Role: Senior Network Engineer
Location: Centurion – role will be hybrid after the first 6 months

Our client is a leading ICT company who are dedicated to providing innovative ICT solutions to their clients. They are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Senior Network Engineer with a strong background in network security to join their dynamic team. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record in implementing and maintaining complex network infrastructures while also contributing to strategic network architecture decisions. You must be a SA citizen to apply for this role.
Qualifications / Certifications required:

  • CCNP or HCIP or JNCIP: Routing and switching
  • Security – NSE 4 and up (not essential to have cert but must be able to work at NSE 4 level)

5+ years senior network engineering experience required: implementations and support:

  • Plan and execute the deployment of network equipment including routers, switchers, firewalls load balancers (load balancers ideal)
  • Routing and Switching: Advanced skills in configuring (from scratch) and managing routers and switches from major vendors (Cisco, Juniper, etc.). Ability to optimize routing tables, implement QoS policies, and ensure efficient traffic routing

  • Troubleshoot escalated issues
  • Solid knowledge of Network protocols and Technologies such as TCP/IP, BGP, OSPF, EIGRP, MPLS, DNS, DHCP, and SNMP
  • Good knowledge and understanding of dynamic routing protocols especially BGP
  • Familiarity with IPv6 and the ability to transition from IPv4 to IPv6 (IPv6 is next generation)
  • Internet Protocol (IP) address standard
  • Expertise in VPN technologies including IPsec, SSL/TLS, and GRE
  • Network design/ architecture would be a plus but not essential

Network Security experience required:

  • Network Security: Proficiency in network security principles and best practices.
  • Proven experience in configuring (from scratch) and deploying Firewalls such as FortiGate or other firewalls such as Sophos or Sonic wall (or others).
  • Experience with intrusion detection/prevention systems (IDS/IPS), and access control lists is essential
  • Maintenance and support including troubleshooting escalated issues

Desired Skills:

  • Senior Network Engineer
  • ICT
  • CCNP
  • HCIP
  • NSE

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