IT Jobs – Network Engineer – DFCU Bank

 

Job Title:    Network Engineer

Organization:  DFCU
Bank

Duty Station:  Kampala,
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 is charged with 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 availability.

 

Key Duties and
Responsibilities:

·        
Networks
configurations control and management.

·        
Establishes
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.

·        
Bank IT
Networks uptime monitoring and performance assurance.

·        
Reporting
network operational status by gathering, prioritizing information; managing
projects.

·        
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.

·        
Contributes
to planning the Core Banking Systems’ annual budget and validating related
costs in the BAU environment.

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·        
The
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+.

·        
Three to
four years of 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.

·        
Self-motivated
team player with the ability to adapt and work cooperatively and effectively in
different situations whilst maintaining a positive attitude under stress
conditions.

·        
Disposition
to share knowledge fully and willingly with other employees in the interest of
the organization. Analytical Thinking & Complex Problem-solving skills.

·        
Planning
and Organization skills.

·        
Achievement
Oriented – Set and meet aggressive commitments for self and others.

·        
Critical
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.

·        
Self-Development
– Pursues positive change in self and organization.

·        
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 and A level) to the email address indicated below;
Vacanciesbank@dfcugroup.com

 

Deadline: 12th October 2020

 

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