Network Administrator - Juniper

Remuneration:Basic salary 
Location:Cape Town
Type: Permanent
Company:Datafin Recruitment

An internet service provider based in Cape Town is looking for a network administrator (Juniper) to attend to the core network, maintenance, support, and documentation. Must have five years’ experience as a network administrator, skills needed are Cisco, Juniper, Mikrotik, BGP, OSPF, MPLS, and Layer 2 Switching.

  • Maintenance of networks.
  • Support to the support service desk on all matters related to the network.
  • Assistance in network design on occasion when a network change or upgrade is required.
  • Monitoring of all networks.
  • Identifying and rectifying any possible vulnerabilities in the network.
  • Assist the support centre with any escalations.
  • Fibre Aggregation Sites – Assist with the rolling out of fibre aggregation sites. This will facilitate the expansion of our network and will require of the Network Administrator to do site visits, subsequent network design and planning and rollout of such projects.
  • Documentation – Ensure that all work is documented and the documentation maintained. Excellent writing skills and technical accuracy and meticulousness a requirement.
  • Working within an internal work-flow system - must be excellent at working within and sticking to a strict internal work-flow system whereby tasks are logged as tickets and these tickets require timeous completion.
  • Availability - the work of a Network Administrator often requires availability after hours and during certain periods, 24-hour availability.

  • No less than five years' experience as a network administrator.
  • Additional qualifications related to the field would be advantageous.
  • Cisco, Juniper, Mikrotik.
  • BGP, OSPF, MPLS, Layer 2 Switching.
  • Radius & Subscriber Aggregation.
  • Reliable, well-spoken and well-groomed.
  • Superb technical, organisational and documentation skills.
  • Ability to function within an extremely stressful environment.
  • Ability to juggle both deadline-driven tasks such as project rollouts, with on-going support and maintenance tasks.
  • Valid driver's license and own reliable transport required.
  • Excellent writing skills for both documentation and written interaction.

  • Integrity and honesty.
  • Trustworthy and reliable.
  • Independent.
  • Able to prioritise.
  • Be adaptable and flexible.
  • Quality, detail-oriented.
  • Works with a high degree of accuracy.
  • Strong service orientation.
  • Collaboration.
  • Planning, organising and follow-up.
  • Assertive.
  • Decisive and calm within stressful situations.
  • Work under pressure.
  • Multi-task.
  • Continuous learning.

While we would really like to respond to every application, should you not be contacted for this position within 10 working days please consider your application unsuccessful.

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Posted on 19 Jun 12:00

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