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Network Engineer

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Posted on Thursday, June 29, 2023

From the day we opened our doors in 1971, MRI Software has built flexible, game-changing real estate software solutions to improve people’s lives. The only way to carry out that mission is to hire the absolute best employees on earth. People like you.

Work hard, play hard. Always. Our relentless commitment to client success, our employee resource groups and our promise to empower our teams to reach their full potential are a few examples of what makes MRI Software special.

And we’re insanely dedicated to creating a work environment that you look forward to every single day. That’s why we invest heavily in our employee engagement, so you enjoy the tech industry’s best perks. Together with the whole Pride, (lion roar for "family") employees, customers, and partners, we’re on a mission to break new ground and lead the real estate industry into a digital-first future.

We understand the need to provide a flexible working environment partnered with team collaboration and socialisation. Therefore, we operate a hybrid working model with 3 days of working from home per week. This role is based in the Cape Town office.

We are seeking a highly skilled Network Engineer to join our team. The ideal candidate will have extensive knowledge and experience in network design, implementation, and maintenance, with a strong focus on VMware, Cisco, Palo Alto, storage and Microsoft Azure technologies.

The Network Engineer will be responsible for designing, implementing, and maintaining complex network infrastructure to support our organization's global needs.


  • Design, implement, and maintain network infrastructure for the organization, with a focus on VMware, Cisco, and Microsoft Azure technologies, engaging with 3rd party vendors as required.

  • Ensure the network is operating at peak performance and troubleshoot any issues that arise.

  • Collaborate with cross-functional global teams to ensure the network meets the organization's needs.

  • Implement and maintain network security protocols to protect the organization's data and infrastructure.

  • Stay up-to-date on industry trends and new technologies in network engineering and security.

  • Develop and maintain network documentation and diagrams, ensuring all configurations are up-to-date and accurate in line with Standard Operating Procedures.


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field.

  • At least 5 years of experience in network engineering, with a strong focus on VMware, Cisco, and Microsoft Azure technologies.

  • In depth knowledge of network virtualization such as VMware NSX or Cisco ACI

  • Experience designing, implementing, and maintaining complex network infrastructure.

  • Knowledge of network security protocols and best practices.

  • Excellent problem-solving and troubleshooting skills.

  • Strong communication and collaboration skills.

  • Ability to multitask and work in a high paced environment.


  • Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) or equivalent certification.

  • VMware Certified Professional (VCP) or equivalent certification.

  • Microsoft Certified: Azure Administrator Associate or equivalent certification.

  • Experience with other network technologies, such as Juniper, Palo Alto, and F5 BIG-IP.

  • Experience with Fiber Channel and iSCSI SAN and storage systems.

We’re obsessed with making this the best job you’ve ever had!

We want our teams to love working here, so we’ve created some incredible perks for you to enjoy:

  • We want our staff to love working here, and so we’ve created a few unique perks such as office breakfasts, quarterly lunches and virtual social events. Additionally, we value your input in your employee experience and have employee-led groups such as our DEI committee, employee resource groups such as Women and Allies, and our Pride Event Group

  • Have confidence in your health with our offered Medical Aid Scheme.

  • Invest in our competitive Personal Pension plan and help set you up for your future.

  • Big on family? So are we! Here at MRI Software we recognise that your family is important, and being able to spend quality time with your family as it grows is a wonderful experience. Therefore, the MRI Software Parental Leave benefit is designed to give you the opportunity to spend time with your new arrival(s).

  • Enjoy a fantastic work-life balance with 25 days of annual leave plus Bank Holidays, and finish early 6 times a year with our ‘Flexi’ scheme.

  • Further your professional development with our Tuition Reimbursement Schemes

  • Enjoy the flexibility of working from anywhere in the world for two weeks out of the year!

MRI continues to strive to amaze as a global industry leader in real estate software. Whether you are joining as a new pride member or bringing your expertise back, your talent is important to maintaining MRI’s high client experience standard and continuing our growth in the PropTech space.

Amazing growth takes amazing employees. Are you up to the challenge?

We know the confidence gap and imposter syndrome can get in the way of meeting remarkable candidates, so please don’t hesitate to apply — we’d love to hear from you!

As a global company, we believe diversity brings benefits for our people, customers and clients. This is why MRI Software is committed to being an inclusive employer, regardless of your ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, age, military and veteran status.

Diversity, Equality and Inclusion are values that are critical to our success; come and see for yourself.