewall devices.
  • Accreditations in related network and infrastructure technologies (e.g. Microsoft networking exams, CCNA, CCNP, Fortinet NSE, etc.)


Deadline for applications is 15/09/2020

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

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