Network Engineer

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Company:National Bank
Job Type:Permanent
Salary:Ksh. Not mentioned

Job details

Key responsibilities:

  • Research and contribute to Innovation within the department to ensure resource efficient means of operation.
  • Perform first level support for all network incidences, maintenance and related issues in the Bank.
  • Resolve all Network problems logged promptly and appropriately to ensure exceptional customer experience.
  • Schedule and execute preventive maintenance of the Network Infrastructure in the Bank in line with the Bank’s ICT guidelines and related compliance requirements.
  • Ensure Network documentation and maintenance of the same within the Bank’s ICT guidelines and related compliance requirements.
  • Manage Configuration of all Network equipment in the Bank including backup configuration and application of Standardized configuration templates to the Network equipment.
  • Ensure validity of the Bank’s Network licenses and initiate acquisition of the same where required before expiry.
  • Evaluate the Bank’s equipment requirements for supply, implementation and development of new or existing services and systems.
  • Facilitate the development of detailed plans to ensure effective scheduling of ICT Change during Technology projects in the Bank within expected time and cost frames
  • Ensure SLA adherence, monitoring &breaches reporting standards are upheld in line with the ICT guidelines.
  • Ensure the highest level of network system availability and performance is achieved through monitoring and proactive initiatives.
  • Regular monitoring of all outstanding faults and liaison with services providers regarding the faults and provide periodic reports on network and bandwidth utilization.
  • Take part in BCP/ DRP process and documentation reviews as recommended by ICT guidelines, ICT Risk guidelines and best practice.
  • Carry out periodic network self-assessments on key controls to assess the proper functioning and adequacy of existing controls and highlight emerging issues and follow through for closure.


Skills & Experience:

  • University Degree in IT, Computer Science or related field
  • Cisco Certification CCNA (Route & Switch), CCNA Security, CCNP (Route & Switch).
  • Knowledge of Firewalls (Check Point & Cisco ASA)
  • Knowledge of network configuration and troubleshooting will be an added advantage.
  • Knowledge of network types i.e. LAN, WAN will be preferred.
  • Two (2) years’ experience in a relevant field
  • Moderate to advanced skills in computing
  • Adaptability and teamwork
  • Excellent interpersonal and negotiation skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Innovative and Creative
  • Proven excellent planning, organization and execution skills.
  • Ability to drive change
  • Working with others
  • Active listening, Good Personal Organization
  • Good knowledge of Banking laws and regulations
  • Speed of execution

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