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Network Engineering and Operations Lead (Infrastructure Engineer / Networking / Amazon and Azure Cloud Networking / Systems Mon

Cape Town, South Africa
Ref: MIM
 
Role Overview
We are recruiting for a highly motivated Technologist to operate and innovate the LAN,WAN’s and extranet which is the mission critical foundation of our Global Trading Business.
 
Client Description:
Our client is a global merchant commodities firm specializing in energy and its associated industries. They focus on identifying value in the production, refinement, transportation and consumption of tradable commodities and anticipating opportunities in the supply chain where they may be under or over-valued.
The organisation has a global reach spanning 11 offices and approximately 360 employees (85 traders and originators).
 
Duties & Responsibilities, KPA:
  • The role will be also responsible for Operations and Engineering of our Security Infrastructure e.g. Firewalls, IDS/IPS.
  • A secondary responsibility will be to assist in the engineering and deployment of a Security Monitoring and Incident management platform.
  • Above and beyond the skills and experience, you’ll need to be goal oriented, capable of understanding the big picture whilst dealing with any tactical emergencies in a structured and composed manner.
  • Critical for the role is to have the abilities, skills and experience as an independent self-starter to visualize and create the Technology platforms, policies and procedures to deliver an excellent Infrastructure Technology Platform.
  • Clear and effective communications within a globally distributed team is also essential for the role.
  • In addition to the opportunity to operate and evolve a mission critical infrastructure platform supporting a rapidly growing Trading firm, you shall have the opportunity to develop engineering and operations experience on cutting edge technologies e.g. Cloud,Hyper-Converged Infrastructure , next generation data protection and Cyber Security.
 
Education & Experience Required:
 
Required Skills and Experience:
  • Senior Infrastructure Engineer / Operations (6+ years)
  • Networking - Route/Switch/Firewall (8+ Years)
  • Amazon and Azure Cloud Networking (2+ Years)
  • Network/Systems Monitoring platforms (5+ years)
  • Network packet analysis (5+ years)
  • Security Incident Management
 
Desired Skills:
  • Coding exposure for Automation, Config Management e.g. Python, Powershell, Ansible
  • Syslog, System Event logs consolidation and analysis platforms
  • Storage – SANs
  • Hyper Converged Infrastructure e.g. Nutanix
  • MS Exchange
  • Data Protection – Networker, Cohesity, Veeam
 
 
Benefits and Contractual information:
Location: Cape Town
Reporting to: Chief Technology Officer
Direct reports: ±7 operations engineers
Start Date: Jan 2020 (sooner if possible)
Salary: Neg.
Duration: Perm
 
Please apply directly, by clicking on the Apply Button and visit www.caglobalint.com for the latest CA Global jobs.
 
Michelle Muir
Senior Executive Recruitment Specialist
CA Global Africa Recruitment 
 
If you have not had any response in two weeks, please consider your application unsuccessful however your CV will be kept on our database for any other suitable positions.
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