IT Specialist: Systems Administration at Namibia Statistics Agency

Posted by | May 9, 2023 | IT Jobs

Duty Description

  • Maintain essential Census IT operations, including operating systems, security tools, applications, servers, email systems, laptops, desktops, software, financial systems and all hardware.
  • Design, install and configure servers, for the Census project.
  • Ensure regular Census data is backed up and backups have been tested
  • Ensuring security and efficiency of Census IT infrastructure
  • Proactively manage and maintain server and network
  • Develop and implement Census plans, risk assessments and contingency plans
  • Design and implement monitoring, configuration management and reporting
  • Maintain inventory and configuration for Census assets
  • Assist with hardware, firewall, telecom and software evaluation and recommendation for Census project
  • Train field worker on using systems required to carry out Census project.
  • Monitor performance and maintain systems according to requirements.

Experience and Qualifications:

  • Two (2) years’ experience in system administration.
  • BSc/BA, computer science or related course
  • NQF level 7
  • Professional certification e.g. MCSA will be an added advantage
  • Must be in possession of a valid driver’s license for a minimum of at least two (2) years.
  • Please note that the position requires the frequent use of a personal computer. Therefore, brining your own laptop will be an added advantage.

Added Advantages | Special Requirement(s)

  • Experience with Database, network, and systems management
  • Knowledge of Server Virtualization, cloud environments and Disaster recovery.
  • Knowledge in VMware, FortiGate, and Veaam will be an added advantage.
  • Familiarity with various operating systems and platforms
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access)

Closing Date: 16 May 2023

The company ONLY accept applications vis their career portal. Interested candidates can apply via the link below:


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