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Systems Administrator - Nation Media Group Kenya Jobs

Nation Media Group, the leading Multi Media house in East and Central Africa is searching for a suitably
qualified candidate for the position of Systems Administrator in the IT Department. We invite applicants who
are result oriented IT professionals with proven track records and attributes to excel in a highly competitive
24by7by365 environment. The Systems Administrator position reports to the IT Business Systems
Manager.
Job Responsibilities
• Administration, Configuration and Support of existing Publishing and Prepress systems;
• Provide first level technical end user support in a mixed Mac, PC and Server environment;
• Maintain systems backup, security and contingency plans to ensure continuity and high availability of
existing business systems;
• Maintain an inventory database of all IT hardware
 and software;
• Liaise with external service providers to ensure maximum systems availability
• Meet or exceed the set Service Level Agreement KPIs;
 Change Management: continually ensure that system alterations and enhancements are carried out
in line with the set ISO and ICT policies and procedures;
 • Play an active role in the planning and implementation of ICT related projects and
• Training end users on the various applications to maximize utilization of ICT resources.
Technical Skills
• Degree in Information Technology or equivalent;
• SCSAS or SCSA Sun Solaris Unix Certification or equivalent Unix certification;
 Business Objects Certified Professional–Crystal Reports (BOCP-CP) or equivalent training;
• Sybase ASE Administrator Professional or MCDBA Certification;
• Knowledge of Symantec Netbackup; and
• 3 – 4 years prior experience in supporting UNIX and/or SQL databases
Personal Effectiveness
• Strong Interpersonal customer service skills;
• Ability to meet deadlines;
• Ability to work under minimum supervision; and
• Ability to work during odd hours
The position offers an excellent career growth opportunity and a competitive remuneration package. If you
meet the above criteria, send your application and a detailed CV online to
 http://careers.nationmedia.com
before 7th May, 2010.
N/B: Only shortlisted applicants shall be contacted.

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