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Database Administrator – Unix Job Vacancy in Kenya

Reporting to the ICT Manager, your key responsibilities will be:-
  • To facilitate the execution of key objectives of the ICT function.
  • Assist in the determination of the Department’s long term plans and development of its policies.
  • Administering, Configuring and Troubleshooting of Servers based on Microsoft windows and IBM AIX environments; problem resolution and escalation of Server issues.
  • Manage and Monitor the Network platforms consisting of switches, routers and wireless connections.
  • Implementation of tactical systems’ enhancements, upgrades and systems patching.
  • Liaise with users, hardware and software vendors and internal systems owners to fine tune systems in place.
  • Backup operations and testing of disaster recovery procedures on all business applications.
  • To review and analyse the IT systems in use from time to time and implement additional functionalities for optimization of output to meet User requirements.
  • Maintenance of upto date Systems documentations, policies and procedures.
  • Technical support for assigned company initiatives and projects.
  • Participation in feasibility studies and testing for new IT applications.
  • Involvement in IT initiatives.
The ideal Person must be enthusiastic, passionate and results driven.
She/he will have the following key competencies

  • An Information technology, Information Systems or Computer Science Degree or equivalent.
  • MUST BE PROFICIENT in Ms SQL database Management and Administration and UNIX systems Administration in addition to some fundamental knowledge in windows platform and Programming.
  • Must have a Certification in MCSE, MCSD or CCNA.
  • Must have a thorough knowledge of Windows 2003 Server and IBM AIX Operating Systems.
  • Hands-on experience in one of the mainstream ERP’s will be a distinct advantage.
  • Minimum of 3 years experience as a Systems/Network/Database Administrator/Analyst in a multifaceted business environment with integrated/mixed Windows and UNIX server environment preferably in a FMCG Industry and 5 Years overall IT experience.
  • Advanced knowledge of MS Office applications is critical especially in MS Access and Excel.
  • Attention to detail with good analytical skills, initiative, drive and a keenness for quality.
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision under tight deadlines/schedules.
  • A proven team player with excellent problem solving, communication and interpersonal skills
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