Senior Systems Administrator Job in Kenya 2019
Job Employment Kenya: Senior Systems Administrator Job in Kenya 2019
Job Description: Today Work Kenya

We are fully on demand International Contact Center and Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) Company, with a world-class facility within Nairobi, Kenya fully enabled to service the global market by deploying the best of breed technology to run its operations 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

We have an immediate opening for a Senior Systems Administrator to join our team in at our headquarters in Nairobi, Kenya.

This is a full-time salaried role. Candidates MUST have 6 years of experience in Systems Administrator and Call Center Applications Deployments in a Windows and Linux environment.

You must be able to work independently and prioritize issues based on their criticality in a fast-paced environment.

Reports To: Director IT operations

Department: IT Operations

Summary: Plan, implement, oversee and maintain server and network infrastructures and projects.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Design, install and configure internal and customer facing servers, network devices and firewalls.
  • Proactively manage and maintain server, network and firewall systems
  • Administer and support core Microsoft, Cisco, Citrix and VMware technologies
  • Develop and implement project plans, risk assessments and contingency plans
  • Design and implement monitoring, configuration management and reporting functions that will make a hands-off environment
  • Define and document best practices and support procedures
  • Provide after-hours support for Infrastructure related emergencies as well occasional weekend maintenance
  • Maintain inventory and asset configuration documentation
  • Assist with hardware, firewall, telecom and software vendor evaluation, recommendation and negotiations
  • Mentor / cross train team members on existing and new technologies
  • Carry out special tasks at Management’s direction
  • Interact with customers and staff at the technical level, as required.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science (or related area) preferred.
  • Microsoft Certification (MCSE) or equivalent certification in relevant programs desired.
  • Shall have detailed/advanced knowledge of Microsoft desktop operating systems Windows 2008(R2) and Windows Server 2003, 2012 (2016 is a+) environments.
  • Shall have detailed knowledge and expert best practice of deploying, managing, and troubleshooting Windows Active Directory, Group Policy Object (GPOs), and Domain Name Service (DNS), Users & Computers, Site and Services, WSUS etc (MCSE/MCSA certification preferred).
  • Experience as Linux Administrator or possess hands on experience with Linux (CentOS, REDHAT, UNIX) is an added advantage.
  • Experience in Managing deployments/rollouts of enterprise applications
  • Experience Managing a large Windows Server infrastructure and can do complete routine maintenance, OS hardening, OS patching, auditing, security compliance amongst others.
  • Shall have knowledge and familiarity with server performance tuning and monitoring tools. You enjoy diagnosing and solving problems related to the operating system, hardware, network, and related software or applications.
  • Managing server virtualization technologies like VMWare Server/ESX or Microsoft HyperV/Virtual Server
  • You can actively run and maintain performance including software upgrades, patch installs, system tests, and other scheduled operations.
  • Cisco Certified Network Associate or Professional -CCNA/ CCNP MCITP Server
  • A solid understanding of LAN/WAN networking
  • Ability to troubleshoot network issues including back bone infrastructure issues
  • LAN Routing and Switching design, configuration and troubleshooting (VLANs, IP Subnetting, 802.1Q trunks)
  • Shall have knowledge and familiarity with storage technologies such as Storage Area Network (SAN) or Network Attached Storage (NAS).
  • Deploy and configure McAfee EPO Anti-Virus Deployment and Administration and Infrastructure Monitoring: SolarWinds, SCOM
  • Reviewing system logs files for errors, settings up CRON jobs for back-ups and monitoring process.
  • Leading all sys-admin functions of the servers, performing patch and software distributions, run security configuration of the systems, provide reports for management use, and demonstrate system health and compliance based on pre-defined standards.
  • Strong communication and documentation skills
  • Flexible and able to adapt to a rapidly changing environment
  • Must be organized and can manage projects of varying length
  • Positive, self-motivated individual who can complete tasks independently
  • Must be a team player

How to Apply

If you believe this is an exciting and challenging opportunity for you; then please send your CV to itpositions2019@gmail.com to apply.

Attractive remuneration is offered for the above position.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Closing date is Friday 14th February, 2019

Job Summary:
Job Title

Senior Systems Administrator

Job Category

ICT and Technology

Job Type

FULL_TIME

Company / Organization

Contact Center and BPO

Approx. Salary

KShs

Job Opening Date

20190212

Job Expiry Date

20190215

Job Details
Job Location

Nairobi

Nairobi, Kenya

N/A

Nairobi County

Kenya

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