Regional Network Administrator Career Jobs – Spedag Interfreight Uganda Ltd

Job Title:         Regional Network Administrator
Organisation: Spedag
Interfreight Uganda Ltd
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
About Us:
Spedag Interfreight Uganda Ltd is the leading clearing, forwarding and
freight logistics company in Uganda which provides end to end supply chain
management. We specialize in supply chain management, consolidation Services,
Distribution Logistics, Project Logistics, Warehousing, Airfreight, Transports,
Sea freight Overland and comprehensive Logistics.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Maintain a reliable, secure and efficient data
communications network. Able to deploy, configure, maintain and monitor all
active network equipment in order to ensure smooth network operation.
Tasked with the management and maintenance of
Router, Switches, IP Telephony, PABX.
Ensure the DNS Records of the Organization’s DNS
Zone is up to date.
Periodic review and provide quarterly report of
the Network Computers host files to ensure, no unwanted DNS entries are
available in the host file.
Quarterly review, update where necessary and
report the DNS records in the Organization’s DNS Zone.
Ensure all the network nodes in the organization
has primary DNS as local zone, secondary as HQ zone and third one as ISP zone.
Ensure the availability of the DHCP Server in
all stations and ensure all the Desktops and Workstations are connected as DHCP
Separate Network Ranges for the fixed IP for
Servers, Printers and other static network devices from the DHCP Range.
Prepare VLAN for Guest Wi-Fi Access and actively
monitor lease expiry time.
Separate the DHCP Lease for using VLAN Access
for Organization and Guest.
Ensure no handheld devices are accessible to
Organization network.
Ensure the Branch VPN Tunnels are actively
configured with necessary encryption and active failovers.
Prepare necessary Dial-up SSL VPN access to the
key users based on the authorization from the Head IT Africa / CTO / Group CIO.
Prepare, implement and monitor necessary
firewall policies to avoid internet abuse and external attacks.
Keep up to date documentation on the firewall
policies of the organization with the changes updated on periodic basis.
Hold review meetings with the Country IT and
record improvements and propose necessary corrective actions where necessary.
Periodically update software updates to the
Network Devices – Firewall OS, Managed Switches
Keenly monitor ISP Downtime and hold review
meetings with the ISP in line with the defined SLA and negotiate on the
Define network policies and procedures
Research and make recommendations on
improvements in Network System administration in coordination with the Global
Network Administrator.

Qualifications, Skills and
The applicant must hold a Bachelor of Science or
IT related discipline
At least five years of relevant experience
Expertise in the entire Watch Guard/Cisco line
of products (Router, Switches, Firewall, Network Appliances).
Expertise in communication protocols at the
medial layer (OSI Layer 1 to 3) and host layers (OSI layer 4 to 7) that
includes but is not limited to Ethernet 802.11, ARP, IP, TCP, UDP, SSL, TLS,
Expertise in network monitoring tools, in order
to analyze network related issues and translate the results, graphs into
concrete remedial actions
Capable of making informed decisions and provide
practical, timely solutions
Willingness to involve stakeholders in the
decision making process, to get buy-in and to implement solutions.
Readiness to continuously focus on identifying
and meeting customer current and future needs
Readiness to provide alternatives and optimized
solutions to the Customer.
Detail oriented and able to multi task
Ability to work alone or in a team, co-operation
(mentoring, motivation)
Target driven spirit.
High energy and resilience.
Be authentic, approachable, open and honest.
Computer literacy skills
Working knowledge for hardware: HP PCs, Laptops,
Servers, Printers and Cisco Switches, Routers
Good knowledge and experience of Watch Guard
Firewall, Cisco Switches, LAN, WAN, VPN.
Working knowledge with PRTG Network Monitoring
or similar tools
Preferred knowledge and experience in ITIL
and/or CobitActive Directory
Preferred knowledge and experience in ITIL
and/or Cobit
Fluent in English
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified applicants should send their applications with
detailed curriculum vita including three professional referees, Copies of
academic documents and an application letter to; the Human Resources
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