Dimension Data Network Security Engineer - Cape Town Jobs in South Africa

Dimension Data Network Security Engineer - Cape Town Jobs in South Africa

Do you want to be a Network Security Engineer (L2) in a growing company? Do you want to work with cutting edge technologies and systems? Are you looking for an opportunity to become a Network Security Engineer or Senior Network Security Engineer? Apply now!

Network Security Engineer As a Network Security Engineer, you will be responsible for maintaining and improving the security of our network. This includes identifying vulnerabilities within our network and monitoring these to make sure they are resolved quickly.

You'll also manage firewall rules, monitor system performance and help ensure that our systems meet compliance requirements.same contract or location!


  • Proactively monitors the work queues.

  • Perform operational tasks to resolve all incidents/requests in a timely manner and within the agreed SLA.

  • Update incident and change tickets with resolution tasks performed

  • Identify, Investigate, analyze issues and errors prior to or when they occur, and log all such incidents in a timely manner. Capture all required and relevant information for immediate resolution

  • Provide second level support to all incidents, requests and identify the root cause of incidents and problems

  • Communicate with other teams and clients for extending support

  • Execute changes with clear identification of risks and mitigation plans to be captured into the change record

  • Escalate all tickets to seek the right focus from CoE and other teams, if needed continue the escalations to management

  • Work with automation teams for effort optimization and automating routine tasks

  • Seek and identify enhancements across the network environment

  • Coach Service Desk and L1 teams for technical and behavioural skills

  • Establish monitoring for client infrastructure

  • Identify problems and errors before they impact a client’s service

  • Lead and manage all initial client escalation for operational issues.

  • Contribute to the change management process by logging all change requests with complete details for standard and non-standard including patching and any other changes to Configuration Items.

  • Ensures all changes are carried out with proper change approvals

  • Plan and execute approved maintenance activities

  • Audit and analyse incident and request tickets for quality and recommends improvements with updates to knowledge articles.

  • Gather all required information and add it to the assigned tickets before escalating to the next tier of support

  • Partake and abide by CAB processes when involved in changes

    Knowledge, Skills and Attributes:

  • Ability to communicate and work across different cultures and social groups

  • Ability to plan activities and projects well in advance, and considers possible changing circumstances

  • Ability to maintain a positive outlook at work

  • Ability to work well in a pressurized environment

  • Ability to work hard and put in longer hours when it is necessary

  • Ability to adapt to changing circumstances

  • Ability to place clients at the forefront of all interactions, understanding their requirements, and create a positive client experience throughout the
    total client journey

  • A well-working acquaintance in the Linux environment

  • Advanced Linux Shell Scripting

  • Security administration port security on switches and IP security on Routers via Access list

  • Installing, Configuring, and Troubleshooting of Networking Equipments: Routers and Switches.

  • Managing, Maintaining, and Configuring an Internetwork with the help of WAN technologies like PPP, Frame-relay, dedicated T1s, ISDN, and Routing Protocols: OSPF, EIGRP, IGRP, RIP, and RIPv2. Introductory knowledge of Layer-2 Switching, Vlan’s, and Access-list.

  • In depth nowledge of Multi-Protocol Label Switching (MPLS), Voice over IP (VoIP), Firewall PIX, Cisco Call Manager, and routing protocol BGP

  • Working knowledge of Networking technologies, principles, and protocols based on OSI model, TCP/IP, UDP, IP, IP, ARP, ICMP, SMTP, FTP, TFTP addressing and MAC addresses, etc.

  • Understanding of IP addressing and subnetting, Routing concepts

  • Sound knowledge of routing protocols - RIP V1/V2, OSPF, IGRP and EIGRP

  • Sound knowledge of Switch Configuration and VLAN setup on Cisco switches.

  • Implemented SNMP on devices to allow for network management

  • Implemented traffic filters using Standard and Extended access lists, Distribute-Lists, and Route Maps.

  • Understanding and implimenting Protocols such as (HTTP/S, DHCP, DNS, SMTP, SNMP, NTP, SSH, FTP, TFTP, HSRP, MRTG and other web-based protocols)

  • Perform Troubleshooting end-to-end between two sites

  • Understanding of SD-WAN technology

  • Working knowledge of Fortigate firewalls

  • Working knowledge of Forti Analyzer

  • Knowledge of Enterprise-scale LAN systems (STP, VTP, Port-channel, Trunking, VLANs, VACL’s, Stacking)

  • Working Understanding of Routing Protocols such as (EIGRP & OSPF)

  • Knowledge of Enterprise Wi-Fi technologies

  • Knowledge of Cisco Identity Services Engine (ISE) & TACACS

  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.

  • Knowledge of Layer-2 Switching, Vlan’s, and Access-list.

  • Fortigate NSE4 minimum


  • Operate FTP SSH Samba Server in the Linux Environment

  • Knowledge of Enterprise Monitoring (Spectrum, Cisco Prime)

  • Knowledge of incident management systems

  • Moderate years of relevant managed services experience

  • Moderate level knowledge in ticketing tools preferably Service Now and Remedy

  • Working knowledge of Infloblox

    Academic Qualifications

  • Diploma, degree or relevant qualification in IT/Computing (or demonstrated equivalent work experience)

    Advantageous Certifications:

  • Up to date and relevant ITIL certification (Foundation Level)

  • CCNA Enterprise

  • CCNP Enterprise and advantage

  • Check Point Certified Security Administrator NG with Application Intelligence (CCSA-NG AI)

  • Cisco Firewalls and Routers

  • Fortigate firewalls and switching

    How to Apply

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