Network & Systems Officer

A Reputable IT Firm

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A Reputable IT Firm seeks the services of a Network & Systems Officer


Job Title: Network & Systems Officer


Job Location: Accra, Greater Accra


Job Description

Provide support on:

  • IT related projects while working closely with the IT Manager and external vendors to achieve the company’s strategic goals
  • Microsoft Active Directory and Exchange servers in a virtualized environment
  • Network server environment comprising of Linux, Microsoft and VMware vSphere architecture
  • Enforce standard methods for testing, installing and supporting server, personal systems, network connectivity and security practices such as cisco ASA firewall systems
  • Install, maintain and support the network infrastructure like Cisco ASA firewalls, Cisco routers, Cisco switches, access points, printers, digital senders, workstations, Dell PowerEdge Servers etc
  • Install and support office LANs, WANs, network segments, Internet, and intranet systems
  • Liaise with external telecommunication vendors to setup, manage and monitor Access point name (APN) and Cisco IPSec remote and Site to site VPN
  • Maintain network performance by performing network monitoring and analysis( using cacti, Fenix and Nagios), performance tuning, troubleshooting network problems and escalating problems to Internet service providers
  • Support daily administration of all network systems including upgrades, patches, configuration and tuning
  • Work with application developers and vendors to identify and enhance network efficiency and resolve network issues related to existing and new system(s) implementation
  • Perform capacity monitoring on server room, invertor system and server with CCTV camera
  • Assist with the budgeting and purchasing process and ensures high standard systems are procured at competitive price


Qualification and Requirement

  • A minimum of a recognized university degree - BS in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or similar field
  • At least 1-3 years work experience
  • Relevant related professional experience( practical work experience in IT and IT Management)
  • Knowledge and understanding of technical management, information analysis and of computer hardware/software systems
  • Have data Centre management knowledge and understanding 
  • Ability to install and administer computer hardware, software and networks
  • Analytical problem-solving person, management and supervisory skills will be an added advantage

Operating Systems

  • Windows Server 2008, 2012, - Active Directory, Exchange server, IIS server, Redhat 6.0, 6.5, CentOS 6.5, 7.0, OpenSuse 11.1, Ubuntu – Webserver

VMWare Infrastructure

  • VMWare 5.5 Server, VMWare 5.5 client management


  • Cisco ASA firewall – Access-list, Policy based-access list, IPsec VPN, NAT, PAT
  • Cisco Router 2900 Series – Routing, NAT, PAT
  • Cisco Switch 2900 Series


  • Dell PowerEdge Servers R220, R420, R420, R710, R910

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A Reputable IT Firm

Job Level

Experienced (Non-Manager)


Greater Accra Region


Information Technology

Job Type


Minimum Qualification


Preferred Years of Experience

1 - 3 years