Network Engineer

Nation Media Group

The largest media firm in East and Central Africa with outlets in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, and Rwanda.

Job Description

Nation Media Group, the leading Multi-Media house in East and Central Africa is searching for a suitably qualified candidate for the position of Network Engineer in the Group’s IT Department. We invite candidates who are innovative, performance driven and possess excellent transferrable skills with a good track record of achievement in past roles.

The Network Engineer will work with a team of Network Administrators and Engineers to provide first and second-level technical support services and will report to the IT Manager.

The successful applicant should have experience in the following areas: –

  • Supporting, Configuration, and Administration of Cisco Core and Edge Switches & Routers, WAN, LANs, VoIP, IPT and PABX in a large Enterprise network;
  • Electrical Power Systems, UPS, Generators and Air Conditioning Systems;
  • Providing 1st level support in the above areas.
  • Implementing projects in the above areas.
  • Working with 3rd party infrastructure service providers and vendors;
  • Administration and configuration of internet routing protocols i.e. BGP, EIGRP among other

Knowledge & Skills requirements:

  • University Degree in Information Technology/Electrical Engineering or related discipline.
  • 3 – 4 years of working experience
  • Proof of CCNE Certification
  • Proof of CCNP Certification
  • Experience at Service Desk will be an added advantage

Personal Effectiveness

  • Strong interpersonal customer service skills
  • Excellent communication skills both written and oral
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Ability to work under minimum supervision
  • Ability to work during odd hours

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