Network Engineer

at Rosstone
Location Johanneburg, South Africa
Date Posted Sep 15, 2020
Category IT Jobs
Job Type Full-time


  • The primary purpose of this role is to manage and control all LAN Administrative and Network Engineering requirements that will include; Hardware; Software and Systems applications across the Blendcor organization in order to meet the objectives of the Company.
  • The secondary purpose of this role is to
  • Assisting in the coordinatation of IT Service Delivery to internal business users by ;
    • providing first level support to end-users ;
    • point of contact for network, communications and infrastructure related issues
    • SAP Basis Administration
    • service providers adhere to Blendcor IT processes and agreed Service Level Agreements(SLAs).



  • Define Service Level Agreements (SLAs).
  • Assist in the initiation and follow-up on Management of Change (MoC) until approval.
  • Initiate and manage minor IT Projects from start to finish in accordance with IT Project Management (ITPM).
  • Implementation of Information security standards and procedures.
  • AD user Account Management
  • Exchange user Account Management
  • IT Daily Checks – Network monitoring
  • IT Daily Checks – Back-up Monitoring
  • IT Daily Checks – SAP Systems Monitoring
  • IT Daily Checks – Server monitoring
  • Virtual Server installation
  • Video conferencing support
  • Voip and 4G support
  • SAP Basis Administration
  • Anti-virus management
  • IT Asset Management
  • IT Facilities Management, ensuring physical security and 5S compliance
  • IT Licenses Management
  • SQL Server Reporting Services implementation
  • Procurement of system hardware and software


Essential Required Qualification

  • Diploma/Degree Information Systems/Computer Science with majors in Computer Networks or Programming
  • Diploma/ Higher Certificate in PC & Server Engineering
  • SAP Basis Qualification

Preferred Qualification

  • TOGAF 9 certification
  • A+ certification
  • MCSE (Cloud &Infrastructure)
  • Networking (N+)  or  Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
  • MCSD
  • Ms SharePoint
  • Essential Experience




Essential Knowledge

  • PC hardware fundamentals
  • Network hardware fundamentals
  • IT support processes
  • Server Virtualisation

Essential Skills

  • Ability to work in a team environment and individually with minimum supervision
  • Analytical skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Ability to work under pressure to meet tight deadlines
  • Customer-oriented
  • Individual & team communication


  • To comply with the Company Health, Safety, Environmental, Security plans and procedures
  • Participate in Weekly Toolbox Talks (TBT) and monthly IT Safety Walks.
  • Report HSSE risks and and follow-up on remediations.
  • Report non-conformance to quality standards and follow-up on remediations.
  • Advice on HSSE issues in MoC approval meetings.
  • Identify risks when new IT systems and/or business  processes are being introduced.
  • Ensure systems in the area of responsibility don’t compromise any HSSE requirements.
  • Ensure proper housekeeping (5S) in IT office, Data centre, IT Training Rooms and Storeroom



Preferred Experience

  • Desktop/laptop and server maintenance
  • Microsoft Operationg Systems experience
  • IT Service Delivery using ITIL v3 business processes
  • SharePoint administration
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Reporting services
  • SAP Basis
  • Exposure to:
    • Cisco Networking, Desktop and HP Server Hardware experience
    • Routers, Servers, Cables, Racks, Firewall, LAN, WAN, TCP/IP, DNS, VoIP,
    • Practical experience implementing and administrating common TCP/IP-based services, including DNS, DHCP, HTTP, FTP, SMTP,VPN etc.
    • VMware (Vsphere) experience
    • Veeam back-up and replication
    • Video conferencing (Polycom or Cisco)
    • Microsoft Office 365 and/or Skype for Business implementation & support
    • Fortigate Firewall implementation & support
    • Symantec antivirus implementation & support
    • Windows servers 2012 R2 and Hyper V, System Center 2012/2016
    • HP Storgate systems (Including cloud & Flash array storage)
    • SAP Basis


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