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Senior Network Engineer (3-Year Contract) (JHB)

IT – Support
Johannesburg – Gauteng

ENVIRONMENT:
PERFORM day to day operational support for customer networks, assist in low level designs, operationally maintain Cisco SD WAN and MPLS networks as the next Senior Network Engineer sought by a dynamic Internet Service & Network Specialist for its Joburg division. The ideal candidate requires Grade 12/Matric, Cisco CCNP, Cisco SD-WAN (VIPTella & Meraki), have 5 years’ experience as an ISP Network Engineer or in network administration and maintenance, proficiency with Cisco MPLS & SD-WAN and a thorough understanding of switching, routing and their related technologies – BGP, OSPF champion. TCP/IP, IP Addressing (v4 and v6), CIDR and DNS & experience implementing QoS, PBR, VPN, MPLS, SD-WAN. Please note this is a 3-Year Contract role.
 
DUTIES:
  • Maintain customer MPLS and Cisco SDWAN networks.
  • Find and present operational, technological and cost efficiencies on customer and internal networks.
  • Undertake data network fault investigations and implement resolutions in local and wide area environments.
  • Ensure proper configuration and deployment of ISP or customer networking equipment while adhering to business and customer standards and practices.
  • Liaise with Project Management team, Network Engineers and Service Desk Agents on a regular basis.
  • Operationally handle escalated support requests.
 
REQUIREMENTS:
  • Grade 12 / Matric.
  • Qualifications – Cisco CCNP essential. Cisco SD-WAN (VIPTella & Meraki) qualifications essential.
  • Cisco MPLS and SD-WAN experience essential.
  • Valid Driver’s Licence.
  • At least 5 years’ experience as an ISP Network Engineer or in network administration and maintenance.
  • Thorough understanding of switching, routing and their related technologies. BGP, OSPF champion. TCP/IP, IP Addressing (v4 and v6), CIDR and DNS.
  • Excellent understanding of Service Provider and Enterprise architecture.
  • Experience implementing QoS, PBR, VPN, MPLS, SD-WAN.
  • Must be well spoken, have a good command of the English language and must be able to deal with customers in a professional manner.