Employer: Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences (MUHAS)
Date Published: 2017-08-25
Application Deadline: 2017-09-09




(i)    Provide technical support related to operation of Core Network platforms for Voice and Data;
(ii)    Configure and maintain switches, routers, network security, firewalls, VPN and VOIP;
(iii)    Monitor performance, capacity, and availability of the network on an ongoing basis and recommend improvements in technologies and practices;
(iv)    Collaborate with other staff in the ongoing definition of network design, services and procedures so as to ensure business continuity;
(v)    Design and install networks and related accessories and equipment;
(vi)    Maintain and repair of Network active and passive equipment;
(vii)    Analyze network problems, plane and manage preventative maintenance     procedures;
(viii)    Troubleshoot and maintain network service devices, Wireless Devices, telecommunication equipment, LAN/WAN, and network security hardware and software;
(ix)    Undertake day to day management of LAN, VLANs, wireless systems, telephone systems (PABX), leased lines;
(x)    Document and communicate network related problems, solutions and the     implementation process;
(xi)    Assign network resources and user accounts; Set up and organize IPs     appropriately;
(xii)    Train users on new software;
(xiii)    Perform maintenance activities, systems backups and restore and;
(xiv)    Perform any other duty as may be assigned by his/her 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; and
(xvii)    Practical knowledge and skills relevant to the position will be added advantage


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