Job at StarTimes: The System Network Administrator (Deadline: 15th December 2017)

Job at StarTimes: The System Network Administrator (Deadline: 15th December 2017)

Job at StarTimes: The System Network Administrator (Deadline: 15th December 2017)

Founded in 1988, StarTimes group is now the most influential system integrator, technology provider, network operator, and content provider in China’s television broadcasting industry, and is on its way to become a media group with global influence.

With a global vision, StarTimes began to expand its business to Africa in 2002, and has been working closely with African governments to jointly promote digitalization and informatization

Position Description

The System Network Administrator is responsible for effective provisioning, installation/configuration, operation, and maintenance of systems hardware and software and related infrastructure. This individual ensures that system hardware, operating systems, software systems, and related procedures adhere to organizational values, enabling staff, volunteers, and Partners.

Job title: System Network Administrator

Number of position: 01

Job description:

    • Install and support IBOSS system, LANs, network segments, internet, and intranet system.
    • Install and maintain network hardware and software.
    • Analyze and isolate issues.
    • Monitor networks to ensure security and availability to specific users.
    • Evaluate and modify system’s performance.
    • Identify user needs.
    • Determine network and system requirements.
    • Maintain network facilities in individual machines, such as drivers and settings of personal computers as well as printers.

  • Maintain network servers such as file servers; VPN gateways.
  • Administer servers, desktop computers, printers, routers, switches, firewalls, phones, software deployment, security updates and patches.
  • User administration (setup and maintaining account).
  • Maintaining system.
  • Verify that peripherals are working properly.
  • Quickly arrange repair for hardware in occasion of hardware failure.
  • Monitor system performance.
  • Monitor network communication.
  • Implement the policies for the use of the computer system and network.
  • Create file systems.

Requirement & Qualifications:

  • Bachelor degree, with a technical major, such as engineering or computer science, or Computer Programming and professional experience in IT network administration and server management in a Windows NT environment,
  • Certification on system/network administration well renowned (Cisco, Microsoft SA, Linux LPI, VMware, etc).
  • 3-5 years with system administration experience. Complexity and problem-solving abilities.
  • Ability to self-manage schedules and priorities – related to projects, and daily operations
  • Demonstrated ability to work with a minimum of direction and supervision.
  • Demonstrated ability to work both as a member of a team and as a team leader, with the ability to accept the inputs of other team members.
  • Strong management and planning skills of project tasks and budgets.
  •  Demonstrates leadership and team work and produces high quality work in a timely, cost effective manner and has excellent writing skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal communications and organizational skills.
  • Excellent computer skills, computer software programs, maintenance, repair, including MSWord, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Good communications and interpersonal skills. Fluency in English is a must. Experience as a technical guider or consultant is an asset.



Interested candidates should send their application enclosed with a cover letter, Curriculum Vitae, Academic documents and other certificates. The application should be addressed to the CEO OF STAR AFRICA MEDIA (Startimes) and delivered to STAR AFRICA MEDIA offices especially in HR Department or send on email address: [email protected] from 30thNovember to 15th December 2017 at 5:00 pm. Startimes head office is located at KIGALI-KIMIHURURA. 

Done at Kigali, November 29, 2017

NB: please note that only short-listed candidates with required qualifications will be contacted.



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