Network Engineer (Design / Engineering) Job Vacancy in Kenya

Africa Tech Recruitment

Position Title: Network Engineer (Design / Engineering)


Our client, an international company in the financial services industry, is seeking to recruit a well rounded Network Engineer specialized in design and engineering for a 1 year contract role to deliver a WAN connectivity project in several African countries.

The incumbent will be joining a tightly knit team with strong and diverse background in cloud infrastructure engineering, application development, traditional system administration, DevOps and cloud native technologies.

This is a unique opportunity to be deeply involved in the growth and evolution of the company's cloud platform, built by very talented people.

Responsibilities include:

  • Initiate discussions with users to gather information about requirements and existing network.
  • Produce network high level design for the whole project.
  • Produce network low level design for the whole project.
  • Produce standard and configuration template to be deployed to network devices (routers, switches, and firewalls).
  • Produce implementation (integration and migration) plan from technical perspective.
  • Work with Project Manager to come up with real world implementation plan.
  • Present solutions and implementation plan to all stakeholders.
  • Participate in delivering the solutions in early phase to ensure all the plan and design work as intended.
  • Work with hardware/software vendors should any bug is found.
  • Participate in troubleshooting and execution of network-related operations off-hours, related to this project, as required
  • Produce handover documents


  • Degree in Computer Science, or IT related disciplines.
  • 7 to 10 years of design/implementation/consulting experience with networks
  • CCNP or equivalent. CCIE will be considered as an advantage.
  • Hands on knowledge on routers, switches, and firewalls.
  • Working knowledge in routing protocol such as BGP, OSPF, EIGRP, RIP, etc
  • Working knowledge in Cisco and F5 VPN technology.
  • Resourceful, with strong problem-solving skills and ability to work in a high-functioning team as well as independently.
  • Strong sense of responsibility and commitment to providing support.
  • Strong troubleshooting and deduction skills.
  • Strong communication and documentation skills.

Nice to have:

  • Working knowledge on Ansible, Terraform, python or any other programming / scripting / automation tool will be considered as an advantage

Salary: Competitive

How to Apply

Email your CV to with the email subject "Network Engineer-Your Name".