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Job Title
PRICIPAL ICT OFFICER , NETWORK ENGINEERING
Job Description

The Network Engineers Officer will be responsible for Analysing, designing, installing, configuring, maintaining and repairing of network infrastructure and application components. They will also provide direction, information, and recommendations regarding network configurations and installations.

Duties and responsibilities at this level will entail:-

  1. Supervising the implementation of ICT networks;
  2. Ensuring network connectivity of all servers, workstations, telephony equipment, fax machines, and other network appliances;
  3. Ensuring optimal operation of all network hardware and equipment e.g. routers and switches;
  4. Ensuring network connectivity of all servers, workstations, telephony equipment, fax machines, and other network appliances;
  5. Liaising with security division to install security programs to prevent unauthorised access to privileged data and information and oversee the network security
  6. Liaising with the government organizations to perform on-site analysis, diagnosis, and resolution of complex network problems for a variety of end users, and recommend and implement corrective solutions; and
  7. Managing, planning and maintaining network cabling.
Job Specification

For appointment to this grade an officer must have:-

 

  1. At least five (5) years relevant work experience in Public service or Private institution
  2. Bachelors degree in any of the following:- Computer Science, Information Technology, Network Administration, Software engineering or related field from a recognized institution;
  • Masters degree in any of the following:- Computer Science, Information Technology, Network Administration, Software Engineering or related field from a recognized institution;
  1. Professional Diploma/Certificate in any of the following areas:-
  2. CompTIA A+ Certification.
  3. CompTIA Network+ Certification.
  4. CompTIA Security+ Certification.
  5. Cisco CCNA Certification.
  6. Cisco CCNP Certification.
  7. Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA)
  8. Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE)
  9. Certificate in Management Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized qualification; and shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.

 

  • Competencies and Skills
  1. Good interpersonal skills
  2. Proven analytical and problem-solving abilities.
  • Ability to effectively prioritize tasks in a high-pressure environment
  1. Strong customer service orientation
  2. Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment
  3. People management skills

Leadership skills

Grade
ICTA 5
No Sought
1
Advert Ref
ICTA/DSS/05/2021
Recruiment
NOC Recruitment