Senior Network Engineer / Team leader (Urgent!)

Dire Dawa University, Dire Dawa, Ethiopia NEWAVE HI TECH SOLUTIONS PLC
  • Wired and Wireless Network, Presales, Data Center Facility and Structured Cabling Professional Engineer with experience of Cisco. Huawei Products, Structured Cabling and Data center physical infrastructure implementation and Certified Professional
  • Designs, installs and configures network and security infrastructure and the NMS/monitoring tools, including the core network switches, routers, firewalls, intrusion detection/prevention systems (IPS), proxy servers, VPN concentrators, spam firewalls, configuration management, network performance management, MRTG and SYSLOG aggregator
  • Monitors network traffic to identify problems and make capacity planning recommendations with the help of NMS and monitoring tools
  • Maintains and updates the network and security infrastructure, tests and implements vendor security patches, implement workarounds for unpatched security vulnerabilities
  • Installs, maintains, configures and troubleshoots the telecommunication infrastructure, including IP PBX’s, IP phones, IVR systems and fax servers
  • Troubleshoots problems with network and security infrastructure, including routers, switches, firewalls, VPN, proxy servers and make corrective actions when necessary.
  • Assists with the planning, design, research and acquisition of new or upgraded hardware and software systems; maintains current knowledge of hardware, software and network technology and recommends modifications as necessary; and,


Knowledge Management and Learning

  • Shares knowledge and experience and provides helpful advice to others in the office
  • Listening skills, to understand what people say and to detect what they might be hesitant to say
  • Analytical skills, to critically evaluate the information gathered from multiple sources, reconcile conflicts, decompose high-level information into details, abstract up from low-level information to a more general understanding, distinguish presented user requests from the underlying true needs, and distinguish solution ideas from requirements
  • Facilitation skills, to lead requirements elicitation workshops
  • Observational skills, to validate data obtained via other techniques and expose new areas for elicitation
  • Writing skills, to communicate information effectively to customers, marketing, managers, and technical staff
  • Organizational skills, to work with the vast array of information gathered during elicitation and analysis and to cope with rapidly changing information
  • Interpersonal skills, to help negotiate priorities and to resolve conflicts among project stakeholders (such as customers, product management, and engineering)


Leadership and Self-Management

  • Focuses on result for the client and responds positively to feedback
  • Consistently approaches work with energy and a positive, constructive attitude
  • Demonstrates openness to change and ability to manage complexity



Innovator Development

  • Conducts effective performance evaluations and mentors those with less experience through formal channels.
  • Helps team execute career development plans.
  • Seeks and participates in development opportunities above and beyond training required by us.
  • Trains other innovators and clients through both formal and informal training programs.
  • Encourages more junior Innovators to take responsibility for their development within the company.
  • Challenges fellow Innovators to progress toward their professional development goals.

Internal Operations

  • Suggests areas for improvement in internal processes along with possible solutions.
  • Leads internal teams/task forces
  • Approves team members' time and expense reports in a conscientious and timely manner.
  • Reviews the status reports of team members and addresses issues as appropriate.
  • Complies with and helps to enforce standard policies and procedures.


Recruitment Qualifications



Education:          B.Sc. in computer science, Engineering, computer information or related fields.



2 or 3 years of experience in the following:

  • Strong campus network and security skills
  • In depth knowledge of TCP/IP, security and client/server technologies
  • Strong understanding Structural cabling, Fiber optics Installation   
  • Strong will to achieve business objectives
  • Project Management skills
  • Microsoft Windows Technical skills
  • Linux Technical skills
  • Business knowledge and understanding


* Strong communication and interpersonal skills.


* Ability to work under pressure

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