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Systems Administrator

ZETECH College is a professional training institution offering Certificate, Diploma, Advanced Diploma and Degree programs.

Our mission is to provide high quality education of international standards and recognition.

We are seeking to recruit a suitably qualified candidate to fill the position of Systems Administrator – (ZC/HR/02/14/SA/01).

Key Responsibilities

Among other duties, he/she will be responsible for:
  • Assisting in coordinating, planning, facilitating and communicating project milestones and activities for major MIS projects;
  • MIS installations on server-client environment and associated upgrades and configurations;
  • Administration of MIS databases (MS SQL Server 2008R2 and MySQL) including backups, replication, optimization and performance tuning;
  • Training staff on MIS applications;
  • Perform regular security monitoring to identify any possible intrusions;
  • Suggesting improvements and/or new applications regarding MIS exploitation;
  • Documentation of new and existing MIS applications;
  • Administration of existing MIS applications i.e. KOHA Library System, ERP, Moodle Learning Management System and Google Apps;
  • Management of institutional website and associated portals;
  • Generic system administration tasks;

Qualifications, Skills and Experience

The suitable candidate should have;
  • At least a Diploma Computer Science, Information Technology, Information Systems, Electrical and electronics Engineering or any other related field;
  • At least one year working experience in a similar position;
  • Proven experience in RDBMS (SQL Server 2008R2 and MySQL) with an emphasis on replication techniques, SQL scripting, security, backup and optimization. Holders of a certification in this area will have a definite advantage;
  • Familiarity with Visual Basic and the .Net development framework;
  • Exposure to wide variety of web technologies i.e. HTML, CSS, ASP, JS, AJAX and PHP, among others ;
  • Familiarity with SDLC and project management principles;
  • Ability to work with crystal reports or generate ad-hoc reports from RDBMS
  • General knowledge in systems administration not limited to MIS;
  • Unquestionable integrity and ability to preserve confidentiality and data integrity;
  • Ability to work and relate well with others in a team setup;
  • Good communication skills with both the technical and non technical audience;
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to meet strict deadlines;

Applications with the reference number on the subject line including an updated CV, names of three referees, their email addresses and telephone numbers to reach the undersigned not later than 25th February 2014.

Only successful candidates will be contacted.

The Human Resource Manager, via Email address: Website:

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