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Network and Communications Administrator

Administers the day-to-day operation of the Authority’s network infrastructure i.e. computer networks, communication links, telecommunications devices, training and special projects involvement

Key Responsibilities

  • Plan, design , implement and maintain LAN,MAN and WAN network connectivity for the Authority
  • Securely configure network devices such as routers , firewalls and switches
  • Manage communication devices such as PABX and Unified Communications Servers
  • Plan,implement and Maintain contact centre solution for the Authority
  • Plan and advise management on computer networks and communication issues
  • Manages network and physical security, anti-spam and anti-virus servers, intrusion detection systems
  • Manage and monitor bandwidth usage to ensure availability to run systems
  • Active directory user management
  • Researches ,analyses, troubleshoots and resolves network and telecommunication related problems
  • Manages the Authority’s DNS,DHCP and other network related systems
  • Establishes and maintatins user active directory and email accounts;provides user training and related software support , application maintenance and documentation;updates user manual as needed;
  • Review procedures in network management system manuals for making changes to network
  • Ensures adherence to BCP and DRP Plans and procedures
  • Research and evaluate new technologies related to computer networking and telecoms;

Qualifications and Experience

  • 5+ years’ experience in information technology with a focus on Network and Telecommunications Administration
  • Bachelor’s degree in related area such as Computer Science , Information Systems Management
  • Member of the Computer Society of Zambia or Engineering Institution of Zambia (EIZ)
  • Advanced Knowledge of TCP/IP , Switching, routing ,Firewalls,VLANS
  • MCSE,MCSA,CCNA – Cisco Certification a must
  • Extensive knowledge and hands on demonstrated capability of networks and network security management
  • Valid Driver’s license

Core Competencies

  • Ability to follow and strictly adhere to procedures
  • Analytical thinking
  • Wide knowledge of risks and cyber threats
  • Ability to prioritise risks and threats to network systems
  • Quick learner, eager to leverage new technologies in a dynamic team environment
  • Ready to consult widely and efficiently with other IT specialists

How to Apply

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