Data Centre Operator vacancy at the Department of Home Affairs

DEADLINE: 21 August 2023

Data Centre Operator vacancy at the Department of Home Affairs

  • REF NO: HRMC 49/23/11
  • SALARY LEVEL : A basic salary of R294 321 to R343 815 per annum (Level 7).

CENTRE: Head Office, Pretoria, Branch: Information Services, Chief Directorate: Infrastructure Management, Directorate: Data Centre Operations.

REQUIREMENTS: • An undergraduate qualification in Information Technology / Information Science / Computer Engineering at NQF level 6 as recognized by SAQA • Minimum of 1 year’ experience in Information Technology environment • Knowledge of database administration and servers • Knowledge of server hardware and software systems • Knowledge of relevant operating systems.

  • Required skills and competencies: Computer literacy • Problem solving and analytical skills • Good written and verbal communication skills • Planning and organising • Client Orientation and Customer Focus • Overtime work may be required.

DUTIES: The successful candidate will be responsible for the following specific tasks: • Administer and maintain Data Centres in all DHA locations • Ensure backup and recovery of end-user database in case of system crashes • Monitor the performance, availability, response, trends and error rates of all servers and resolve escalate issues • Troubleshoot for open System • Check Storage Area Network is available • Provide User support to Users when needed • Implement IT Infrastructure projects • Implement administrative operations in the Data Centre • Support the implementation of wide range of activities by determining the appropriate layout of all equipment in the Data Centre • Implement the installation deployments in the Data Centre • Work with Data Centre Operators in the monitoring of all data centre solutions, including troubleshooting and hands-on support • Implement effective risk and compliance practices • Comply with all relevant regulatory, internal, and external compliance requirements • Implement norms and standards in the operation of the Data Centre • Implement individual human and physical resources.

ENQUIRIES: Mr K Choane Tel No: (012) 406 2911

Where to submit your application

APPLICATIONS: Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application to: The Department of Home Affairs, Head Office:

  • Postal Address: Private Bag X114, Pretoria, 0001
  • Physical Address: 230 Johannes Ramokhoase (Proes) street, Cnr Thabo Sehume (Andries) street, Pretoria, 0001

Application Notes:

Applications must be –

  • sent to the correct address specified above, on or before the closing date;
  • submitted on the new Application for Employment Form (Z.83), obtainable at; Applicants must fully complete part A,B,C,D,& F of the New Z83 application form.
  • accompanied by a comprehensive CV, citing the start and end date (dd/mm/yr) and detailed duties of each employment period to be considered, including the details of at least two contactable employment references (as recent as possible);
  • shortlisted candidates will be required to submit a copy of their ID document, a valid driver’s license as well as the relevant highest educational qualifications, on or before the day of the interview. Applicants who possess (a) foreign qualification(s), must also submit the evaluated results of such qualifications, as received from the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA); and


  • In the filling of entry level positions, preference may be given to unemployed youth / graduates, and / or who have successfully completed their respective skills development programmes, who satisfy the inherent requirements of the post and reside within close proximity to the office where the post is based.
  • Shortlisted Candidates will be subjected to an interview and technical assessment(s) (which assesses the Candidates’ demonstrated professional and technical competency against the job requirements and duties).
  • Candidates potentially considered suitable after the interview, will be subjected to employment suitability checks (credit, criminal, citizenship, employment references and qualification verifications).


Appointed persons will be required to –

  • serve a prescribed probation period; and
  • obtain security clearance appropriate to the post and within the prescribed time frame



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