Senior Support Engineer / CCIE Job in Nairobi

Job Title: Senior Support Engineer – CCIE

Industry: IT

Location: Nairobi

Salary: Competitive

Our client is a leading IT solutions company in the country.

They seek to hire a well-skilled Senior Support Engineer who will be responsible for the design, installation and support of technological solutions that help organizations of all types collaborate and communicate effectively.

The successful candidate will be skilled in LAN, WAN, WLAN, Collaboration, Security and Data Centre networking.

Key Responsibilities

  • Development of high-level and low-level design documents (HLD & LLD) for network solutions prior to implementation.
  • Provide the Project Management team with project plan tasks and their timelines based on his/her assessment of the scope of implementation.
  • Technical team lead during initial installation, setup and operation of a solution.
  • Develop UAT (User Acceptance Test) documentation for all project implementations, this will provide the Project Management team with a baseline for project sign-off.
  • Generate a detailed and accurate As-Built documentation for projects implemented capturing all configured solution components.
  • Work closely with other implementation engineers and the Project Management team to ensure that projects are delivered successfully and on schedule.
  • Mentor junior engineers towards becoming highly skilled, competent and dependable network engineers, build teamwork and foster a sense of accomplishment
  • Work in close coordination with other Service Delivery team members and the Service Desk for technical support & maintenance of service contracts for our customers.
  • Provide timely updates through the Service Desk system on the assigned support tickets.
  • Responsible for maintaining the overall effective operation of the client telecommunications and data network systems including design, development, and maintenance.
  • Participate in developing short and long-term goals for the Service Delivery team.
  • Maintaining close contact with the presales team when implementing solutions at client’s premises/sites
  • Closely liaises with external customers during implementation and support to foster good relationships that will allow continued business

Skills & Qualifications

  • Degree in CIS, BBIT, Electrical & Electronics Engineering or any other related field
  • Experience of 5-7 years in a similar field.
  • Industry Certifications from the leading vendors including Cisco, VMWare NSX, F5, Aruba, Fortinet
  • CCIE : – Data Center, Enterprise, R & S, Security, Collaboration preferred.
  • Very Strong Layer 2 & 3 Networking Skills
  • LAN, WAN and Data Centre networking technologies
  • Solid understanding of the OSI layers and TCP/IP
  • Knowledge on Cloud networking architectures especially VPC designs
  • Knowledge on software defined networking (SDN) concepts and functionality
  • Understanding of network functions virtualization (NFV) concepts and functionality
  • Understanding of network automation
  • Understanding of Python programming language.

How to Apply

If you are up to the challenge, possess the necessary qualification and experience; please send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject (Senior Support Engineer – CCIE) to vacancies@corporatestaffing.co.ke before Wednesday 13th January 2021.

N.B: We do not charge any fee for receiving your CV or for interviewing.

Only candidates short-listed for an interview will be contacted.


ICT and Technology
Updated: January 5, 2021 — 7:58 pm