Key Responsibilities:

Network Management & Administration

  • Network devices configurations control and management.
  • Establishes networking environment by designing system configuration; directing system installation; defining, documenting, and enforcing system standards.
  • Responsible for Network Systems High Availability & Disaster recovery readiness.
  • Bank IT Data Networks Security by establishing and enforcing policies; defining and monitoring access.
  • Networks Capacity planning, optimization, and management.
  • Bank IT Networks uptime monitoring and performance assurance for the Branch and Head Office Network.
  • Reporting network operational status by gathering, prioritizing information; managing projects.
  • Leading Network Systems Incident, problem & requests management.
  • Carry out preventive and reactive maintenance on all network and communication equipment.
  • · Responsible and accountable for all Data center network and Infrastructure elements and maintenance
  • Conduct active penetration tests and discover vulnerabilities in the network to prevent external intrusion into the KCB Bank network.
  • Contributes to planning the annual budget and validating related costs in the BAU environment.
  • Ensure Networks High Availability and Continuity/DR setup.
  • Ensure timely user notification of maintenance requirements and effects on network availability.
  • Investigate, recommend and install enhancements and operating procedures that optimize network availability.
  • Supervise and manage a high performing team.


Infrastructure Management & Administration

  • Ensure Business Applications High Availability and Continuity/DR setup
  • Advisory on and controlled deployment of new Infrastructure Technologies
  • Implement effective infrastructure technology maintenance routines.
  • Ensure security of data in Storage, transition and processing.
  • Support the day-to-day operations of the bank users and customers.
  • Infrastructure Capacity Planning and management.
  • Ensure high Availability for all Infrastructure Services.
  • Provide up cutting edge infrastructure Services.
  • Develop quality, reliable, sustainable and resilient infrastructure.
  • Secure Infrastructure deployments.
  • Oversee and manage the health of both the Bank’s Primary & Secondary Datacentres.


Skills and Requirements

  • A University degree in Telecommunications Engineering, Computer Science or IT.
  • Total Minimum No of Years’ Experience Required – 6 years.


Professional Qualifications

  • CISCO certification in networking (CCNA, CCNP, CCDA, ISE, others).
  • Advanced support skills for CISCO Networks and telecommunications technologies.
  • Certification or knowledge of Microsoft Active Directory, Oracle Systems, Virtual Server technologies (e.g. VMWARE), A+.


Skills and Experience 

  • 4-6 years’ technical experience supporting Enterprise Networks & Infrastructure systems in medium to large organizations.
  • 3 of those working experience in a busy WAN /LAN environment, which experience must include configuring switches, routers, and firewalls.
  • Experience with multiple storage and backup subsystems.
  • Experience with virtual infrastructures e.g. VMWARE, Hyper-V, etc.
  • Broad knowledge of ICT infrastructure, Networks Management and Control Techniques
  • An understanding of operating systems, data communications, networking, Databases, hardware (PC/Hardware), system applications, and various technologies and systems and their integration with Computer Systems.
  • Working experience with Internet technologies, IP technologies, Network devices and equipment (e.g. Routers, switches, hubs, and firewalls)
  • Ability to troubleshoot and resolve network problems, install and operate network-monitoring tools and maintain network documentation.
  • Ability to generate, read, interpret Networking design and diagrams.
  • Network Performance Tuning, Network Design and Implementation, Problem Solving, Strategic Planning, Multi-tasking, Quality Focus, Coordination, Technical Understanding, Quick Study and Technical Zeal.
  • Ability to understand and/or operate multiple infrastructure technologies e.g. CISCO, Linux, UNIX, Oracle, VMWARE, etc.
  • Significant experience in deploying, tuning and supporting databases (preferably Oracle, postgresssql and/or Microsoft SQL).
  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills with the ability to communicate clearly and persuasively, interpret documents, understand procedures, write reports and correspondence; speak clearly to third parties and employees.
  • Able and willing to solve complex analytical challenges, independently analyze information; and make recommendations based on analysis.
  • Self-motivated team player with the ability to adapt and work co-operatively and effectively in different situations and teams to carry out assigned tasks maintain a positive attitude under stress conditions.
  • Disposition to share knowledge fully and willingly with other employees in the interest of the organization.
  • Team leadership experience.

If your career ambitions match the requirements of this exciting career opportunity, please visit our website and use the link below to log in to our Recruitment portal to submit your application with a detailed CV. Your cover letter should explain what you believe you can offer KCB Bank Uganda. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

To be considered your application must be received by Friday, 5 February 2021.