Network and Infrastructure Engineer (#11711734) 

South Africa

Network and Infrastructure Engineer (Ref: SMNIE) Remuneration: Market Related (With Benefits)

Position in the Information Technology sector in Cape Town - Western Cape
Job Description:
A Cape Town based Unit, part of a very exciting Global Company is building a new hybrid IT infrastructure and is in the market for an experienced Network & Infrastructure Engineer reporting to the Head Office in London.
Main job function
Implement, maintain and support current and future LAN/WAN network technologies
Support of Microsoft server related components including but not limited to Active Directory, Exchange/O365, Azure cloud, PKI, SSO, Operating Systems
Be a critical part of a busy and dynamic global Infrastructure team who deliver the highest levels of support whilst meeting company SLAs
Proactive monitoring and network performance analysis to improve availability, utilization and bandwidth usage
Troubleshooting LAN/WAN/wireless networking and security related issues
Assist with wider teams to design, plan and execute network & infrastructure upgrades
Ensure security and compliance of global network infrastructure and ensure network strategy adheres to security policy and PCI-DSS regulations
Be a point of escalation for network and infrastructure matters
Assist in the documentation of high-quality diagrams, policies and procedures
Provide 24x7 on call support on rotation with other engineers (approximately one week per month)
Relevant Degree/Diploma
At least 5 years relevant experience at Senior level
Hands on Network & Infrastructure support experience in a large multinational environment
Strong English speaker, comfortable with communicating technical concepts to both technical and non-technical audiences
Cisco switching, routing and firewalling (CCNA/CCNP desirable)
A solid IT infrastructure background with prior (and current) experience in the core infrastructure technologies (virtualisation, servers, storage, cloud) (VMWare, Microsoft)
Proven understanding of TCP/IP, LAN, WAN, BGP, Ethernet, QOS, IPSEC VPN, PKI, Radius
A good understanding of the Microsoft datacentre and operations technology stack (Windows Server and Desktop)
Experience managing Linux based systems
Proven ability to troubleshoot network and connectivity issues including backbone infrastructure issues
Experience with LAN Routing and Switch troubleshooting (VLANs, IP Subnetting)
Good understanding of virtual networking concepts and infrastructure
Good understanding of Microsoft server technologies (VMWare NSX desirable)
Ability to easily travel
Experience working in a large multinational environment
A Consultant will be in touch if you are shortlisted for the position. Please consider your application unsuccessful should you not have been contacted within 2 weeks. We will keep your CV on our database and contact you should you match the criteria of any other vacancies.
Please contact Sian Morgan

Company Details

Company Name
Armstrong Appointments