Remote Senior Network Engineer (JB3907)

  • Full time
  • Work from home
  • @Kontak recruitment posted 2 months ago
  • Posted : 10 January 2024 -Accepting applications

Vacancy Details

  • Career Level Supervisor / Manager
  • Experience 5 Years
  • What we do Computers & IT & Telecoms
  • Qualifications Practical experience only

Job Description

Our client, a leading managed services IT company, specializes in providing comprehensive IT solutions to a diverse range of clients. With a focus on delivering exceptional support and utilizing the latest technologies, they offer a stimulating work environment and opportunities for professional growth.

The company is looking for a skilled and experienced Senior Network Engineer to join their dynamic team. As a Senior Network Engineer, you will play a crucial role in overseeing the installation, configuration, maintenance, and troubleshooting of end-user workstation hardware, software, and peripheral devices.

In addition, you will be responsible for performing server management tasks, including domains, exchange, active directory, file, print, and storage. This is a remote position available for applicants currently living in Gauteng, with a competitive salary of R60,000 CTC per month.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide technical support remotely and be willing to work in shifts.
  • Solve problems proactively by demonstrating initiative, professionalism, and effective communication skills.
  • Perform server management tasks, including domain, exchange, active directory, file, print, and storage.
  • Demonstrate a good understanding of networks, working with Netgear, Cisco, Ruckus, Aruba, etc.
  • Assist with network design, capacity planning, and the setup of VLANs and other network configurations.
  • Oversee the installation, configuration, maintenance, and troubleshooting of end-user workstation hardware, software, and peripheral devices.
  • Assist with strategies for client/server implementations and the required infrastructure.
  • Assist with the implementation of new server systems, applications, and hardware.
  • Implement policies, procedures, and technologies, including firewalls, to ensure IT security.
  • Plan and execute server upgrades, maintenance fixes, and vendor-supplied patches.
  • Provide VoIP and ISP support.
  • Recommend and implement modifications to the server environment to improve efficiency, reliability, and performance.
  • Develop and maintain server and network documentation.
  • Administer equipment, hardware, and software upgrades.
  • Monitor and test network performance, providing performance statistics and reports.
  • Recommend, schedule, and perform network improvements, upgrades, and repairs.
  • Analyze and review processes and operating procedures, providing innovative feedback and recommendations.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Minimum of 5 years of equivalent work experience.
  • 2-5 years of experience in designing and implementing firewalling solutions.
  • Advanced-to-Expert level knowledge and hands-on experience with SonicWall and Fortinet Firewalls.
  • Beneficial knowledge includes SonicWall, Fortigate Firewalls, Cisco, Aruba, Ruckus Switches, Networking/VLANs, and Ruckus/Aruba/Ubiquiti wireless networks.
  • SNSA (SonicWall Network Security Administrator) certification with a willingness to achieve SNSP (SonicWall Network Security Professional).
  • Fortinet NSE3 certification required, with a willingness to achieve NSE4+ certifications.
  • Experience in installing, configuring, and maintaining Windows and Linux server hardware and associated network equipment.
  • Familiarity with TCP/IP and other network protocols, firewall management, and operating system configuration.
  • Mid-to-senior-level knowledge and experience in switching and routing.
  • General knowledge of storage technologies such as SAN or NAS, as well as Active Directory/Global Catalogue.
  • Good understanding of the ITIL Framework and ITSM Systems.
  • Expertise in incident management, problem management, resolving service requests, and applying change management when necessary.
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft technologies, including but not limited to Office 365, Microsoft 365, Azure, and Hyper-V.

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