• Login Name       Password       Remember me       LOGIN LOGIN    FORGOT PASSWORD


Senior Network Technician

Job Ref
Job Type
Employer Type
Date Added 15 Jan 2018
Expiry Date 12 Feb 2018
* There have been 6 applications to this job.
* This job has been viewed 2928 times.
Stellenbosch University

Western Cape

Market related


Role details:
Stellenbosch University

Information Technology
Division: Information Technology Infrastructure

Senior Network Technician
(Ref. IT/357/1117)


- Network design, configuration and establishing standards for copper, radio and fibre networks;
- Network installations and maintenance;
- Network support for copper, radio and fibre networks;
- Providing network and computer support and training for University staff and students;
- Making recommendations for network standards, design, configuration and equipment;
- Configuring, administrating and documenting the campus network infrastructure and components;
- Configuring, administrating and documenting IP-based communication systems on campus;
- Preparing and presenting technical training and work sessions for colleagues, staff and students of the University;
- Assisting in compiling self-help guides to empower colleagues, staff and students to help themselves;
- Staying abreast of current technology and trends through self-study, testing and research;
- Handling and documenting tasks and requests according to standard operating procedures.
- - - - - - - - - - - - - -

- A two-year, network or computer associated qualification, OR network or computer associated training, for example A+, N+, MCSE, MCITP, etc.;
- At least three years’ experience in computer network support for copper, radio and fibre networks;
- Thorough understanding of network technology and computer architecture;
- Thorough understanding of radio network technology;
- Thorough understanding of Microsoft/Linux/iOS and Android operating systems;
- The ability to independently and expediently solve network and computer related problems;
- Thorough understanding of IP-based communication systems such as Skype for Business, Openscape Voice, etc.;
- The ability to work in a team, as well as to be independent, self-driven and confident;
- The ability to empower team members, users and students through knowledge sharing and solutions to improve efficiency;
- Effective time management and the ability to prioritise scheduled and unscheduled tasks;
- The ability to manage stress in a changing environment;
- Availability and willingness to work overtime with compensation.


- Huawei, Cisco, HP or other relevant network certifications;
- Knowledge and experience in network monitoring;
- Knowledge and experience in SIP and VoIP.

Commencement of duties: 1 January 2018 or as soon as possible thereafter

Enquiries regarding this post: Mr. Albert Meyer on 021 808 2192, or on ameyer@sun.ac.za

Enquiries regarding remuneration/benefits as well as technical assistance with the electronic application process: Human Resources Client Services Centre on 021 808 2753

The University will consider all applications in terms of its Employment Equity Plan, which acknowledges the need to diversify the demographic composition of the staff corps, especially with regard to the appointment of suitable candidates from the designated groups.

The University reserves the right not to make an appointment.

Your application, comprising a comprehensive curriculum vitae (including the names and e-mail address of at least three referees), must reach the University before or on the closing date of the advertised post.