SDWAN Security Support Engineer (L2)
Multiple locations, Bloemfontein, Observatory, Centurion, Durban; London
You will be responsible for the second level security related matters for our client’s networks and will also assist with network related incidents should this be required. While the role is defined as support there is a strong intent to be proactive in this role to address potential issues before they affect our clients. This requires regular reviews of reports and trends to see how we can enhance the service for our clients.
Key Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Fault isolation, troubleshooting, and resolution support for critical customer security network issues
  • Expertly troubleshoot IP and Network Security issues including routing, performance, connectivity, access, network address translation, access control lists/firewall rules, and network management protocols (DHCP, DNS, etc.)
  • Follow-through on all Incident tickets assigned and their resolution
  • Effectively work with cross-functional teams or vendors to resolve major customer issues
  • Participate in root cause analysis on incidents, helping to drive identification of preventative actions meant to ensure problems don’t recur, and delivering on the tasks within those actions
  • Continually review, test, debug, and enhance existing/new capabilities and features
  • Provide rotational after hours escalation services
  • Maintain and administer SDWAN solutions and related environments including software, hardware, and tools
  • Support both standard customers as well as large/complex customers with custom designs and configurations
  • Interface with customers to understand Change of Service requests
  • Escalate issues in a timely fashion. Provide all relevant information, accurately entering information into trouble ticket database
  • Manage customer communications and expectations until the closure of each case
  • Collaborate with cross-organizational teams to promote efficient business processes
  • Understand our Operating Principles; make them the guidelines for how you do your job
  • Own the customer experience – think and act in ways that put our customers first and make them promoters of our products and services
  • Know your stuff – be enthusiastic learners, users and advocates of our game-changing technology, products and services, especially our digital tools and experiences
  • Drive efficiencies, results and growth
  • Respect and promote inclusion & diversity
  • Do what’s right for each other, our customers, investors and our communities
  • Back up your team members where required
  • Don’t let anyone have to fix or complete work that you are responsible for

Knowledge, Skills and Attributes:

  • Ability to communicate and work across different cultures and social groups
  • Ability to plans activities and projects well in advance, and takes into account possible changing circumstances
  • Ability to maintain a positive outlook at work
  • Ability to work well in a pressurised environment
  • Ability to work hard and put in longer hours when it is necessary
  • Ability to apply active listening techniques such as paraphrasing the message to confirm understanding, probing for further relevant information and refraining from interrupting
  • Ability to adapt to changing circumstances
  • Ability to place client at the forefront of all interactions, understanding their requirements and creating a positive client experience throughout the total client journey

Academic Qualifications and Certifications:

  • A qualification (certificate/degree/diploma)in Information Technology or Computer Scienceor related field
  • Pertinent Technology specific certifications – CompTIA Security+ 2
  • Fortigate – Fortinet NSE 2

Required Experience:

  • Work experience in a technical implementation engineering or similar role – 4-5 years in IT Security Support working with Cisco, Fortinet or PaloAlto
  • Intermediate understanding of SD-WAN
  • Fortinet experience – 3 years
  • Basic understanding of hyperscalers

Medical Aid / Medical Insurance, Group Life Cover, Funeral Benefit, Minimum 18 days annual leave.

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