Network Engineer - SD-WAN
Baran Telecom Networks
Nairobi, Kenya
3d ago
source : BrighterMonday

Job Summary

The Network Engineer will provide expert network engineering for IT Infrastructure including design and implementation of LAN / WAN solutions

  • Minimum Qualification : Bachelor
  • Experience Level : Entry level
  • Experience Length : 1 year
  • Job Description

    Company Overview : Baran Telecom Networks Kenya Limited (BTN Kenya), is a leading Telecomand software solutions company delivering unparalleled, scalable,cost-

    effective, and secure telecom solutions. From global cellular dataconnectivity to industry-leading device management and IoT infrastructureplatforms, Baran Telecom network sets standards for tomorrow’s enterprise solutions.

    Vacancy : Network Engineer - SD-WAN

    Job Summary :

    The Network Engineer providesexpert network engineering approaches for IT Infrastructure. The evaluation,design and documentation of solutions are at the core of the network engineer'sservice catalog.

    Network Engineers lead, plan, design, and implement LAN / WANsolutions in alignment with security technology and business needs.

    Theengineer is also responsible for identifying and tasking junior engineers onlife cycle management programs to reduce unplanned outages and retire obsoletehardware.

    This role will focus on Network and Application performance,availability and monitoring.

    BusinessPerspective :

    Our clients have the typicalchallenges of balancing the sustainability of legacy platforms and applicationswhile embracing new technology which in time will replace legacy.

    They arecommitted to change as they adapt to a more demanding and client led sector andsee an opportunity to add value through technology and process innovation.

    Werequire someone who understands complexities of compliance and is not justdriven by implementing technology for the sake of it.

    It must have businessvalue so the ability to see the bigger picture is key.

    Yourcapabilities :

  • Bachelor’sdegree in Telecommunications, Information Technology or a related field.
  • Experiencein network engineering
  • Experiencein deployment with in a busy technology company
  • Currentprofessional to expert level network certifications such as Cisco's CCNP, CCNA,or demonstrated level of equivalent knowledge.
  • In-depthrouting protocols experience - BGP, OSPF, HSRP, VRRP and Experience withreporting protocols and tools - NetFlow, sFlow, ntop, Splunk, etc.
  • YourRole :

  • Responsiblefor supporting and optimizing a large scale, complex, high performance network
  • Providenetwork engineering and design in support of enterprise network devices andservices
  • Designand provide support of Routers, Switches, Security Solutions, VPNs, L4-7 Load Balancers,SDN and Network Management Solutions across LAN / WAN.
  • Actas a technical contributor with advanced knowledge and experience in one ormore areas; Networking with WAN technologies (Remote Access, Wireless, RoutingProtocols, QOS), Networking with LAN technologies (VLANs, Spanning Tree, VoIPtechnologies) as well as a high-
  • level understanding of routing protocols suchas EIGRP, OSPF, and BGP, Open source Tools, Solarwinds, DevExpert, MRTG, Rancidand others.

  • Youwill be heavily involved in developing automation based upon analysing andidentifying significant opportunities where automation can tackle volume,systemic or critical operational issues.
  • Drivequality into the metrics we report, including measurement of our issues,network capacity, vendor equipment / failures analysis and network performance,as well as continual assessment of the quality and effectiveness of our networkmonitoring and alarming.
  • Providesupport as an escalation for lower tier support systems groups; Providesguidance or direction to lower level engineers and engage external vendorsupport as required.
  • Testperformance and provide performance statistics and reports;
  • Attituderequired

    It would be great if someone has alot of experience in this role but the base skills andbehaviours / attitude / talent is most important so we will consider differentlevels.

    To Apply : Submit a cover letterand resume. Pleaseinclude Application for a NetworkEngineer - SD-WAN in the subject line.

    Application deadline : November 8th,2019.

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