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Network Administrator – Pretoria needed at South African National Space Agency

Job title : Network Administrator – Pretoria

Job Location : Gauteng, Pretoria

Deadline : April 08, 2024

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SANSA has the mandate to drive the promotion and use of space and cooperation in spac related activities.

To achieve this mandate, the Agency fosters research in space science and technology advances space engineering programmes, and supports the creation of an environment conduce to industrial development in space technologies within the framework of national government policy. More information about the organisation can be found at

SANSA thrives on our employees’ creativity, competencies, and expertise, and on their ingenuity to succeed in a high-performing environment. If you aspire to the SANSA values of Customer-Centric, Collaboration and Teamwork, Innovation and Solutions Driven, Responsiveness to Opportunities, Having Fun Together, and living these in a fast-paced and innovative environment, then SANSA could be the place for you.

The following opportunities exist in SANSA, to be filled by individuals with the relevant skills, drive, competencies, and qualifications.

Reporting to the ICT Manager, the position will be responsible for installing, maintaining, and upgrading any software or hardware required to efficiently run a computer network. The IT or computer network may extend to a local area network, wide area network, WLAN, file/database and Webservers, the Internet, and intranets. Oversee the network and communication systems to ensure information is flowing properly within the organization and externally to relevant stakeholders. 

  • Implementation Design, implement, and maintain network architecture and security safeguards.
  • Network Management Manage and implement all network security processes and maintain proper reports for the same.
  • Troubleshooting Troubleshooting, resolving, and communicating networking issues to other employees, management, and clients.
  • Knowledge management Update knowledge and skills related to networks and document the SANSA network configurations for intellectual property purposes.


  • A minimum of a three-year Diploma in Information Technology (IT) or related fields.
  • 5+ years’ experience handling network and ICT security.
  • Certification for Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP Enterprise or Security-certified) essential.
  • Certification for Cisco Certified Network Associate, (CCNA-certified) essential.
  • ITIL Foundation (preferable).
  • Cisco routers, Cisco Catalyst switches, Cisco ISE, Cisco ASA and Cisco FirePOWER. 
  • Networking (design, planning, and installation).
  • Routing protocols MPLS, OSPF, BGP, and Policy-Based Routing (PBR).
  • Computer skills – MS Project, MS Office, Outlook 365, Microsoft Operating Systems, and Linux.
  • Desktop software and server software (installation and configuration).
  • Hardware technical skills, i.e., use of tools and other means to fix/maintain/repair.
  • A valid driver’s license.

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