Consolidated Bank Network Systems Engineer Job in Kenya

Consolidated Bank of Kenya Limited is Kenya’s SME bank of choice that provides flexible financial solutions that support our customers in achieving success. 
The Bank is well positioned, with presence in majority of the country’s business hubs to continually offer pleasant and convenient services. 
We seek to recruit a qualified, experienced, competent and highly motivated individual for the following position:

Network Systems Engineer
 

 

Job Purpose: Reporting to the Technical Services Manager, the successful candidate will be responsible for planning, implementing and supporting the computer networks that support in-house voice, data, video and wireless network services.

Core Duties & Responsibilities
  • Lead the establishment of the networking environment by designing system configuration, directing system installation, defining, documenting and enforcing system standards.
  • Design and implement new solutions and improve resilience of the current environment.
  • Maximize network performance by monitoring performance, troubleshooting network problems and outages, scheduling upgrades and collaborating with network architects on network optimization.
  • Undertake data network fault investigations in local and wide area environments.
  • Securing network systems by establishing and enforcing policies and defining and monitoring access.
  • Support and administer firewall environments in line with the Bank’s IT Security policy.
  • Report on network operational status by gathering and prioritizing information and managing projects.
  • Upgrading data network equipment to the latest stable firmware releases.
  • Remote support of on-site engineers and end users/customers during installation.
  • Remote troubleshooting and fault finding if issues occur upon initial installation.
  • Capacity management and audit of IP addressing and hosted devices within data centres.
  • Liaising with project management teams, third-line engineers and service desk engineers on a regular basis
Qualifications and competencies
  • Holder of Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science or Information Technology related field.
  • Professional technical qualification as Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) is mandatory.
  • Specialist in IT/ Engineering background with competencies in Networking, Engineering, Power systems and good project management.
  • At least 5 years’ working experience with extensive networking and project management experience in planning, systems analysis, design, support and development of LAN/WAN infrastructure
  • Excellent leadership skills with demonstrated ability to lead or facilitate mission critical projects and to develop, participate in and lead multi-disciplinary work teams.
  • Excellent communication, decision making, analytical, organizational and interpersonal skills.
  • Sound judgement and ability to apply technical expertise to resolve a range of issues/problems and provide technical guidance to the users.
  • Excellent communication, decision making, analytical, organizational and interpersonal skills.
Interested and suitably qualified individuals should forward hard copies of their applications, enclosing copies of their academic and professional certificates, detailed CV indicating work experience, daytime contacts and addresses of 3 professionally relevant referees to reach the undersigned by Friday, 5th August 2016. 
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

The Head of Human Resources
Consolidated Bank
P.O. Box 51133 – 00200
Nairobi

Consolidated Bank is an equal opportunity employer.

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Updated: July 22, 2016 — 6:51 am