Main Purpose of the Job
This position reports to the Head of Network Development and will provide technical support to the network through development, installation and operation of network devices and technologies, maintenance and upgrading, capacity planning and performance testing, resolution of incidents and problems and manages client connectivity projects and requests to completion. Suitable candidate will join a team responsible for network development of the backbone and last mile infrastructure of KENET as well as providing campus network development advisory services.
Requirements for the Job
The ideal candidates shall have an electrical engineering degree from a recognized university and be registered or registrable with Engineers Board of Kenya (EBK). With at least five (5) years relevant hands-on practical experience since graduation in power systems and electrical contracting, solar power systems design & installation, design and installation of data center power environments and implementation of large enterprise IP networks and be at least EBK graduate member. The candidate should have some programming in Python or C, power system monitoring and automation experience.
In addition, applicants interested in this position should also have at least five (5) years relevant hands-on experience since graduation as a network and infrastructure engineer in the use and support of electrical power systems and in design, installation, operation and maintenance of; data center power infrastructure, electrical power systems, solar power systems, power systems automation, telecommunication infrastructure, IP routing, switching and associated technologies.
Registration as a professional engineer by the Engineering Board of Kenya as well as project management certification and current professional and/or industry certifications in power systems, and telecommunications will be an added advantage.
All candidates must have demonstrated excellent oral and written communication skills, high ethical and moral standards and capable of working in teams with limited supervision.
Interested and qualified persons should visit the KENET recruitment portal for submission of their application.
Applications should be submitted not later than August 30, 2023. Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted to attend interviews at KENET.
KENET is an equal opportunity employer and promotes diversity. Female candidates as well as candidates from marginalized or semi-arid areas are encouraged to apply.
A competitive remuneration package commensurate with the position shall be offered to the successful candidates.
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