Cellulant Corporation

Senior Engineer: Networks at Cellulant Corporation

00100, Nairobi Kenya
June 4, 2024
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Job Description

Senior Engineer: Networks at Cellulant Corporation


  • Internal Application Support: You will support in deploying, maintaining, and troubleshooting transaction processing applications. This includes ensuring optimal performance, scalability, and security on the network layer.
  • Network Architectural Design: Collaborating with cross-functional teams, you will be responsible for designing and optimizing the organization’s network architecture. This may involve capacity planning, security assessments, and proposing improvements to enhance network performance.
  • On-Prem Network Infrastructure: Manage and maintain on-premises network infrastructure, including switches, routers, firewalls, and other networking appliances. Ensure these devices are up-to-date and configured to meet the organization’s requirements.
  • Cloud Network Services: Manage and maintain cloud network services. This involves configuring, monitoring, and optimizing network resources in the cloud, ensuring connectivity, security, and high availability.
  • Automation Pipeline Development: Implement automation pipelines for network services and appliances to streamline repetitive tasks, improve efficiency, and reduce human error. This might include using tools like Ansible, Terraform, or custom scripting.
  • Incident Response: Serve as a 2nd and 3rd-level response for network-related incidents, providing timely resolutions to critical issues. Troubleshoot network problems, conduct root cause analysis, and implement corrective actions.
  • Customer Network Integration: Act as the primary point of contact for customer network-related integration, ensuring that external systems and networks seamlessly integrate with our organization’s network infrastructure.
  • Compliance Support: Assist in ISO audits, PCI/DSS audits, and other compliance assessments. Ensure cloud infrastructure aligns with regulatory and security standards, implementing necessary controls.

Key Relationships: Network Engineers, Cloud Engineers, Information Security Engineers, Software Developers and Project Managers and Client Network Engineers


  • Troubleshoot application-related network issues.
  • Design and optimize the organization’s network architecture.
  • Conduct capacity planning and propose improvements.
  • Assess and enhance network security and performance.
  • Manage and maintain on-premises network infrastructure (switches, routers, firewalls, etc.).
  • Configure, monitor and optimize network resources on the cloud.
  • Develop and implement automation pipelines for network services and appliances.
  • Act as a 2nd and 3rd-level responder for network-related incidents.
  • Serve as the primary point of contact for customer network integration.
  • Assist in ISO audits, PCI/DSS audits, and other compliance assessments.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to design and optimize the organization’s cloud infrastructure.


Must have experience:

  • Minimum 5 years Experience as a Network Engineer.
  • Experience with Enterprise Network and Security systems (Cisco, Fortinet, Juniper, Checkpoint).
  • Minimum 3 years of previous experience with containerization technologies (Docker, Kubernetes).
  • Minimum 3 years of previous experience deploying and automating infrastructure in public cloud environments, using Infrastructure as Code tools (Terraform, Ansible)
  • Experience with programming/scripting languages (Python, Bash)
  • Significant experience deploying infrastructure on public cloud infrastructure (AWS, GCP, Azure, Rackspace).

Experience that will count in your favor:

  • Working knowledge of virtualized environments such as VMware vSphere, KVM, and Citrix XenServer.
  • Working knowledge of Virtualized Network environments (SDN, NFV, NSX, etc).
  • Being interested and able to grow in developing architectural designs, scripting, and automated IT infrastructure systems. Learning platform area elements, and enhanced configuration management systems, for example, Ansible, and Terraform.
  • Strong Desire to automate network activities.
  • Strong interest in learning the latest automation tools.
  • The perfect candidate has a desire to be part of an advanced team.
  • Interest and motivation to document key points of design and operational practices, working within existing within the team approaches.


  • Degree in Telecommunication, Computer Science/IT Engineering or related fields of study.
  • A minimum of 4 years experience in a Service Provider environment.
  • Holds a Cisco CCNP or equivalent industry certification
  • CompTIA Network+ or CompTIA Cloud+
  • VMware Certified Professional (VCP-NV, VCP-DCV, VCP-Cloud )
  • Certifications related to security and compliance, such as Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) or Certified Information Security Manager (CISM).


  • Practical experience with routing protocols such as BGP, OSPF, and ISIS on Cisco, Juniper, or Fortinet Hardware and Software.
  • Practical experience with application delivery controllers such as F5, NGINX, HAProxy etc.
  • Competent in the implementation of network security with NG firewalls such as Cisco ASA, Fortigate, Juniper, or equivalent.
  • Proven experience with Network Monitoring tools.
  • Working knowledge of public cloud infrastructure (AWS, GCP, Azure).
  • Experience with programming/scripting languages will be an added advantage.
  • A solid understanding of Internet-based technologies (TCP/IP, DNS, Security, HTTP/HTTPS).
  • Sound knowledge of security approaches within cloud and data center networks.
  • Experience with Virtualization platforms (KVM, VMware, or HyperV).
  • Experience migrating services across different environments (On-premise to Cloud/Hybrid Cloud).
  • Practical Knowledge of security approaches within cloud and data center infrastructure.
  • Proficiency in a coding language.

Personal attributes:

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to work under minimal supervision.

Senior Engineer: Networks at Cellulant Corporation