IT Networks and Security Lead Job Placement – iSON Technologies

Job Title:   IT Networks and Security Lead  

Organisation: iSON Technologies

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda


About US:

iSON capitalizes on the strength of its core expertise and capabilities in Telecom, Banking Financial and Insurance Services, Government, Oil & Gas and Hospitality verticals. It leverages its deep domain and delivery expertise, methodologies and frameworks, partnerships and technology alliances to cater to its clients. Our secured, flexible and futuristic delivery model through regional hubs in Africa, Middle East and Asia.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Configuration and Management of MPLS VPN, BGP, OSPF, VLANS.
  • Management and configuration of Cisco & juniper enterprise product family (1800/2800/3800/7200/7600). PE (7200/7300/7500/10000), P (7300, GSR) for corresponding IOS and features.
  • Management of overall WAN & LAN network infrastructure across countries & core Data Centres
  • Performing technical negotiation with customer & service providers/partners.
  • Management and configuration in MPLS Rollout project (includes Tierl, Tier2 and Tier3 Management, Configuration and Troubleshooting and solutions for Level-3
  • Escalated network issues, Bandwidth management, Network Planning, and implementation of network services.
  • Team management for Planning and commissioning of additional and new infrastructure, new POPs etc. based on traffic analysis.
  • Leading Team for monitoring performance of all the Core and Edge Routers with proper records and data.
  • Network technical solution manager for new DC setup & restructuring.
  • Participation in Necessary up gradation of Care and Edge network equipment by following specific change management process etc.
  • Providing support to all Pop CSG Engineers.
  • Configuring of BGP on the international and domestic links of customers and upstream providers based on policy using route-maps, filter-lists, weight, Metric etc.
  • Re-engineering internal & external routing for complete redundancy using various routing policy.
  • Report Preparation-Network uptime/Latency & SLA calculation.
  • Implementation OF TACACS, Cisco works, ITNM, Solar winds, CSMARS, MRTG, RADIUS etc. network management tools.
  • Implementation of Syslog (Log Capturing) and KIWI (backup) for Bharti Network.
  • Implementation and configuration of Routing Protocols: OSPF, IGRP, EIGRP, BGP HDLC, PPP, Frame Relay
  • Switching: Layer2 switching, VLANs, InterVLAN routing, Multi-protocol layer switching (MPLS).
  • Management and configuration of Remote Access: Asynchronous dial-up, ISDN, Frame Relay, Leased lines.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • Professional qualification: Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, ITIL Foundation, Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP), Routing & Switching. Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA), Routing & Switching, Cisco Certified Design Associate, (CCDA), Cisco Certified Network Associate, Security (CCNA-Security), Cisco Certified Network Associate, VoIP (CCNA-Voice). Cisco IP Telephony Design Specialist, Cisco Express Foundation Design Specialist (CXFS), Cisco Unity Design Specialist, Cisco Certified Advanced Wireless LAN Field Specialist, HP-AIS
  • At least ten years of experience working in the Telecom Sector. International experience will be an added advantage.
  • Expertise in Network Auditing and standardisation project (ISP/MPLS).
  • Working knowledge of Huawei and Hitachi or knowledge of HDS VSP-G200/G400/G600/G800 etc.
  • Strong experience in Enterprise Telephony (TDM & IP). Contact Centers and Structured Connectivity / Cabling Solutions (SCS) technologies on world class product platforms.
  • Solid experience with practical understanding of Technical aspects in design & deployment of enterprise voice network infrastructure based on industry best practices and standards.
  • In depth understanding of end customer business communication needs, requirements and challenges. Strong experience with Avaya/Nortel/Cisco voice-based project implementation
  • Good people/program/project management skills
  • Excellent Communication, presentation, analytical and organizational skills.


How to Apply:

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Deadline: 30th May 2023


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Date Posted 2023-05-24
Valid Through 2023-05-30
Employment Type FULL_TIME
Hiring Organization iSON Technologies
Job Location , , Kampala, 0256, Uganda