Network Administrator – Applications job at Workers’ Compensation Fund Control Board

Vacancy title:
Network Administrator – Applications

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Public Administration, and Government , Category: Computer & IT ]

Jobs at:

Workers’ Compensation Fund Control Board

Deadline of this Job:
Friday, April 12 2024 

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

Date Posted: Wednesday, April 03 2024, Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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To design, implement and manage the Board’s network infrastructure as well as to ensure the smooth and efficient functioning of the network, providing connectivity, security, and reliability for all users and devices within the WCFCB.

Network Infrastructure Management
• Design, configure, and maintain the organization’s local area network (LAN) and wide area network (WAN).
• Set up and manage network equipment, including routers, switches, firewalls, and access points.
• Monitor network performance and troubleshoot issues to ensure optimal network uptime and availability.
• Plan and implement network upgrades and expansions to meet growing business requirements.

Network Security
• Implement and maintain network security protocols to safeguard sensitive data and prevent unauthorized access.
• Regularly update and patch network devices and software to protect against security vulnerabilities.
• Monitor network traffic for signs of intrusion or suspicious activity and respond to security incidents.

User Support
• Assist users in setting up network connections and resolving network- related problems.
• Provide technical support and troubleshooting for network connectivity issues.
• Conduct network training sessions for employees to ensure proper and secure usage.

Network Documentation
• Maintain detailed documentation of the network infrastructure, configurations, and changes.
• Create network diagrams and documentation to aid in troubleshooting and future planning.

Network Performance Optimization
• Analyze network traffic patterns to identify and resolve performance bottlenecks.
• Optimize network performance and quality of service (QoS) for critical applications.

Backup and Disaster Recovery
• Implement and manage network backup solutions to ensure data integrity and availability.
• Develop and execute disaster recovery plans to minimize network downtime in case of emergencies.

Vendor Management
• Coordinate with vendors to resolve hardware or software issues under warranty or service agreements.

Network Policy and Compliance
• Enforce network access policies and ensure compliance with industry standards and regulations.
• Participate in security audits and implement necessary changes to maintain compliance

Unified Communication Solution Design & Support
• Collaborate with stakeholders to design Cisco UC solutions or indeed other similar vendor products tailored to meet the organization’s communication needs. This involves understanding business requirements, assessing existing infrastructure, and proposing appropriate UC architectures.
• Deploy, configure, and integrate Voice and Unified communication products and services, including call processing, voicemail, presence, video conferencing, and unified messaging.
• Create and manage call routing configurations, dial plans, and call admission control to ensure efficient call flow and optimal use of network resources.

Candidates must have the following:
• Grade Twelve (12) Certificate with five (5) credits or better which should include English and Mathematics.
• Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related field (or equivalent experience).
• Professional certifications like CCNA, CCNP, CompTIA Network+, or similar, are beneficial.
• Proven experience in network administration and troubleshooting.
• Knowledge of networking protocols, including TCP/IP, DNS, DHCP, VPN, VLAN and SD-WAN.
• Proficiency in network hardware and software configuration and network security principles and best practices.
• Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
• Ability to work independently and collaboratively within a team At least three (3) years’ experience in network administration.

Numerical and interpersonal skills
• Good personal organization
• ICT Technical skills
• Oral and Written communication skills
• Problem solving skills
• Risk analysis skills

Job Experience: No Requirements

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months:

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

Job application procedure

Applications with detailed Curriculum Vitae with traceable referees, certified copies of all relevant academic and professional certificates, copy of National Registration Card (NRC) or Passport to support the application with contact details indicating daytime telephone/mobile numbers should be submitted to the following address or visit Workers’ Compensation Fund Control Board job portal not later than 12th April, 2024.
Manager Human Resources and Administration
Workers’ Compensation Fund Control Board
Corner Broadway/Moffat Road
Compensation House
P.O. Box 71534

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Job Info
Job Category: Computer/ IT jobs in Zambia
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 12 April 2024
Duty Station: Ndola
Posted: 03-04-2024
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 03-04-2024
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 03-04-2068
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