CSIR: ICT Infrastructure System Admin Internship 2018 / 2019 in Gauteng

Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) invites candidates to apply for Infrastructure System Administrator Internships programmme for academic year 2018 / 2019.

Internship Application Closing Date: 06 June 2018

Internship Location: Pretoria, Gauteng

Internship Provider: Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR)

Key responsibilities:

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

Click here to apply online


For more info, please contact the CSIR Recruitment Centre on 012 841 4774 or email us at [email protected]

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