Network Specialist (m/f)

Debmarine Namibia

Debmarine is recruiting a Network Specialist (m/f), to be based in Oranjemund, Namibia.
  • Debmarine Namibia requires the services of a Network Specialist to ensure optimum availability and efficiency IM computer networks, to plan all future network software and hardware and to co-ordinate the activities of the network section
  • Maintains detailed knowledge of current practice within the area of expertise/specialism, interpreting developments
  • Evaluates network control system software requirements and generates the necessary software to cater for communication links and other software resident on the back-office infrastructure
  • Plans and co-ordinates the ordering and installation of network cabling, devices and controllers by considering new requirements and existing facilities
  • Co-ordinates implementation of network system software into the primary communications equipment (e.g. preparing installation/contingency plans and ensuring loading, testing and verifying of system operation)
  • Initiates requirements of new or additional devices by determining users needs, performing capacity planning exercises, evaluating availability of new technology and making recommendation
  • Plans and draws up an installation programme for all new or additional network deployment
  • Generates all configurations on network equipment to ensure correct operation of all devices on the network
  • Completes a post project evaluation to ensure all installed equipment performs as per specification
  • Receives requests regarding all faulty equipment from users, prioritizes the re- quest, allocates tasks to subordinates/ suppliers and follows up to ensure the tasks are properly completed
  • Advises and assists Information Management staff and end users on issues regarding network, LAN/WAN, graphics and peripheral related problems
  • Manages and controls subordinates for optimum utilization
  • Takes cognizance of, adheres to and promotes Corporate Governance and Company policies and procedures relating to health, safety, security and environmental issues
  • Key Competencies Required:
  • Computer applications - MS Office
  • Information technology direction
  • Knowledge of Namibia’s Labour Law
  • ITIL and COBIT
  • Cisco Applications
  • Project management
  • Network design and typology
  • Analyzing, learning and researching
  • Education and Experience Requirements:
  • Degree in ICT (Information and Communication Technology) or equivalent
  • International Cisco certification; Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
  • Six (6) years relevant experience in the server and network environment
  • An in-depth knowledge of MPLS and QoS
  • Code 8 Drivers License
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  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and shall be subjected to further assessment and screening. No personal documents will be returned
How to Apply
1. Documentation
  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
2. Application
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