Network Engineer

SABmiller Plc

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SABMiller is in the beer and soft drinks business, bringing refreshment and sociability to millions of people all over the world who enjoy our drinks. We do business in a way that improves livelihoods and helps build communities. We are passionate about brewing and have a long tradition of craftsmanship, making superb beer from high-quality natural ingredients.

Reference Number: 

  • ABI120

Job Description

  • The career opportunity exists for a highly skilled Network Engineer in our Sagamu plant reporting directly Solutions Manager.
  • The successful incumbent will provide onsite and remote support to our users; will work independently and as part of a team to answer service desk calls, urgently analyze technical issues, address Level 2 escalations, work on projects, and troubleshoot over the phone/onsite/via remote access.

Amongst other duties, the job holder will;

  • Maintain/Upgrade/Troubleshoot networking equipment
  • Manage Day to day operational issues
  • Initiate and /or participate in problem management process
  • Ability to learn new technologies as per business requirements.
  • Administer/Configure/Use monitoring and reporting tools such as SolarWinds
  • Must be willing to travel as per business requirement.
  • Handle virtually any network related work that may occur
  • Remote monitoring and management of system alerts and notifications
  • Document maintenance for all computer systems and network infrastructure
  • General user support of all company devices and software.

Job Requirement:

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related field. IT Certification such as ITIL, CCNA, CCNP, MCSA, MCSE will be an advantage.
  • Minimum of 3 years relevant work experience as a Network Administrator or in a similar role.
  • For IP networks, the network engineer must have a Cisco CCNP R&S
  • Excellent knowledge of best practices around management, control, and monitoring of server infrastructure.
  • Experience with databases, networks (LAN, WAN) and patch management.
  • Knowledge of system security (intrusion detection systems) and data backup/recovery.
  • Experience with firewalls, Internet VPN’s remote implementation, troubleshooting, and problem resolution is desired.
  • Strong understanding and familiarity with the router, LAN switch, application accelerator, Firewall, wireless controller and IP Voice.
  • Good understanding of security, ACLs, LAN and Wireless security, 802.1x, VPN…
  • Firewall Cert bonus (Cisco, Fortinet, Juniper etc) ITL Knowledge.
  • Good understanding of all routing protocols (For example BGP, EIGRP, OSPF, GLBP, VRF), Traffic Engineering, L2/L3 VPN, QoS.

Key Competencies and attributes:

  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Resourcefulness and problem-solving aptitude.
  • Great at organizing, prioritizing and multitasking.
  • This role requires a motivated self-starter who can work efficiently with little direct supervision.
  • Ability and willingness to learn new skills quickly.
  • Ability to work in a team environment.

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SABmiller Plc

Job Level

Experienced (Non-Manager)




Engineering and Information Technology

Job Type


Minimum Qualification


Preferred Years of Experience

3 - 5 years