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Senior Network Engineer

Remote, South Africa


Telna is looking for a talented Senior Network Engineer to build and maintain our world-spanning roaming mobile network infrastructure. The ideal candidate would have mobile telecom experience, datacenter experience and experience with Linux, BGP, GTP, VyOS, VMware, AWS, IPV4 and IPV6.

The role requires someone who has high intelligence and aptitude with strong curiosity and willingness to learn. If you are self-motivated and open-minded and want to join a team of very talented engineers, we would like to speak with you!


  • Design network topology
  • Deploy, provision and integrate software & hardware routers/switches
  • Assist in Linux system administration
  • Troubleshooting across all areas of responsibility
  • Support other teams during new provisioning, ongoing maintenance windows, development work, with IP networking/sysadmin expertise
  • Open tickets, onboard and coordinate with vendors / large customers
  • System security
  • Documentation
  • Security and compliance

Must Haves

  • IPv4, BGP, IPsec, OSPF, PBR, Layer 2, Layer 3, routing & switching, cabling technologies
  • Wireshark / tcpdump - capture / analysis
  • Linux administration, scripting, networking
  • Monitoring & alerting
  • Virtualization
  • Experience with Cisco and Juniper routers
  • Strong curiosity and willingness to learn
  • High intelligence and aptitude
  • A propensity for logical thought
  • Self-motivated, good communication and open-minded

Nice to Have

  • Mobile telecom experience
  • Datacenter experience
  • Backup & recovery
  • GTP, VyOS, VMware, AWS, IPv6, iptables, GSM

Remote from South Africa

Language English - Native or Bilingual Proficiency
Job Type Full Time, Mid-Senior level
Job Category Engineering, Information Technology

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