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My client based in South Africa with a office based in Zambia requires a Senior Network Engineer to manage one of the infrastructutes of the Zambian mining plant.
The ideal person must be able to understand, implement and manage projects, processes and work instructions with skills to design and develop network infrastructure aligned to business requirements
This will be based in Zambia or will require someone to be in Zambia for every 10 weeks and 2 weeks remote. The ideal person must also have extensive knowledge and at least 10 years experience in all areas of networking and communications across both LAN and WAN, preferably in an African Mining environment





Job Title: Senior Network Engineer – Zambia
Location: Zambia

Job Summary:
Duties & Responsibilities:
Job Description:

Overall Job Purpose:
Responsibility for maintaining network and voice services that support and enable business across Trident and Enterprise Mine Sites, TWE Estate and Kalumbila Town
Provide operational/technical design, support and monitoring for LAN and WAN including the management of switches, routers, wifi, voice, firewalls and infrastructure facilities
Management of team providing network and telecommunications services and support, including ad-hoc desktop or printer support as required

Specific Job Responsibility:

Independently troubleshoot & administer routers, switches, WLC,CUCM and firewalls
Plan and design optimal path for new fibre installations
Supervise fibre optic installations, testing and reporting, including GPON, OLT and ONU
Supervision and maintenance of all structured cabling, labelling and documentation
Design, maintain and/or troubleshoot Unifi AP and Unifi Air Fibre including channel optimization, radio interference and air optimization
Network monitoring, performance management and continued optimization
Able to identify and escalate to next levels for troubleshooting
Co-ordinate and plan future installations as well as onsite cabling runs and PTP links
Maintaining installation and configuration procedures
Daily health checks

Job Specific Competencies:
Contributing to and maintaining system standards including documentation
Troubleshoot issues as they arise – from the simple to complex
Perform scheduled maintenance and upgrades on network devices
Providing 3rd level support per request from various business partners
Repairing and recovering from hardware or software failures
Coordinating and communicating with impacted business partners
Provide support for network infrastructure in an on-call rotation
Work with multiple teams to identify bottlenecks and other network configuration issues
Maintain and organize reporting information and documentation for management review
Adhering to and implementing Group ICT standards and policies
Competent understanding of routing in a Cisco environment particularly in EIGRP

Key Job Attributes:

Must be creative and innovative
Excellent analytical & troubleshooting skills
Ability to manage a team
Must be able to effectively communicate
Ability to work under pressure

Desired Experience & Qualification:
Cisco CCNP certification or higher required
Cisco VOIP certification and/or extensive experience managing CUCM
Cisco Wireless certification and/or experience managing a WLC
Fortigate Firewall, Ubiquiti Wireless and GPON experience preferable
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent

Package & Remuneration:
Permanent Postion

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Rate will be paid in USD

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