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Kenswitch Limited

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Junior Engineer

Nairobi, Kenya

Closing: Jun 10, 2022

17 days remaining

Published: May 12, 2022 (12 days ago)

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Network Engineer is responsible for planning, designing, implementing, maintaining, supporting, and optimizing our growing network infrastructure. This role requires to support users on issues that are related to network, communication and telephony.


Responsibilities
Network Engineer is responsible for planning, designing, implementing, maintaining, supporting, and optimizing our growing network infrastructure. This role requires to support users on issues that are related to network, communication and telephony.


  • Configure and install various network devices and services (e.g., routers, switches, firewalls, load balancers, VPN, QoS)

  • Monitor network performance and ensure system resource utilization, trending, capacity planning, availability, reliability, throughput, goodput and latency

  • Perform network maintenance and system upgrades including service packs, patches, hot fixes and security configurations

  • Create and maintain network users/permissions.

  • Maintain network connectivity of all Company IT devices.

  • Provide support and troubleshooting to resolve issues

  • Work within established configuration and change management policies to ensure awareness, approval and success of changes made to the network infrastructure

  • Select and implement security tools, policies, and procedures in conjunction with the company’s security team

  • Liaise with vendors and other IT personnel for problem resolution

  • Conduct research on network products, services, protocols, and standards in support of network procurement and development efforts.

  • Diagnose problems with network equipment and perform equipment repair or upgrades when appropriate.

  • Develop and monitor policies for the use of network resources.

  • Identify learning interventions and drive self-development.

  • Undertake any other relevant duties and tasks assigned by your line manager


Qualifications
  • University degree in Computer Science or related subject

  • +4 years of proven hands-on network engineering experience

  • CCNP or higher (CCIE and/or CISSP highly valued)

  • Deep understanding of networking protocols (E.g. IPSEC, HSRP, BGP, OSPF, QoS)

  • Solid understanding of the OSI or TCP/IP model

  • Hands-on experience with monitoring, network diagnostic and network analytics tools


Skills, Abilities

  • Strong understanding of computer network infrastructure.

  • Ability to implement, administer, and troubleshoot network infrastructure devices.

  • Knowledge of application transport and network infrastructure protocols.

  • Ability to create network diagrams and documentation for design and planning network communication systems.

  • Influence and work closely with stakeholders to determine acceptable solutions.

  • Ability to quickly learn technologies and products using documentation and internet resources.

  • High level of integrity and Interpersonal skills

  • Proficient in working in a fast-paced, dynamic environment and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.

  • Ability to work with all levels of IT staff inside and outside the organization.

  • Good analytical, problem-solving and leadership skills

  • Capable of working proficiently both independently and in a team environment.

  • Ability to think abstractly and through problems and visualize solutions.

  • Willingness to work outside of regular business hours.

  • Work comfortably under pressure and meet tight deadlines.

  • Ability to deliver results in a complex and dynamic environment


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