Senior IP Engineer

Ref No. CLGFH002
Salary zar500,000/annum
Benefits All inclusive
Location Johannesburg, South Africa
Job type Permanent
Job Status


These roles are based in Johannesburg, and requires locally based eligible candidates within the Gauteng region. Should you meet the requirements below, please do get in touch!


Networkers technology works with various Telecommunications clients across Africa and globally. One of our Telecommunication clients within the Operator space is looking to hire a Senior IP Engineers

The Job

Job description:

IP Engineer:

Planning and Design

  • Planning of ISP networks
  • Planning and dimensioning of DNS infrastructure
  • Budget planning
  • Developing design guidelines
  • Translation of high-level plan to low level design
  • Drive execution of plans
  • Forecast capacity and traffic and align with requirements from other business units
  • Understanding of fixed and mobile networks
  • Plan transport capacity backbone infrastructure
  • Evaluate new IP/MPLS network equipment and specifications
  • Topology/service planning
  • Preparation and execution of RFP
  • In depth knowledge of standards and specifications
  • In-depth knowledge of network KPIs

Network Optimisation & Performance:

  • Ensure quality objectives are met and maintained
  • Report on performance problems and performance improvements
  • Investigate performance issues and identify changes required
  • Review design and drive optimisation changes
  • Provide high level support on the planned network/technologies

Data warehousing:

  • Reporting and data analysis

List Key skills / Key words:

  • At least 5 years engineering experience (design/planning focused) on ISP (Internet Service Provider) IP/MPLS networks and services
  • More than 3 years engineering experience on DNS (authoritative, caching) and DNS optimisation and related network architectures (i.e. BGP anycast etc).
  • Experience on Cisco CRS, ASR9K, ASR1K, 7600, 6500, 4500
  • CCNP or equivalent pre-requisite
  • CCIE advantageous

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