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Network Engineer – Information Technology job – Market related salary – Johannesburg, South Africa

  • Permanent
  • Johannesburg
  • Aug 1, 2018

A leading online marketing company has an exciting job opportunity for a Network Engineer to join their team in Johannesburg. If you are looking for an exciting opportunity in a fast-paced environment, this job could be perfect for you

Your key job responsibilities as the Network Engineer in Johannesburg is to oversee the day-to-day operation of the networks including hardware and software support. The Network Engineer will also plan, design and implement data connectivity for local area network (LAN) and wide area network (WAN) systems. The role is also key for the implementation and maintenance of the Disaster Recovery plan for the company

Responsibilities for this Network Engineer job in Johannesburg:

  • LAN/WAN infrastructure
  • Document all device configurations and change controls
  • Maintenance of Data flow tools
  • Firewalls
  • Design and manage the network for the Disaster Recovery strategy
  • Management/maintenance of company Wi-Fi network
  • Performance monitoring of key devices
  • Monitoring and alerting of all key devices

Requirements for this Network Engineer job in Johannesburg will include:

  • 5+ years’ experience
  • Cisco networking products (firewall, router, switches) knowledge with hands-on experience
  • Detailed knowledge and understanding of Internet protocols (DNS/SMTP/HTTP/SSL/SSH/FTP etc.)
  • Knowledge and understanding of the BGP routing protocol in a Cisco environment
  • Excellent Troubleshooting skills, including diagnosing problems from packet capture
  • Maintains quality customer service skills, a strong work ethic, and is a team player
  • Willing to be on an after-hours standby schedule
  • Ability to work well independently
  • Preferred qualification: CCNP
  • Riverbed WAN accelerator knowledge (Advantageous)
  • Mikrotik RouterOS (wired & wireless) (Advantageous)
  • Palo Alto Networks (Advantageous)
  • A10 Networks (or similar load balancer technologies) (Advantageous)
  • Window Server/Linux experience (Advantageous)
  • Batch/shell scripting (Advantageous)

If you meet the above requirements for this Network Engineer job in Johannesburg, please send your CV through to If you do not receive any feedback within 7 days of your application, please be advised that you were not successful in making the shortlist

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