IT Network Administrator Job Opportunities – Uganda National Oil Company Limited (UNOC)

Job Title:     IT
Network Administrator

Organization: Uganda
National Oil Company Limited (UNOC)

Duty Station: Kampala,

Reports to: IT

About US:

The Uganda National
Oil Company Limited (UNOC) was established under Section 42 of the Petroleum
(Exploration, Development and Production) Act 2013 and incorporated under the
Company’s Act 2012. It is a limited liability company wholly owned by the
Government of Uganda. The overall function of UNOC is; “To handle the State’s
Commercial interests in the Oil and Gas industry.”

Job Summary:   The IT Network Administrator will mainly
design, install and maintain an up to date UNOC Computer Network, by
identifying and Implementing Network requirements, installing Upgrades,
Monitoring Network performance, and troubleshooting any failures.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • IT Network administrator will configure and deploy network devices
    including routers, switches, Servers, Computers, Desk phones and Wi-Fi
    access points among others.
  • Maintain availability of all UNOC network services with interface
    with the systems administrator.
  • The position will also ensure security of network services by
    ensuring secure configuration of the network devices and services, while
    working closely or as part of the core security team
  • Monitor network performance, maintaining acceptable levels of
    availability, utilization, throughput, goodput, and latency, ensuring
    network vulnerabilities and exposures are promptly identified and
    adequately addressed, and continuous Improvements to the network is done.
  • Troubleshoot any network failures to resolution, ensuring downtimes
    if not preventable, are short, document root causes and prevent
  • Maintenance of existing hardware and software inventories especially
    for Networking devices.
  • Provide 2nd line support to service desk team and all other IT
    services including but not limited to Asset Management, printer
    management, conference call management & Support, desktop and Mobile
  • Support Project Managers to disseminate and coordinate project tasks
    as part of IT or UNOC-wide projects, ensuring assigned project tasks are
    delivered to deadline as and when required.
  • Deliver, support or perform any other tasks that the Line Manager
    deems critical to providing UNOC operations with a robust, consistent IT
  • With their day to day view of the latest industry patterns, the
    Network Administrator will be best placed to bring new ideas, innovation
    and processes to help the team perform better
  • The Networks Administrator will strive to give users best
    experience, through innovation and creativity bases on latest industry
    patterns and best practices.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The applicant for the Uganda National Oil Company Limited (UNOC) IT
    Network  Administrator job placement
    must hold a university degree in IT, Computer Science, Information Systems
    or any other relevant subject, from a recognized University
  • Must be at least CCNA Routing/Switching qualified or higher, with
    appropriate demonstrable practical experience.
  • Excellent knowledge and experience in network administration,
    including LAN/WAN, Cabling, Wireless networking, Operating systems, cloud
    computing, email, Corporate printing, telephony and mobile device
  • A minimum of five years of relevant experience in designing,
    implementing and managing networks in a busy environment that is highly
    dependent on network services.
  • Must have hands-on experience in cisco routing protocols, router/switch
    configurations, network performance monitoring and troubleshooting
  • Knowledge of network security and technologies is required
  • Excellent communication and documentation skills and ability to
    interact with colleagues at all levels of the organization.
  • High degree of integrity, professionalism and maintenance of

How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send a completed and
signed applications form, download
, together with certified copies of academic certificates addressed
and submitted in TRIPLICATE to the address below. The applications should be
delivered through registered mail and courier will also be received. Applications
must include a cover letter, application form and supporting documents.

Address to:

Chief Executive

Uganda National Oil
Company Ltd,

Plot 15, Yusuf Lule

P.O. Box 36316,
Kampala, Uganda.

Deadline: 12th July 2019 by 5:00pm

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