Datacentrix is currently looking to recruit a Senior Network Engineer to be based at a client site in Pretoria
Primary Role Accountabilities:
Manage security solutions, including firewall, and intrusion detection systems.
Ensure wireless standards are in accordances of clients Policy
Maintain all clients Wireless solutions
Design and maintain all of the clients Network and Wireless solution as per standards.
Manage all network hardware and equipment, including routers, switches and other Network Devices
Ensure reliable network connectivity to all of the network.
Administer all equipment, hardware and software upgrades.
Perform network design and capacity planning.
Conduct research on network products, services, protocols, and standards in support of network procurement and development efforts.
Interact and negotiate with vendors, outsourcers, and contractors to secure network products and services.
Develop, implement and maintain policies, procedures and associated training plans for network resource administration, appropriate use, and disaster recovery.
Practice network asset management, including maintenance of network component inventory and related documentation and technical specifications information.
Establish service level agreements with end users.
Administer and maintain end user permissions, and access rights to the network.
Perform Network backups and recovery.
Monitor and test network performance and provide network performance statistics and reports.
Recommend, schedule, and perform network improvements, upgrades, and repairs.
Manage and/or provide guidance to junior members of the team.
Manage ISP and internet connections
Maintenance of network facilities, VPN gateways, intrusion detection systems
Perform troubleshooting to diagnose and resolve problems
Prioritize and manage Service requests and Projects
Manage on site Network Engineers including task assignments and development
Manage third parties and service providers
Provide management reporting
National Senior Certificate
Recognized Degree or Diploma in Information Technology Appropriate Industry Certification/Diploma in Information Technology
Cisco CCNP Wireless
HP Master ASE
Fortigate Firewalls NSE4
ITILproficiency will be an advantage
Valid Drivers License and own reliable vehicle
Excellent Communication and Interpersonal skills
Must be able to work flexible hours as may be required
Must be able to work independently
Must be able to cope under pressure
Must be punctual, disciplined and dedicated to effectively execute job requirements keeping in mind INTERNAL and EXTERNAL HR and IT policies