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Solution Architect - Networking & Infrastructure

Nairobi, Kenya

Job Type

Full Time

Workspace

On-Site

About the Role

We're seeking a talented Solution Architect specializing in Networking & Infrastructure to join our team.

Based in Kenya, you'll play a vital role in designing and implementing innovative networking solutions. If you have a strong background in networking and infrastructure and are passionate about driving technological advancements, we want to hear from you. Join us and be at the forefront of shaping Kenya's digital landscape

Requirements

  • Design and implement secure and scalable solutions for clients using servers, network switching, wireless technologies, firewalls, backup and disaster recovery, Office365, VM backup, cloud backup, and flash-based data storage.

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to analyze client requirements and develop technical solutions.

  • Ensure the successful implementation of cybersecurity measures to protect client data and systems.

  • Identify potential vulnerabilities and implement effective strategies to mitigate risks.

  • Stay up-to-date with the latest cybersecurity trends, technologies, and industry best practices.

  • Conduct security assessments and audits to identify weaknesses and recommend improvements.

  • Provide guidance and support to clients on cybersecurity-related matters.

  • Lead and participate in the development and delivery of complex cybersecurity projects.

  • Work closely with clients to understand their business needs and align cybersecurity solutions accordingly.

  • Contribute to the continuous improvement of cybersecurity processes and procedures.


Requirements
  • Minimum of 7 years of experience in cybersecurity architecture.

  • Deep understanding of servers, network switching, wireless technologies, firewalls, backup and disaster recovery, Microsoft O365, VM backup, cloud backup, and flash-based data storage.

  • Hands-on experience with various security tools and technologies.

  • Strong knowledge of industry best practices in Network Infrastructure.

  • Proven track record of successfully delivering complex Datacenter projects.

  • Ability to analyze client requirements and develop technical solutions.

  • Excellent problem-solving and critical thinking skills.

  • Up-to-date knowledge of the latest Network Infrastructure, Cybersecurity trends and technologies.

  • Strong communication and collaboration skills.

  • Ability to provide guidance and support to clients on cybersecurity-related matters

About the Company

Tech First Gulf is MEA’s best skilled & strong emerging Value-Added Distributor. We generate demand and grow a net-new business by having access to in-home accounts of our strategic channel relationships which our new but best of the breed senior leadership brought inherited and we leverage that to vendor advantage.

Tech First Gulf (TFG) helps businesses maximize the value of the technology that they make, sell or use. TFG is a true value-added distributor that offers Gartner leading solutions/technologies across unified communications, unified collaboration, audio-visual, infrastructure and cyber security solutions. With its vast regional infrastructure and focus on next-generation technology solutions, TFG enables business partners to operate more efficiently and successfully in the markets they serve.

TFG magnifies the value of its experience and direct touch accounts with thousands of resellers, partners, and system integrators by doing the much-needed sales, presales & post-sales investment on the ground to generate demand and grow business. TFG is trusted in the market to provide end-to-end support to our partners and customers, due to its local sales operations and representatives across 10+ countries in MEA, with local warehousing, and innovation centers.

We have built our business around one simple truth: to win and keep customers/partners, you have to genuinely care about solving their problems.

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