ICT OFFICER GRADE II – NETWORK ENGINEERS - 2 POST

Employer: Ministry of Lands, Housing and Human Settlements Development
Date Published: 2018-05-11
Application Deadline: 2018-05-25

JOB SUMMARY:

To maintain all network systems and work closely on Network and NLIC infrastructures to support critical network and public shared systems.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

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


QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE:

achelor Degree either in Computer Science, Information Technology, Computer Engineering or related discipline from recognized institution.
  TECHNICAL SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS

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; and
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 TGS

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