Lead Consultant: Networks Vacancy

  • Full Time
  • Gauteng, Pretoria

State Information Technology Agency (SITA)

Job Details
Offered Salary
R 845 277 – R 1 267 915
Research, science & technology
SITA Polokwane
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Where to submit application
How to apply 1. To apply please log onto the e-Government Portal: www.eservices.gov.za and follow the following process; 2. Register using your ID and personal information; 3. Use received one-time pin to complete the registration; 4. Log in using your username and password; 5. Select Recruitment Jobs; 6. Select Recruitment Citizen to browse and apply for jobs; 7. Once logged in, click the Online Help tab for support if needed.
REPORT TO : Senior Manager: WAN DIVISION : LP Provincial DEPARTMENT : WAN Services. CV`s sent to the above email addresses will not be considered. Closing Date: 01 August 2022 Disclaimer SITA is an Employment Equity employer and this position will be filled based on the Employment Equity Plan. Correspondence will be limited to shortlisted candidates only. Preference will be given to members of designated groups. ? If you do not hear from us within two months of the closing date, please regard your application as unsuccessful. ? Applications received after the closing date will not be considered. Please clearly indicate the reference number of the position you are applying for. ? It is the applicant’s responsibility to have foreign qualifications evaluated by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA). ? Only candidates who meet the requirements should apply. ? SITA reserves the right not to make an appointment. ? The appointment is subject to getting a positive security clearance, the signing of a balance scorecard contract, verification of the applicants’ documents (Qualifications), and reference checking. ? Correspondence will be entered to with shortlisted candidates only. ? CV`s from Recruitment Agencies will not be considered. ? CV’s sent to the incorrect email addresses will not be considered
Job Description
Purpose of the job The role will be responsible to manage WAN implementation, maintenance, support and optimization of new and existing highly complex network access systems and the effect of these solutions on the operations of all networks and other external disciplines, including scanning and lifecycle management of all network assets. Key Responsibility Area Manage implementation of WAN services. Network Planning, Engineering and Optimisation. Network Management and Administration. Manage complex Network escalations. Management of customer care and service levels. Qualifications and Experience Minimum: 3-4 Year National Diploma/Degree in IT related field (Computer Science, Information Technology or relevant Engineering/Telecommunications) at NQF level 6. Certifications: CCNA, CCNP and Huawei will be an added advantage. Experience: 8 – 9 years practical experience in ICT field with management responsibilities in a large corporate including: experience in the provision of ICT solutions, specifically within WAN environment. Technical Competencies Description Organizational Awareness: Networking IT Industry IT Products and Services An in-depth knowledge of: Advance Computer and network principles Advance WAN principles and topology Advance Internet protocols, services and standards Advance Quality of Service Advanced Networking knowledge and experience Advanced WAN and Gateway operational, support and maintenance knowledge and experience Advanced WAN and Gateway planning and design knowledge and experience A solid understanding of: Advance Network Management VPN technologies and concepts Modems Carrier technology LAN Principles Cabling Principles Network Operating Systems Multi-Protocol Label Switching (MPLS) Project Management Technical: Advance Proficiency in routing and switching technologies ITIL Advance Voice over IP Quality of Service VPN Support.