Catholic University of Eastern Africa Systems Administrator Jobs in Kenya

Catholic University of Eastern Africa Systems Administrator Jobs in Kenya

The Catholic University of Eastern Africa (CUEA) is a chartered private international
university which enjoys a heritage of 35 solid years of offering quality education
grounded on values.

Our vision is to be a world-class university producing transformative
leaders for Church and society. Our mission is to promote excellence in research, teaching
and community service by preparing morally upright leaders based on the intellectual
tradition of the Catholic Church.

CUEA has six Faculties: Theology, Education, Law, Arts
and Social Sciences, Business and Science. Two institutes: Canon Law and Regional
Integration and Development and the Centre for Social Justice and Ethics.
We wish to recruit dynamic, qualified and result-oriented person to fill the following

19. Systems Administrator (1) - ADICT/CUEA/01

Reporting: Reports to the Head of ICT.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for setting up, configuration and fine-tuning of various ICT systems at the
  • Ensure that all the systems regularly patched, backed up (onsite and offsite) and tested
    for recovery;
  • Ensure the availability of computer resources by managing disaster prevention and
    recovery efforts;
  • Manage disaster recovery plans to ensure the security of all ICT systems;
  • Co-ordinate testing and implementation of system upgrades and new installations;
  • Systems capacity and licensing analysis, planning and growth to meet current and future
  • Monitor systems performance and generate weekly logs for the various systems;
  • Detection of systems security breaches and prevention of their recurrence;
  • Effectively participate in development and implementation of policies and procedures
    relating to information systems;
  • Maintain inventory of all the hardware and software resources.

    Minimum Qualifications, Skills
    and Competencies:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology or a related field.
  • At least four (4) years’ working experience as a Systems Administrator in a busy
  • High level and practically demonstrable knowledge in Unix/Linux operating systems
  • High level and practically demonstrable knowledge in Windows operating systems skills;
  • Experience with cloud-based solutions and virtualization tools such as Vmware VSpher,
    Proxmox VE or XenServer;
  • Experience with network monitoring tools such as Nagios and Cacti;
  • Experience with setting up and administration of firewall solutions such as Pfsense;
  • Experience with setting up and administration of OpenVPN;
  • Good understanding and experience with Library Management Systems such as VSMART
    or KOHA;
  • Good understanding and experience with Learning Management systems such as
    Moodle LMS;
  • Good understanding and experience in managing audio/video conferencing solutions.

    The Person

  • Should be a creative and innovative team player;
  • Should possess good interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Should be a person of integrity; morally upright and mature;
  • Should be able to work under minimum supervision;
  • He/she should be flexible and adaptable enough to work in a multicultural environment;
  • Should have the ability to guide and mentor students.

    Application Guidelines

    Interested applicants should send their application letter, CV, filled application form
    (available on our website:, copies of relevant certificates,
    transcripts, testimonials and three reference letters including one from the local parish to:

    Please indicate the subject as follows: Job Application – Job Reference Number
    Applications should reach the Human Resource Manager on or before 8th November 2019.
    CUEA is an equal opportunity employer.

    NB: Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.

    Catholic University of Eastern Africa Systems Administrator Jobs in Kenya

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