Senior Specialist: Network Analyst


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Senior Specialist: Network Analyst

[Pretoria] -

Ref: FC04224A

Our client requires the services of a Senior Specialist: Network Analyst on contract.

  • The Senior Specialist Network Analyst will responsible for the management and maintenance of the IT network.

  • The ideal candidate will work in conjunction with other system administrators, database administrators and support technicians.

As such, over and above qualifications and suitability, the curriculum vitae of the proposed candidates should, address the following experience:

  • -Deep skills and experience in designing and supporting of Microsoft networks

  • -Knowledge of HP/Cisco switches and routers

  • -Certifications

  • -Ability to manage and coordinate mini projects

  • -Good documentation skills.

In addition to the technical skills outlined above, the following attributes or skills are also required:

  • -Ability to communicate clearly verbally and in written form

  • -Ability and willingness to engage in formal and informal knowledge transfer

  • -Ability to work effectively as part of a team in support of the teams goals.

Technical Skills requirements:

    Over and above the broad system administration role and functions indicated above, the candidate is expected to be broadly qualified and experienced, it must be noted that additional specialised knowledge and experience in all the following areas will be critical in selection process. The focus areas are:

    • -Network management and associated security

    • -Microsoft Windows

    • -Virtualisation

    • -Active Directory and Exchange

    • -6 years plus: Up-to date knowledge of industry offerings in networking arena and the potential uses within the business

    • -6 years plus: All-round technical knowledge of LAN/WAN network equipment (CISCO and HP Procurve), technologies, protocols and communication standards (eg Ethernet, 1000BaseT. TCP/IP suite, RIP, OSPF, EIGRP, BGP, MLPS)

    • -6 years plus: Network management software (HP TopTools: Open Source tools (eg. Nagios, Cacti, Zenoss)

    • Satellite networks, Switches, VLANs, VOIP etc.)

    • -4 years plus: Network security skills and knowledge (Symantec antivirus End Point Protection edition)

    • -6 years plus: Good Microsoft networking and Operating System skills

    • -2 years plus: Good knowledge of hardware support and installation

    • -2 years plus: Knowledge of Symantec Endpoint Protection edition

    • -3 years plus: Knowledge of design, implementation ad operation of data VPN solutions

    • -3 years plus: Good knowledge of cabling standards and specifications (eg. UTP category 5, single and multi-mode fibre)

    • -3 years plus: Knowledge of design and development of corporate remote access solutions

    • -4 years plus: Knowledge of design and implementation of DNS/DHCP/WINS services

    • -2 years plus: Knowledge of network analysers and theirs use (eg. Network General Sniffer)

    POSITION: Contract role for 12 months.

      COMMENCEMENT: January 2018.

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