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Company Name : Government Communication and Information System GCIS
Job Title : Deputy Director Server and Network Administrator
Closing Date : 2 March 2018
Reference number: Post 07/03
Centre : Pretoria
Salary : All-Inclusive salary package of R657 558 per annum Directorate IT
Directorate : Information Technology
Website :

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GCIS Deputy Director Server & Network Administrator

** GCIS is an equal opportunity employer and practicing affirmative action employment.

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** It is our intention to promote representivity (race, gender, disability) in the department through filling these posts.

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** A relevant Degree (NQF 7) or National Diploma (NQF 6) in Computer Science or Information Technology (IT) or equivalent qualification at a minimum of NQF Level 6.

** Seven (7) years relevant IT experience, of which three (3) years must be at managerial (Assistant Director) level.
** Hands-on experience in network and server support and IT security in a Microsoft Windows environment (Active Directory, Exchange 2013 and IT security vulnerability management).

** Extensive networking, TCP/IP and DNS experience and knowledge of interfacing with Linux and Macintosh platforms.
** Knowledge of open source software and a good understanding and use of security tools, procedures and applications.

** Experience in IT policy formulation and implementation.
** Good interpersonal skills.
** Ability to work well within a team and independently.
** Good problem solving skills.
** A valid code 08 driver’s licence.
** The incumbent will have to undergo a top secret security clearance.


** Responsible for the proactive maintenance and support of the IT infrastructure (desktops, servers, AV equipment, LAN and WAN).
** Ensure availability, capacity and security management within the network, server and desktop environment.

** Supervise the web and server administrators and related support staff and assist with specialized support.
** Responsible for disaster recovery planning and implementation, security policy formulation and implementation as well as related network policy formulation and implementation.

** Ensure compliance with government wide policy guidelines and requirements and advise on technology trends, direction and best practices.
** Maintain good relationships with users, support staff and service providers and monitor and maintain service levels within the environment.
** Serve on project teams and related forums when required.

Enquiries: Mr T Vandayar Tel: 012 473 030

How To Apply

** Applications must be submitted on the Application for Employment form (Z.83) [PDF] 31 kb. Please print and complete the form or obtain it from any Public Service department.

** The completed and signed form Z83 should be accompanied by a recently updated, comprehensive CV as well as certified copies of all qualification(s) and ID-document (certification stamp should not be older than three months).

** Suitable candidates will be subjected to a personnel suitability check (criminal record, citizenship, credit record checks, qualification verification and employment verification).

** Forward your application, quoting the relevant reference number and the name of the publication in which you saw this advertisement, to :
The DG of Government Communication and Information System,
Private Bag X745,
Pretoria, 0001,

Hand Delivered To
Tshedimosetso House,
1035 Frances Baard Street
(corner Festival Street),
Hatfield, Pretoria,
for attention :  Mr S Matshageng.

** GCIS is an equal opportunity employer and practicing affirmative action employment. It is our intention to promote representivity (race, gender, disability) in the department through filling these posts.

** Correspondence will be limited to successful candidates only. If you have not been contacted within one month after the closing date of this advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful.

** The successful candidate must disclose to the DG particulars of all registrable financial interests, sign a performance agreement and employment contract with the DG within three months from the date of assumption of duty and obtain a top secret security clearance. All appointments are subject to the verification of educational qualifications, previous experience, citizenship, reference checks and security vetting.

** Following the interview and technical exercise, the selection panel will recommend candidates to attend generic managerial competency assessment.
** For vacancies at other government departments, see Vacancies on the Department of Public Service and Administration (DPSA) website

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