POST: ICT OFFICER GRADE II (NETWORK MANAGEMENT) – 5 POST
POST CATEGORY(S) IT AND TELECOMS
EMPLOYER e-Government Authority (eGa)
APPLICATION TIMELINE: 2020-08-19 2020-09-01
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
i.To monitor performance, capacity, and availability of the network on an ongoing basis and recommend improvements in technologies and practices.
ii.To collaborate with other staff in the ongoing definition of network design, services and procedures so as to ensure business continuity
iii.Participate in designing and installation of networks and related accessories and equipment;
iv.Maintain and repair of Network active and passive equipment;
v.Troubleshoot all network security related problems;
vi.Maintain and implement security strategy and standardization methods.
vii.Document and communicate network related problems, solutions and the implementation process;
viii.Participate in configuration and management program to install updated security tools.
ix.Perform maintenance activities, backups and restore of network components.
x.Plan and appraise ongoing assessment and monitoring of application control, firewall, VPN, SSL, intrusion detection and prevention system and other network component policies
xi.Guarantee network security best practices are executed through auditing: routers, change control, firewall configurations and monitoring
xii.Responsible for periodic vulnerability testing, and lead remediation
xiii.Articulate systems and methodologies as well as reply to security related events and support in remediation efforts
xiv.Coordinate and oversee log analysis for e-GA managed services offerings to ensure customer policy and security requirements are met
xv.Maintain network security devices to enable pro-active defense of networks within managed service, providing protective monitoring to multiple customers
QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE
a.Bachelor Degree in Computer Science/Information Technology/ Computer Engineering or related discipline from recognized institution.
b.Proficient in Service Provider technologies like IP/MPLS and related services (L2VPN, L3 MPLSVPN, TE, QoS, etc.),
c.Proficiency in designing/deploying in LAN/WAN topologies using routing protocols like OSPF/ISIS, EIGRP, BGP, IPv6, MPLS, Multicast, HA/Redundancy etc.
d.Knowledge of IOS/IOS XE/ IOS XR and Proficient on Network equipment such as routers, switches, bridges, etc
e.Practical skills in configuring and managing VLANs on routers and layer 2 and layer 3 switches and remotely management using IP-based management protocols, such as Telnet and Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP), management IP Address and Default Gateway
f.Excellent hands-on experience and knowledge implementing, configuring, integrating and supporting the network security with multi-vendor Firewalls.
g.Fluent in Backup/Recovery procedures, Storage technologies and understanding port numbers approach to application detection
h.Practical skills in managing Server Infrastructure roles as IPv4 and IPv6 Addressing, Domain Name System Server Role, Configuring DNS Zones, DHCP Server Role.
i.Working knowledge in the Telecom Operators or Internet Service Provider Core Network environmentwill be an added advantage.
j.Possession of recognized ICT professional certification such as Service Provider Networks (CCNA, CCNSP, HCNA, HCNP, MCSA, MCSE, CEH) will be an added advantage.
REMUNERATION Attractive remuneration Package
Deadline for receiving applications is 01 September, 2020