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AB Bank Rwanda Plc

AB BANK Rwanda Plc has been operating in Rwanda since January 2014. It is a member of an international network of commercial banks providing banking services to micro, small and medium-sized enterprises and private individuals in Africa, Asia, and Latin America.

Website: http://www.abbank.rw

AB BANK Rwanda Plc. is looking for qualified and competent staff to fill the position of Network Administrator.

Job Title:  Network Administrator

Location: Kigali

Employment status: Full-Time

Contract type: Open- ended

Reports to: Head of IT

Deadline: Wednesday, December 8, 2021

Key duties & responsibilities

Network Administration:

  • Plan, deploy, configure and maintain router and switches, administrative responsibility for the entire network.
  • Operate and administrate network devices (Wimax modems or ONU, routers, switches, and firewalls).
  • Plan detailed concept of LAN/WAN for all bank locations via connect to ISP.
  • Design a network concept and create lifecycle plan for network devices.
  • Backup and setup of network configurations.
  • Proactive analysis of logging data to help to prevent system downtime – communicate system or network events troubleshoots problems and ensure uptime of network devices.
  • Patch management for network devices.
  • Maintain and update documentation of network design.
  • Manage IP-routing and install/operate firewalling network capacity.
  • Review regularly configurations in accordance with cyber security threats and best practices.

Required knowledge and experience

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or any related field from a recognized university
  • Should be (or be working towards) a Cisco certified engineer
  • Minimum 3-5 years’ experience with progressive responsibility in a similar environment
  • Should have operational experience managing Cisco or other router, switches, and firewalls systems.
  • Should have a strong working knowledge of network troubleshooting practices, network switches, routers, firewalls, and network protocols
  • Should have experience working with vendors/suppliers and managing SLAs
  • Strong communication, organization, management, and reporting skills
  • Ability to collaborate easily and effectively within a team and thrive in a fast-paced environment.

Results expected to achieve

  • Anticipate and prevent unplanned downtimes of the core and branches network by proactive actions.
  • Insurance and maintenance of IT Security basing on ISO27001 standards.
  • A reliable and secure connection is maintained between Head Office and all branches.
  • Keeping an organization’s computer network up-to-date and operating as intended.
  • Integrity of external systems connecting with the company network.

 Qualification

  • Degree in computer science, Information Technology or related field;
  • 3-5 years in the same position preferably in a financial institution;
  • Network Certification such as Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA), CompTIA Network+, VMWare Certified Technical Associate – Network Virtualization (VCTA-NV), CCNP, ONF Certified SDN Associate (OCSA), SCE (Sophos Certified Engineer), Optional: Linux+, LFCS, or any other Linux cert…

Interested candidates should send ONLY in one document:

  • Letter of Interest
  • CV
  • Copy of academic qualifications
  • Professional Certificates

How to Apply

Interested candidates should send their application file (CV and cover letterall in one document before 8/12/2021 using the “Apply for this job” button below.

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