IP Network Operations Specialist
As a specialist in the IP Network Technologies, he will ensure effective Operations in term of availability, reliability and continuity) of Zain internal Corporate Network Systems and related components including but not limited to LAN/WAN/Edge/Data center Switches, Routers, Load Balancers, Wireless Systems, IP Telephony, Security equipment (e.g. Firewalls, IPS, VPNs…) and related management and monitoring systems. This person will work within the IT Infrastructure team and will play a key role in working with other IT systems administrators, application support/developers personnel and business unit owners to design, implement, and maintain standard-to-complex Network and Security solutions meeting business requirements/demands. This person will also manage/coordinate/implement new Network and Security project rollouts, as well as conducting continues improvement activities related but not limited to constant revision of existing network business Processes/Security Controls and submission of frequent/upon request reports associated with performance appraisal recommendations
You will be responsible to:
Configure, install, manage and monitor Zain Sudan Network (Corporate Users Network, Data Centres, Branch Offices, Edge/Parameter) and its Security Infrastructure Systems
Perform daily Security operations in compliance with Zain security policies, guidelines and procedures (e.g. configure Firewall Rules, Configuring VPN RS/L2L access).
Manage Routing , Switching and Application Load balancing requirements for Zain Sudan Network (e.g. OSPF, EIGRP, RSTP, SLB).
Manage/provide corporate IP-enabled services as Wireless and IP-Telephony/VoIP
Gather Business requirements and provide comprehensive networking and security solutions/consultancy services to organization internal customers.
Manage Network & Security Service portfolio and emphasize its alignment with IT/Corporate strategy.
Coordinate in Managing/controlling new network budgeting requirements and Projects roll-out.
Coordinate with procurement department in identifying the requirements of products and potential resources by issuing solicitation documents as RFIs, RFQs, and RFPs. Furthermore, help in evaluating.
vendor proposed solutions and following up with venders to ensure full delivery of final solution and its full documentation.
Review Network equipment’s logs and provide periodical/upon request Security and Network performance Reports and conduct continuous assessments/evaluations of Business processes/Security Controls in order to maintain an acceptable level of security and service KPI’s.
Troubleshooting Network and Security problems and following with the vendor/support for the unresolved issues.
Represent IP Network Team in internal assessments and external ISO audits (QMS & ISMS). Follow-up recommendation and implement remediation actions
Conduct Knowledge transfer to IP Network Team members.
Ensure the compliance of policies and procedures in the customer care with the Information Security guides .
WHAT DO I NEED
You will be required to have:
Bachelor's Degree, in Computer Science, Computer engineering or other relevant science or engineering discipline.
Present proof of hands on practice in IP Networking and Security.
Related certifications are definite assets but are not mandatory.
Minimum 2 years experience or equivalent in an advanced enterprise class IT environment, with hands-on experience .
Cisco Network/Security certifications or equivalent is highly preferred.
Strong knowledge of the various Networking and Security concepts/principles is a must.
Administrative Security certification as Security+, CISSP, CISA, CEH or equivalent is a credit.
Strong Knowledge of IT Service Management processes and lifecycle is strongly required. ITIL certification is credit.
Those Soft Skills
Having an excellent Communications/Interpersonal Skills is mandatory .
Quick learning with high self-study abilities.
Strong analytical & troubleshooting abilities
Strong presentation and technical skills
Strong customer and business orientation.
Ability to manage several issues and projects simultaneously while balancing operational requirements and systems capabilities.
Conflict handling and resolution skills.
Problem Solving & Analytical thinking skills .
Concern for Standards/Efficiency.
Work under pressure.
Good knowledge of delivering project as per Project Management standard frameworks/methodologies as PMI-PMP or OGC-PRINCE2.
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