Network Architect

  • 113 Loop St, Cape Town City Centre, Cape Town, 8000, South Africa
  • Full-time

Company Description

We are a leading international digital gaming company, underpinned by superior talent and technology. We operate a multi-branded strategy, using a combination of proprietary and licensed software to provide online bingo and slot gaming and a social gaming mobile application. Every day, millions of people worldwide enjoy our products - which includes meccabingo.com and grosvenorcasinos.com - on their mobiles, tablets and desktops.

Job Description

Role Responsibilities

  • Lead our journey to Hybrid Cloud connecting our On Premise systems to AWS through Direct Connects
  • Assessing business and applications requirements for corporate and product networks
  • Planning, designing and upgrading network installation projects
  • Analyse business requirements to develop technical network solutions and their framework.
  • Design, test, and inspect data communications systems.
  • Perform network modelling, analysis, and planning.
  • Overseeing Network Security, contributing to and implementing required standards and finding secure solutions.
  • Working with Juniper, Pulse and HP Aruba Network Equipment
  • Troubleshooting network architecture and making recommendations for system findings and enhancements
  • Making recommendations for leveraging network installations and reducing operational costs
  • Designing and implementing new network solutions and/or improving the efficiency of current networks
  • Installing, configuring and supporting network equipment including routers, load balancers, proxy servers, switches, WAN accelerators, DNS and DHCP
  • Procuring network equipment and managing subcontractors involved with network installation
  • Configuring firewalls, routing and switching to maximise network efficiency and security
  • Maximising network performance through ongoing monitoring and troubleshooting
  • Arranging scheduled upgrades
  • Investigating faults in the network
  • Updating network equipment to the latest firmware releases
  • Reporting network status to key stakeholder

Qualifications

Desirable Skills and Attributes

  • Experience/Desire to adopt newer practices around Software Defined Networks and Network Automation
  • Relevant network qualification
  • An analytical mind
  • An ability to learn new technologies quickly
  • Good time management skills
  • An ability to follow processes
  • Strong documentation skills
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Commercial and business awareness
  • Experience in Gambling or other high volume industry
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