Takoradi Technical University is a public tertiary education institution located in Sekondi-Takoradi, the capital of the Western Region of Ghana. Takoradi Technical University was established as a Government Technical Institute in 1954, and became part of the State Tertiary Education System.
Takoradi Technical University invites applications from suitable qualified candidates for appointment as Network Engineer.
Network engineer will be responsible for building and maintaining the day-to-day operation of computer networks that the University relies on.
These networks typically include an intranet, extranet, local area network (LAN), and wide area network (WAN).
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Monitoring network engineering performance and ensure system availability and reliability
Configuring and installing various network devices and services (e.g., routers, switches, firewalls, local balancers, VPN, QoS)
Maintaining and administering computer networks and related computing environment including systems software applications software, hardware and configurations
Performing disaster recovery operations and data backups when required
Protecting data, software and hardware by coordinating, planning and implementing network security measures.
Troubleshooting, diagnosing and resolving hardware, software and other network and system problems.
Replacing faulty network hardware components when required
Maintaining, configuring and monitoring virus protection software and email applications
Monitoring network performance to determine if adjustments need to be made.
Conferring with network users about solving existing system problem.
Operating master consoles to monitor the performance of networks and computer systems.
Coordinating computer network access and use
Designing, configuring and testing networking software, computer hardware and operating system software.
Qualification Required & Experience
Bachelor degree in Information Technology related field of study with a network engineering focus.
Possess M.Phil. in Information Technology
Certificate in CCNA (Cisco Certified Network Associate) and CCNP (CISCO Certified Network Professional).
Have a minimum of three (3) years post qualification experience in the IT industry
Knowledge of application, transport and network infrastructure protocols.