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  • Posted: Apr 29, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • The Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) was established by an Act of Parliament, Chapter 469 of the laws of Kenya , which became effective on 1st July 1995 . The Authority is charged with the responsibility of collecting revenue on behalf of the Government of Kenya. A Board of Directors, consisting of both public and private sector experts, makes policy decisio...
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    Officer - Network Management

    Department:    Corporate Support Services

    Division:           Information and Communication Technology

    Work Station:  Nairobi

    Job Summary:

    The jobholder is responsible for deployment and day-to-day support of corporate Wide Area Networks, to ensure 24/7 availability of all network services.

    Key Responsibilities: 


    • Deploy, support and maintain corporate Wide Area Networks, VPNs and LANs in the Regions.
    • Performs the Bi-annual preventive maintenance services for WAN and its associated hardware in support to users.
    • Works closely with vendors and other network analysts, technicians and system engineers to identify performance issues and schedule updates and patches.
    • Participates in root cause analysis of problem management with other ICT sections.
    • Reviews request to implement new or modify existing network systems and determines whether the request warrants a full assessment.
    • Maintain a detailed and up to date inventory of IT Infrastructure equipment.
    • Assists Design and planning team in the development of functional specification documents as necessary.
    • Secure the network system by enforcing policies defined by ISS.
    • Ensure conformity to ISO (9001:2015 and 27001:2013) and data security requirements

    Academic Qualifications       

    • Degree in Computer Engineering/Electrical & electronics Engineering/Telecommunications Engineering/Computer Science

    Professional Qualifications    

    Required Certifications

    • At least one of the following Certifications: Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA), Network + (CompTIA)

    Technical Skills Required      

    • Proper understanding of networking hardware e.g. Routers, Switches and Firewalls.
    • Demonstrated understanding of network implementation concepts including switching VLANs to segmentations, routing, IP sub-netting, unicast, multicast, broadcast, DHCP, Access control lists, routing protocols, encryption, authentication, and/or IP packet forwarding.
    • Detailed knowledge and experience in Open Short Path First (SSPF), Enhanced Interior Gateway Routing Protocol (EIGRP, Boarder Gateway Protocol (BGP), MPLS and VPNs.
    • Design and Implementation of 802.11 wireless networks
    • Strong grasp of technology impact of business awareness

    Relevant Work Experience

    • Proven experience in networking technology especially routing and switching technology facets of design, build, configuration and troubleshooting for at least one (1) year.

    Key Competencies     

    • Effective problem-solving skills
    • Interpersonal skills
    • Communication skills
    • Team player
    • Work well under pressure

    Method of Application

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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