Network Administrator

Location: Nairobi


Job Summary

 

Main Purpose

 

The Network Administrator will be responsible troubleshooting network performance issues, analysing network traffic and performance and other aspects of network architecture.

 

 

Key Responsibilities

 

  • • Responsible for maintaining Network hardware architecture and inventory, including procurement and specifications.

  • • Assist in the design, implementation and maintenance of systems, programs, hardware, and software through ensuring appropriate networks.

  • • Work with management and other key IT stakeholders to build and implement network security strategies.

  • • Perform complex troubleshooting, backup, archiving, and disaster recovery.

  • • Effectively manage and control the Data Centres

  • • Provide onsite and remote Network administration, setup, and configuration and maintenance.

  • • Responsible for repairing Network devices, both internally and via vendor support.

  • • Monitor network usage.

  • • Maintenance and administration of the Network infrastructure and related applications.

  • • Assists in ensuring IT Network infrastructure and related applications are adequately configured to meet SLAs with the business.

  • • Assists in the network support while enforcing network security within the entire infrastructure.

  • • Enforcement of all security measures within the LAN and WAN infrastructure.

  • • Administer LAN/WAN security, antivirus, and spam control measures.

  • • Enforcement of all network policies and procedures

  • • Assist in providing firewall administration.

  • • Proactively manage the LAN/WAN network and enforce strong recovery policies to ensure 99.99% availability.

  • • Troubleshoot network architecture and making recommendations for system fixes and enhancements.

 

 

Qualifications

 

  • • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or information technology or any related field

  • • Relevant ICT certification:

    • Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) – A must

    • Checkpoint Certified Security Administrator (CCSA)

    • Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)

    • Cloud certification

 

 

Experience

 

  • • At least 5 years practical experience in providing network administration in a large ICT enabled environment.

 

 

Competencies

 

  • • ITIL Governance Standards

  • • Network management and administration; Routers, switches, firewalls, VPN

  • • Network Access control and administration

  • • Configuration and management of wireless technology

  • • Configuration and management of Windows servers, Active directory, DNS, DHCP,

  • • Enterprise storage and virtualisation

  • • Enterprise Architecture

  • • Disaster recovery planning

  • • Business Continuity planning

  • • IT Security and risk governance

  • • Adhering to principles and values

  • • Delivering results and meeting customer expectations

  • • Following instructions and procedures

  • • Coping with pressures and setbacks

  • • Relating and Networking

  • • Analyzing

  • • Working with people

  • • Applying expertise and technology

  • • Learning and researching.

  • • Presenting and communicating information

  • • Achieving personal work goals and objectives - personal motivation

 

 

Application Procedure

 

If you meet the above requirements you are encouraged to forward your application and updated CV to [email protected] by 20th December, 2023. Clearly stating, the job title on the subject heading.