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G4S Kenya System Administrators Job Opportunities

G4S is the leading Security Company in the world and provides a variety of secure solutions to our customers in East Africa including Manned Security, Alarm response, Asset Tracking, Secure Monitoring and Response, Cash Logistics, Secure Logistics, Data and Document Management and employs more than 600,000 people worldwide.

We are seeking to recruit suitably qualified individuals to fill the following positions:

Systems Administrator

Reporting to the IT Manager, the Systems Administrator will be responsible for the following:
  • Disaster Recovery Infrastructure management
  • LAN & WAN Management. Configure, maintain VPN and

    WAN, Patching of Routers and Firewalls
  • Digital Archiving Systems: Oversee general system utilization and advice on growth areas.
  • Coordinate user training and installation of software
  • Implement and manage pool printers
  • Blackberry Entreprise Server: Manage the enterprise server and applications, Plan for and restore backup, prepare and conduct training for users, research and develop areas of application development
  • Installation and management of Proxy Servers, Ensure reliable, controlled and secure Internet access
  • Develop and maintain Company Intranet areas for various departments
Qualifications, Skills & Abilities
  • Degree in Information systems/ Computer Science or related field
  • 3 to 5 years experience in a busy organization
  • Experience in Netapp - FAS2020, VM Ware - Configuration & Management, Cisco Products, Squid and ISA, SQL,MySQL, ASP, & PHP and Kovis System will be an added advantage
Personal Attributes
  • Should be able to work with minimum or no supervision
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Should be a quick learner and self motivated individual
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong team leader & player of high integrity
Assistant System Development Administrator

Reporting to the IT Manager, the assistant system development administrator will be responsible for the following:
  • Administering the ERP across the company LAN & WAN
  • Maintaining Back Up Systemfor ERP (RAMCO)
  • Maintain and manage Citrix
  • Ensuring safe usage of ICT Resources & Equipment, establishment and maintenance of the software library and ensuring compliance of software standards and licenses
  • Liaising with software and hardware suppliers
  • Ensuring that procedures are set and adhered to for all ERP based systems and data backups in line with the corporate ICT policy
Qualifications, Skills & Abilities
  • Degree in Computer Science or related field
  • MCSE and SQL / Oracle Certification
  • Three years experience in ERP Administration
  • Thorough understanding of existing system development methodologies in programming.
  • Understanding of how an ERP interfaces and depends on WAN, Operating systems, hardware platforms & Internet Protocols
  • Good working knowledge in Microsoft SQL & Oracle databases
  • Installation, Management & Optimal usage and configuration of hardware & Microsoft application
  • Active participation in Computerization projects
Personal Attributes
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Excellent project management skills
  • Ability to trouble shoot & manage change
  • Excellent Analytical & presentation skills
  • Strong team leader & player of high integrity
  • Ability to work under pressure and to meet strict deadlines
  • Ability to work under minimum or no supervision
Successful candidates will be expected undergo a stringent vetting exercise that includes integrity testing.

Interested candidates should send their application and CV addressed to the Human Resource Director to reach us on or before Friday, April 9, 2010, by email to:

career.move @

G4S is an equal opportunity employer and addresses itself to the core values of best people. Only successful applicants will be contacted. Canvassing is highly discouraged.

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