Network Administrator Position

Job Description:

Sibanye-Stillwater is committed to the achievement and maintenance of diversity and equity in employment.

Internal & External
VACANCY:Network Administrator
Section:SGL – ServicesReference:508215
Closing Date:09 May 2022Job Grading:C-Upper
Type of employmentPermanentNo of Positions01

Your manager should be aware of and support your application. Pre-screening and psychometric evaluation may form part of the selection process. Short listed candidates will be requested to attend a panel interview. Applicants who receive no response to their applications within 14 days may consider their application for the position to be unsuccessful.

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Location: North West

The appointee should:
  • Have CCNA qualification or more than 3 years’ experience in networking.
  • Have at least 3 years’ experience in solving network problems of infrastructure issues to manage the performance and capacity of the traditional ICT networking environment, including the technical delivery on projects.
  • Optical fibre splicing within the business and to ensure fibre networks has got stable links with minimal DB losses as far as possible to ensure links functions optimally
  • Have knowledge of specialised tools for monitoring
  • Have knowledge with the use of SolarWinds
  • Have the ability to effectively communicate with a broad base of end users
  • Have good understanding of Sibanye business needs related to ICT Networks
  • Ensure fibre and physical link failures are identified and repaired as quickly as possible
  • Have solid experience in Cisco, Dell, Aruba configurations and maintenance
    Co-ordinate and assist in all new fire installations surface and ensure redundancy path where possible
  • Ensure all ICT networks is documented, and records kept up to date of IP addressing and routing
  • Be creative in thinking “outside the box”
  • Have a valid SA driver’s license with own transport
  • Be willing to travel if and when required
  • Be able to Install, configure, upgrade, monitor, maintain and administer all network related functions in Sibanye on the Local Area network infrastructure
  • Demonstrate good verbal and written English communication skills
  • Pay attention to detail, and have a meticulous and well-organized work method
  • Display strong analytical, problem solving
  • Have unquestionable integrity and work ethic
  • Be a team player, but show resourcefulness and abilities in producing deadline-driven results
  • Be declared medically fit for the position and environment, as determined by a risk-based medical examination at the relevant Sibanye Stillwater Occupational Health Centre
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Advantageous requirements:
  • ITIL foundation will be an advantage
  • Solarwinds qualification will be an advantage
Key responsibilities include:
  • Manage and maintain the delivery of networks and the uptime
  • Provide a stable platform for the delivery of ICT computer systems which meet current and future business requirements
  • Implement the rollout of firmware updates, network rearrangements, and the installation of new equipment and facilities with Repair, and Field Operations, minimizing Customer impact and maximizing the productivity of resources
  • Ensure the proactive use of applicable tools to monitor network performance and be alerted when set thresholds are reached and action the alerts
  • Implement and position the data and voice communications network to meet current requirements and future business challenges
  • To ensure that all networking devices have a reliable backup to be used to restore switch and networking equipment faster
  • To ensure that the correct authorisations requested for creation, deletions and moves are correctly captured within the system and comply with the license agreements
  • Ensure the network infrastructure has sufficient capacity to satisfy the data requirements (no congestion)
  • Implementations in the current data communications network structures and the identification of areas for improvement and short- and long-term plans to remedy these
  • Administrative: Documentation management, information access controls and sanctions for failure to comply.
    SOX Compliance
  • Support of complex network environments.
  • Maintaining technical networking diagrams and drawings with senior team members
  • Adhere to Sibanye ICT policies and procedures.
  • Securities and monitoring, hardening best practice – solid understanding and implementation
  • Troubleshooting – Networking
  • Fibre works required and understanding of fibre networks
  • Patching, risk analysis and business impact
  • Vulnerability analysis
  • Investigation, feedback.
  • Networking and routing, iptables firewalling
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How To Apply:

Interested parties should complete and submit the standard job application form using the link below:

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HR Contact Person              : Tshidi Mokgwabone

Recruitment Person            : Nokuthula Masophi

Recruiter’s contact number  : 011 278 9636

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