THE PRESIDENCY

Posted 9 months ago

Government

THE PRESIDENCY

The Presidency is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. It is our intention to promote

representivity (race, gender and disability). The candidature of persons whose transfer/appointment will

promote representivity will receive preference. Candidates with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Candidates will be subjected to a security clearance up to the level of “Top Secret”.

APPLICATIONS : The Presidency, Private Bag x1000, Pretoria, 0001 or Hand deliver at

Government Avenue, Union Buildings.

FOR ATTENTION : Ms Kefilwe Maubane

CLOSING DATE : 25 October 2019

NOTE : Applications must be submitted on form Z83 and should be accompanied by

certified copies of qualifications, ID as well as a comprehensive CV in order to

be considered It is the applicant’s responsibility to have foreign qualifications

evaluated by the South African Qualification Authority (SAQA)

Correspondence will be limited to successful candidates only If you have not

been contacted within 3 months after the closing date of this advertisement,

please accept that your application was unsuccessful Shortlisted candidates

will be subjected to a pre-employment screening and a Top Secret security

vetting to determine the suitability of a person for employment Failure to submit

the requested documents will result in your application not being considered.

  1. POST 36/127 : DEPUTY DIRECTOR: IT INFRASTRUCTURE

Directorate: Information Technology

SALARY : R733 257 per annum (Level 11)

CENTRE : Pretoria

REQUIREMENTS : A Senior Certificate plus Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology or an

equivalent qualification on NQF level 7 A minimum of three (3) years’ middle

management experience in network communications, systems administration

and any related experience Good knowledge of the ICT infrastructure (LAN,

WAN, Network & Server infrastructure etc) Competencies: Good technical

understanding of Server OS, Virtualisation, backup management and their

relationships with other systems Knowledge and implementation of Public

Service and Departmental procedures and prescripts Additional qualification/s

in Systems and any Network certification is an added advantage especially on

Cisco, Microsoft and VMWare Must have server and systems administration

skills, must have network, project and contract management skills Sound

organising and planning skills, Good communication skills (both written &

verbal) Candidate need to be hardworking and persistent with interpersonal,

analytical, financial management, creative and innovative skills; need to be

flexible and willing to work overtime and travel Problem solving skills Ability to

work long hours voluntarily and ability to work under pressure Be customer

focused and people management Ability to work independently and in a team

Dedicated, Committed, Reliable, Innovative and Self-motivated.

DUTIES : The successful candidate will be responsible for administration of Local Area

Network (data and voice infrastructure) and Wide Area Network Administration

of the data centres in head office and regions. Administration of the server

farms including server operating systems and applications to ensure that all

servers are effectively managed i.e pro-active maintenance on the servers

including capacity management and patch management Administration of data

storage to ensure successful high performance system backup and recovery

and restores Ensure availability of all services required by ICT clients i.e Email, file & and print, internet etc Administration of specialised infrastructure

systems (eg VMware, EMC storage), including Microsoft environment (Active

Directory, Exchange and SCOM) Administration of SITA VPN and access to

transversal systems and ensuring that they are accessible at all times Proactively monitor the network services to ensure minimal downtime Compile

network documents, policies, manuals and procedures Planning, implement

and maintain IT infrastructure projects Provide third line support to Helpdesk

logged calls Managing Human Resources Participate in ICT research and

innovation in order to ensure currency to the department’s systems.

ENQUIRIES : Mr T Ramosebi Tel No: (012) 300 5548