Thursday, August 3, 2017


Employer: e-Government Agency
Date Published: 2017-07-24
Application Deadline: 2017-08-06

The primary responsibility of the Network Engineer is to maintain all network systems and work closely on Network and Data center infrastructures to support critical network and public shared systems.
i.    Provide technical support related to operation of Core Network platforms for Voice and Data
ii.    Monitor performance, capacity, and availability of the network on an ongoing basis and recommend improvements in technologies and practices.
iii.    Collaborate with other staff in the ongoing definition of network design, services and procedures so as to ensure business continuity
iv.    Participate in designing and installation of networks and     related accessories and equipment;
v.    Maintain and repair of Network active and passive       equipment;
vi.    Troubleshoot all network related problems;
vii.    Undertake day to day management of LAN, wireless         systems, telephone systems (PBAX), leased lines;
viii.    Document and communicate network related problems,   solutions and the implementation process;
ix.    Assign network resources and user accounts; 
x.    Perform maintenance activities, systems backups and      restore and; 
xi.    Perform any other duty as may be assigned by his superior

•    Bachelor Degree in Computer Science/Information Technology/ Computer Engineering or related discipline from recognized institution.

i.    Working knowledge in the Telecom Operators or Internet Service Provider Core Network environment
ii.    Proficient in Service Provider technologies like IP/MPLS and related services (L2VPN, L3 MPLSVPN, TE, QoS, etc),
iii.    Proficiency in designing/deploying in LAN/WAN topologies using routing protocols like OSPF/ISIS, EIGRP, BGP, IPv6, MPLS, Multicast, HA/Redundancy etc.
iv.    Good understanding of last mile (both Fiber Optics and Microwave) technologies.
v.    Knowledge of IOS/IOS XE/ IOS XR and Proficient on Network equipment such as routers, switches, bridges, etc
vi.    Practical skills in configuring and managing VLANs on routers and layer 2 switches and remotely management using IP-based management protocols, such as Telnet and Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP), management IP Address and Default Gateway
vii.    Practical skills in configuring and managing wireless networks, configuring DNS, DHCP, FTP, Gateways and NS Lookups
viii.    Knowledge in Network Firewalls and Unified Threat Management Systems configurations and management
ix.    Fluent in Backup/Recovery procedures, Storage technologies and understanding port numbers approach to application detection
x.    Practical skills in using command lines; ping, tracert, ipconfig, Nslookup, Netstat and familiar with tools as Putty, Subnet and IP Calculator, Speedtest
xi.    Must have practical knowledge of TCP/UDP related protocols, network security design, Linux operation systems and scripting with shell, python, VB, Bash or Perl
xii.    Working knowledge of Antivirus/IPS/web proxy technologies.
xiii.    Multi-vendor products network knowledge is an added advantage
xiv.    Practical skills in managing Server Infrastructure roles as IPv4 and IPv6 Addressing, Domain Name System Server Role, Configuring DNS Zones, DHCP Server Role.
xv.    Practical skills in configuring and managing VoIP System architecture and Technology.
xvi.    Possession of recognized ICT professional certification such as Service Provider Networks (CCNA, CCNSP, HCNA, HCNP, MCSA, MCSE), CISA, CISM, CISSP, CEH, will be an added advantage.
REMUNERATION: Salary Scale Attractive remuneration package wil 
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