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Network Engineer 

Position Scope:

The role holder will be expected manage, support and ensure availability, performance and capacity of network & telephony resources.

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He/she will be expected to work within the services level agreements to ensure exceptional network service experience.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Establish a planning process for review of performance, secure, quality and capacity of the network & telephony infrastructure.
  • Configure and troubleshoot network traffic engineering using BGP/OSPF/EIGRP and large-scale network operations and maintenance procedures.
  • Analyse networks and troubleshoot network bugs to successfully mitigate large scale issues and develop innovative solutions.
  • Configure routers, switches, firewalls, and load balancers, as well as upgrade software on routers, switches, firewalls and load balancers on a large-scale network.
  • Conceptualize large scalable network solutions, write applicable acceptance and design documentation while implementing on a reduced time scale.
  • Define and influence strategy within and outside the team
  • Drive operational excellence projects to improve network performance and reliability
  • Work closely with our software developers to fully automate operations
  • Supervise IT contractors/vendors handling network equipment and installations to ensure value for money
  • Provide support, monitor and respond to all queries assigned, investigations, correspondence and ensure closure of the same within service level agreements.
  • Ensure adherence to policies, procedures, guidelines, standards and relevant regulatory requirements.
  • Escalation of items/ any exceptional matters arising as per escalation matrix.
  • Any other duties that may be assigned by my Line Manager from time to time.

Skills & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in ICT, Computer Science or related field from a recognized University.
  • Cisco Certification CCNA (Route & Switch), CCNA Security, CCNP (Route & Switch) will be an added advantage.
  • Cisco Certification – CCNP Data Center and or Collaboration will be an added advantage.
  • Certification in any Linux flavours will also be an added advantage.
  • At least three (3) years of experience in Networks Engineering or Network Development Engineer or related occupations.
  • Three years of experience to include: IP networking fundamentals and the application of IP protocols; use of protocols and technologies, including DWDM, 802.2/3, 802.1d VLANs/STP, IPv4 & IPv6, TCP (internals & flow control).
  • Preferably one year of experience to include, HTTP; experience with either Python or PERL scripting
  • Experience in Documentation, coordination and the deployment of manual and automated tests for complex systems – experience with DNAC will be an added advantage.

Send your CV and application letter showing how you meet the role requirement stated above to: by Wednesday, 15th December 2021.

Please note that applications received after the deadline will not be considered.

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Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for the next stage/s of the process.

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