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Infrastructure Specialist: Networks

Date: 03-Aug-2022

Location: Stellenbosch, Western Cape, ZA

Company: Capitec Bank Ltd

Purpose Statement

  • To build out and maintain optimal, sustainable, resilient, scalable, cost effective and high performing IT Infrastructure that meets the company’s vision and objectives.



  • minimum 6 years’ experience in the networking environment


  • 6+ years’ experience in the networking environment
  • 2+ years as a specialist in a specific networking environment like Network Security or Data Centre implementations.

Qualifications (Minimum)

  • A relevant qualification in Information Technology - Computer Science or Information Technology - IT Engineering
  • Grade 12 National Certificate / Vocational in Grade 12 National Certificate

Qualifications (Ideal or Preferred)

  • Bachelor's Degree in Information Technology - Computer Science or Information Technology - IT Engineering



A thorough and in-depth understanding of:

  • TCP/IP protocol stack
  • WAN technologies: MPLS
  • Routing protocols BGP and OSPF
  • Spanning-tree and VLAN configurations
  • Router and Switch configurations
  • Network redundancy, high-availability design and load balancing implementations
  • Quality of Service
  • Firewall topologies and configurations
  • IPsec and SSL VPNs

Ideal / Optional in addition to minimum:

  • Cloud networking for AWS/Azure
  • SD-WAN 
  • Application Delivery Controllers
  • Network Automation, scripting 
  • Network Performance Monitoring
  • Network Capacity Planning
  • NAC
  • WLAN deployment and security
  • Business Continuity Plan design 
  • IPS configurations
  • DDoS 
  • VoIP


  • Communications Skills
  • Interpersonal & Relationship management Skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Attention to Detail
  • Computer Literacy (MS Word, MS Excel, MS Outlook)


  • Working with People
  • Persuading and Influencing
  • Applying Expertise and Technology
  • Analysing
  • Learning and Researching
  • Planning and Organising
  • Delivering Results and Meeting Customer Expectations
  • Coping with Pressures and Setbacks

Conditions of Employment

  • Clear criminal and credit record

Capitec is committed to diversity and, where feasible, all appointments will support the achievement of our employment equity goals.