Junior Network Administrator

Job Level
Mid-level position
Job Category
Administrator / Manager (of network or database)
  • Information Technology
Job Status
Areas of Responsibility
  • Network / Systems

Bridge House is an independent, co-ed day and boarding school close to Franschhoek, Stellenbosch and Paarl and is seeking to employ a:

Junior Network Administrator

to assist the Network Manager with the running of the schools IT network.

Starting Date: June or by negotiation.

Candidates applying for this position should have:

  • An A+, N+ or equivalent level IT certification
  • Three years’ experience in a networking-related IT role
  • Good communication skills in English
  • Be confident, flexible, patient, maintain confidentiality and be willing to learn
  • Have problem-solving and decision-making skills and the ability to prioritise issues

Knowledge of the following will be an advantage: Microsoft Windows 8.1 or newer; Mac OS X; Microsoft Office 2013 or newer; Microsoft Server 2008, 2012, 2016; Pastel; Active Directory; Microsoft Exchange 2010 or newer; DNS, DHCP, WSUS, WDS; VoIP (3CX VoIP system); Firewalls (Cyberoam Firewall); Wireless (Ruckus & Ubiquiti); G-Suite for Education; iPads; Apple Caching Server; Apple Server Manager; Linux.

The position includes the following responsibilities:

  • Provide advanced user support; develop and maintain the physical network infrastructure;
  • install and provide support for new and existing software;
  • manage the help desk system;
  • maintain an up-to-date asset and insurance register;
  • assist with network documentation;
  • assist IT Technicians with network cabling when required;
  • help mentor and train the current IT-Tech interns;
  • technical support for school functions which may include afterhours work.

The applicant must have his/her own transport. Work hours are: Monday to Friday 08h00 to 16h30 (must be available to work after hours if required).

A letter of motivation and curriculum vitae stating experience, and the names of three contactable referees, should be e-mailed to the address below.

Closing date for applications: Friday 12 May 2017.

Bridge House reserves the right not to fill the position. Please note an application is not an entitlement to an interview and only short-listed applicants will be contacted.