Network Administrator IT Jobs – NTV Uganda

Job Title:     Network Administrator
Organisation: NTV Uganda
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
About US:
Africa Broadcasting (U) Limited owns and operates NTV the number one TV
station in Uganda.  We are a subsidiary
of the Nation Media Group, which is East & Central Africa’s largest
multi-media group.
Job Summary: The Network
Administrator will manage the administration, management and maintenance of
computer network systems and data circuits.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
 
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The incumbent will develop, install, maintain,
and update the Local Area Network (LAN) hardware and software in line with IT
requirements of the company.
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Maintain the availability and reliability of the
ICT infrastructure, applications, hardware and connectivity
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Offer technical user support with respect to
required hardware configurations and network infrastructure solutions and
advise management and staff.
·        
Formulate, implement, and maintain an
Information Technology Business Continuity Plan that guarantees availability of
all NTV electronic data in the event of a disaster in line with departmental
mission.
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Responsible for network modeling by using
information on existing network traffic and estimating the effects of growth on
the network.
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Tasked with analyzing the effect that newer
equipment might have on network performance by making accurate upgrade
recommendations to management.
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Ensuring network security by considering how an
additional firewall or content filter will affect performance. This requires
staying ahead of hackers to protect his company’s network.
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Ensure that the network fileservers are backed
up in a state where full disaster recovery procedures can be implemented with
minimum loss of information.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:  
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The ideal candidate for the NTV Network
Administrator job must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, ICT, or
Computer Engineering
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Applicants with professional certifications:
Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator (MCSA), Cisco Certified Network
Associate (CCNA), Microsoft Certified System Engineer (MCSE) have an added advantage
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A minimum of four years of relevant technical
experience
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Prior experience supporting, implementing and
administrating networks such as Microsoft Windows Active Directory
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Ability to work long and odd hours in a fast
paced environment
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Work independently with little or no supervision
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Broad knowledge and understanding of IT industry
best practices and standards
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Demonstrated in-depth knowledge of LAN/WAN
support and engineering design for voice, data and video networks at Access,
Aggregation, and Core network locations
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Superior knowledge, skills and experience with
Cisco routing hardware, software, protocols etc.
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Strong working knowledge of structured cabling
systems, network facilities, electrical, UPS, etc.
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Possess Linux / Unix systems and network
administration.
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Broad knowledge of Virtualization technology and
application in a co-operate network environment is added advantage.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send a Capability
Statement (2 pages max) together with your updated CV to the address below;
Human Resources Manager,
Africa Broadcasting (U) Limited – NTV Uganda,
Kampala Serena Conference Center,
Kampala. Uganda.
E-mail to: ntvhr@ntv.co.ug
NB: Academic and other
support documents that vouch for your abilities don’t have to be submitted at
this stage. These will be requested for at subsequent stages.
Deadline: 21st
October 2016
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