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NETWORK ENGINEER REF: NE/ZR - 365297
NETWORK ENGINEER REF: NE/ZR
Information Technology / Web Development / Telecommunications
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Cape Town, Western Cape
Network Engineer Ref: NE/ZR
We are recruiting for an experience engineer towards the replacement of GWAN connectivity with AWS future fit connectivity.
Contract role, based either Cape Town or Johannesburg
The responsibilities are as follows
Work remotely with countries to support the setup of AWS Tunnels from East Africa and Ghana
Work with countries engineers remotely to configure site to site connections from East Africa, Ghana, Malawi, Nigeria and Zim
Review the NAT rules and access lists per application and ensure successful migration of services to site to site connection
Working as part of a team, develop a low-level and resilient connectivity design for each of the services migration from GWAN network
Work closely with the Network architect, Application owners and in country network engineers to complete successful transition of applications away from GWAN to site to site connection as per design above.
At least 3 years’ experience configuring site to site tunnels on Cisco, Sophos, Checkpoint etc.
A minimum of one-year experience configuring AWS Direct connect and site to site connections, with VPN Acceleration service where available
Able to configure remote networks carefully managing outage risks
Skills and Qualifications
Good people skills
Proven ability to work with different cultures in Africa within a complex configuration project
An individual with self-drive and able to see the bigger picture always.
Certified in AWS and Cisco Networking. Checkpoint/Mikrotic/Sophos an added advantage
Innovative and able to overcome blockers with creativity at every stage of a network project