Posted time 31st August 2023 Location Johannesburg Job type Full-time
  • Salary: R1m negotiable

An international ICT management consulting firm is looking for a Network Engineer

Job Purpose

Technical Support for network & security and accountable for availability, performance, costs, and risks related to all network devices & services.

  • Managing and maintaining site-to-site VPN, IPSEC etc., on Cloud and On-Prem networks.
  • Strong knowledge in capacity management and hardware sizing for Network & Security Solutions.
  • Implement and support projects including datacenter and network security solutions
  • Good knowledge in cloud architecture, security platforms, availability and Disaster recovery plan.
  • Good knowledge in TCP/IP and other routing protocols.
  • Performs security reviews and risk assessments on the network infrastructure
  • Good knowledge of firewalls, Load Balancers.
  • Ensuring the cloud network is responsive to user demands
  • Scaling cloud services to serve growing businesses
  • Troubleshooting issues which arise
  • Monitoring usage of cloud network
  • Ensuring compliance with relevant legislation and guidelines
  • Ensuring cloud infrastructures (AWS, Google, Azure) are in accordance with best practices and company security policies.
  • Identifying, analyzing, and resolving infrastructure vulnerabilities and application deployment issues.
  • Monitor and respond to security violations, potential vulnerabilities, and alerts from detection systems.
  • Deep understanding of public and hybrid cloud architecture, AWS & Azure  preferred.

Duties & KPI’s

Availability Management

  • Ensure that availability of services exceed the defined service levels.
  • Maintain Network\security infrastructure environment during business hours and off-hours

Performance Management and Quality of service

  • Define performance management parameters for related services.
  • Ensure the services exceed the defined performance levels.
  • Review performance on a regularly and ensure proactive actions and communication to avoid disruption to services.

Change and Configuration Management

  • Ensure that changes to Network\security are managed and operate within the agreed service levels.
  • Ensure that Changes to applications are performed within the Architecture guidelines.

Incident and Problem Management

  • Provide first level support for incidents and problems related front end solutions.
  • Ensure that incidents and problems do not impact the agreed service levels.
  • Manage services from relevant vendors.

Disaster Recovery

  • Responsible for disaster recovery of systems & data centers.
  • Work closely with other teams to achieve overall disaster recovery and continuity to suit organizational needs.

Experience / Skills Required


  • Educated to Degree level from a recognized university in computer science or relevant subject in technology.  Preferably holds an Engineering degree.


  • At least 5 years of experience in a Technology / IT function in a recognized international organization.  Financial services industry experience highly desirable.
  • Excellent knowledge on data center technology, designing and operating data centers, preferably at Tier 3 standards.
  • Proven expertise in Routing & Switching, Security Infrastructure, Cloud platforms.
  • Expert knowledge in TCP/IP, Routing, Switching, Firewalls (Palo Alto, Fortinet), VPN, Proxy, IPS, F5 and WAF
  • Understanding of security and operational requirements for datacenter and network infrastructure to

support PCI -DSS and other regulatory standards

  • Working knowledge of defining operational processes and procedures.
  • Experience in managing services based on ITIL or similar framework.
  • Excellent written and Oral communication skills.
  • Industry certifications preferred -CCNP / CISSP
  • Experience in managing cloud infrastructure.


  • Excellent analytical and problem management skills.
  • Dedicated approach to service management
  • Client focused with excellent service management skill


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