October 24, 2022

DEPUTY DIRECTOR: NETWORK ENGINEER

REF NO: HO 2022/10/07

CENTRE : National Head Office, Pretoria


REQUIREMENTS : Recognized degree or diploma in Computer Science/ Information Technology,
or equivalent qualification with 3-5 years’ experience in ICT and minimum three
(3) years as Assistant Director in IT Infrastructure and Telephony Management.
Strong IT network infrastructure skills and experience in managing an
enterprise-wide network infrastructure. In-depth knowledge of network
planning and design (LAN/WAN support and engineering design for voice, data
and video). Experience in installing, configuring, troubleshooting and
supporting network operating systems, network management software and
network equipment, including but not limited to servers, firewalls, routers,
switches, controllers etc. In-depth knowledge of Virtual Local area networks
(VLANs) and IP Subnetting. In-depth knowledge of IP PBX. Computer literate.
Valid driver’s license. Competencies and Attributes: Understanding and
implementing of network traffic analysis, remote access methods and systems,
inspection of firewalls, encryption, authentication and authorisation technology.
Knowledgeable in application transport and network infrastructure protocols
(SSL/TLS, VLANs, DHCP, NTP, FTP, HTTP, SNMP, CIFS, LDAP, and
Microsoft AD), and possess an understanding of how to support these
applications / protocols when accessed through VPN and firewall appliances.
Hands‐on technical experience working with VPN technologies (IPSEC, SSL
VPN, VPNRA, etc.). Working knowledge of structured cabling systems,
standards and technologies, network facilities, environmental controls, etc.
Knowledge and understanding of VOIP equipment and operation.
Documenting and explaining network topologies. VMware Enterprise
administration experience will be an advantage. Ability to quickly learn new or
unfamiliar technologies and products, independently using documentation and15
online resources. Excellent customer relations management skills.
Understanding of SITA procurement processes. Analytical, communication
and problem-solving skills.


DUTIES : Local area network and wide area network administration. Network design and
configurations of VLANs. Ensure stable and reliable operation of the
Departmental IT network infrastructure in order to provide maximum
performance, responsiveness and availability of network services to users.
Administration of IP PBX and Collaboration services. Firewall administration
and maintenance. Analyse network security requirements and implement
perimeter security changes. Provide input for a monthly progress and firewall
status report. Data backup and disaster recovery. Perform data backups and
restoration of managed systems. Develop and maintain network and
operational server recovery procedures as part of the disaster recovery plan.
Management of human resources, finance and assets.


ENQUIRIES : Mr Mokotjo TN Tel No: 012 307 2039/ Mr Y Naidoo Tel No: 012 307 2079/ Ms
TP Baloyi 012 305 8589 or Ms Khumalo NS 012 307 2174.

APPLICATIONS : All applications must be forwarded to: National Head Office: Department of
Correctional Services, Post Advertisement Section, Private Bag X136,
Pretoria, 0001 OR hand deliver at: 124 WF Nkomo Street, Poyntons Building,
Cnr WF Nkomo and Sophie De Bruyn Street, Pretoria, 0001 (Previous: Cnr
Church and Schubart Street)

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