Network Administrator

Job description

To maintain a reliable, secure and efficient data communications network. The ideal candidate will be able to deploy, configure, maintain and monitor all active network equipment in order to ensure smooth network operation.

Key Performance Objectives

  • Install and integrate new server hardware and applications
  • Keep an eye out for needed updates
  • Support and administer third-party applications
  • Ensure network security and connectivity
  • Monitor network performance (availability, utilization, throughput, good put, and latency) and test for weaknesses
  • Set up user accounts, permissions and passwords
  • Resolve problems reported by end user
  • Recommend network policies and procedures
  • Specify system requirements and design solutions
  • Research and make recommendations on server system administration



  • BSc degree in Computer Science or related field


  • Prior training in networking, routing and switching
  • Excellent knowledge of best practices around management, control, and monitoring of server infrastructure
  • Experience with firewalls, Internet VPN’s remote implementation, troubleshooting, and problem resolution is desired
  • Ability to set up and configure server hardwareFamiliarity with backup and recovery software and methodologies
  • Great at organizing, prioritizing and multitasking
  • Juniper, Cisco, CWNA or BCNE training would be an advantage but not a necessity

Technical Competencies (List the key technical competencies)

  • Troubleshooting skills
  • Databases and database servers
  • Knowledge of windows servers
  • In some cases, basic knowledge of some scripting languages like Python, Pearl and PHP.
  • Knowledge of project management and documentation skills.
  • Planning future IT Solutions

Behavioral Competencies (List the key behavioral competencies)

  • Network Risk Management
  • Future Oriented
  • Team Work
  • Attention to detail
  • Punctuality
  • Innovative
  • Result orientated

Company profile

MultiChoice Botswana provides a multi-channel pay-tv and subscriber management services, it forms part of MultiChoice Africa, operating in 49 African countries including: Kenya, Ghana, Uganda, Tanzania, Zambia, Namibia, Botswana and Mozambique. The company promotes the creation, showcasing and building up of local African talent. As an African business the organization has brought both social and economic benefits to the communities in which it operates, in terms of access to information and job opportunities.

Closing date and application instructions

Human Resources Executive

Multichoice Botswana (Pty) Ltd

Private Bag 450, Gaborone

E-mail address: BotsEngage@bw.multichoice.com

Closing date for the applications is the 26th May 2019.




MultiChoice Botswana

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Match criteria
  • Gaborone
Education level
  • Bachelors Degree
  • Automation / IT / Internet
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