Data Center Network Engineer

The role holder will administer, coordinate, review, implement and manage KCB Group Data Center Network Infrastructure, to ensure stable operations of the bank’s IT infrastructure. This includes developing, maintaining, supporting, and optimizing key functional areas particularly data center infrastructure that enhance and optimize customer experience and deliver on business needs while retaining secured high network availability, data transmission integrity, and data transmission security across various technology platforms and network services.

Key Responsibilities

  • Managing, monitoring and optimizing the Data Center environment – Core Enterprise Network, Core Voice Network, Load Balancers, Perimeter and Data Center Security Infrastructure.
  • Lead the migration to new stable state of the art advanced data center technologies or any planned upgrades for data center network infrastructure.
  • Monitor all software and hardware products and ensure compliance with Data Center standards and systems.
  • Perform troubleshoot on data center, identify issues, and assist in timely resolution of the same.
  • Coordinate with various departments and perform integration of critical systems into data center infrastructure and develop strategies to ensure achievement of data center capacity.
  • Responsible for deploying and implementing network security controls as outlined by the Information Security, policy, standards, and guidelines.
  • Ensures that the logical and physical network is performing as required and works with internal and external service providers to repair and restore service as needed.
  • Ensure that up to date systems configurations and documentations are kept for all data center network infrastructure.
  • Vendors and SLA management for continuous provision of uninterrupted quality service to the Bank.
  • Service level Application in relation to Telecom service providers and Equipment supporting network functions.

The Person

For the above position, the successful applicant should have the following:

  • University Degree in IT/ Computer Science/ Mathematics or related field from a recognized institution.
  • A Cisco Certified Network professional (CCNP) or Cisco Certified Security Professional(CCSP
  • At Least 5 years' experience in Networking (Routing and Switching)
  • At least 5 years' experience in Telephony and Voice, Network Security and Vendor Management


The above position is a demanding role for which the Bank will provide a competitive remuneration package to the successful candidate. If you believe you can clearly demonstrate your abilities to meet the criteria given above, please log in to our Recruitment portal and submit your application with a detailed CV.

To be considered your application must be received by Friday 14th July 2023

Qualified candidates with disability are encouraged to apply.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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Uploaded: 2023-07-07 00:00:00 Deadline: 2023-07-14 00:00:00 Reference Number: 1088