KCB Hardware Systems Infrastructure Engineer Job in Kenya

Hardware Systems Infrastructure Engineer

The Position:

Reporting to Senior Manager, Hardware Systems Infrastructure the position is responsible for:

  • The implementation and support of High end and Mid- Range IT Infrastructure in line with Bank’s Vision and provisioning High Available Server infrastructure for the Critical Server systems.
  • Ensuring infrastructure high availability, business continuity and effective management of 24×7 Data Centre operations and high end infrastructure SLAs.
  • Design and implementation of Cloud infrastructure systems for the Bank


Key Responsibilities:
  • Formulate, analyze business needs and recommend appropriate ICT Server and Storage infrastructure solutions to meet the Bank’s requirements.
  • Conduct performance and capacity planning as well as develop budgets for hardware infrastructure requirements and future projections for business.
  • Design modeling for provision, orchestrating and deployment of server infrastructure, ensuring that it is readily available.
  • Design, evaluate and implement procedures and technical measures to enhance the security of Data Centre server, storage Infrastructure, Virtualized Server pool and Cloud Infrastructure.
  • Keep updated infrastructure documentation, policies and procedural documents, disaster recovery plan and best practices that relate to hardware infrastructure.
  • Provide strategic evaluation and design of hardware solutions to support the Bank’s requirements as well as supervise the technical execution of the same.
  • Conduct contingency planning for potential IT hardware unavailability and back up strategies for the server and storage infrastructure to ensure business continuity.
  • Monitor Server and Storage infrastructure to ensure smooth operation and achieve customer satisfaction.
  • Inventory management and best practice in hardware and software standardization
  • Design and implement cost management policies, progress on lease model of asset management and also manage SLAs to ensure High Availability of Mission Critical Servers and Business Continuity.
The Person:

For the above position, the successful applicant should meet the following criteria:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in ICT related field is mandatory
  • Professional qualifications in the following areas:-
  1. MCSE Certification
  2. VMware VCP certification (Mandatory)
  3. Storage Administration Certification in EMC , NetApp or HP
  4. Certification in Blades systems technology
  5. Linux Certification  (Mandatory)
  • Minimum of 4 years working experience in a busy ICT Cloud Infrastructure environment
  • A Master’s Degree will be an added advantage.
The above positions are demanding roles which the Bank will provide a competitive package for the successful candidates. 
If you believe you can clearly demonstrate your abilities to meet the criteria given above, please submit your application with a detailed CV, stating your current position, remuneration level, e-mail address and telephone contacts quoting the job title/reference in the subject field to recruitment@kcb.co.ke.

To be considered your application must be received by Friday, 21st October, 2016

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

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Updated: October 16, 2016 — 4:54 am