South Africa

e.ITI.Network Administrator

Company Digital Outsource Services
Reference # JDC-NA-DOS
Published 21/02/2019
Contract Type Permanent
Salary Market Related
Location Century City, Western Cape, South Africa
Reporting to the IT Networks Team Lead, the successful candidate will as a member of the Network team be required to effectively manage the organisations network environment.
Job Functions Engineering,Information Technology
Industries ICT - Information & Communications Technology,Infrastructure,IT - Information Technology
Duties will include, but not limited to:

•Administration of Layer 2 Switching environment ensuring optimal configuration and performance.
•Administration of configuration management and logging systems to ensure all network devices are being logged correctly.
•Maintain a relationship with service providers to ensure the best possible service from them.
•Administration of wireless environment ensuring all clients can connect and receive adequate service.
•Administration of routing environment, including the ability to failover BGP networks or NAT’s on edge firewalls.
•Configuring firewall policies as outlined by the InfoSec team.
•Maintain and configure load balancers.
•Advanced efficient troubleshooting of network issues related to either packet loss, latency or jitter and appropriate actions taken to remedy these issues as a matter of urgency.
•Monitoring of network environment ensuring metrics such as utilization, latency, packet loss and jitter are logged and deviations are alerted both within LAN and WAN environments.
•Ensures monitoring and notifications alerts are escalated appropriately.
•Ensuring network connectivity and firewall access is configured appropriately and running optimally.
•Reporting of system and network health on a weekly/monthly basis.
•Normal core working hours but available 24x7 for support, troubleshooting and emergencies after hours.
•Exposure, but not limited to:

oLinux servers
oMicrosoft Windows technologies
oVirtualization technologies
oBackup solutions
oMonitoring Solutions
oCollaboration solutions
Essential Requirements:

•A Relevant Information Technology tertiary qualification
•A Relevant Networking certification such as CCNA or equivalent.
•Minimum 2 years’ experience in the Information Technology industry.
•Previous experience in 24/7 E-Commerce Environment.
•Proven understanding of Switching, Routing, Firewall and Load Balancer technologies.
•Proven experience in configuring and deploying network equipment including but not limited to, Switches, Routers and Firewalls in a secure standards based manner.

•Proven understanding of dynamic protocols such as Spanning Tree, BGP etc.
•Experience in using coding/scripting to automate/reduce time taken to complete manual tasks.
•Microsoft Certifications

Personal Competencies:

•Self-motivated, strong personal drive, highly organised, energetic, innovative and proactive
•Passionate about technology
•Motivated to do self-study
•Comfortable with working outside normal working hours regularly to complete projects as to limit impact on the organisation
•Excellent communications and interpersonal skills
•Comfortable with working independently and as part of a team
•Sound organisational and time management skills
•High stress tolerance
•Flexible and able to cope with change and fluctuating demands
•Very systematic, precise, logical , accurate and thorough
•Problem solving focused
Job Closing Date 28/02/2019
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