Network Telecommunications Assistant

at US Embassy
Location Kampala, Uganda
Date Posted November 22, 2021
Category Computer & IT
Currency UGX


Duties: The Incumbent configures, manages and maintains the U.S. Embassy Kampala Department of State (DoS)’s Dedicated Internet Network (DIN), Sensitive but Unclassified (SBU) and wireless networks. The position holder evaluates the existing network and determines flaws in design then proposes solutions as required. Conducts the necessary analysis to provide a stable network. The position will perform advanced analysis configuration and testing of the network, perform routine technical support, monitor network security, apply required software patches and document / diagram the network infrastructure and architecture using the latest software tools.

Download: Detailed Position Description | Network Telecommunications Assistant-KMP-HRO-AR8836U

Qualifications and Evaluations

EDUCATION: A Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems or related major is required.


The following Certifications in maintaining, designing, and managing networks are required: Either Microsoft Certified System Engineer (MSCE), Microsoft Certified System Administrator (MCSA) or Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP), Cisco Certified Network Administrator (CCNA) is required.


EXPERIENCE: Minimum of 5 years’ experience in managing sophisticated computer networks and as a professional computer specialist in maintaining, designing, managing and administering Local Area Networks is required.


Must have expert professional knowledge in network protocols, overall network/desktop technology, TCP/IP network design and planning, routing protocols, OSI model, SNMP, Frame Relay protocols, ISDN network design and engineering, advanced telecommunication, Cisco router and switches configuration and troubleshooting, network operating system, network management tools, automation policies and procedures, design techniques, management techniques and system analysis, computer programming languages, network performance tools and capacity planning.

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