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NETWORK ADMINISTRATION SPECIALIST (2 Positions)

JOB TITLE: NETWORK ADMINISTRATION SPECIALIST (2 Positions)

REPORTS TO: INFRASTRUCTURE MANAGER

DEPARTMENT: TECHNOLOGY AND ENTERPRISE SOLUTIONS

JOB GRADE: D2

Job Purpose:

To oversee the smooth running and coordination of all network systems for operational efficiency within the Fund.

Duties and Responsibilities include:

  • Configure and manage Branch firewalls interfacing the Fund to the ISP leased lines.
  • Configure and manage access rules of the Datacenter Firewall that controls traffic flow between the different segments in the network.
  • Sets up and configures remote access VPN for NSSF staff and contractors for Ubiquity
  • Sets up and configures Site-to-Site VPN with the Fund’s Partners like Banks, FinTechs, etc. to facilitate member contributions.
  • Maintain and update the Web Access Filter/Policy to ensure secure and appropriate access to the web that is compliant with the Organization’s policies.
  • Manage the physical access of end-user devices to the Network through Network Access Control (NAC) for both Wired and wireless networks.
  • Perform security management of all Endpoints through a centrally and scalable EMS Server (Endpoint Management Server) to provide visibility across the network to share information and assign security profiles to endpoints.
  • Configure and Manage the Web Access Firewall (WAF) to provide protection to all internet-facing web servers like the API gateway, Web App, and the Fund website.
  • Design, implement, and upgrade the DB firewall and Database Activity Monitoring (DAM) to ensure secure access to the Fund’s critical Databases.
  • Manage the Endpoint Antivirus protection for all devices including laptops, desktops, servers, etc.
  • Design, configure and maintain the SIEM appliance to provide real-time analysis of the security logs and alerts generated by the various applications, systems and network devices.
  • Design and implement network Virtualization with NSX, which enables the implementation of virtual networks on physical networks within virtual server infrastructure
  • Participate in the development and implementation of the section’s strategy
  • Develop and maintain relationships with stakeholders in and outside the Organisation.
  • Review own performance and seek feedback to improve, while also managing the performance of subordinates.
  • Collaborate with stakeholders in and outside the Organisation.

Education Requirements:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Software engineering, Information Technology or related field.
  • Professional qualifications in, Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP), Security (CCNP Security, Symantec DLP, SIEM), or related field.

Work Experience:

5 years of Network Engineering with seasoned experience designing, deploying and supporting complex Local Area Network, Wide Area Network and Security infrastructure and 2 years in a supervisory position.

Key Competences:

  • Commitment & Integrity
  • Proactivity & Innovation
  • Getting Work Done
  • Relationship Building
  • Communicating and Influencing
  • Resilience & Resourcefulness
  • Thinking and Problem Analysis
  • Research and investigation
  • Business process and project management
  • Risk and Control
  • Data collection and analysis
  • Problem Solving

Interested individuals should click https://forms.office.com/r/tvHyhrbZY1 to fill out the application form and also send copies of their application letter, curriculum vitae and academic qualifications, addressed to the Chief of People and Culture to recruitment@nssfug.org by Monday 12th September 2022.

Women are encouraged to apply. Please note that canvassing or lobbying will lead to the automatic disqualification of the candidate.