SportPesa Network Manager Job in Kenya

SportPesa, the brand name for Pevans East Africa Limited is a leading company on the Kenyan market.  
The core business being development of mobile and e-gaming software, the company is providing solutions enabling customers to deposit, bet and withdraw winnings instantly across reliable and easy to communicate channels.  
We invite applications from suitably qualified candidates to fill the following vacant position:

Network Manager 

(1 Vacancy)


Reporting to the Technical Infrastructure Manager, the person of the Network Manager shall be responsible for: –
  • Managing a team of Network Administrators
  • Scheduling and Overseeing Preventive Maintenance of the Network Infrastructure
  • Ensure 99.99% availability of the Network Infrastructure
  • Serve as a Level 2 escalation for all Network incidents
  • Serve as the Resolution Manager for Network Incidents
  • Ensure Network documentation is updated
  • Manage Network Inventory and spares
  • Manage Configuration of all Network equipment (backup configuration and application of standardized configuration templates to Network equipment)
  • Plan both Capex and Opex budget for the Network and related components
  • Liaise with Service Providers to ensure agreed SLAs are maintained 100%
  • Ensure the network team is upskilled and fit for role in an environment of evolving Network technologies
  • Liaise with the ITSM/Service Delivery manager to manage projects and IT&S processes and procedures.
  • Ensure Network licences are valid and initiate acquisition of the same before expiry
  • CCNP required. CCIE R&S, SP, Datacenter or Security is an added advantage
  • Telco / Service Provider experience is an advantage
  • 4-6 years experience managing a Network of at least 100 nodes
  • Strong troubleshooting skills is key
  • Team Player
  • People Management skills
  • Degree in Computer Science/Telecommunication or related degree
  • Ability to work with cross-functional teams to deliver projects and IT services
  • Experience in Cisco Nexus switches, Juniper QFX, High Performance Routers (Cisco ASR1k etc), Advanced BGP configuration, Firewall hardening with Cisco ASA and Juniper SRX firewalls, Network Access Control and Traffic Engineering
How to Apply

Interested candidates who qualify for the above positions should submit applications with a detailed CV quoting the job title in the subject field to 

Deadline for application: 15th January 2016

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Updated: January 8, 2016 — 5:13 pm