SportPesa Network & Security Administrator – Jobs in Kenya

About SportPesa

SportPesa, is a Kenya-based sports betting website owned and operated by Pevans East Africa Limited. The website is licensed by the BCLB (Betting Control and Licensing Board of Kenya) under the Betting, Lotteries and Gaming Act.

Job Type: Full Time

Qualification: BA/BSc/HND

Location: Nairobi

Job Field: Administration / Secretarial

Job Responsibilities

Scheduling and executing Preventive Maintenance of the Network Infrastructure.

Ensure 99.99% availability of the Network Infrastructure

Serve as a Level 1 escalation for all Network incidents

Serve as part of Resolution Team for Network Incidents

Ensure Network documentation is updated

Manage Network Inventory and spares

Manage Configuration of all Network equipment (backup configuration and application of standardized configuration templates to Network equipment)

Liaise with Service Providers to ensure agreed SLAs are maintained 100%

Continuous training to keep abreast with Network technologies

Liaise with the ITSM/Service Delivery manager to manage projects and IT&S processes and procedures.

Ensure Network licenses are valid and initiate acquisition of the same before expiry

Job Requirements

Understanding of TCP/IP networking, IP routing and core technologies such as IP, TCP, OSPF, BGP, Switching.

Experience in Cisco Nexus switches, Juniper QFX, High Performance Routers (Cisco ASR1k etc), Advanced BGP configuration, Firewall hardening with Cisco ASA and Checkpoint firewalls, Network Access Control and Traffic Engineering.

Deep working knowledge of Site-to-Site IPSec & Remote Access VPNs (IKEv1 & IKEv2)

Deep working knowledge of Checkpoint and FortiGate Firewalls (Administration and Troubleshooting)

Advanced Switching knowhow – VLANS, STP, VTPv2, VTPv3, VTP pruning, Configure and verify Ether Channels, Configure and verify spanning tree, chassis virtualization and aggregation technologies

Configure and verify switch security features, device security using AAA with TACACS+ and RADIUS

Telco / Service Provider experience is an advantage

4-6 years’ experience managing a large Network of at least 50 nodes

Strong troubleshooting skills is key

Degree in Computer Science/Telecommunication or related degree

Ability to work with cross-functional teams to deliver projects and IT services

Must be time flexible

Mandatory Requirements:

– Cisco CCNP Enterprise certification
– Check Point CCSA/CCSE Certification
– Fortinet NSE 4 Enterprise Firewall
– Juniper JNCIA certification
– Any other network vendor certification will be an added advantage.
Method of Application

If you are up to the challenge, possess the necessary qualifications and experience; please send your application letter and CV only quoting the job title on the email subject (Network & Security Administrator) to hr@sportpesa.co.ke by 21st August 2022.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interview.

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