Principal Engineer Jobs in Kenya
Principal Engineer Jobs in KenyaJob Summary:
Establishes engineering network status by developing and implementing systems for collecting, analyzing, verifying, and reporting information.Operations
General Manager, Operations
Responsible for (Direct reports):
Responsibilities (Functions and duties):
Assist in ensuring that all operational engineering network systems are running and functioning well and are up-to date.
Formulate network management standards and policies
Assist in overseeing technical projects in alignment with organizational goals and direct the effective delivery of networks, development, and disaster recovery systems and processes.
Assist in Developing action plans and oversee the implementation of network & operational standards
Assist in handling the strategy and execution of Network infrastructure for the organization.
Configure and maintain the core network equipment.
Assist in Identifying, troubleshooting and resolving problems in the performance of the network for clients and internal users.
Troubleshooting and solving network problems.
Provide technical support to end-users regarding supplied hardware and software.
Install, test, certify and troubleshoot networking cabling systems.
Commissioning client premises equipment.
Providing technical expertise to end-users regarding optimal set-up for software, hardware and network use.
Installing, configure, monitor and troubleshoot a wide range of network and data communications software and hardware.
Assist in supervising contractors in the implementation of the networks.
Analyze computer- and network-related problems reported by end-users and Diagnose the most effective method to resolve the problem and implements the solution;
Assist in Maintaining and troubleshooting the FON Local Area Network (LAN), Wide Area Network (WAN), data communications and all peripheral equipment
Configuring and installing software and equipment in response to the demands of a complex network design.
Train end-users on the use and features of the various operating systems and applications on the various platforms.
Perform primary network system administration on network equipment as needed.
Ensure that the direct reports use established tracking system to log requests; monitor progress, track problem resolution and give report to the GM, Operations
Assist in Identifying patterns of failure, researches bug fixes and implements solutions; communicates with the supervisor regarding unresolved problems.
Assist in enforcing the organisation’s network security and installation procedures.
Assist in the training of all staff in the Regional offices on the Network systems.
Assist in ensuring compliance of regulatory issues
Assist in preparing operational and risk reports for management analysis.
Accountable for information security, assess the risk of confidential information being misused, create safeguards and maintain the information security program through regular testing.
Liaising with other departments to ensure optimum performance of the network
Any other duties as required by the Head of Engineering
Performance Measures and Targets:
Ensuring update reports in clear and simple manner.
Assist in ensuring timely preparation of annual departmental financial and technical performance reports.
Ensuring transparency in all Engineering & Operating systems
Systematic resolution of faults and client issues.
This is measured by the turnaround time and accurate reporting
Good rapport with the 3rd party suppliers
Good relation with the clients
Good working relation and co-operation with staff members
Good rand regular reporting.
Ticket generation and closing
Daily, Weekly & Monthly reports to the GM, Operations
Assist in making the Quarterly Reports to the CEO
Weekly, Monthly System checks and reporting to the Head of Engineering
5 years of experience as a Principle Engineer in a busy telecommunications organisation
Academic: Bachelor’s degree in Telecommunications or Electronic Engineering
Professional: Registration with Professional Engineers (ARB)
Specialist knowledge required:
Knowledge of various Engineering Operating software
Knowledge of Programming and well versed with current IT solutions
Knowledge of Hardware and software systems
Knowledge of Networks, network administration and Installation
Knowledge of standard desktop application
Communication and interpersonal skills
Attention to details and accuracy
Planning and Organizing skills
Knowledge of industry changes in regards to issues affecting engineering
Ability to maintain confidential information
Tools & Equipments
How to Apply
Applications should be sent to email@example.com 14th April 2019.
Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.
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