Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) invites candidates to apply for Infrastructure System Administrator Internships programmme for academic year 2018 / 2019. All applicants are to take note of the closing dates and submit all the needed documents on time
Internship Application Closing Date: 06 June 2018
Internship Location: Pretoria, Gauteng
Internship Provider: Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR)
Under Supervision, the intern will be required to:
- Implement operational changes to the ICT infrastructure and applications to ensure proper compliance with release authorisation.
- Conduct back office administration to ensure proper server/service monitoring and administration of back-ups and job schedules according to business needs, service level agreement (SLA) and ICT best practice standards.
- Monitor and report on services/systems availability and capacity thresholds of the ICT infrastructure to ensure availability and accessibility of ICT infrastructure in accordance with SLA.
- Conduct maintenance of the data centre to ensure availability and accessibility of ICT infrastructure in accordance with SLA.
- Respond to data centre service outage and other problems to ensure speedy resolution in accordance with SLA.
- Provide support services to internal ICT clients to ensure speedy resolution of incidents.
- Adhere to ICT standards and procedures, and best practices required to ensure the availability, accessibility and utilisation of infrastructure in line with CSIR business needs.
Qualifications, skills and experience:
- A national diploma or bachelor’s degree in information technology;
- Certification in Linux essentials, LPI 1, SUSE Administration, MCSE, or MCP will be an advantage
- Knowledge and experience of Linux environments will be an added advantage.
- Knowledge of networks, database, server, applications and desktop discipline(s) will be an added advantage
- Good communication and writing skills
How to apply
PLEASE NOTE THAT FEEDBACK WILL BE GIVEN TO SHORTLISTED CANDIDATES ONLY.
For more info, please contact the CSIR Recruitment Centre on 012 841 4774 or email us at Recruitmentinfo@csir.co.za