Senior IT Network Engineer

Gauteng, Full Time Deadline: Not specified

Job Description
A large hospitality / leisure company seeks the expertize of a Senior Network Engineer to manage and maintain the Group’s MS-based server ’ network infrastructure in its totality both onsite and for the resorts (off-site).

Manage and maintain the organization's Microsoft-based server and network infrastructure.
Work with the IT Manager to develop strategic plans for the future of the company's IT infrastructure, including the design and implementation of new systems and technologies.
Monitor system performance and troubleshoot issues to ensure high levels of availability and security.
Implement and maintain security systems, including firewalls and intrusion detection systems.
Lead the design and implementation of new IT projects and system upgrades.
Provide third-level support for IT helpdesk, troubleshooting complex technical issues.
Develop and maintain comprehensive documentation for all implemented networks, servers, and systems.
Perform regular backup operations and implement appropriate processes for data protection, disaster recovery, and failover procedures.
Participate in the selection and deployment of new hardware and software.
Conduct training sessions to improve the IT skills of staff and keep them informed about new IT developments.
There are also responsibilities such as CCTV, Generator Checks and Physical Security items like access tags.


MCSE (Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer) / equivalent qual,

Must be / have:

Above average IT Knowledge (hardware + software)
Min of 2 yrs exp in the IT field
Willing / able to – if need be – work (sleep over) @ resorts nationwide

Additional requirements:

Detailed network understanding
Assembling new hardware systems
Experience in Active directories
Experience in Exchange
Experience in Office365
Experience in DomainsDNS
Experience in Firewalls

Experience in VM’s

Shared resources
Setup of VM
Support of VM

Experience in Backup procedures and software

Cloud based backups
Disaster Recovery procedures
Experience in System and Network documentation

Experience in WIFI

Installation / setup
Experience in SQL databased administration

Experience in Networks

Switch config and routing
Fibre Installation
Network Cable installation
Experience in CCTV Security Cameras and Installation

Soft skills

Strong communications skills.
Sound problem solving abilities.
An independent worker.
Sound negotiator.
Deadline driven.
Attention to detail.
Able to establish good team spirit.
Be proactive and innovative.