IIT Systems Administrator – Network Team Lead

A mining giant has a vacancy for an IIT Systems Administrator that has all the inside scoop on networking in the Industrial IT environment.  We’re looking for a master of their trade and your lovely letter to us will only be considered if you have at least 6 years’ experience.

Location

Johannesburg

Key Responsibilities

•Provide expert support, analysis, research, and advice into exceptionally complex problems and processes relating to the subject matter. •Serve as technical expert on executive-level project teams providing technical direction, interpretation and alternatives. •Perform highly specialized and technical tasks associated with the most current and cutting-edge technologies. •May serve as a technical consultant to a project or a number projects dealing with area of technical expertise. •Coordinate with contract management and Government personnel to ensure the problems have been properly defined and the solutions satisfy customer needs. •Responsible for the development, configuration, and maintenance of the Industrial Network (IIT). •Design and plan network systems. •Provides specifications and detailed schematics for network architecture. •Provides specific, detailed information for hardware and software selection, implementation techniques, and tools for the most efficient solution to meet business needs, including present and future capacity requirements. •Conduct testing of network systems. •Maintain technical expertise in all areas of network and computer hardware and software interconnection and interfacing, such as routers, switchers, firewalls, wireless (WMN), etc. •Evaluate and report on new network technologies to enhance capabilities of the network. •Research and evaluate new concepts and processes to improve performance. •Develop, update and maintain network design documentation •Analyze cross-functional problem sets, identify root causes and resolve issues. •Assist more junior level technicians, specialists, and managers in their activities. •Can perform all tasks of lower level technicians, specialists, and/or managers •Maintain professionalism, good attitude and appropriate behavior with IIT personnel, clients and vendors.

Minimum Requirements

•Completed Grade 12 •Relevant Information Technology •Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience •Expert hands-on working experience with as many of the following as possible: routers (Cisco preferred), Cisco IE switch platforms. •Extensive experience with enterprise network design and sustainment, to include routing, switching, data center and cloud technology will be advantageous. •CCNP certification required, CCIE preferred in Routing/Switching and Data Center •Network Security certification – advantageous •Expert knowledge of TCP/IP and associated routing protocols, such as (M)BGP, OSPF, ISIS, and MPLS protocols and services, such as LDP/RSVP, L2 and L3. •Experience with MS Visio and PowerPoint. •Experience developing and interpreting detailed installation instructions and supporting documentation to effect network design deployments. •Prior experience leading engineering teams on complex deployments •Wireless/ RF qualifications advantageous

Recruiter Name

Lawrence Makaringe


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