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Network And Systems Administrator, Job Grade C5

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05 Jul 2019


19 Jul 2019

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Network And Systems Administrator, Job Grade C5


The incumbent reports to the Manager: IT


Purpose of this position:


·      To be responsible for the technical management and support of all Information and Communication Technology (ICT) network and system administration functions within the Namibia Airports Company; 

·      To plan the computer network architecture for the Namibia Airports Company’s ICT physical infrastructure, associated systems and data to ensure a continuously effective operating ICT infrastructure that will enable the running of all applications of the NAC, including, but not limited to, networked servers, applications servers, file servers and network security; 

·      To ensure the availability of corporate network services by monitoring corporate servers as to operating integrity, network equipment and firewalls to ensure the availability of ICT network services at all times; 

·      To develop & maintain sound relationships with ICT service providers and suppliers, as well as users and colleagues, ensuring integrative and constructive work relationships;

·      To be accountable for smooth server operations, desktop management and hardware procurement within the organization.


Job competencies include:


·     To ensure the effective development and maintenance of the NAC network and system related infrastructures in co- ordination and alignment with the Manager: IT in terms of the IT policy and IT Master Plan;

·     Coordinates development and maintenance of network operating benchmark standards; 

·     Develops and coordinates network and server replacement plan; 

·     Execute tasks as delegated by the Manager: Information Technology/ Divisional Manager from time to time; 

·     IT best practice; BS 7799 standards, IT Research. Develop and maintains company Disaster Recovery Plan.


Educational Requirements/Experience:


·     Grade 12 (25 points);

·     A+, N+ and MCSA Qualifications;

·     Diploma in Information Technology. A Degree will be an added advantage;

·     +/- 5 years Technical Experience on workstations, servers and network equipment, including firewalls;

·     Fully computer literate;

·     Valid driver’s license.


Personal Competencies:


·     Good experience of standard software applications, including MS Office and Windows;

·     Good understanding of Active Directory, VMWare, SAN, NAS and disaster recovery;

·     Strong knowledge of networks and operating systems;

·     Strong knowledge of LAN and WAN components;

·     Good understanding of Firewall systems and Strong ICT Security Principles;

·     Good understanding of computer internals;

·     Strong knowledge of Operating Systems such as flavours of Linux, Unix and Microsoft Windows Server ;

·     Strong knowledge of Backup and Recovery processes for ICT Network and System devices;

·     Ability to educate NAC employees on the proper use of all network and system related resources;

·     Ability to communicate technical IT concepts to all audiences;

·     Good writing and verbal communication skills;

·     Ability to manage projects assigned by the supervisor;

·     Strong analytical and problem solving skills;

·     Good understanding of current applications and trends in MIS technology;

·     Ethical conduct and high integrity.

Applications accompanied by a detailed Curriculum Vitae (including career path to date, and contactable references), and non-returnable certified copies of qualifications, certificates, transcripts and identity document should be forwarded to:


The Strategic Executive:  Human Resources Department

Namibia Airports Company

P O Box 23061



E-mailed and faxed applications shall not be considered.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

No documents will be returned to unsuccessful candidates.

                         The Company reserves the right to conduct detailed background checks