National Bank Hardware Engineer – Systems Admin Job in Kenya

National Bank – A Subsidiary of KCB Group Plc.

Job Title: Hardware Engineer – Systems Admin

1 Available Position

Job Ref No. HR/068/2021

Division: ICT

Location: Head Office

Reporting to: Senior Hardware Manager

Position Scope: The successful candidate will be responsible for design, configuration and management of hardware resources in windows and Linux environments.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Review of performance, security, quality and capacity of all Hardware Servers, including Hyperconverged Infrastructure.
  • Responsible for active Directory Services Infrastructure architect/design/support. Strong understanding of Microsoft Windows OS technology including AD Forests, Domains, Trusts, DNS, DHCP, Group Policy and Organizational units.
  • Management of server patching and upgrades through experience in windows deployment solutions (SCCM, Ghost, etc.) and Ansible.
  • Monitor, configure and support Linux Systems especially Redhat
  • Monitor, configure and support VMware, Openshift and Hyper-V systems
  • Continuously monitor and report the availability, performance and capacity of hardware resources
  • Management of reliable, quality and secure servers within approved industry standards in order to optimize technologies
  • Participate in partnerships with service providers to reduce total cost of ownership
  • Periodic review of available and new technologies in line with best industry practice to support business growth with a bias on excellent understanding on configuration and supporting of container–orchestration systems such as Kubernetes on Redhat Openshift platform.
  • Plan and support implementation of ICT Hardware systems as part of the Bank’s Business Continuity Management
  • Ensure adherence to policies, procedures, guidelines, standards and relevant regulatory requirements.
  • Responsible for closure of audit and risk issues or any other control issues related to ICT hardware management.
  • Provide 1st level IT support ensuring high level customer experience for branches and business units for all NBK business Server Hardware infrastructure within the SLA.
  • Any other duties assigned by the supervisor.

Skills & Experience:

  • A university degree in an ICT related discipline from an accredited university
  • MCSE: Core Infrastructure is an added advantage.
  • Redhat Certified Specialist in Ansible Automation and or Redhat Certified Specialist in Openshift Administration is an added advantage.
  • Redhat Certified Associate (RHCA) is an added advantage.
  • Two (2) years of working experience in the ICT administration of hardware and related desktop applications.
  • Python scripting and or related scripting technology knowledge is an added advantage
  • Knowledge in Oracle Engineered Systems and Oracle Operating systems
  • Proven capabilities in delivering hardware-related projects.
  • Knowledge of banking policies and procedures.
  • Excellent communication skills; articulate in communicating to both internal and external stakeholders at level levels.

How to Apply:

Send your CV and application letter showing how you meet the role requirement stated above to: by Friday, 12th November 2021.

Please note that applications received after the deadline will not be considered.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for the next stage/s of the process.

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Updated: November 3, 2021 — 7:38 am