Entry Level IT Jobs – Network Administrator at Stanbic Bank

Organisation: Stanbic Bank
Duty
Station:
  Crested Towers, Kampala, Uganda
Job
ID:
11766
About
US:
Stanbic Bank Uganda Limited is a
subsidiary of Stanbic Africa Holdings Limited which is in turn owned by
Standard Bank Group Limited (“the Group”), Africa’s leading banking and
financial services group. The Standard Bank Group is the leading banking group
focused on emerging markets. It is the largest African banking group ranked by
assets and earnings. Stanbic Bank Uganda Limited is the largest bank in Uganda
by assets and market capitalization. It offers a full range of banking services
through two business units; Personal and Business Banking (PBB), and Corporate
and Investment Banking (CIB).
Job Summary: The Network
Administrator will offer timely technical support to the Stanbic Uganda voice
& data infrastructure.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • In
    charge of configuring various network devices & communication
    equipment such as switches & routers as per the GROUP standards.
  • Keenly
    monitor wide area network links, international gateway VSATs, and log,
    report any faults with the various service providers.
  • Work
    continuously toward reducing the Turn-around-times (TAT) or restoration
    times of the Stanbic networks.     
  • Maintain
    an up-to-date inventory of all comms equipment under the infrastructure
    section. i.e. switches & routers 
  • Supervise
    and manage resources, human or otherwise involved in the installation of
    WAN and LAN links at all Stanbic sites.
  • Follow-up
    on a daily basis on all network requests for goods and services &
    ensure delivery to where these are needed most.  
  • Enforce
    Stanbic IT security policies & controls in day to day network
    operations as required by GRCB security standards.
  • Quickly
    respond to technical calls assigned to the team in a professional and
    expeditious manner.
  • Ensure
    adherence and compliance with change procedures in day to day network
    operations.
  • Work
    in liaison with the Team leader and other Team   members as one team to ensure delivery
    of excellent performance of the wide  
    area network & local networks
  • Support
    and adopt the implementation of change   initiatives in the department.
  • Reduce
    Downtime
  • Implement
    Change with minimum Business disruption
  • Meet
    contracted Service Levels
  • Ensure
    DR capability is fit for purpose Design principles
  • Improve
    sService through targeted Improvement Programs
  • Responsible
    for achieving individual customer service targets (both Internal and
    external) and support the achievement of team targets by working towards
    maintaining standards of service availability as per the service level
    agreements with the business.
  • The
    incumbent will also be in charge of the deployment and operation of the
    infrastructure environment spanning data centres and network, mainframe,
    open systems and distributed environments. 
    In addition to this, systems management, capacity management, and
    disaster recovery functions are also provided.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    ideal candidate for the Network Administrator vacancy should hold a
    University (or equivalent) degree in computer science, engineering or a
    related field.
  • A
    minimum of two years of professional experience as a LAN/WAN engineer in a
    large and complex IT enterprise environment (50+ servers). These should
    include a year of hands-on configuration, administration and
    troubleshooting experience of LAN switches, routers and firewall devices.
  • Prior
    experience in CISCO products
  • Past
    experience in LAN traffic and WAN bandwidth monitoring tools.
  • Experience
    with the application and integration of QoS, encryption and compression
    over WAN links.
  • Hands-on
    experience in information security, including vulnerability testing and
    security assessments.
  • Prior
    experience in IT service management and delivery based on ITIL service
  • Comprehensive
    knowledge  of LAN technologies
    (switches, routers, wireless and firewalls) including centralized
    monitoring and management in large-scale, high-availability environments;
  • Working
    knowledge of LAN traffic management techniques
  • Thorough
    knowledge of IT infrastructure, TCP/IP, networking and information system
    security principles, practices and technologies
  • Knowledge
    of large scale LAN/WAN switching and routing implementation and operation
    with specific knowledge of VLAN, VPN and MPLS networking;
  • Detailed
    knowledge of LAN traffic management techniques;
  • Detailed
    knowledge and understanding of core Internet routing protocols and
    services
How
to Apply:
All candidates who wish to join the one
of Africa’s biggest Banking Groups, Standard Bank in the aforementioned
capacity are encouraged to Apply Online by visiting Link below.
Deadline:
7th August, 2015
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