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Senior ICT - Network and Infrastructure Administrator

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Telecommunications
  • Experienced (senior worker)
  • Full Time
  • Permanent
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Job Summary

Reporting to Chief ICT Officer, the Senior ICT Officer (Network and InfrastructureAdministrator) will be responsible for Analysis, design, installation, configuration,maintenance and repair of the network infrastructure and application components.

Qualifications and Experience

 Bachelor’s degree in ICT, Computer Science and Electrical Engineering or relatedfield from a recognized institution.
 Networking certification (Mandatory) e.g. CCNA, CCNP, CCVP or VOIP
 Knowledge of VOIP implementation and support.
 Knowledge and understanding of Operating System fundamentals especially
UNIX, Linux and Oracle Solaris.
 A supervisory Course lasting not less than 2 weeks from a recognized institution.
 Relevant experience of not less than 6 years (in network design and management,
working with Routers, switches, firewalls, and IDS/IPS).
 Strong background in TCP/IP networking software and hardware including
routers, switches and firewalls.
 Knowledge of computer network security systems, procedures, techniques and


Designing, setting up and configuring complex switching environments and complexwireless networks that support secured access and the ability to support voice andvideo applications.

 Configuring and setting up Cisco Firewalls, VPN Concentrators and Security
appliances for access to vital mission critical applications
 Maintaining network security through proper configuration of VPN and Firewalls.
 Setting up and maintaining the LAN and its associated components (switches,
structured cabling, power provisioning etc).
 Assisting in the designing of multi-server environments including IP address
schemes, DNS, WINS.
 Providing technical assistance and support to internal staff, vendors, and partner
 Maintaining both the wired & wireless network inclusive of performance, security,
throughput and upgrades.
 Implementing network upgrades by developing, testing, evaluating, and installing
 Creating and maintaining comprehensive documentation for all implemented
 Implementing effective maintenance of all hardware inclusive of enterprise hardware
such as servers, storage, switches, routers, and UPS’s.
 Troubleshooting of network hardware and software applications, IP Phones and
security systems to resolve operational issues and restore services.
 Ensuring all work and changes to infrastructure components are performed in such a
way as to minimize disruptions to existing ICT services.
 Assisting in keeping track of the Hospital’s infrastructure assets and ensuring that
the infrastructure and data is kept secure at all times.
 Ensuring technology is used, managed and supported in accordance with the
Hospital’s standards, policies and procedures.
 Undertaking any other duties as may be reasonably required and which areconsistent with the level of responsibility of this job role.

General Information

Salary rangeNot specified
Additional informationNot specified
Contract type: Permanent
Job type: Full Time
Location: Nairobi
Area of work: Telecommunications
Seniority: Experienced (senior worker)

Job Requirements

Required education: Bachelor's degree
Required relevant work experience: 2 years
Required skills: Server management; Network back-up; System and network security; Network management; IT support
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)

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Kenyatta National Hospital

Health care, medicalCompany size: 1000+ people

Kenyatta National Hospital in Nairobi is the oldest hospital in Kenya. Founded in 1901 with a bed capacity of 40 as the Native Civil hospital, it was renamed the King George VI in 1952. At that time the settler community were served by the nearby European Hospital (now Nairobi Hospital). It was renamed Kenyatta National Hospital — after Jomo Kenyatta — following independence from the British. It is currently the largest referral and teaching hospital in the country.

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