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Network Engineer

Published on 16.11.2020


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Job Ad & Profile Description

Position : Network Engineer

A dynamic company based in Midrand is looking for a Network Engineer.


  • Not overseeing any staff
  • Will be reporting to the Senior Network Engineer
  • Maintain the clients Arista, Dell and FortiGate network
  • The company also has FortiGate firewalls that they maintain for clients that have their equipment hosted in the Cloud providers DC racks (this includes FortiVMs within the VMware environment)
  • The Engineer will mainly work in conjunction with the CIO and upper management
  • The Engineer will be provisioning the networking required for client Virtual Data centers on VMware vCloud Director
  • Provisioning and troubleshooting NSX-T networks
  • This is provisioned on a "shared environment" for majority of the tenants
  • The Engineer will assist with designing solutions that clients require to connect into the multitude of services that are available on the platform or in other service providers platforms
  • The Engineer will liaise with the upstream providers and ISPs for customer’s specific routing requirements, public IP allocation, adding of DNS records and for troubleshooting purposes
  • The cloud provider also owns their own block of public IPs so would need to be familiar with VRRP and BGP
  • The Engineer will also have to be able to setup and maintained WAF virtual devices to cater to the client’s requirements
  • The Engineer is also involved in the day to day changes and design at the data center locations
  • Patching cross connects from service providers and configuring port channels for redundant links
  • Co-ordinate scheduled maintenance for firmware upgrades on FortiGate firewalls and install FortiGate’s on the client’s site if required
  • Installing Dell switches with stacking / VLT implemented
  • Managing tickets on helpdesk
  • Be able to manage multiple sites (local and international) that communicate via MPLS or IPSEC
Required profile for job ad : Network Engineer
  • With a CCNA (Cisco Certified Network Associate)
  • 1 - 4 years’ experience
  • Some firewall experience
  • Familiarity with IPSEC configurations is required
  • Own vehicle and valid drivers license
  • English speaking
  • Well-spoken and good written skills as he will work with clients
Job criteria for job ad : Network Engineer
Job category :
IT, new technologies
Industries :
Temporary work, recruitment
Employment type :
Permanent contract
Region :
Eastern Cape - Free State - Gauteng - KwaZulu-Natal - Limpopo - Mpumalanga - North West - Northern Cape - Western Cape
Experience level :
2 to 5 years
Educational level :
Spoken language :
Number of Position(s) : 1

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