Job Vacancy For Network Administrator At Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection (MoGCSP)

The Network Administrator maintains computing environment by identifying network requirements, installing upgrades and monitoring network performance. He/she is responsible for designing, organising, modifying, installing, and supporting NTU's computer systems. He/she designs and installs the LANs, WANs, network segments, databases and application software, and segments. He/she ensures the MIS infrastructure is available for use.

Key Responsibilities

•   Maintain network performance by performing network monitoring and analysis, and performance tuning; troubleshooting network problems; escalating problems to vendor.
•   Install and support LANs, WANs, network segments, Internet, and intranet systems.
•   Install and maintain network hardware and software.
•   Analyse, isolate and resolve issues.
•   Monitor networks to ensure security and availability to speclfic users.
•   Evaluate and modify system's performance.
•   Identify user needs.
•   Determine network and system requirements.
•   Maintain integrity of the network, server deployment, and security.
•   Ensure network connectivity throughout NTU's LAN/WAN infrastructure
•   Design and deploy networks.
•   Perform network address assignment .
•   Assign routing protocols and routing table configuration.
•   Assign configuration of authentication and authorisation of directory services.
•   Maintain network facilities in individual machines, such as drivers and settings of personal computers as well as printers.
•   Maintain network servers such as file servers, VPN gateways, etc ...
•   Administer servers, desktop computers, printers, routers, switches, firewalis, phones, smartphones, software deployment, security updates and patches.
•   Ensure the computer systems are protected by a constantly updated antivin
•   Support users in their use of the system

Reporting Responsibility
•   The Network Administrator will report to the MIS Specialist and prepare and submit quarterly reports accordingly.

Duration of Assignment
•   The contract will last for one (1) year initially, but renewable for a second year subject to satisfactory performance.

Qualification Required & Experience

•   B. Sc Computer Science or B. Sc Computer Engineering
•   Minimum 4 years of working experience in an organization with 50 plus network points
•   Cisco Certification
•   Broad working knowledge of distributed system components including workstations, database servers, and applications servers.
•   Strong understanding of network architecture.

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Interested candidate should send CVs to:-

National Coordinator, National Targeting Unit
Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection
P. O. Box MBO 186
Accra, Ghana  

Closing Date: 07 January, 2016

•   Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.