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network engineer

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Zimbabwe
Posted:
November 24, 2018

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Nationality

Languages

Zimbabwean

English and Shona

Objective

Looking for a new and challenging position as a Network Engineer, one which will make best use of my existing skills and experience and also further my development.

Summary

An enthusiastic Telecom Engineer with necessary drive and determination needed to resolve complex networking issues. Possessing effective organisational skills and excellent working knowledge of networking technologies and having a commitment to keep up to date with the latest developments. Experienced in providing motivation, guidance and an up to date networking consultancy service to both colleagues and clients.

Technical Skills

•Experienced in LAN/WAN design and support, fibre optic technologies and data networking implementation

•In-depth knowledge of telecommunication principles, Internet Protocols, network components and radio frequency

•Experience in installing and troubleshooting broadcasting transmitters and equipment

•Spectrum Management and Frequency Planning for 470– 800 MHz for mobile TV technologies and 3G coverage planning.

•Strong working knowledge of broadcast automation, communication equipment, and RF satellite link. Microwave and satellite communication

•Knowledge in network security protocols, anti-virus and firewall configuration.

•Well versed in advanced network technologies, power supply equipment, and network peripheral devices

•Strong experience in configuring, monitoring, and supporting advanced network switches and routers

•In-depth knowledge of IP network, of IP routing and switching protocols; OSPF, EIGRP, BGP, RIPNG, MPLS

•Comprehensive knowledge of SNMP, NetFlow, and Syslog

•Excellent network administration, design and understanding of network security concept.

Work Experience

Transmission Engineer – Broadcast Authority of Zimbabwe (BAZ) [June 2015 – December 2016]

Zimbabwe Digital Terrestrial Television Migration (DTT-Migration) Project - Transition from analogue TV to digital terrestrial TV broadcasting.

Duties:

•Carry out preventive and corrective maintenance programmes for optimal network performance which include routine checking procedures, fault diagnostics and repair strategies.

•Analyse alarm log details to establish to establish fault trends and develop corrective and preventive measures

•Carry out first line maintenance on the standby generator plant, rectifiers and batteries

•Continuous monitoring of network status so as to ensure timeous intervention in the in the event of problems

•Implement configuration changes in order to optimise network performance

•Installing DVB-T2 transmitters, antenna, master control room, studio equipment, playout system

•Investigating equipment failures and implementing procedures to avoid future problems

•Receiving and recording satellite feeds, ensuring accurate signal transmission. Assisting in quality control on all incoming and outgoing digital and analogue signal feeds.

•Improving devices, components and processes by conducting periodic troubleshooting, repairing and maintenance of electronic equipment

•Supporting and executing live and pre-recorded television programming

•Adjusting and monitoring remote broadcast transmitter and related equipment to ensure accurate signal levels for air transmission. Monitoring audio and video parameters

•Maintaining network quality and minimizing signal outages. Testing and calibrating all transmission equipment before live event telecast.

•Maintaining documentation of daily activities and update records, systems drawings and schematics so as to guarantee traceable records for all activities

•Spectrum Management and Frequency Planning using ICS Telecoms Radio planning software.

•Installation, system administration, maintenance and development of digital broadcasting equipment transmitters, studio and head-end equipment

•Installation, testing and commissioning of DVB-T2/S2 equipment

•Properly operating and safely maintaining UHF and VHF transmitters, as well as various installed DVB-T2/S2 equipment.

Provincial Public Works Electrical Engineer - Ministry of Local Government, Public Works and National Housing, ZW, Mat South Province [July 2014 – June 2015]

Duties:

•Inspecting completed installations and observing operations to ensure conformance to design and equipment specifications and compliance with operational and safety standards

•Preparing and studying technical drawings, specifications of electrical systems and topographical maps to ensure that installations and operations conform to standards

•Planning and implementing research methodology and procedure to apply principles of electrical theory to engineering projects

•Compiling data and writing reports regarding existing and potential engineering studies and projects

•Assisting in optimizing operation, and safety procedures. Performing electrical repairs and maintenance.

•Performing highly specialized design, research, and analysis on a project-by-project basis.

•Making modifications and recommending alternatives as needed urgently in projects.

•Cost estimation and budgeting.

•Attending ministry meetings, writing technical reports and giving presentations to managers and clients.

•Responsible for preventative, routine and corrective maintenance on electrical installations

•Monitoring network performance regularly to improve performance and functionality

•Designing and installing wireless network infrastructure

•Configuring, troubleshooting and maintaining Matabeleland South Province Ministry LAN

•Installing, configuring and maintaining networking equipment, PC and network operating system

Network Technician (Support and Core Network) - Telco (Pvt) Ltd, ZW [January 2014 – June 2014]

Duties:

•Provide 1st and 2nd level support on all network platforms (IP Networks, IP VPNs, Optic fibre, VSAT, Wimax, as well as routed and switched network.

•Design and configure Core ISP Network and various nationwide network PoPs.

•Configure IP/MPLS and IPRAN network design

•Design and evolution of the Telco Wireless backbone and backhaul strategy

•Configuration of advanced protocols such as BGP, OSPF, VPNs and MPLS

•Provide solution design for Enterprise customers

•Maximizes network performance by implementing effective monitoring; troubleshooting network problems and outages; scheduling upgrades and recommending changes for network optimization

•Ensuring a highly-available network environment by designing and directing optimal equipment configurations, along with defining, documenting, and enforcing system standards

•Routine network maintenance. Maintaining router and switch configurations, updating and changing configurations depending on corporate requirements and documentation.

•Using element management system (EMS) for real time monitoring of Optical networks

•Implementing Fail Over (Between fibre and WiMAX layer 2 on Mikrotik) on all clients carrying sensitive data

•Providing friendly, timely and helpful troubleshooting assistance and resolution of any technical difficulties experienced by the customers and users within Telco Domain

Education

•Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) in Electrical and Electronics Engineering majoring in Communication - University of East London [2012]

Certification

•Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) - Routing and Switching (CSCO12366436)

•Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) - Routing and Switching

•Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) – Security

References

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Lyndon kumire

I.T Consultancy Funtech Systems Director

Funtech Systems

+263-*********

ac7r10@r.postjobfree.com

Brian Marodza

Provincial human resources officer

Min local government, public work & national housing

+263*********

Edwin M Dzangare

6111 Mupfura Rd, Zimre Park, Ruwa, Zimbabwe

+263-***-***-*** +263-***-***-***

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