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Network Administrator At Exim bank August 2023

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Exim Bank Tanzania

Network Administrator

Dar es Salaam

Exim Bank (Tanzania), is a commercial bank in Tanzania


Network Administrator

REPORTING TO: Manager – Communication & Infrastructure

DEPARTMENT: Information Technology and Digital Transformation

REGION: Dar es Salaam


8am – 5pm Monday to Friday. 8am – 1pm Saturdays.
Additional hours as required by workload


The job of Network Administrator was established for the purpose of assisting in the development of bank goals and objectives; designing, implementing and administration bank’s local `and wide area network systems; providing technical support; training department staff; managing assigned projects, managing service providers and providing leadership in the areas of technology usage across the Exim Bank Group.


  • To support the Manager – Communication in ensuring the efficient and effective functioning and maintenance of the ICT network, including management of the Enterprise-wide network, maintenance of all network equipment in the bank and to ensure that the network is operating effectively.
  • To ensure the efficient and effective functioning of the ICT network in coordination with the rest of the network team.
  • Administers systems and servers related to district LAN and WAN (e.g Load Balancers, Anti- DDoS devices, Firewalls, Routers, Switches, NAC, DHCP Servers, and PBX systems.
  • Participate in the Administration of all network related applications.
  • Participate in the design of network infrastructure (physical and virtual) for the purpose of ensuring effective and efficient network systems.
  • Perform periodical tests of the disaster recovery plan for all communication and network channels/services with results documented and reported accordingly.
  • Provide support and strategic guidance on network and communication systems to all subsidiaries.
  • Assists the manager in preparing written materials (e.g SOPs, system level documentation, reports, memos, letters, etc.) for the purpose of documenting activities, providing written reference, and /or conveying information.
  • Recommend/Propose equipment supplies and materials for the purpose of acquiring required items and completing jobs efficiently.
  • Research trends, products, equipment, tests, etc. for the purpose of recommending procedure and/or purchases.
  • Assists in training department staff (primarily withing technology area) for the purpose of ensuring their ability to use new and/or technology and software for enabling ease of communication.
  • Review vendor contracts and assist in negotiating with vendors for the purpose of providing the bank cost effective and reliable network and communication related services.
  • Process vendor invoices in time, and follow-up to ensure timely payment.
  • Execute network related change requests for interdepartmental and bank wide projects, and perform change monitoring.
  • Proactively monitoring utilization of network and communication services to ensure compliance of all users and services, and assists Manager-Communication in providing periodic MIS reports.
  • Conduct vendor review meetings.
  • Perform Risk Control Self-Assessment tests and provide test results to Manager – Communication for review.
  • Administer the PBX Systems (e.g Create, delete, and modify users; performance tunning; troubleshooting; and any other activity related to the VOIP service)
  •  May sometimes be required to assist in any other activity that may deem necessary for effective functioning of the department.

  • Responsibilities include: working under limited supervision following standardized practices and/or methods; leading, guiding, and/or coordinating others; and operating within a defined budget.
  • Utilization of resources from other work units is often required to perform the job’s functions.
  • There is a continual opportunity to impact the organization’s services.


Internal: Regular contact with IT staff, Corporate and Branch staff

External: Regular contact with external vendors, external auditors and regulatory authorities


  • A graduate in IT, IS, Computer Science/Engineering or related field is desirable.
  • Minimum three years working experience in network security operations.
  • Minimum three years working directly with enterprise networks from both technical and security perspectives, primarily in a Fortinet, Sophos, Juniper and Cisco based network.
  • A good knowledge of Cisco SD-WAN networks.
  • A knowledge in Radware and Array networks will be an added advantage.
  • Excellent problem-solving and organizational skills
  • Demonstrable relationship/stakeholder management and negotiation skills


  • Strong knowledge of fundamental networking/distributed computing environment concepts including routing, switching, load balancing, VLANs and Firewalls
  • Expertise in Cisco CCNP-Security
  • Expertise in Fortinet Security Fabric
  • Preferred Security professional certification Fortinet NSE4, CCNP-Security, ISO27001, CISSP; Other IT professional certifications such as ITI Lwill be an added advantage.
  • Good understanding of IT controls and service standards such as ISO 27000, PCI DSS etc.
  • Basic understanding of banking environment and banking systems.
  • The ability to work quickly, under pressure and to meet deadlines
  • A good understanding of the banking policies and regulatory requirements

How to Apply :

Please send your application to: hrrecruit@eximbank.co.tz with the subject being: Network Administrator

NB: Only short – listed candidates will be contacted

Application deadline:- 21st August 2023

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