Hosting Engineer

Midrand, South Africa


Jurumani offers an environment where creativity and the practice of building things is believed to be fundamentally useful to both the Client and Jurumani Solutions. Providing opportunity to focus on making products and business operating capabilities work, which means we often are more concerned with how systems align, orchestrate and integrate to achieve business outcomes than any single point solution,  essentially building systems that make fixed and mobile telecoms services work for the consumer and enterprise markets.

The environment encourages Agile and DevOps modes of operation, particularly for software we build and manage ourselves.  

To provide a high level, high quality hosting role to the business corporate clients, in the Provisioning Team.

Role responsibilities and key focus areas:

  • To provide a high level, high quality hosting role to the Business's corporate clients, in the Provisioning Team.
  • Support Hosting technical aspects of a Converged Network infrastructure, including Virtual and Physical Hosting services
  • Solution rollout as per scoped proposals
  • Liaising with Client on all Hosting related projects and recommendations
  • Update Project Management
  • Cross collaboration with all levels within the Organization
  • Provide Support to sales teams
  • Good Understanding of IP/ICT Industry
  • Hosting technologies
  • Hosted solutions, virtual and physical
  • Understanding of DNS
  • Understanding of Email and Email security
  • Understanding of Networking
  • Understanding of Security technologies

 Technical Skills and experience:

  • A Relevant IT Diploma or B. Degree in Information Technology with at least 3 years’ experience, of which at least 2 years within a complex IP routing and switching environment, of which 1 year with a service provider focus OR
  • Matric and relevant IT certification (Valid VCP and/or CCNA)
  • At least 5-6 years hands-on experience of which 3 years must be within a complex ISP Data Centre and Hosting environment of which 3 years must be with a known Service Provider
  • Must be willing to work irregular hours
  • Must be willing to work 24/7 shifts

Job Knowledge:

  • Understanding of IP/ICT Industry
  • MPLS networks
  • Security systems
  • Virtual Hosting systems – ISP class
  • Physical Hosting systems – ISP class
  • Dell / HP server platforms
  • Broadband solutions
  • Technology Strategy
  • Converged Technologies
  • FortiGate Firewalls
  • Managed Hosting Services, i.e. content filtering, hosted mail

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