IT Network Manager Job in Nairobi Kenya (Six Months Contract)

IT Network Manager
(6 Months contract)
Location: Nairobi
Our client is seeking to recruit an IT, Network Manager
This is a challenging and varied role where the successful candidate will be responsible for both installing and maintaining the company’s computer networks as well as;
  • Establishing a network system in the company, administration of the systems and troubleshooting any kind of problems of the employees or the end-users of the systems.
  • Design specifications for establishing security in the networks and protecting vulnerable database
  • Troubleshoot any kind of hardware and software problems at the end users site and make sure that there is no problem in accessing any resource for the users
  • Putting in place an effective back up system to ensure system users have access to both internet and phone communication 24/7.
  • Ensure all IT assets are protected with up to date anti-virus software.
  • Setting access to files, email, and internet and security systems to prevent hackers from getting into the system. You might even have to write programmes.
  • Once the system is in place: train staff, provide technical support, support staff queries, monitor system use, set up user accounts and manage back-up.
  • Develop a disaster recovery plan to minimise the disruption to the business if the network goes down.
  • Update the systems regularly with antivirus, firewall and spyware and protect any kind of viruses and breakdowns in the network
  • Maintain remote monitoring systems and keep a track of the use of resources provide to the employees and the end users
  • Sets authentication and authorization and restricts users from accessing important and vital information available
Qualifications/ Experience
  • IT related Degree/Diploma from a reputable institution and 3 to 5 years practical experience
  • Ability to multitask and support various groups of users
  • Project management, organizations and prioritizing skills
  • Excellent troubleshooting skills and excellent analytical and problem solving skills
  • Good communications skills – written and verbal
  • Mature personality able to work under immense pressure.
  • Excellent knowledge of Infrastructure Technologies, concepts, and methodologies.
  • Hands-on experience in
  • Server Exchange 2003/ Exchange 2010 hardware.
  • Operating Systems (Microsoft Windows Server 2003 and 2008; Microsoft Windows
  • Expert experience managing Linux servers (Red Had Enterprise Linux).
  • Watch guard Firewalls/ Cyber Roam Firewall
  • SharePoint
  • Network concepts and Network equipment (routers, switches firewalls).
To apply, send your CV ONLY and cover letter to before Tuesday 31st July 2012. 
Clearly indicate the position applied for and the minimum salary expectation on the subject line.

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