Continually improves the networks by monitoring and evaluating network performance issues including availability, utilization, throughput and latency; planning and executing the selection, installation, configuration, and testing of equipment; defining network policies and procedures; establishing connections and firewalls.
Reduce operational risk and improve availability of the network by ensuring network access, monitoring, control, evaluation and documentation practices are maintained and adhered to.
Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.
Develop, maintain and perform operational procedures and ensure operational tasks are performed reliably and consistently to reduce the risk of unplanned outages.
Evaluate new network hardware and software solutions and monitor the market for emerging technology.
Collect and analyze operational data (especially incident and change records) to identify emerging trends and log problem records to assist with problem resolution and increased network availability.
Install, maintain, upgrade, and troubleshoot switches (HP and CISCO), routers, gateways, firewalls, and other networking infrastructure for local area and wide area networks (LAN/WAN), including Internet connectivity.
Perform day-to-day administration of the institutions network infrastructure.
Monitor and troubleshoot network performance and security issues.
Protects Institutional value by keeping information confidential.
2014 – 2017
Kibabii University, Bungoma, Kenya
Designing and planning the network
Setting up the network
Maintaining the network
Expanding the network
Tutoring computer courses
Administering Practical’s for computer courses
2012 – 2013
Tezza Business Solutions, Nairobi, Kenya
Software/Systems Test Analyst Consultant
IT infrastructure, including purchase, installation, setup, maintenance and the migration of systems
Desktop/Laptop support for 50+ Users in multiple locations.
Installation and setup of enterprise IT equipment.
Smooth operation of the Enterprise Network, Hardware and Software Infrastructure including Windows 2003 based Servers and Windows 2000/XP/Vista /7/8 based Workstations.
Migration of production environment from physical servers to a Virtual Machine environment significantly reducing maintenance cost and time.
Setup of an IT Lab environment for a variety of testing procedures before final production rollout.
Analysis, review and assessment of user requirements, specifications and models for testability
Participate in creation of the Test Plan
Setting up the test environment
Preparation and acquisition of test data.
Carrying out tests on various test levels
Use test administration or management tools and test monitoring tools as required.
Creation of test cases tracing back to requirements and design
Execution of test cases, recording results and reporting progress
Effectively record defects that are easily communicated and understood.
Incorporate changes that are made in sustain back into that applications testing documentation.
Re-use existing testing documentation for new projects/releases.
2010 – 2012
Koru Girls High School, Kisumu, Kenya
Computer Studies, Physics Tutor and Systems Administrator
Tutoring Computer studies, Physics and Computer Literacy Classes for both Students and Non- Students.
Managing the networks of the school.
Managing the internet of the School.
Managing the Servers of the school.
Professional Research Interest
Research Experience and Funds Attracted
Books and Book Chapters
Scientific Articles Published
Selected Publications 2015-2018: Scientific Articles Published in Refereed Journals
Tobias Okumu Otibine, Samuel Mbuguah, Juma Kilwake and Harriet Loice Tsinale “Application Lifecycle Management Activities for Quality Assurance in Software Development” Published in International Journal of Trend in Research and Development (IJTRD), ISSN: 2394-9333, Volume-4 | Issue-2 , April 2017, URL: http://www.ijtrd.com/papers/IJTRD7826.pdf
Harriet Loice Tsinale, Anselemo P Ikoha , Franklin Wabwoba, Tobias Okumu Otibine “Performance expectancy as a determinant for cloud computing acceptance in Kenyan Public Universities” Published in International journal of applied research, ISSN Online 2394 – 5869 | CODEN:IJARPF, RJIF 5.2, Volume-2 | Issue-8 | Part F URL: http://www.allresearchjournal.com/archives/2016/vol2issue8/PartF/2-6-155-447.pdf