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Access Network Engineer (hybrid Role) - Stellenbosch, Cape Town

Last update 2024-02-23
Expires 2024-02-23
ID #2005123243
Access Network Engineer (hybrid Role) - Stellenbosch, Cape Town
South Africa, Western Cape, Cape Town,
Modified January 24, 2024


Our client based in Stellenbosch is looking to hire an Access Network Engineer. The Access Network Engineer will plan and build the Access Network roadmap to ensure the organisation’s Access Network infrastructure is up-to-date, efficient and future-proof. You will be responsible for driving access network technologies and balancing speed quality and cost.
Key Responsibilities
Responsible for the engineering and long-term planning of access network technologies.
Responsible for designing large-scale access networks on different technology mediums and protocols.
To research and adopt technologies that scale the access network sustainably.
To ensure the network meets users’ requirements.
Key Outputs
Automation: Develop and manage automation tools for access network provisioning and management, including configuration, deployment, and large-scale changes based on projects.
Ensure compliance with organizational standards through regular audits of network configuration, performance, and security.
Implement security measures to protect network infrastructure and prevent unauthorized access.
Design optimized routing protocols, techniques, and services for efficient traffic management within the access network.
Set access network standards, provide approved hardware and software, and document network configurations.
Ensure a high-quality user experience on the access network through technology and system improvements.
Develop and enforce policies for security, traffic engineering, and quality of service, aligning with business objectives and industry best practices.
Share knowledge with other teams, create training materials, conduct training sessions, write documentation, and maintain a knowledge base.
Research new possibilities to improve Access networks and Support Network operational teams to solve complex engineering problems.
Minimum 5 years experience in a Network Engineering role in the ISP or FNO industry.
Expert on network protocols and design principles, OSPF. BGP, ISIS
Expert in Access network technologies, GPON, EPON, Metro Ethernet, Wireless.
Proven ability to solve complex networking challenges.
Experience in python or other network scripting languages.
Deep understanding of network and infrastructure Security.
Possesses an in-depth understanding of networks, including a comprehensive grasp of how networks operate within the layers of the OSI model.
Approach network challenges with an engineering mindset, displaying a commitment to delve into intricate issues, identifying root causes and providing solutions.
Ability to translate complex technology solutions to other technical and non-technical peers.
Innovative perspective: Ability to step back and provide perspective on improvement and scalability.
Bachelor’s Degree would be advantageous.
Vendor-backed certification, Mikrotik, Juniper, and Cambium is essential

Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Access network engineer (hybrid role) - stellenbosch

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