Senior Network Security Engineer Job in Kampala, Uganda

Position Type: Fixed term contract
Job Title: Senior Network Security Engineer
Region: Uganda
Position will be based (location): Kampala
Reporting to: Network Security Manager

Main Purpose of job    

  • Provides Level 3 Network Security support in a multi-vendor products environment such as Cisco, Extreme. 
  • Uses strong troubleshooting skills to addresses incident tickets, and root cause analysis.
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills interfacing with customer, manager and peers.
  • Participate in problem handling, capacity related issues, and outages via a trouble ticketing system with the ability to work independently and self-directed in a fast paced environment, learn quickly and adapt to changing priorities under direction
Job Specific Requirements & Skills and competencies   
  • Minimum 7 years of experience as a LAN/WAN network engineer in a global environment and should have well hands-on.
  • Person should have expert level knowledge of IT Security, routing and switching protocol and networking devices.
  • Should have expert Knowledge in Checkpoint Firewall
  • Should be able to propose Network Security solution
  • Mandatory to have working knowledge on Firewalls, Cisco Nexus switches, load balancers and proxy devices
  • Strong foundation and knowledge of the OSI model.
  • Good understanding of TCP/IP, Routing protocols, Load balancing concepts
  • Advanced network administration and troubleshooting skills and Hands on experience on Cisco Nexus switches & Cisco routers
  • Working knowledge and experience ISIS, BGP routing protocols are mandatory.
  • Working knowledge of Cisco and Checkpoint Firewall devices, and good understanding on security concepts VPNs, Proxy Services, IPS etc.,
  • Working knowledge and experience on F5 Load balancers or at least understanding on load balancer concepts
  • Working knowledge and experience on routing protocols such as EIGRP, BGP and OSPF etc.,
  • knowledge of IP services (IPv4, VPN, IPv6, Multicast, QOS, SNMP, VOIP, VTC, etc)
  • Experience in providing status reports and products to senior management and customers
  • Proficient is MS Office suite – Visio, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Project
  • Ability to work delivery on multiple concurrent projects and tasks with conflicting priorities
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Be available, on-call, to rapidly troubleshoot any problems being reported
Educational and Experience Requirements :   
  • Bachelor’s degree in IT.   
  • Mandatory to have CCNP Certified. CCIE will be given higher preference. And any certifications related to Security will be added advantage.
  • Degree in Information Technology
  • Minimum 7+years of experience as a LAN/WAN network engineer in a global environment
  • Strong Administrative, interactive, communication and innovative skills
How to Apply
Interested candidates can send their application at stating their current and expected salary.

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Updated: July 12, 2016 — 6:51 am