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Simply Intuite.

Senior Network Engineer

FullTime Kenya, Nairobi Posted 22/03/2022, 2 years ago

Industry: Computer and information technology

Role: Information technology

Salary Range: Confidential

Closing: 15/04/2022

Client: Confidential

Reports To:    Traffic & Security Team Manager

Our Client is a young, agile, and dynamic B2B service provider for many large reputable companies within the technology, betting, and gaming industries. The company has a fast-paced multinational culture and a fantastic opportunity for stepping up in your career and becoming an instrumental part of the team.


We are looking for a Senior Network Engineer to develop and maintain functional and secure networks. You will mentor a team of engineers to troubleshoot and optimize our networks for our users. In this role, you should have excellent problem-solving skills and thorough knowledge of Network Administration and architecture. If you’re also passionate about security and data protection, we’d like to meet you. Your goal will be to establish networks that cater to our customer needs.


  • Design, develop and test solutions following Standard Design patterns to deliver Networks and Security Platforms (preferably using Infrastructure as Code practices)
  • Building best-in class Service Engineering capabilities for the Traffic & Security Team with practices like standardized documentation and augmented observability
  • Design and deploy functional networks (LAN, WLAN, WAN) and maintaining Systems and tools needed to deliver a high quality Product
  • Configure and install software, servers, routers and other network devices
  • Monitor network performance and integrity
  • Resolve issues tiers of support have escalated by troubleshooting cloud and local infrastructure
  • Automate tasks and monitor their effectiveness
  • Mentor team members on technical issues
  • Create, oversee and test security measures (e.g. access authentication and disaster recovery)
  • Maintain complete technical documentation
  • Suggest improvements to network performance, capacity and scalability
  • Capable of owning the overall health and engineering quality of the Systems in your area
  • Collaborate well and being able to present ideas/solutions to a distributed, cross-functional Team environment, interacting with Managers, Developers, QA's, Project managers, Product owners, and other Departments when required
  • Participate as a member of an Agile Team for specific and continuous high impact Projects
  • Contribute to the resolution of any issues and incidents preparing in advance and providing the correct Troubleshooting and Monitoring tooling for the Team


  • Minimum 5+ years of experience as Core Engineer in a Technical Team
  • Great communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Significant experience administering and supporting Networks Systems (LAN, WAN, SDN)
  • Solid understanding of network operating systems (Cisco IOS, Cisco NX-OS, etc.)
  • Sharp troubleshooting skills
  • Demonstrable support and administration experience in Protocols like BGP, OSPF (IGP in general), VXLAN/NV-GRE SDN integrations, Spine & Leaf deployments, IPv6
  • Highly valuable if any experience with SD-WAN deployments and WAN optimization in general including CDNs, Global Load-balancing solutions and Performance-based routing
  • Experience with Agile planning, deployment, integration, test/validation and configuration
  • Experience with network diagnostic, monitoring and analysis tools
  • Valuable Experience with any Configuration management tools (Ansible, Chef, or similar)
  • Experience with modern monitoring/observability Systems like ELK, Prometheus, InfluxDB
  • Workflow flexibility and strong Teamwork skills
  • Ability to work independently
  • A natural aptitude for teaching and learning from others in a collaborative Team environment


  • Valuable if previous experience supporting highly transactional environments
  • Highly valuable if any administration experience with Load-balancing Platforms (like F5)
  • Experience with Amazon AWS, GCP or any Public/Private Cloud provider
  • Familiarity with Terraform, Container orchestration, CI/CD frameworks
  • Familiarity with Virtualization Tools and techniques (NFV, NSX-T, SDN)
  • CCNP/CCIE Certification (or similar) and interested in some Security Certification
  • Understanding modern Web Stack Architectures (including external DNS/CDN)