17 October 2016

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:  
·         The incumbent will develop, install, maintain, and update the Local Area Network (LAN) hardware and software in line with IT requirements of the company.
·         Maintain the availability and reliability of the ICT infrastructure, applications, hardware and connectivity
·         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.
·         Responsible for network modeling by using information on existing network traffic and estimating the effects of growth on the network.
·         Tasked with analyzing the effect that newer equipment might have on network performance by making accurate upgrade recommendations to management.
·         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.
·         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:  
·         The ideal candidate for the NTV Network Administrator job must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, ICT, or Computer Engineering
·         Applicants with professional certifications: Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator (MCSA), Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA), Microsoft Certified System Engineer (MCSE) have an added advantage
·         A minimum of four years of relevant technical experience
·         Prior experience supporting, implementing and administrating networks such as Microsoft Windows Active Directory
·         Ability to work long and odd hours in a fast paced environment
·         Work independently with little or no supervision
·         Broad knowledge and understanding of IT industry best practices and standards
·         Demonstrated in-depth knowledge of LAN/WAN support and engineering design for voice, data and video networks at Access, Aggregation, and Core network locations
·         Superior knowledge, skills and experience with Cisco routing hardware, software, protocols etc.
·         Strong working knowledge of structured cabling systems, network facilities, electrical, UPS, etc.
·         Possess Linux / Unix systems and network administration.
·         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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