UTL Telecom IT Jobs – Network Administrator

Organisation: Uganda Telecom Limited (UTL)
Duty
Station:
 Kampala,
Uganda
Reports
to:
 IT
Infrastructure Manager
About
UTL:
Uganda Telecom is committed
to providing exceptional telecommunication services that meet our customer’s
needs and improve our efficiency. We now have a vacancy in our organization. We
invite you, if you are a self-driven, results-oriented individual, a team
player who is keen on a new experience to take up the challenge for an
efficient business delivery model.
 Job
Summary:
 The Network
Administrator will provide maintenance of 
all IT infrastructure and shared resources in particular by providing
connectivity, ensuring security to the Internet and intranet resources for
the  entire enterprise as well as maintenance of network backbone
Key
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Manage
    and maintain the IT infrastructure network to ensure availability of
    services 24/7
  • Documentation
    of the UTL network layout (Router, switches, cabling, Modems)
  • Allocation
    and maintenance of IP address space
  • Maintain
    standards for the network and associated related components including
    compliance to the software licenses
  • Network
    hardware and software inventory management
  • Developing
    and maintenance of security standards for local and remote connectivity
  • Manage
    interconnection to other systems like the Telephone Exchanges, IN, SMSC
    and USSD
  • Monitor
    the status of the network and its services (VPN, Dial-up etc.) at all
    times.
  • Carry
    out routine maintenance according to agreed schedules
  • Investigate
    problems with network components and hardware and ensure appropriate
    corrective action
  • Implement
    relevant section of the IT security Policy
  • Network
    Capacity Management
  • Testing
    of new network technologies and implementation
  • Monitor
    and report on the performance of the unit in terms of defined targets and
    objectives,   and provide explanations for any performance
    deviations, and as required provide recommendations for the redress of any
    difficulties
  • Prepare
    budgets and monitor all costs and expenses falling under network
    Infrastructure administration
  • Participate
    and support change management and configuration management processes.
     
Qualifications,
Skills & Experience:
  • A
    Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or
    Information Technology
  • 3
    years’ experience in planning, implementing and maintaining state of the
    art IP networks.
  • Well
    rounded IT background of infrastructure management (networks, systems,
    web-hosting and Software), complimented by strong knowledge of
    Telecommunications.
  • Good
    knowledge in the operation and management of Network Attached storage
  • Cisco
    Certified Network Associate as a MUST
  • Excellent
    oral and written communication skills.
  • Effective
    presentation and networking skills.
  • Strong
    team and collaborative skills, ability to lead/perform in a team
    environment.
  • High
    level of personal energy and willingness to take the initiative in
    planning and organizing daily work.
  • Good
    judgment in discerning between priority and non-priority issues.
  • Strong
    desire to acquire and apply new skills in a constantly evolving highly
    technical environment.
  • Strategic
    Thinking; Innovation and Creativity; Risk Taking and Risk Management;
    Results Orientation skills
     
How
to Apply:
All suitable jobs
candidates willing to work with one of Uganda’s leading telecom companies, UTL
should send their applications to:
The Chief Human Resource
& Administration Officer
Uganda Telecom
Telephone House
P.O Box 7171, Kampala,
Uganda
Or recruitment@utl.co.ug
Deadline: 28th
June 2013 at 5:00 PM
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