Uganda Christian University Head - Infrastructure Jobs in Uganda

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Overview Department:

  • Academic Affairs
    Job Category:
  • Administrative
    Job Type:
  • Full-Time
  • UCU Main Campus, MukonoSalary
  • CU 6Posted: 2019-05-21

    Requirements Minimum Education:
  • Masters Degree Degree
  • Data Communication/Networks

    Reports to:
  • Technical Manager, University ICT Services
  • Finance & Administration

    Purpose of the job:

    The Head Infrastructure will handle the day to day coordination and supervision of the Infrastructure activities.

    He/She will ensure effective, secure and reliable operation of an organization’s ICT network infrastructure, workstation equipment i.e network backbone, radio frequency(Wireless), Routers, Ethernet Switches, Servers, PCs, CCTV cameras, thin client workstations, Laptops, printers & copiers, VoIP,Projectors and Power backup Equipment plus other related core software that controls the functioning of such infrastructures. This involves configuration, implementation, and maintenance.


    Should have a:

  • Master’s with a bias in Data Communication/Networks and Bachelor’s degree in
  • Information Technology, Computer Science or
  • Engineering related field from a recognized institution of higher learning or more than one related professional certification.
  • Engineering, IT or Computer Science related professional certifications will be an added advantage.
  • Should have at least three (3) years post Masters experience two (2) of which should be at supervisory level or
  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, Computer Science or Engineering related field from a recognized institution of higher learning.
  • Must have professional certification in CCNA and/or CCNP from a recognized Institution of Higher Learning
  • Three (3) years post professional certification work experience two (2) of which should be at supervisory level.
  • Must have ICT project management experience.
  • Strong team leadership skills and demonstrable knowledge of strategic planning.
  • Excellent verbal / written communication skills.
  • Must be a person of strong faith and integrity and a committed Christian.

    Preferred Skills

    Administrator-level skills in all of the following are essential:

  • Windows, Cisco Systems, Juniper and Linux
    Ability to demonstrate proficiency in Novell or UNIX
  • Proficiency in dealing with Layer III Switches, Routers and Ubiquiti Equipment
    High-end Servers, Cabling, Racks, Firewalls, LAN, WAN troubleshooting, TCP/IP, DNS, Virtualization, Fiber Optics are essential
  • Good knowledge of TCP/UDP, Latency, VoIP, QoS, IS-IS, OSPF, BGP, NHRP, ATM and MPLS will be an added advantage
  • Knowledge of fail-safe power Systems will be an added advantage
  • Must be a committed practicing Christian

  • To ensure optimum operation of the UCU network infrastructure that includes the Main Campus data and voice network, the UCU Network Operating Centre, all Local Area Networks (LANs) at UCU
    and remote campuses in Kampala, Kabale, Mbale and any others that will be set up
  • To ensure reliable, adequate and cost-effective interconnection (voice and data) between the UCU Main campus and other campuses
  • To ensure reliable and stable functioning of the Network Operating Center (NOC) at UCU main campus
  • Install, configure and administer network services, all based on Open Source technologies
    Install, configure, maintain network Equipment
  • To be responsible for all technical work relating to the UCU Wide-Area Network (WAN) operation and related equipment
  • To ensure efficient access to the Internet at all times
  • To keep track of all technology developments relevant to all components of a modern WAN and to regularly provide the Technical Manager,
  • University ICT Service with information and advice on such changes for effective planning and decision making
  • To coordinate and supervise all technical activities relating to the efficient operation of the UCU network by other technical staff and service providers
  • To liaise with service providers on the technical aspect of the services they provide to the university and advise the Technical Manager appropriately
  • To prepare a monthly report on infrastructure activities to the Technical Manager
  • To maintain proper documentation of Network Structure, Network Assets, Network problems and resolution for future reference.
  • Provide periodic updates on the state of the Network to the Technical Manager
  • To carry out any other official duties as assigned by the Director, University ICT Service and/or Technical Manager.

    How to Apply
  • Send two (2) copies of application letter together with an up-to-date Curriculum Vitae, copies of academic certificates, transcripts, names and contact information of (3) three contactable referees (Academic, Pastoral & Leadership)
  • Two (2) copies of academic and professional certificates and transcripts.
  • Please Note: Applications sent online should have all the attachments as ONE PDF document otherwise they will not be considered.
  • Applicants who previously applied need not to reapply
  • To:The Director, Human Resource & Administration
  • Uganda Christian University
  • Pilkington Building
  • P.O Box 4, Mukono
  • Email:
  • Deadline: Friday, 31st May 2019, 5:00PM.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
  • For more information and job application details, see; Uganda Christian University Head - Infrastructure Jobs in Uganda

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