Network Engineer (Remote) – $100,000/year USD

Full TimeInternship Greater Accra Region ZephyrTel
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Network Engineer (Remote)

Are you a seasoned engineer, with a breadth of experience in building & shipping products? Do you have high standards when it comes to what good code is and what it takes to build high-quality, fault-tolerant software?

Are you ready to own the codebase of a full-blown enterprise product, act as a technical lead for it and take it from stormy waters into more clear ones? If so, then this job is for you.

What You Will Be Doing

You will be primarily responsible for resolving customer issues relative to system outages and defects. Outside of standard daily tasks, you will drive the cost optimization projects (i.e. automating processes where possible) and working through setting up the new infrastructure for future opportunities with our product offerings.

Network Engineer Key Responsibilities
Hands-on technical work including coding
Becoming the go-to expert on products they are assigned to and maintaining architecture documents
Upholding high standards on fundamental data structures, algorithms, and architectural best practices
Leveraging teams of Engineers to build new features and fix software defects

Basic Requirements

10+ years overall in Telecom / Data-center management
5+ years with system administration and visualization
2+ years in a support role

Additional Experience Preferred (some But Not All Are Required)
MPLS Networking Support (Cisco ISR)
Cisco Routing and Switching
Storage Area Networking
Citrix Load Balancers
Certificate Management on Cisco, Citrix and other servers / Services (Apache Tomcat, IIS)
Telecoms Signalling Support (Network Architecture)
HP Server Support
VMware ESXi
VPN and firewall administration
IBM AIX Support & Administration
OpenVMS Support & Administration
P2V and V2V management experience

Nice-to-have Requirements
CCIE Desirable (Cisco Certified Internetworking Expert)
RHCE (Red Hat Certified Engineer)
HP Certifications Desirable (HP Admin etc)
BA in Information Technology / Computer Science
AWS Management / Migration experience

About ZephyrTel

ZephyrTel is serving the telecommunications industry worldwide with an extensive portfolio of cloud solutions for mobile, infrastructure, retail and customer experience. We are growing at a sustained pace and continuously extending our telco product range with new acquisitions. In doing that, we are committed to a remote, work-from-anywhere workforce model.

What’s Next?

There is so much to cover for this exciting role, and space here is limited. Hit the Apply button if you found this interesting and want to learn more. We look forward to meeting you!

What to expect next:
You will receive an email with a link to start your self-paced, online job application.
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You will be paired up with one of our recruiting specialists who can answer questions you might have about the process, role, or company, and help you get to the final interview step.

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Crossover Job Code: LJ-3576-GH-Accra-NetworkEnginee

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