Posted on :
17 Mar, 2022
17 Mar, 2022
The South African National Space Agency (SANSA) is a public entity under the National Department of Science and Innovation (DSI). SANSA has a mandate to drive the promotion and use of space and cooperation in space-related activities. To achieve this mandate, the Agency fosters research in space science and technology, advances space engineering programmes, and supports the creation of an environment conducive to industrial development in space technologies within the framework of national government policy. More information about the organization can be found at http://www.sansa.org.za
SANSA is committed to attracting, developing, and retaining employees who are passionate about the success of the national space industry. Personal growth, which is one of our values, encourages employees to invest time in education and training through bursaries and training courses offered to them.
SANSA thrives on our employees’ creativity, competencies, and expertise, and on their ingenuity to succeed in a high-performance environment. If you aspire to the SANSA values of Service, Teamwork, Respect, Integrity, Personal Growth and Excellence, and living these in a fast paced and innovative environment, then SANSA could be the place for you. The following permanent opportunity exists at the Space Operations programme situated in Hartebeeshoek, Gauteng to be filled by an individual with the relevant skills, drive, competencies, qualifications and who puts the interests of the nation first, has a commercial mind-set, thinks about the customers, is knowledge driven and people and customer centric.
Job Title: Network Administrator
Location: Hartebeesthoek, Gauteng, South Africa
Reference #: NASO
Contract Type: Permanent
Salary: Market Related
Network Administrator (re-advertisement)
Reporting to the ICT Project Manager, the incumbent will be responsible for installing, maintaining, and upgrading any software or hardware required to efficiently run a computer network. The IT or computer network may extend to a local area network, wide area network, WLAN, file/database and Webservers, the Internet, and intranets. Oversee the network and communication systems to ensure information is flowing properly within the organization and externally to relevant stakeholders.
Key areas of responsibility will include but not limited to:
•Implementation – Design, implement and maintain network architecture and security safeguards
•Network Management – Manage and implement all network security processes and maintain proper reports for the same
•Troubleshooting – Troubleshooting, resolving, and communicating networking issues to other employees, management, and clients
•Knowledge management – Update knowledge and skills related to networks, and document the SANSA network configurations for intellectual property purposes
The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications and experience:
•A three-year bachelors degree or Diploma in Information Technology (IT) or related fields
•5+ years’ experiences in the field handling network and ICT security.
•Certification for Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP Enterprise or Security-certified) required.
•Certification for Cisco Certified Network Associate, (CCNA-certified) required.
•ITIL Foundation preferable
•Have experience with Cisco routers and Cisco Catalyst switches
•Have experience with Cisco ASA and Cisco FirePOWER
•Have experience with Cisco ISE
•Design software – e.g. MS Visio
•Routing protocols – MPLS, OSPF, BGP and Policy-Based Routing (PBR)
•Project Management software – e.g. MS Project
•Email software – Outlook 365
•Microsoft Operating Systems
•Networking (design, planning and installation)
•Desktop software and server software (installing and configure)
•Hardware technical skills, i.e., use tools and other means to fix/maintain/repair
•A valid drivers’ license
Please NOTE that the appointment will be on a level commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Background verification, including criminal record, credit checks, security clearances, qualifications, and citizenship checks, as well as competency assessment and psychometric testing may form part of the selection process. By applying for this vacancy, the candidates consent that SANSA can collect, process, and share their Personal Information (PI) for verification, assessments, and employment purposes only.
SANSA subscribes to the principles of Employment Equity Act. In accordance with the Employment Equity Plan of SANSA and its Employment Equity goals and targets, preference will be given to candidates from under-represented designated groups (African females and males, and People with disabilities ).
Should you meet the above requirements, please upload your detailed CV and apply on: https://jb.skillsmapafrica.com
Communication will only be conducted with short-listed candidates. If applicants have not heard from us within 4 weeks of the closing date, regard your application were unsuccessful. SANSA reserves the right not to make an appointment. If you have previously applied for this position, your application will be included in the process.
Application Deadline: 15/04/2022