Senior Systems Administrator X 2

South Africa
Oct 13, 2016
Oct 24, 2016
Organization Type
University and College
Full Time
Senior Systems Administrator X 2

Recognising that diversity is important in achieving excellence, Rhodes University especially encourages South African members of the under-represented designated groups to apply.


The Senior Systems Administrator assists the Lead Systems Administrator with installing, configuring, upgrading, administering, monitoring and maintaining the diverse set of server operating system software and hardware, and applications that form part of the University’s central IT operations.


An appropriate bachelor’s degree with approximately six years relevant experience

Relevant experience should include:-

  • At least three years in an environment with a network of similar complexity/scale to Rhodes (e.g. an ISP with a large number of customers, or a large corporate or school network);
  • Quantifiable involvement over a number of years in an open-source, community networking or similar project;
  • Formal certification (particularly at a higher level) in any of the operating systems, network infrastructure, etc we use;
  • Clear evidence of professional development in this field;

The Full Minimum requirements against which candidates are to be measured are outlined above. Please refer to the above competencies to answer the questions on the application form. Please attach your CV with the application form and a motivation letter. Please complete the application form and save it with your surname as the file name.

Closing Date: Mon, 24 October 2016 12:00

Selection Process


If you are not contacted within 30 days from the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful.


R462204 Total Cost to Employer per annum