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Senior Network Specialist



  • Configure physical network devices during capacity buildouts.
  • Set up automated monitoring of physical network devices.
  • Set up automated alerting based on monitoring for physical network devices.
  • Write automation scripts to safely update the configuration of physical network devices.
  • Cut tickets to Data Centre operations for a variety of tasks: check cable, replace a line card, replace a faulty device, decommission a device, etc.
  • Update the firmware (operating system) of physical network devices.
  • Maintain the logical access security for physical network devices.
  • Responds to live site incidents involving physical network devices.
  • Provide evidence to auditors on the logical security of physical network devices.
  • Drive up-levelling of networking team’s technical skills.
  • Build and develop Networking Technical Subject Matter Expertise to effectively address complex problems.
  • Leverage resources in planning team work duties and schedules.
  • Remove barriers to agility to enable the team to shift priorities quickly without losing productivity.



  • Degree in Computer Science/Engineering or equivalent.
  • More than 3 years’ of relevant IT Implementation and maintenance support experience
  • More than 3 years of Network Engineering experience working with Layer 2 protocols, Layer 3 networking with IP, as well as routing protocols such as OSPF/IS-IS, BGP, and MPLS.
  • Experience troubleshooting across a variety of networking platforms including, but not limited to, Cisco, Juniper, and Arista
  • Candidates must pass the Microsoft Cloud Background Check upon hire/transfer and every two years thereafter.
  • Strong scripting skills (Python, PowerShell and C# are preferred, but not a strict requirement) for automating day-to-day tasks are a strong plus.
  • Understanding of software architecture with the ability to articulate software requirements to teams of Software Developers.
  • Highly effective written and oral communication skills.
  • A strong collaborator, attentive listener, calm under pressure, earn confidence from others and be adaptive, since a candidate’s role may span a variety of traditional roles, such as design engineer, deployment engineer, operations engineer and project manager.

Interested candidates may send their CV to MAC (Reg No. R1221300) at anc1@anchorsearchgroup.com quoting the job title in the Subject line. We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.