Viscar Industrial Capacity Systems Administrator Job in Nairobi Kenya

Viscar Industrial Capacity Ltd.  is looking for a Systems Administrator for one of the leading private telecom services provider in Kenya.

Title: Systems Administrator
Age Bracket: 28 – 38 yrs.
Location: Nairobi Kenya.
Job Purpose
The System Administrator’s role is to manage and tune in-house computer software systems and network connections to ensure high levels of availability and security of the supported business applications.
S/He participates in the planning and implementation of policies and procedures to ensure system provisioning and maintenance that is consistent with company goals, industry best practices, and regulatory requirements.
To offer ICT support to External Customers upon request from Technical Head.

Job Description

  • Manage all operating systems and end-user software.
  • Manage communications and connection solutions, including workstation connectivity, local area networks, company Web site, intranet, and Internet applications. 
  • Ensure the integrity and security of enterprise data on host computers, multiple databases, and during data transfer in accordance to business needs and industry best practices regarding privacy, security, and regulatory compliance.
  • Manage input/output fleet, including printers and scanners.
  • Manage end user accounts, permissions, access rights, and storage allocations in accordance with best-practices regarding privacy, security, and regulatory compliance.
  • Perform network and security audits.
  • Perform and test routine system backups and restores.
  • Anticipate, mitigate, identify, troubleshoot, and resolve hardware and software problems on servers, input/output fleet, and workstations. Escalate incidents as necessary.
  • Practice network asset management, including maintenance of network component inventory and related documentation and technical specifications information.
  • Support application development teams throughout project lifecycles.
  • Analyze system, server, application, network, and input/output device performance.
  • Recommend, schedule, and perform software and hardware improvements, upgrades, patches, reconfigurations, and/or purchases.
  • Conduct research on emerging products, services, protocols, and standards in support of systems software procurement and development efforts.
  • Create required reports in response to business user needs.
  • Participate in negotiations with vendors, outsourcers, and contractors to secure software products and services.
  • Develop, document, and maintain policies, procedures and associated training plans for system administration and appropriate use.
Skills & Knowledge
Educational Qualifications  Skills   
  • Bachelor’s Degree in IT is preferable;
  • MCSE, CCNA, A+, N+, CISA will be an added advantage.
  • SQL Database administration, Windows server administration, Linux server administration, Cisco router administration, Windows client support, LAN and WAN infrastructure setup and support, Business Applications deployment and Support, Crystal Report Writing, VoIP support deployment and support, PABX support, Financial Budgeting/Cost Management
Relevant Experience
  • 3-4 Years in Systems and Business Systems Administration in a highly automated environment.
Send your CV to:
Deadline for submission is 17th July 2012.

Kindly do not apply if you do not meet the above criteria.

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Updated: July 16, 2012 — 2:17 am