Fresher Network Engineer Non-profit Jobs – African Field Epidemiology Network (AFENET)

Job Title:      Network Engineer

Organisation: African
Field Epidemiology Network (AFENET)

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About US:

The African Field
Epidemiology Network (AFENET) is a not for profit, networking alliance and service
organization that brings together field epidemiology training programs (FETPs)
across Africa working side by side with Ministries of Health, regional and
international partners. AFENET works to strengthen epidemiology and disease
surveillance capabilities of African countries that are critical to meeting the
requirements of the Integrated Disease Surveillance and Response (IDSR)
strategy and the International Health Regulations (IHR).

About Project:

The African Field
Epidemiology Network (AFENET) was on 1 April 2016 awarded a five year Cooperative
Agreement (CoAg) to support the Uganda Ministry of Health (MOH) to strengthen its
capacity to execute core public health functions through embedded technical
assistance. The CoAg titled “Strengthen Uganda Ministry of Health Capacity to
Execute its Essential Public Health Functions through Provision of Technical
Assistance, Public Health Workforce Development and Institutional Capacity-
Building in the Republic of Uganda under the President’s Emergency Plan for
AIDS Relief (PEPFAR)” is in its fourth year of implementation whose budget period
expires on 30th September 2020.

Job Summary:  The Network Engineer will work closely with Software
Developers and IT Manager to fine tune and improve efficiency of Data Centre
and associated network infrastructure.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
Designing
and implementing new network solutions and/or improving the efficiency of current
networks

·       
Installing,
configuring and supporting network equipment including routers, proxy servers,
switches, WAN accelerators, DNS and DHCP

·       
Procuring
network equipment and managing subcontractors involved with network installation

·       
Configuring
firewalls, routing and switching to maximize network efficiency and security

·       
Maximizing
network performance through ongoing monitoring and troubleshooting

·       
Arranging
scheduled upgrades

·       
Investigating
faults in the network

·       
Updating
network equipment to the latest firmware releases

·       
Reporting
network status to key stakeholders

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
applicant must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer science,
Electrical/Electronic engineering, Mathematics, and Software Engineering

·       
CCNP
(Cisco Certified Network Professional) certification is desirable.

·       
An
analytical mind, ability to learn new technologies quickly

·       
Good
time management skills

·       
Ability
to follow processes

·       
Strong
documentation skills

·       
Good
communication skills – both written and verbal and Commercial and business
awareness

How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should submit their Application Letters
detailing their experiences and skills, Curriculum Vitae, copies of relevant
academic documents and 3 references online to:

The Human Resource
Office,

African Field Epidemiology
Network (AFENET)

Email: sec@afenet.net

Deadline: 10th July 2020 by close of business
5:30 pm

NB: Only
successful candidates shall be contacted for an interview.

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