[Clug-work] IT Technical Support Officer - Climate Systems Analysis Group

csagappl at csag.uct.ac.za csagappl at csag.uct.ac.za
Mon Jan 14 20:51:02 SAST 2008

The Climate Systems Analysis Group (CSAG) of the Department of
Environmental and Geographical Science is seeking to appoint an IT
Technical Support Officer.  CSAG uses a wide range of high performance
computing and desktop hardware, and the responsibilities of the appointee
will involve assisting with hardware and operating system support (Windows
and Linux) with some basic software related support members within the
research group.

The research group is involved in leading research into global warming and
climate change, seasonal weather forecasting, satellite remote sensing,
policy development and climate/society impacts development.  The candidate
would play an important role in supporting the smooth working of the group
and assisting researchers in achieving their objectives.

The appointee should have experience in the following areas:

•        Computer hardware assembly, debugging and maintenance.
•        Operating System (Linux and Microsoft Windows) installation,
and maintenance
•        Basic understanding of computer networking

Additionally applicants should have strong interpersonal skills.  Skills
in other areas such as programming, shell scripting, web development or
databases, or electronics would be an advantage. Excellent opportunities
exist to advance in these areas and to further your experience and
abilities with high performance and scientific computing, whilst working
with leading computing technology.

The annual remuneration package, including benefits is negotiable in the
range R122 381 to R165 586.

Please send: a letter of motivation, details of experience in IT technical
support, a maximum four page CV (no certificates), a one-page condensed CV
, including the names, email and telephone details of two referees to
Sharon Barnard, (Ref: I-1335), ENGEO Department, University of Cape Town,
Rondebosch, 7700 by midday on 18 January 2008.

Telephone: +27 21 650 2784; Fax:        +27 21 650 5774; Email:
csagappl at egs.uct.ac.za

Further details are available on request.  Please see the CSAG website:
www.csag.uct.ac.za for further information about the research group.

NB: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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