Network Administrator – Job Purpose
He / She is responsible for providing daily operations support and maintenance for Network/Telecom systems. The successful candidate will work as a team member on medium to large projects, working on systems/issues that are low to highly complex in nature.
The position is based in Accra with some level of domestic travel.
S/He reports to the IT Manager
Assists in recommending the direction for LAN/WAN, internet, wireless, and remote access services.
Determines requirements impact on existing architecture, work processes and systems.
Assists in determining infrastructure systems specifications, input/output processes and working parameters for hardware/software compatibility.
Deploys and reviews new, modified or enhanced system hardware and software components or services.
Researches, analyzes and implements software or hardware changes to rectify any issues.
Configures and maintains routers, switches and hubs for the enterprises network.
Analyzes and resolves issues related to facilities bandwidth requirements, capacity planning, and analyzes system interdependencies.
Sets-up and conducts point-to-point or multiple-point conferencing for meetings, sharing of documents, computer displayed information and whiteboard.
Monitors network/ telecommunications activity and logs problems.
Provides documentation, training, and guidance for computing system clients and programmers.
Conducts technical research on network/telecommunications upgrades and components to determine feasibility, cost, time required, and compatibility with current system.
Education / Work Experience / Critical Competencies
First Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or other related field.
Typically requires 3 - 5 years of relevant IT work experience.
4 years working experience, 2 of which should have been in a network administration context
Operating systems and basic computer hardware components.
Good working knowledge of the following operating systems: - Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003.
Good Knowledge of computer and network security and ability to deal with external and internal security threats.
Must be a committed Christian, able to stand above denominational diversities.
Effective in written and verbal communication in English.
Experience in Lotus Domino server administration