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UCU Main Campus, MukonoSalary
CU 6Posted: 2019-05-21
Requirements Minimum Education:
Masters Degree Degree
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.
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
P.O Box 4, Mukono
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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