Network Engineer Job Vacancies – DFCU Bank

Job Title:   Network Engineer 
Organisation: DFCU Bank
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Manager Infrastructure Services
About US:
DFCU Bank is a fast growing
commercial bank offering a variety of innovative products and services. DFCU
Limited was started by the Commonwealth Development Corporation (CDC) of the
United Kingdom and the Government of Uganda through the Uganda Development
Corporation (UDC) under the name of Development Finance Company of Uganda
Limited. Later restructuring brought in DEG (of Germany) and International
Finance Corporation (IFC) as equal partners with CDC and UDC, each having a 25%
stake in the company. Its objective was to support long-term development
projects whose financing needs and risk did not appeal to the then existing financial
commercial lending institutions.
Job Summary:  The Network Engineer will be responsible for
managing, planning, designing, implementation, monitoring and maintenance for
the bank’s Local and Wide Area Networks with the aim of ensuring efficient and
effective operational performance, Data Security, capacity and network
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
configurations control and management.
networking environment by designing system configuration; directing system installation;
defining, documenting, and enforcing system standards.
Responsible for
Network Systems High Availability & Disaster recovery readiness.
Bank IT Data
Networks Security by establishing and enforcing policies; defining and
monitoring access.
Networks Capacity
planning, optimization and management.
Monitoring of
Bank IT Networks uptime and performance assurance.
Reporting network
operational status by gathering, prioritizing information and managing
Leading Network
Systems Incident, problem & requests management.
Carry out
preventive and reactive maintenance on all network and communication equipment.
Conduct active
penetration tests and discover vulnerabilities in the network to prevent
external intrusion into the dfcu network.

Qualifications, Skills and
The ideal
applicant for the DFCU Bank Network Engineer job must hold a  Bachelor’s
degree in Telecommunications Engineering, Computer Science, IT, or their
equivalent from a reputable university or college.
CISCO certification
in networking (CCNA, CCNP, CCDA, ISE, others).
Advanced support
skills for CISCO Networks and telecommunications technologies.
Certification or
knowledge of Microsoft Active Directory, Oracle Systems, Virtual Server
technologies (e.g. VMWARE), A+
3-4 years working
experience in a busy WAN /LAN environment, which experience must include
configuring switches, routers and firewalls.
Good analytical,
diagnostic and communication skills.
Ability to manage
third party contractors.
Exceptional oral
and written communication skills with the ability to communicate clearly and
persuasively, interpret documents, understand procedures, write reports and
correspondence; speak clearly to third parties and employees.
Ability to solve
complex analytical challenges and make recommendations based on analysis.
team player with the ability to adapt and work co-operatively and effectively
in different situations whilst maintaining a positive attitude under stress
Disposition to
share knowledge fully and willingly with other employees in the interest of the
Thinking & Complex Problem solving
Planning and
Orientation – set and meet aggressive commitments for self and others.
judgement and decision-making; define issues and focus on achieving workable
solutions to obstacles.
Good communicator
– presents ideas effectively, clearly and concisely both orally and in writing.
– pursues positive change in self and organization and drives own personal
development plan.
How to apply:
All suitably qualified and
interested candidates are encouraged to
send applications  with  detailed
CV’s  including present position and copies of relevant
professional/academic certificates (University Transcript, O & A level) to
the email address indicated below;
Deadline: 5th December
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