Sr. Network Engieer

  Afghanistan Unspecified 263
Date Posted:Apr 2, 2011
Closing Date:Apr 28, 2011
Work Type:Unspecified
Number of Vacancies:2
Functional Area:IT - Hardware
Salary Range:40000 - 80000 USD undefined
Years of Experience:5 Years
Contract Duration:Open Ended
Extension Possibility:Yes
Contract Type:Permanent
Probation Period:1 month
Required Languages:

About RANA Technologies:

RANA Technologies is the leading Internet Service Provider (ISP) & Information & Communications (ICT) Enterprise in Afghanistan, with its Corporate Office in Kabul. RANA Technologies is 100% Afghan owned, and is the only company in Afghanistan to have a Woman as a member of our Board of Directors. RANA Technologies nation-wide network and operations are managed by a team of over 250 experienced, trained and qualified International experts and Afghans. During the previous 10 years, RANA Technologies has successfully developed and demonstrated strong project conceptualization, planning, end-to-end project management, 100% Quality Assurance and 100% Customer Satisfaction in Afghanistan.

Job Summary:

We are looking for a Senior Network Engineer that can thrive in a challenging and rewarding environment. This person will help design, implement, troubleshoot, analyze, and maintain networks. This person will be comfortable interfacing with customers as this is a consulting position.

Skills Required:

Not available

Requires travel to provinces:


Skills Description:

Duties & Responsibilities:

• Configures, tests, and maintains LAN/WAN equipments and related services
• Identifies, diagnoses, and resolves network problems
• Create and maintain comprehensive documentation for all implemented networks
• Provide pre-sales and post-sales technical support
• Maintain and support company’s LAN/WAN environment
• Windows and Linux systems, business applications, anti-virus protection, email, and authentication administration
• Assist in preparation of proposals and solution presentations
• Daily maintenance and problem resolution, operating system patches and software upgrades, and routine hardware configuration
• Participate in 24x7 on-call rotation
• Obtain and maintain required certifications for partnership with key vendors
• Prepare weekly/monthly reports of the dept. activities
• Maintenance of the Wimax system and Network, a proper documentation will have to be maintain at all time (disaster recovery, diagram…)

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• Hands-on experience implementing and administrating network devices, setting and maintaining policies and rights/security within a Windows Server 2000/2003 environment:
 Firewalls, Routers, Switches, VPN, UTM from different vendors (CISCO, HP, Dell…)
 Cisco IronPort Security Appliances and Adaptive Security Appliances and VPN
 Bandwidth manager (ex: BlueCoat PacketShaper)
 Wireless Access Points (Cisco, Siemens, EnteraSys, 3Com)
 HP, Dell, Systemax server platforms
 Windows Server 2000/2003/2008 Active Directory
 Previous responsibility for providing customer support
 Symantec Back-Up Exec software and related backup tape drive
• Demonstrable level of competence including:
 A thorough understanding of the OSI network model, Ethernet, and TCP/IP networking
 A practical level of experience implementing and administrating common TCP/IP-based services, including: Routing, Switching, DNS, DHCP, HTTP, FTP, SSH, SMTP, RRAS etc.
 Working knowledge of common network monitoring and security utilities
 Troubleshooting focused on determining hardware vs. software, hardware vs. firmware, software vs. operating system, network vs. application/systems, and patterned vs. non-repeatable problems
 Desktop and laptop installation and problem resolution in a Windows XP/Linux/Macintosh environment
• 5+ years of network administration mandatory
• Ability to prioritize and multitask
• Willingness to learn new technologies and maintain industry knowledge
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
• Excellent customer presentation skills
• Bachelor’s degree (preferably engineering related)
• Current CCNA or CCNP strongly preferred
• Ability to lift, carry, and move all components of PC workstations, servers, network equipments, peripherals, and other ancillary equipments
• Ability to travel 25-50% of the time inside/outside Kabul

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