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Senior Information Technology Officer: Technician

Closing Date: 25 April 2019
Salary: R 291 576.59 per annum (Post Level T12 of a Grade 4 Municipality)

Requirements:

  • Information Technology Diploma (NQF6)
  • Code B Drivers’ license.
  • Minimum of  3 years relevant experience in Server Farm Management
  • Computer literacy (MS Office Applications).
  • Good management, human relations, interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Sound mathematical and technical skills.
  • Ability to give attention to detail and high level of responsibility.
  • Ability to work under pressure and to handle conflict.
  • Good sight, hearing and speech ability.
  • Required to work in all weather conditions.
  • Required to work overtime and/or outside normal working hours during emergencies and planned overtime.
  • Must perform duties in the whole municipal area.
  • Fluent in 2 of the 3 languages spoken in the Western Cape, Afrikaans, English or IsiXhosa.

Duties:

  • Ensuring that the network is fully functional and operational to the benefit of all users
  • Applying specialist IT knowledge in the operational upkeep of the various systems 
  • Through professional maintenance ensure the health and stability of all servers ensuring maximum uptime
  • Ensure that sufficient disk space for potential server growth is available
  • Identify areas in the system that need to be tended to in the interest of better service delivery
  • Keep the immediate superior informed when servers need to be upgraded or replaced
  • Maintaining all Information Technology services to ensure stable availability at all times
  • Tending to any malfunction reported by applying technical knowledge
  • Ensuring maximum uptime on all municipal systems and applications through continued monitoring of operational efficiency
  • Monitor the computer network and related infrastructure for operational failures
  • Analyze problems experienced on the network and decide on remedial action that will have the least effect on operational availability
  • Testing and installing new services after ascertaining and determining operational the correct functioning of it
  • Ensure that the new services are compliant to municipal security and integration standards
  • Ensure that the service is compatible to the back-up system and DRP Plan
  • Ensuring that the security system is maintained and updated at all times
  • Ensuring that the User Management Policy is adhered to at all times
  • Ensuring that the highest level of security is maintained at all times
  • Ensuring that internet security protection is fully functional
  • See to it that security protection will safeguard the system against possible internal and external attacks
  • To assist the internet security, ensure the following is installed and working as assisting peripherals: Firewalls , Proxy Servers , Web Servers, DNS Servers and DHCP Servers
Senior Information Technology Officer: Technician (92.82KB) Last published 09 April 2019