Supervisor – Systems Administration Job in Kenya

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Supervisor – Systems Administration Job in Kenya

Supervisor – Systems Administration

Job Summary

This role is responsible for installation, configuration, operation and maintenance of systems and applications software in the data centre.

Key Responsibilities

  • Conducts software installation and configuration.
  • Undertakes Software upgrades and patching.
  • Carries out application deployment.
  • Performs System monitoring, troubleshooting and tuning.
  • Set up and configuration of information systems environment
  • Respond to requests in accordance with established procedures
  • Implements systems security configurations as per security policy.
  • Develops strategy for data backup, testing and recovery
  • Implementing Backup and Recovery procedures
  • Backups monitoring and testing

  • Develops scripts to automate routine system functions where applicable.
  • Manages Administration of mail and collaboration services.
  • Develops procedure manuals for the unit.

Academic Qualifications 

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, Information Technology, Electrical / Electronic Engineering, Telecommunications or any other IT related field.

Required Certification

  • Red Hat/Unix/Linux Certified Systems Administrator/MCSA Certification – Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator

The following certifications will be an added advantage:

  • IT Governance e.g. COBIT 5 or ITIL
  • Oracle Certified Administrator
  • SAN storage management
  • JBOSS/Weblogic Administrator
  • CCNA Certification – CISCO Certified Network Associate

Relevant Work Experience 

  • Have at least three (3) years working experience in UNIX and Windows operating systems in a busy environment.

 Skills Required  

  • Experience in administration of SAN switches, servers and associated technologies.
  • Ability to install and configure Linux/ Windows installations.
  • Ability to manage large systems installations including mix of Operating system, databases and applications
  • Ability to secure installations including planning for and ensuring business continuity.
  • Skills in working with information management tools.
  • Ability to manage SAN systems.

Competencies Required    

  • Excellent listening and communication skills
  • Ability to interact confidently with users to establish what the problem is and explain the solution
  • Be proactive with good analytical and problem solving skills
  • Team player
  • Ability to pay attention to details
  • Ability to prioritize competing work commitments and deliver on time
  • Passion for innovation and creativity
  • High levels of integrity
  • Ability to work under minimum supervision

How to Apply

Application closes on 14 December 2022.

Click Here to Apply.

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