Senior Network Engineer (LAN / MPLS / WAN / IOS / Junos / FortiOS / Datacentre network components) Gaborone, Botswana

Location: Gaborone, Botswana, Botswana
Date Posted: 27-09-2017
Reference Number: LNM
Job Description:
Responsible for the Group’s networks such as LAN, WAN, Datacentre network components, communication infrastructure and third party connections as well as firewalls. The responsibilities include hardware, operating systems (IOS, Junos, FortiOS) network and software tools, including designing, installation, configuration and maintenance, and the planning, maintaining, and monitoring of these systems. To advise and investigate improvements and savings within the environment.
  • Maintain network documentation for the company network infrastructure; diagrams covering all the connectivity/links physical equipment and layout, IP addresses, LAN & WAN, security controls throughout the group
  • Identify alternatives for optimizing resources, MPLS/WAN, wireless links, internet Links, network routers, switches and firewalls – monitoring using appropriate tools
  • Expected to work on and own projects including designing and implementing
  • Expected to document all changes and designs and able to delegate project and other work to other team members and support technicians
  • While expected to own mainly networking projects and networking portions of other projects, some project work may be expected in other infrastructure projects and non-networking technologies.
  • Expected to be engaged in development, maintenance and monitoring of QoS on the company’s networks, including LAN and WAN
  • Expected to be on-call (rotational) when planned
  • Planning for Disaster Recovery and BCP and participation in DR Drills.
  • Scheduled afterhours and weekend work expected
  • Shift work required as needed
  • Travel to different countries subsidiaries expected
  • Collect information to analyze and evaluate existing or proposed systems
  • Research, plan, install, configure, troubleshoot, maintain and upgrade of networking and other systems.
  • Conduct technical research on system upgrades to determine feasibility, cost, time required, and compatibility with current system.
  • Continuously monitor connectivity, network performance to ensure proactive problem resolution and general stability.
  • Maintenance of the confidentiality of key network passwords including but not limited to servers, routers, switches, call managers, and other network default passwords, codes, etc.
  • Ensure that replication of the DR Recovery centres is occurring at all times.
  • Responsible for the network portion of Disaster Recovery drills running and documentation of the outcome and resolution of exceptions
  • Responsible for the switches, routers, Wi-Fi, firewalls, Internet links, Telco integrations, MPLS links and WAN, 3rd party links, IPT connectivity
  • Some support may be required on non-network system from time to time including Active directory, Exchange servers, VMWare & Storage, MS technologies, Linux servers
Requirements: Qualification and Skills
  • Required Certification(s) in Juniper technologies
  • Required minimum 3 years’ experience in Juniper technologies
  • Required knowledge of routing, switching, QoS, VPN
  • Required understanding of routing protocols, including BGP
  • Required skills/expertise in Juniper switches and firewalls
  • Required skills in Cisco routers and switches
  • Cisco certifications will be advantageous
  • Skills in Fortinet firewalls advantageous
  • Skills in VMWare, Dell, MS, Linux technologies slightly advantageous 
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