Network Engineer

August 28, 2023
Application deadline closed.

Job Description

Limbe Leaf Tobacco Company Limited

The company invites applications from suitably qualified individuals for the above position tenable at our Head Office in Lilongwe.


Reporting to the Head of IT, the successful candidate will, among other duties, be responsible for:

  • Providing administration and technical support for the corporate LAN, WAN and VPN sites and systems. This includes installing and configuring all components, performing upgrades, and troubleshooting all aspects of issues with these platforms. Detailed switch, router and firewall configuration including VLANs, Routing, QOS, ACLs, NAT, VPN tunnels and VPN client
  • Resolving any networking issues to acceptance of the party placing the request
  • Researching and developing solutions to existing issues or improved connectivity/productivity. Including all networking devices
  • Documenting setup of all existing and new products, solutions, changes, etc. Reviewing network management system for logging and system traps for errors related to failure, configuration, security events, utilization, etc. Then notifying the appropriate groups(s) or individuals of the issues and working to resolve same
  • Application performance troubleshooting and solving same
  • Troubleshooting and setup of wireless access points, devices and clients
  • Work with vendors and ISP’s to negotiate contracts

Qualifications, Knowledge, Experience, and Skills

  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science or Computer Information Systems or Computer Engineering or Electrical Engineering or Electronics from a recognized University
  • Must have Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) certification
  • 3+ years of local and wide area networking experience utilizing primarily Cisco products
  • Routing experience including static, BGP, OSPF, EIGRP and policy routing.
  • Wireless systems experience to include secure configuration, encryption and central authentication
  • Network monitoring/management experience utilizing SNMP and or SSH
  • IP based network design, sub-netting, ACLs, route-maps
  • Familiarity with circuit ordering, configuration, troubleshooting and resolution
  • Ability to work and solve problems independently and within a team environment
  • Clean driving license

Applications in your handwriting with a copy of the Curriculum Vitae (CV) and two referees should be submitted not later than 8th September 2023 to:

The Head of Human Resources

Limbe Leaf Tobacco Company Limited

P. O. Box 40044



The company will acknowledge only shortlisted candidates.