The Team Lead will be responsible for managing the Central Network Operations, implementing change management and ongoing maintenance of parts of the networking infrastructure for the WAN and LAN of the Companies global, geographically diverse network and site presence. An in-depth understanding of high availability, disaster recovery, multi-site architecture, data centre and distribution centre design, load-balance and traffic management technology is necessary. The individual should be able to define strategy, system requirements and architecture by working with server, storage, network, database, application architecture and other teams as applicable. Hands-on experience in designing multi-site architecture and large data centre solutions are preferred. Strong leadership and communication skills are essential. The role requires the ability to provide strategic and architectural guidelines as it relates to general networking.
The Shoprite Group of Companies, Africa's largest food retailer, operates thousands of stores across 15 countries, has more than 147 000 employees, and a network of distribution centres across the continent.