Position: Enterprise Technical Support Engineer - ENOC

Region: Nairobi

Reporting to: Enterprise Technical Support Manager

Range: R2L

Department: Technology

Position: Enterprise Technical Support Engineer - ENOC

Region:   Nairobi

Reporting toEnterprise Technical Support Manager

Range: R2L

Department: Technology


Role Purpose: 

To provide to all  clients, technical support and troubleshooting guidance together with relevant teams within the organization, in areas pertaining to Wide Area Network(WAN), Local Area Network(LAN), Internet, data, voice, mail and LAN services queries from customers satisfactorily within the defined scope and laid down standards processes & procedures within the Helpdesk or Onsite.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Handle complex and /or escalated cases from Intermediary Support Engineers within the defined scope and laid down standards processes & procedures.
  • Follow up with supporting teams e.g. field, Transmission and core network support to resolve issues within the standard timelines.
  • Constant engagement with the CRM / case management system for assigned cases, updating of the assigned tickets and resolution and or closure as is appropriate.
  • Provide customers with technical advice and appropriate recommendations of issues established.
  • Where appropriate, escalate faults as per standard, retaining ownership of the ticket to ensure a timely resolution.
  • Ensure that the correct process and procedures are followed for ticket management and escalations
  • Meet quality objectives by following the recommended guidelines provided for quality management
  • Provide accurate and timely feedback and reports to line manager and Head of ETS as may be required
  • Effective and efficient utilization of organizational resources as may be allocated. Utilize company provided tools to capture / record and drive appropriate resolution. E.g. LAN Support, Intermapper, Solarwinds, Cacti, Nagios.
  • Be able to work in a shift system as per the sections shift to be designed based on workload.
  • Continuous growth in skill set through successfully getting / acquiring training resulting in demonstrable increase in skill set and thus overall improvement in output provided.
  • Any other duties as assigned by the line manager

Academic/ Professional Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in IT, Computer Science, Engineering, Telecommunications or  related field from a recognized institution 
  • 2-3 year’s work experience in a senior support role within the telecommunication industry

Professional Knowledge

  • Working experience with Nagios, Solarwinds, Cacti, Dude,
  • Cisco Certified Network Associate is a Plus
  • Knowledge of TCP/IP and OSI Model and standard network technologies

Professional Skills:

  • Customer & results orientation
  • Experience with managing Enterprise customers' expectations
  • Problem solving, troubleshooting and analytical thinking
  • Planning and organizing and pro-active approach
  • Team-work, communication and co-operation
  • Ability to multi-task in a high pressured, time critical environment.
  • Willing to work a flexible schedule to meet 24/7 business requirements

This position is open to Kenyan citizens only. If you fit the required profile, please apply highlighting how your qualifications, experience and career aspirations match the requirements for this position.

Application should be sent by latest  21st August 2017 , please provide an updated Curriculum Vitae (CV) including details of your current telephone contacts and names of three referees. Apply through recruitment@telkom.co.ke and ensure the job title is quoted on the subject field. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.