The Presidency of South Africa is hiring for a Chief Network Controller: IT Security

The Presidency of South Africa is hiring for a Chief Network Controller: IT Security

DEADLINE: 09 June 2023


  • Directorate: Information Technology
  • SALARY: R359 517 per annum (Level 08)
  • CENTRE: Pretoria

REQUIREMENTS: A Senior Certificate plus a National Diploma in Information Technology or equivalent qualification (NQF level 6). A minimum of two (2) to (three) 3 years of relevant experience. Relevant ICT security certificates will be an advantage. Process competencies: communication, both oral and writing. Client orientation and customer focus. Honesty and integrity. Service delivery innovation. Knowledge: problem solving and analysis. Program and project management. Public Service Regulatory Framework. Policy formulation process within Government. Monitoring and evaluation methods, tools, and techniques.

DUTIES: The successful candidate will be responsible for maintenance and support of ICT security controls e.g antivirus, patches, and Firewalls to ensure maximum ICT security on both servers and clients. Backup and restore of servers. Administer ICT Security infrastructure, fix errors, and escalate when necessary. Assist with the implementation and testing of network security measures and Disaster Recovery Plan. Plan and Implement ICT Security projects. Ensure update of anti-virus software and Microsoft patches and 3rd party patches on both servers and clients. Support of email security infrastructure. Ensure maximum uptime of network equipment through accurate and early response. Analyse security reports and implement mitigations. Willing to travel and work after hours including weekends.

ENQUIRIES: Mr Tsepo Ramosebi Tel No: 012 300 5548

Where to submit your application

APPLICATIONS:  The Presidency, Private Bag x1000, Pretoria, 0001 or Hand deliver at Government Avenue, Union Buildings, Pretoria or by email [email protected]

FOR ATTENTION:  Ms Kefilwe Maubane

Application Notes

Applications must include only TWO (2) documents. A completed and signed new Z83 Form, obtainable from any Public Service Department or on the Department of Public Service and Administration (DPSA) website link: and a detailed Curriculum Vitae. Certified copies of Identity Document, Grade 12 Certificate and the highest required qualifications as well as a driver’s licence where necessary, will only be submitted by shortlisted candidates to Human Resources on or before the day of the interview date. Failure to do so will result in your application being disqualified. Foreign qualifications must be accompanied by an evaluation report issued by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA). It is the applicant’s responsibility to have all foreign qualifications evaluated by SAQA and to provide proof of such evaluation report (only when shortlisted). Please ensure that you submit your application before the closing date as no late applications will be considered. If you apply for more than 1 post, please submit separate applications for each post that you apply for. Due to the large number of applications we envisage to receive, applications will not be acknowledged. Should you not be contacted within 3 months of the closing date of the advertisement, please consider your application to be unsuccessful. Should, during any stage of the recruitment process, a moratorium be placed on the filling of posts or the Department is affected by any process such as, but not limited to, restructuring or reorganisation of posts, the Department reserves the right to cancel the recruitment process and readvertise the post at any time in the future. Important: The Department reserves the right not to fill a position. Shortlisted candidates will be required to be available for interviews at a date and time as determined by the Department. All shortlisted candidates will be subjected to Personnel Suitability Checks, which may include social media profiles of the shortlisted candidates . Successful candidates will be subjected to reference checks. Applicants must declare any pending criminal, disciplinary or any other allegations or investigations against them. Should this be uncovered during / after the interview took place, the application will not be considered and in the unlikely event that the person has been appointed such appointment will be terminated. Successful candidates will be required to sign a performance agreements with the Department. Candidates will be subjected to a security clearance up to the level of “Top Secret”


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