Network Engineer Snr EHC235

  • Kontak Recruitment
  • Rivonia
  • Apr 18, 2017
Permanent Information Technology

Job Description

Senior Networking Engineer


R35000 – R50 000 per month neg


Medical aid (50% paid by company, 50% by employee).

Reimbursement for company travel.

Overtime pay in the form of commission.

Company provided laptop.



CCNA or CCNE or similar networking qualification a necessity.

International MCSE or MCSA (on Windows Server 2008) a requirement.

At least a Matriculation certificate.

A+, Server+, N+ or similar qualification beneficial.

Experience with and knowledge of switch configuration including (but not limited to) VLAN’s, trunks, voice prioritisation, spanning tree etc.

Must be proficient on both HP switching and Cisco.

Experience with and knowledge of wireless configuration including HP, Ubiquity and FortiGate.

Experience with and knowledge of configuration and administration of firewalls including FortiGate and SonicWall.

Good knowledge of Microsoft operating systems with a specific focus on identifying network issues through Windows troubleshooting.

Good understanding of Windows Event logs and how to identify problems.

Experience with remote support applications and techniques (e.g. VPN, RDP and VNC).

Working knowledge of Active Directory administration: creating user accounts, resetting passwords, disabling and deleting users.

Experience with the configuration and admiration of Office 365.

Experience with logging and following up calls with external suppliers and service providers.

A minimum of two years of relevant networking experience.

Knowledge of network monitoring software such as



Install, configure and support network related hardware including switches, routers, IP telephony equipment and firewalls.

Install, configure and support wireless equipment (AP’s and LoS).

Field and assist with network related queries both remotely and on-site.

Design networking infrastructures to support (for example) IP telephony, video etc.

Document networking configurations and prepare both design documents and site configuration documents.

Install and configure monitoring software such as WhatsUp Gold and Netflow.

Monitor networking equipment and infrastructure for performance.

Perform firewall configuration and administration tasks such as rule updates, content filtering changes and health checks.

To assist with General IT support when not working on networking related issues or projects

General hardware installation and troubleshooting (desktop and server).

General troubleshooting on all IT related equipment.

Respond to and resolve support calls at customer sites.

Respond to and resolve support calls via remote connection (desktop and server).

Assist customers telephonically.

Remote administration of servers and workstations.

Compile desktop, server and network configuration documentation for client sites.

Execute orders and follow up service and repairs with external suppliers.

Identify possible risks or problems and escalate to senior engineer if required.

Assist with management of the support team and provide 1st line escalation for technical issues (from support engineers).


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Job Level


Salary Range

R40 000 - R50 000 per month