Network & System Engineer

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OrganizationAsan KhedmatLocationKabul
NationalityAfghanistanSalary RangeAs per NTA Salary Scale
Employement TypeFull TimeContract DurationOne Year
Education Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or a related discipline ExperienceN2-3 years of experience in designing and implementULL
GenderMale/FemaleVacancy Number052
Number of Jobs1Announcement Date6/4/2017 12:00:00 AM
Closing Date6/19/2017 12:00:00 AM

About Asan Khedmat:

The Government of Afghanistan has established a new initiative called Asan Khedmat, which operates under the auspices of the Ministry of Finance (MoF), and is a one-stop shop for public services. Asan Khedmat will contribute to improving the efficiency and effectiveness of the Afghan Government and enhance the responsiveness to the needs of the Afghan citizen. The centers will deliver quality services in an inexpensive and timely manner and improve the relation between the citizens and the government. The effect will be to strengthen the democratic system in Afghanistan. Asan Khedmat is based on the ASAN Services concept of Azerbaijan. The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the Government of Afghanistan and the Government of Azerbaijan, provides that the government of Azerbaijan will provide technical support in all aspects of this initiative. This includes access to software solutions, sharing of strategic and legal documents, support regarding the organizational structure, as well as sharing training curricula and methodology. It is also agreed that Azerbaijan will provide access to their training facilities, during the development period in Afghanistan. Ministry of Finance would like to recruit a qualified individual for the position of a database developer for the Asan Khedmat Program at the Ministry of Finance of Islamic Republic of Afghanistan with the following duties and responsibilities.

Job Description:

-Establishing the networking environment by designing system configuration, directing system installation, defining, documenting and enforcing system standards
-Maximizing network performance by monitoring performance, troubleshooting network problems and outages, scheduling upgrades and collaborating with ICT Advisor on network optimization
-Securing network systems by establishing and enforcing policies, and defining and monitoring access
-The support and administration of firewall environments
-Configuration of network devices (Cisco ASR, Cisco Nexus, Cisco ASA)
-Reporting network operational status by gathering and prioritizing information and managing projects
-Upgrading data network equipment to the latest stable firmware releases
-Microsoft Windows Server installation and configuration
-Windows Clustering and design
-Configuration of routing and switching equipment
-Configuration of hosted IP voice services, VOIP and open source software
-Configuration of firewalls for VPN access and traffic inspections
-Remote support of on-site engineers and end users/customers during installation
-Remote troubleshooting and fault finding if issues which can occur upon initial installation
-Capacity management and audit of IP addressing and hosted devices within data centers

Job Requirements:

The successful candidate should possess the following skills, experience and qualifications:
1- Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or a related discipline
2- 2-3 years of experience in designing and implementing network infrastructure.
3- Minimum CCNA in routing & switching
4- Strong experience in configuring network & devices required
5- Strong experience in VOIP infrastructure - A Plus
6- Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
7- Excellent problem-solving skills
8- Ability to work as a team member and independently

Submission Guideline:

CVs with cover letter should be submitted ELECTRONICLY. Please include position title in the subject line of the e-mail. Only short-listed candidates whose application responds to the above criteria will be contacted for interview. with cover letter should be submitted ELECTRONICLY. Please include position title in the subject line of the e-mail. Only short-listed candidates whose application responds to the above criteria will be contacted for interview.

Submission Email:

hr@asan.gov.af