CA Global Africa Recruitment

Date Created: 2019-11-12T14:16:20+00:00

Reference Number: MAS_2019_1016

Job Description:
Our client in looking for a qualified and experienced Network Administrator to maintain and improve network performance and security, and to design, implement, manage, and troubleshoot the network routing, switching, security and WAN optimization.

  • Implementation of:
    • IPS
    • Stateful failover for firewall, IPS and Static VPN
    • Wireless devices
    • Tuning and creating of IPS default signatures
    • MPLS
    • Quality of Service for various data classes
    • STP
    • OSPF/EIGRP spanning multiple vendors’ devices and geo locations in IPv4/IPv6 environment across data centers
    • Firewalls, routers, switches, LBS and WAN optimization devices for both Ipv4/Ipv6
    • Standard configuration across respective devices (routers, switches, firewalls, WAN optimization tools, LB).
    • Network management and reporting tools
    • Network Performance Management, syslog, MRTG, SNMPv3, etc.
    • Implement the centralized Configuration Management system
    • WAN optimization for remote sites and WAN protocols
    • Bluecoat proxy, F5 LB and Riverbed steelhead/Bluecoat appliances.
  •  Create:
    • New IPS signatures
    • Scripts for routine network tasks
  • Centralize all the device authentication using TACACS+, RADIUS v1 & 2 with multiple levels of pre-defined access for individual users and administrators for their respective sites.
  • Identify potential points of failure in network and remedy them.
  • Responsible for network uptime of 99.9%
  • Standardize of network configuration
  • Reports on network device configuration as authorized under change management for verification using Configuration Management tools
  • Centralized inventory and documentation of network assets and diagram
  • Penetration testing, reporting the vulnerabilities and remedying them as per change management process
  • Automating the low-level network tasks and assist with IT support where and as required.

Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • CCNA skills
  • ITIL foundations qualification preferred
  • Cisco certifications – Professional level in design and routing/switching
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in designing/implementing/managing routing, switching, security (IPS, NAC, ACS, VPNs).
  • At least 2 years in WAN optimization (Riverbed steelhead series/Bluecoat).
  • Experience with multi-vendor routing/switching environment (Cisco, HP, Dell, etc.).
  • Must have experience in working in Data Center environment.
  • Working experience with MPLS, load balancers, penetration testing, change management, project management, scripting is required. Proven experience in resolving complex network issues in line with business requirements of network up-time.
  • Ability to lead project teams

Benefits and Contractual information:

  • Permanent position
  • Market related salary

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