Systems Administrator Job in Kenya - IT Infrastructure

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Systems Administrator Job in Kenya - IT Infrastructure

Systems Administrator- IT Infrastructure  (23000100)


We are pleased to announce the following Position in the Digital IT Department within the Technology Division. In keeping with our current business needs, we are looking for a person who meets the criteria indicated below.

Brief Description

Reporting to the Team Lead Infrastructure Operations & Security Remediations, the role holder shall implement and support Core IT infrastructure including the data centers, operating systems, Active Directory, DNS, Azure AD, ADFS, servers infrastructure, storage, SAN, backups, cloud computing, and collaboration systems such as email (exchange & Microsoft 365), Share point and Teams.

Key Responsibilities

  • Administration, configuration and troubleshooting of servers based on Windows, UNIX/Linux and Virtualization which includes quick response, problem resolution and escalation of issues.
  • Administration, configuration and troubleshooting of SAN/NAS storage systems and SAN directors. This includes storage LUN provisioning and Zoning.
  • Analysis of server/storage hardware and operating system software. This includes implementation of tactical service improvements, upgrades and patching.
  • Operations of backup tools, respective hardware and software assurance and testing of disk and data recovery. In case of issues offer prompt restoration of lost data for the business.
  • Remediation of Security, Compliance and Audit Issues within the Core Infrastructure
  • Technical support for assigned company initiatives and projects. Participation in feasibility studies and testing for new IT infrastructure components.
  • Maintenance of systems documentation and procedures.
  • Working in an agile environment and utilizing relevant tools such as Jira & Confluence.


  • BSc /B-Tech in computer Science/Electrical and communication/ Telecoms, Engineering, or a similar field.
  • At Least 5 years’ experience as cloud engineer, Systems administrator, Network administrator or analyst in a multifaceted business environment with integrated/mixed windows and major UNIX/Linux server environment.
  • 3+ years’ experience in infrastructure support and/or planning in an environment with mixed VMware, Openstack and Redhat virtualization.
  • AWS and GCP Cloud knowledge and deployment  models.
  • System Administration Techniques – understanding OS Performance, Microsoft and UNIX/Linux enterprise hardware and storage.
  • Experience in enterprise SAN/NAS storage and SAN Directors management.
  • Great Stakeholder management skills
  • Demonstrate excellent Planning and organizing skills
  • Team spirit and good communication abilities
  • Extensive knowledge of enterprise Linux Server Operating Systems such as RHEL/ CentOS, Ubuntu
  • Strong oral, written, interpersonal communication and leadership skills
  • Certification in any of the following Systems and Network or related trainings is an added advantage
  • Microsoft Certified: Azure Administrator Associate
  • AWS Certified Solution Architect certification
  • Terraform Associate certification
  • Red Hat Certified Specialist in Advanced Automation
  • Network certification e.g., CCNA, CCNP
  • UNIX/Linux certification
  • VMware certification e.g., VCP
  • Certified Kubernetes Administrator (CKA)

 How to Apply

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