Network Engineer at Mensin Gold Bibiani Ltd (MGBL)

Mensin Gold Bibiani Ltd (MGBL) is inviting applications from suitable candidates for Network Engineer positions for its mining project located at Bibiani in the Western North Region.

Job Purpose

To plan, design, and develop local area networks (LANs) and wide area networks (WANs) across the organization so as to ensure the stability and integrity of MGBL’s voice, data, video and wireless network services.

Key Responsibilities

Strategy & Planning: 

  • Collaborate with Systems Administrator to assess near- and long-term network capacity needs.
  • Create and maintain documentation as it relates to, MGBL network configuration, network
    mapping, processes, and service records.
  • Develop, implement and maintain policies, procedures, and associated training plans for
    network administration, usage, and disaster recovery.

Acquisition & Deployment:

  • Design and deploy company LANs, WANs, and wireless networks, including servers, routers,
    switches, UPSs, and other hardware allocating network resources.
  • Design, implement, and support firewalls, site-to-site VPNs, and remote-access VPNs
  • Conduct research on network products, services, protocols, and standards to remain abreast of
    developments in the networking industry.
  • Oversee new and existing equipment, hardware, and software upgrades.
  • Interact with Systems Administrator to negotiate with vendors, outsourcers, and contractors to
    secure network products and services

Operational Management

  • Configure networks to ensure their smooth and reliable operation for fulfilling business objectives and processes
  • Monitor network performance and troubleshoot problem areas as needed
  • Oversee installation, configuration, maintenance, and troubleshooting of end user workstation hardware, software, and peripheral devices
  • Ensure network connectivity of all servers, workstations, telephony equipment, fax machines, and other network appliances
  • Practice network asset management, including maintenance of network component inventory and related documentation and technical specifications information
  • Monitor and test network performance and provide network performance statistics and reports o Participate in managing all network security solutions
  • Perform server and security audits
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Required Qualification and Experience

• Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or other related field
• Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) certification required, (Cisco Certified Network professional
(CCNP) preferred).
• Minimum of 5 years of relevant work experience

Required Competencies
• Proven experience and success with LAN, WAN, and WLAN design and implementation
• Proven experience with network capacity planning, network security principles, and general network
management best practices
• Expert knowledge of core routing and switching design principles, best practices, and related
technologies.
• Experience in implementing and managing voice over IP (VoIP) systems desired

  • Working technical knowledge of current network hardware, protocols, and Internet standards, including routers, switches (layer 2/3), firewalls, remote access, DNS, BGP, OSPF, EIGRP, VLAN, QoS, DSL, Frame Relay, and Metro Ethernet

• Five to Seven (5-7) years’ experience designing, implementing, managing and supporting enterprise level IP networks that include support of a heterogeneous distributed desktop computing environment required
• Excellent hardware troubleshooting experience
• Extensive application support experience with network monitoring and analysis software
• Competence with testing tools and procedures for voice and data circuits
• End user support experience
• Strong interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills
• Able to conduct research into networking issues and products as required
• Ability to present ideas in user-friendly language
• Highly self-motivated and directed, with keen attention to detail
• Proven analytical and problem-solving abilities
• Able to effectively prioritize tasks in a high-pressure environment
• Strong customer service orientation
• Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment

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Bibiani gold mine is located in the Western Region of Ghana. Image courtesy of Resolute Mining Limited

How to apply (Network Engineer at Mensin Gold)

Qualified and Interested candidates should send their CVs and copies of certificates to career@asantegold.com with the preferred position as the subject of the email

OR by registered post to:

The Human Resource Manager

Post Office Box CT 1909 Cantonments, Accra, Ghana.

The closing date for this application is Friday 30th September, 2021.

Please note that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted

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