Job vacancy Network Engineer

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JobsinGhana
59 Okodan St, Blue Gate district, Osu, Accra near Papaye, Accra
  +233 0302 760143, +233 24 3925110

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Job Type
Employee
Job Status
Full Time
Announced
22 April, 2021
Job Title

Network Engineer

Job Location
Job Presentation

A leading provider of IT Infrastructure service solutions for medium and large scale private and public institutions. The company has developed a reputation for delivery of cost-effective solutions for its clients in the mining, energy, banking and services sectors. The company is experiencing growth and is embarking on developing new products and services for its clients and in support of this, is seeking to recruit for the following positions:

  • POSITION TITLE: NETWORK ENGINEER 
  • DEPARTMENT: Technical Department 
  • REPORTS TO: Technical Manager                                     
  • RESPONSIBLE FOR: As may be assigned
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    PURPOSE OF POSITION
    Network Engineer to design, implement, maintain, and support our growing network infrastructure. You will be part of a team that is responsible for designing and developing workable, maintainable, highly available network architectures that meet business objectives and SLAs.

    PRINCIPAL DUTIES

  • Configure and install various network devices and services (e.g., routers, switches, firewalls, load balancers, VPN, QoS)
  • Perform network maintenance and system upgrades including service packs, patches, hot fixes and security configurations
  • Monitor performance and ensure system availability and reliability
  • Monitor system resource utilization, trending, and capacity planning
  • Provide Level-1& 2 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 sales team to design solution and proposals for client 
  • Translate between needs and actual applications of clients who may not always be able to express what they need in “engineering-grade” detail
  • Provide direct support in the day-to-day operations on network hardware and operating systems; duties include evaluation of system utilization, monitoring response time and primary support for detection and correction of operational problems
  • Prepare progress and specifications reports
  •  ADHOC/OCCASIONAL OR PERIPHERAL DUTIES
    Undertake such other duties and tasks as may lie within the scope of this post to ensure the effective delivery, management and development of Company’s operations.

    INTER-DEPARTMENTAL RELATIONS
    Maintain daily and regular contacts with all units and departments.

    EXTERNAL RELATIONS
    Maintain contact with the heads of units and departments in other relevant institutions and the general public as and when necessary.

    LEVEL OF EFFORT

  • Physical Effort: The incumbent will have to spend long hours sitting and using office equipment and computers, which can cause muscle strain. The employee may sometimes lift and/or move objects. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.
  • Mental Effort: The position requires concentration, accuracy, and focused mental effort.
  • SOFT RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Values and Culture: Responsible for upholding the values, beliefs, culture and work ethics of the Company. 
  • In doing your job, you will be expected to exhibit these Leadership standards amongst others; 
  • Ownership Mentality: Accountability & Responsibility – Holding yourself and others accountable and responsible. 
  • Building yourself and your team: Continuous learning and coaching for yourself and your Team 
  • Bias for Action: Timely completion of projects and activities on time and in Full (OTIF). 
  • Growth Mind set: Unrelenting Focus on growing the Business 
  • On‐Time and In Full (OTIF): Timely response to Client requests, 
  • Requirements
    • EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
    • Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related discipline with a minimum of three (3) years relevant working experience
    • CCNP or higher (CCIE and/or CISSP highly valued)
    • Proven hands-on network engineering experience
    • Deep understanding of networking protocols (e.g., IPSEC, HSRP, BGP, OSPF, 802.11, QoS)
    • Solid understanding of the OSI or TCP/IP model
    • Hands-on experience with monitoring, network diagnostic and network analytics tools
    • knowledge and working experience in Structured cabling Fibre optics/CCTV/
    • Proven working experience in installing, configuring and troubleshooting
    • A full understanding of integrating, testing, evaluating and modifying systems
    • Extensive working knowledge of systems, networking, hardware, operating systems and software
    • Good problem-solving abilities
    • High inclination in reading and understanding technical documentation
    • Ability to work under pressure
    • Outstanding analytical skills
    • High degree of commitment and diligence
    • PERFORMANCE INDICATORSAs may be agreed with immediate supervisor and inserted.
    • CORE SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES
    • Independent mindedness
    • Strategic thinking ability
    • Researching skills
    • Intermediate to advanced computer skills
    • Interpersonal skills
    • Intuition
    • Technical capacity
    • Effective communication skills
    • Thoroughness
    • Customer/Client focus
    • Education: First Degree
    Valid Till
    27 Apr, 2021


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