• Full Time
  • Pretoria, Gauteng, DST Building (Building No. 53), CSIR Campus (South Gate Entrance), Meiring Naudé Road, Brummeria, 0001 View on Map
  • @Science and Innovation posted 6 days ago
  • Posted : May 11, 2022 -Accepting applications
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Job Detail

  • Job ID 177220
  • Offered Salary R382 245 per annum
  • Qualifications Certificate
  • Industry Research, science & technology
  • Reference REF NO: 22/06
  • Centre Pretoria
  • Enquiries
    Dolly Masuku Tel No: 012 843 6692
  • Where to submit application
    Applications must be emailed to [email protected]
  • Notes
    NOTE: Applications must be accompanied by a fully completed and signed Z83 form (even if CV is attached) and up-to-date curriculum vitae (including three contactable referees) as well as the applicant's qualifications and identity document. Required documents need not be certified when applying for a post. Only shortlisted candidates will be required to submit certified documents on or before the day of the interview following communication from Human Resources. A new application for employment form (Z83) became effective as of 1 January 2021. Individuals applying for a post must submit the new application form, which can be downloaded at Applications submitted on the old forms will not be considered. Applications must be submitted as one pdf document and emailed to the email address specified for the particular post. Shortlisted candidates will be subjected to personal suitability checks (criminal record check, citizenship verification, previous employment verification, verification of qualifications and creditworthiness). It is the responsibility of applicants to have any foreign qualifications verified by the South African Qualifications Authority. The Department will respond only to shortlisted candidates, who will be interviewed on a date and at a time specified by the Department. The Department reserves the right not to make any appointment. All candidates for Senior Management Service (SMS) positions will be subjected to a technical exercise to test relevant technical elements of the job, the logistics for which will be communicated by the Department. Following the interview and technical exercise, the selection panel will recommend candidates to attend a generic managerial competency assessment in compliance with the Department of Public Service and Administration (DPSA) directive on the implementation of competency-based assessments and using the mandated DPSA SMS competency-assessment tools. All SMS candidates must have completed a senior management leadership programme with either the National School of Government (NSG) or a higher education institution accredited by the NSG, and must submit proof of this with their applications.

Job Description

REQUIREMENTS: An NQF level 6 qualification in information technology, information systems, informatics and/or computer science. A certificate in Microsoft certified solution expert (MCSE) and Microsoft certification will be an added advantage. Any of A+, N+, or virtualisation certificate will be an added advantage. A minimum of two years’ experience in information technology network administration, including a minimum of one year’s experience in Microsoft server and Office Support System application support. Knowledge and experience of Microsoft Windows operating system and Linux, exchange administration, domain name service (DNS), active directory (AD), dynamic host configuration protocol (DHCP) and file transfer protocol (FTP). Knowledge and experience of network time protocol (NTP) server and radius server, as well as backup administration tools. Knowledge of storage area network (SAN) technology. Good knowledge and understanding of telecommunications infrastructure, i.e. ISDN, Analog, ADSL, PBX, PSTN, teleconferencing and video-conferencing, etc. Sound knowledge of various computer technologies and how they impact the business. Broad IT knowledge, particularly in supporting an IT network environment. Strong IT technical support skills. Keeping abreast of the latest information technology. Skills: Excellent problem solving, interpersonal and communication skills, good customer service practices and telephone etiquette, good project management and report writing. Attributes: Ability to work under pressure and as part of a team, be loyal and have business ethics, be a critical thinker and initiator. DUTIES: Maintain the Department’s servers (at DSI head office, the National Intellectual Property Management Office, the National Advisory Council on Innovation, the Cape Town office and the State Information Technology Agency). Administer hardware, software standards and guidelines. Conduct back-up recovery processes. Provide continuous network support to end-users. Develop and implement network administration plans, policies and procedures.

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