Infrastructure and Network Administrator job at Madison General Insurance Company Zambia Limited

Vacancy title:
Infrastructure and Network Administrator

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Business Management and Administration , Category: Management ]

Jobs at:

Madison General Insurance Company Zambia Limited

Deadline of this Job:
30th May 2023 

Duty Station:
Within Zambia , Zambia, South - Central Africa

Date Posted: Friday, May 26 2023, Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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Madison General Insurance Company Zambia Limited (MGen) invites applications from suitably qualified and experienced individuals to fill the position of Infrastructure and Network Administrator to be based at Head Office in Lusaka. The job holder will be reporting to the ICT Manager.

Permanent and pensionable

1. Understands network concepts and designs involving troubleshooting and setting up branch network on L2 and L3 MPLS technologies
2. Should be conversant with cisco networking concepts and equipment like switches, routers and firewall to troubleshoot, reconfigure or extend the network
3. Understands the working of firewall and able to change and update policies on firewall to prevent the access to unauthorized content
4. Conversant with network monitoring techniques and tools like solarwinds, ensures optimal use of internet and data links and reports deviations to ICT managers on periodic basis
5. Thorough knowledge of Microsoft operating systems and applications
6. Knowledge on VMware virtualisation and SAN / NAS storage environment
7. Hands-on with CISCO routers, switches and firewall configurations
8. TCP/IP networking with WAN/LAN/VLAN/ experience
9. Knowledge of ITIL service management framework, change management experience
10. Conversant with the change management practices, logs and documents change and deviations to guide infrastructure improvements
11. Understanding of ICT networks and infrastructures
12. Excellent documentation abilities
13. Extensive troubleshooting experience and project implementation/management
14. Proactive attitude, keen to make a difference, attention to detail
15. Ability to quickly adopt to the new environment and understand the systems
16. Ability to work in a team as a strong team player
17. Strong operational discipline and problem-solving skills
18. Good interpersonal and user relationship, customer service focus.
19. Should be able to meet deadlines, be flexible and use initiative
20. Member of ICTAZ
21. Full grade twelve certificate with at least a credit in Mathematics and English
22. Undergraduate degree in computer science/information technology, information management systems, business information systems, business studies, mathematics, Statistics, Electrical /electronic engineering or any related field
23. Database certifications will be an added advantage
24. Must have 3 years’ experience managing databases in a dynamic ICT environment

Main Duties

1. Trouble shooting LAN and WAN issues reported by users and ICT staff, act as first line support for all infrastructure issues
2. Receive, document and analyse the reported problems and escalate as appropriate
3. Follow change management practices and document network infrastructure
4. Ensure updated inventory of all the core infrastructure and maintain updated document of all the infrastructure contracts
5. Ensure network security is enforced
6. Suggest technology solution to improve infrastructure and network on regular basis
7. Day-to-Day monitoring of network performance of internet and WAN data links, document and communicate deviations to the superiors
8. Maintains and manages the hardware and software inventory of core infrastructure including servers, network appliances along with contract renewal information
9. Overseer of networking tools or monitors that enhance productivity and streamline the collection of data about network utilization.
10. Monitors network and security issues, ensures patching of core infrastructure including firmware upgrades, OS patching, anti-virus upgrades and policy implementation.
11. Ensure infrastructure uptime of 99%

Education Requirement: No Requirements

Job Experience: No Requirements

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months:

Level of Education:

Job application procedure
Interested applicants should forward their detailed curriculum Vitae and copies of certified qualifications to the Assistant Human Resource Manager via 

Closing date is Tuesday 30th May 2023
Only shortlisted candidates will be acknowledged.

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Job Info
Job Category: Administrative jobs in Zambia
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: April 30, 2023
Duty Station: Zambia
Posted: 26-05-2023
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 26-05-2023
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 24-05-2055
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