Network Administrator IT Jobs – NTV Uganda

Job Title:     Network Administrator
Organisation: NTV Uganda
Duty Station: Kampala,
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
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
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
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
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:
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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