Field Engineer Job Vacancy at Mweb in South Africa 2013

Job Title: Field Engineer

Tracking Number: DBN_001_GA_WF

Reporting To: Technical Operations Manager

Job Type Classification: Permanent

Location – Province: KwaZulu-Natal

Division: Digital

Job Description:
Reporting to the Technical Operations Manager, you will implement and maintain remote Wi-Fi network infrastructure as well as ensure that regularly scheduled operational maintenance and support functions are carried out to ensure optimal network performance.

Duties & Responsibilities:
•Management of distributed hotspot network which includes day to day maintenance, checking of graphs and monitoring of Wi-Fi network performance
• Implementation of new hot spots
• Trouble shooting and analysis of Wi-Fi hotspots and backhaul issues
• Perform network audits
• Liaising with stakeholders for problem resolutions including contractors
• Provide 1st line on site support and maintenance relating to Wi-Fi access and backhaul networks
• Adherence to standards and policies

Required Skills:
• CCNA or equivalent (A+, N+) although CCNP certification is preferential
• Valid driver’s license and own vehicle is essential
• Minimum of 2 years’ experience in the Internet industry, preferably in a technical support, monitoring and/ or troubleshooting environment
• Proficient in the use of the MS office productivity suite
• Minimum of 2 years’ experience in a Wi-Fi Network environment is essential
• Good working knowledge and support of connectivity types such as Wi-Fi and Optic Fibre
• Excellent understanding of firewalls, network authentication and Unix/Linux
• Good Cisco-based Networking skills such as LAN, WAN, network security, bandwidth management, NAT, access control lists and routing
• Problem solving, results and outputs driven
• Attention to detail
• Planning and process management skills
• Ability to work independently
• Customer centric

Equity Statement:
We are committed to Employment Equity when recruiting internally and externally. It is company policy to promote from within wherever possible. Therefore, please be aware that internal candidates will be given first preference.

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Deadline: 25 July 2013