Branch: Information Communication Technology and
Unit Head: Infrastructure and Telecommunication
Salary: R51 441.74 per month (basic salary excluding benefits)
Educational requirements and experience:
• University degree (NQF level 7) in Computer Science and 5 plus years’ equivalent
work experience • Certifications in TOGAF v9.1; ITIL v5, ISO/IEC 27002 and COBIT
• 5 years’ experience managing and delivering infrastructure design and operational
excellence with 3 years’ Middle Management experience • 5 years' successful
leadership of an infrastructure team • Hands-on experience in troubleshooting
hardware • Knowledge of current protocols and standards, including ISO/IEC, COBIT
• Conversant with programming languages such as C++, C-sharp, Visual Studio, etc
• Infrastructure-related application support experience • Experience in interpreting
the applicability of regulatory framework to company operations • Ability to make
sound and logical judgements • Demonstrated leadership and personnel/project
management skills • Good understanding of the Organisation’s goals and objectives
• Ability to prioritise and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment and make sound
decisions in emergency situations • Proven analytical and problem-solving abilities
• Experience working in a team oriented, collaborative environment.
The incumbent will plan, organise and manage staff and overall operations to ensure
stable operation of the organisation’s IT infrastructure as well as develop, maintain,
support and optimise key functional areas, particularly network infrastructure, server
infrastructure data communication and telecommunication systems. In addition, he/
she will schedule and direct activities to resolve hardware and software problems in a
timely and accurate fashion by supervising and ensuring the efficient operation of the
company’s network, client servers, databases, and equipment. This includes managing
the IT staff responsible for monitoring and diagnosing network and hardware problems.
The Infrastructure and Telecommunications Director will also work closely with the
IT executive staff and decision makers in other departments to identify, recommend,
develop, implement, and support cost-effective infrastructure solutions for all aspects
of the organisation.
Applications accompanied by a comprehensive CV, should be e-mailed to
Enquiries: Sedick Hendricks, tel. (011) 407-6767
These are employment equity-targeted positions and preference will be given to EE-targeted groups, including people with disabilities.
Closing date: 22 August 2017
The City of Johannesburg is an equal opportunity employer and reserves the right not to make an appointment.
Appointment will be made in accordance with the COJ’s EE Policy.
Applications must contain at least 3 referees. An application letter together with a comprehensive CV must be forwarded to the contact details as mentioned above. If you have not heard from us within 6 weeks of the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful.