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KenTrade Infrastructure Engineer Job

Infrastructure Engineer Job, IT Kenya Jobs 2022, 

The Kenya Trade Network Agency (KenTrade) is a State Corporation under the National Treasury whose mandate is to implement, operationalize and manage the Kenya National Electronic Single Window System (Kenya TradeNet System) as well as Trade Facilitation.

To fulfil our mandate, we wish to engage qualified candidates who also meet the requirements of Chapter 6 of the Kenya Constitution for the following positions;

Infrastructure Engineer – KTNA 7

 Job Title: Infrastructure Engineer

Reports to: Manager IT Infrastructure

Duty Station:  Nairobi

Purpose for the Job 

  • Analyzing, designing, installing, configuring, maintaining and repairing of network infrastructure and application components;
  • Evaluate, maintain, install and train staff to ensure the computer network and hardware performance meets company best practice and user satisfaction;
  • Provide direction, information, and recommendations regarding network configurations and

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Design, setup and configure complex switching environments, wireless networks (that support secured access and the ability to support voice and video applications) and Firewalls, VPN, concentrators and security appliances for access to vital mission critical applications;
  • Maintain network security through proper configuration of VPN and Firewalls;
  • Maintain the LAN and its associated components (switches, structured cabling, power provisioning, etc.) and both the wired and the wireless network inclusive of performance, security, throughput and upgrades;
  • Implement multi user environments, including IP address schemes, DNS, WINS, Ether- Channel;
  • Provide technical assistance and support to internal staff, vendors, and partner agencies;
  • Develop and implement upgrades by developing, testing, evaluating and installing enhancements;
  • Create and maintain comprehensive documentation for implemented networks;
  • To ensure that all work and changes to infrastructure components are performed in such a way as to minimize disruptions to existing ICT services;
  • Keep track of KenTrade’s infrastructure assets and ensure that the
  • infrastructure and data is kept secure at all times;
  • Ensure that technology is used, managed and supported in accordance
  • with KenTrade’s standards, policies and procedures;
  • Undertake such other duties as may be reasonably required and which are consistent with the level of responsibility of this job

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in ICT, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or related from a recognized institution;
  • Professional training – CCNA or HCNA;
  • Relevant experience in Networks and Datacenters shall be an added advantage;
  • Must meet the provisions of Chapter Six of the Consitution

How to Apply

Qualified and interested candidates are requested to submit their application letter, curriculum vitae (that contains details of qualifications, work experience, email and telephone contacts including names, telephone and email contacts of three (3) referees who must be familiar with the candidates’ previous work experience) and copies of all certificates & relevant testimonials.

Visit: https://portal.kentrade.go.ke/recruitment

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 The information on the profile is split into tabs that the user must fill out before submitting a job application which includes the following;

  • Biodata – General Contact information about the applicant
  • Academic qualifications – with the certificates attached;
  • Professional qualifications – with the certificates attached;
  • Employment history – Record of previous employers
  • Referees
  • Attach application letter, CV
  • Input current and expected salary;
  • Submit application;

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All applications must be received not later than close of business Monday June 06, 2022.

 KenTrade values diversity therefore women and Persons with Disability (PWD) are strongly encouraged to apply.

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