The ideal candidate will function as a subject matter expert on a variety of hardware / network products in the client’s infrastructure environment and must have gained practical experience from handling significantly complex technical assignments. The successful candidate will provide technical support for the data communications network and design, implement and maintain all network infrastructures within the environment.
Analyse and resolve technical problems within the existing network infrastructure.
Consult with users and evaluate requirements, recommend designs, provide cost analyses, plan projects and coordinate tasks for installation of data networks.
Conduct research and evaluation of network technology and recommend purchases of appropriate network equipment.
Recommend network solutions for short-, medium-, and long-range network projects
Design, implement and manage enterprise network infrastructure and create user environments, directories and security for the networks being created.
Design, implement and support IP data network connectivity and provide effective data network administration for users firm-wide.
Provide expert level support (level 3) for all multi-site enterprise data communications network (i.e. LANs, WLANs, WANs, etc).
Monitor network performance Online-Real Time and ensure high availability (99.9%) of network nodes
Minimum of 4 years of progressive work experience as a Network Administrator; proven experience of operating in a Cisco-based environment is a definite advantage.
Minimum of a good bachelor’s degree in: Computer Science/Electronic Engineering/other Technology-related field, Cisco certification (CCNA, CCNP) required.
CCIE will be an added advantage.
Experience in Cisco Networks. In particular QOS settings, Switch port configuration and VLAN / WAN and MAN configuration
Excellent networking experience and knowledge of network environments and concepts such as TCP/IP, DHCP, DNS, wireless and mobile computing.
Relevant experience of FTP, TFTP, DHCP, AD
Relevant experience of Windows 2000 server/professional, Window XP, MS Office (2000 and XP).
Strong technical and project management skills, must be resourceful and able to work as part of a team