System Administrator Job in Kenya

Position: System Administrator

Reporting to: Head of ICT

Overall Purpose of the Job: To work as part of the ICT Team to design and develop ICT solutions that can be used on web, desktop and mobile platforms.

Investigate routine enquiries and queries from staff and provide assistance and advice as required; 
Assist in the management of software applications and troubleshooting of system issues; 

Perform other related duties as assigned by the immediate Supervisor.

Duties and Responsibilities:

1. Quality Service delivery
  • To develop a culture that is committed to delivery of quality Support Service Standards.
2. Strategic and Innovative Activities
  • Proactively scan the market to identify suitable, value adding and cutting edge solutions
  • Be creative and innovative enough to design and develop value adding in-house ICT solutions
  • Contribute to the overall ICT Strategy with regard to implementing innovative ICT products
  • Be a bigger thinker with ability to discern how ICT contributes to the overall business needs
  • Keep abreast of technology to learn latest technological trends
3. Operational Activities
  • Design and development of quality applications that satisfy requirements documented in user and system requirements.
  • Ensure continuity of product service by preparing documentation such as System Technical Documentation, User Manual, On-Line Help, etc.
  • When called upon, work with the Business Analyst on design aspects to meet technical and business requirements
  • Provide support and maintenance in the resolution of system applications issues
  • Execute test scripts and ensure developed systems are free of defects
  • Recommend appropriate enhancements to existing applications
Minimum Qualifications and Experience:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology or Computer Science
  • Diploma qualification supported by extensive experience will be considered
  • 5- 8 years experience in the ICT field
Personal Profile:
  • Demonstrated experience in designing and developing web-based software systems
  • Analytical skills and ability to research and apply problem solving skills
  • Excellent communication and problem solving skills
  • Good documentation skills
  • Demonstrated experience with Java/Javascript, PHP, HTML, CSS, MYSQL, AJAX
  • Understanding of LINUX, PYTHON
  • Experience with mobile applications development will be an added advantage
Deadline: 12/02/2014

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Updated: February 3, 2014 — 5:29 am