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  • Posted: Jun 29, 2022
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Built from the ground up for high-speed broadband IP communications, Netcom Africa Limited has been the leading ICT provider of corporate tailored solutions in western Africa since 2004. Our communications product suite is best in class using the latest generation technologies in communications and supported 24/7 by some of the most experienced customer supp...
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    Network Engineer

    Short Summary of the Job

    • Reporting to the Head of Engineering, this role will be responsible for participating in IP network operation, infrastructure connectivity and security planning as well as development.

    Key Duties & Responsibilities

    • Participate in IP network operation, infrastructure connectivity, security planning as well as development
    • Support network design and implementation for core and client networks
    • Ensure all IP devices are secured and within operational limits
    • Support daily IP network operation, project management and services monitoring
    • Conduct network analyzing and troubleshooting
    • Coordinate with Regional IP Registry
    • Document all network changes
    • Other task assigned by line manager. 

    Education and/or Professional Qualifications

    • Bachelor's Degree in Electronics / Communications / Network / Computer Engineering (or equivalent)
    • IP Certification, preferably from Cisco on CCNP level equivalent or above.

    Essential Skills / Knowledge:

    • A minimum of 5 years of experience in IP Network and System Support
    • LAN/WAN technology including: TCP/IP (routers, configuration and setup), Security (firewalls - Cisco, Juniper, Barracuda), Network management (switches, hubs, fiber-optic, cabling, packet sniffing)
    • Advanced knowledge in Router, Catalyst, Load Balancer, Firewall, Security, Internet Connection, EIGRP, OSPF, BGP4, VPN, Frame Relay, TCP/IP, LAN/ WAN, VLAN, Spanning Tree, Ethereal
    • Knowledge in Unix/ Linux, Shell script, IDS, QoS, Video/ Streaming Protocols,
    • Experience designing last mile access solutions for different environments (DSL, microwave radio, PTP and PTP radio, fibre etc.)
    • Strong written and oral communications skills in English
    • Willing to perform work or provide support outside office hours
    • Highly motivated and resourceful
    • Must be a team player and be able to prioritize different request and requirements.
    • Hand-on design and operation of network like BGP and MPLS.

    Desirable Skills / Knowledge:

    • Experience in ISP and managing a sizable IP network
    • Experience in liaising with Regional IP Registry (APNIC, RIPE, AfriNIC etc)
    • Knowledge of structure cabling and VoIP.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Netcom Africa on to apply

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