HF Group System and Cloud Infrastructure Administrator Jobs in Kenya

HF Group System and Cloud Infrastructure Administrator Jobs in Kenya

Reporting To: Manager Infrastructure

Overall Job Purpose

The System and Cloud Infrastructure Administrator will be responsible for defining and supporting both on premise and cloud infrastructure to provide buildout groups with a secure and standard operating environment for development and production workloads.

He/She will also work as an intermediary between development and infrastructure teams to recommend solutions that are sustainable for all parties.

Principle Accountabilities

  • Providing leadership and guidelines for monitoring performance of on premise and cloud virtual machines, databases, storage, scale sets, automated alerts, Databases and VPN connections.

  • Day to day Management of various security of infrastructure such as Just-in-Time Access (JIT) and communication port restrictions.

  • Logging and managing cloud related support calls - Incident management.

  • Backup monitoring and performing restores for all cloud data center servers.

  • Managing Azure networks i.e. local network gateways, virtual networks and VPN connections.

  • Virtual machine scale set upgrades and image creation.

  • Planning and execution of infrastructure related changes such as promotion of scale sets.

  • Managing roles and rights on Azure subscription and Azure active directory.

  • Monitoring Azure costs and billing.

  • Capacity planning for both public & private cloud and on premise infrastructure.

  • Provide report to Management regarding consumption, bills and other factors as may be required from time to time.

  • Act as liaison between internal teams and level 2 and 3 infrastructure support partners.

  • Document all procedures and processes related to HF system administration and management.

  • Configuring, troubleshooting and administering the Microsoft Windows Server Operating System 2012, 2016 & 2019 and key roles, including; Active Directory, DNS, DHCP
    IIS, FTP and Clustering.

  • Monitoring Server health and taking the necessary measures to ensure optimal performance.

  • Monitoring email services (hybrid) to ensure availability is as stipulated in the SLA

  • Continuous Documentation of the servers and the roles assigned

  • Patch management of windows environment (enterprise and server)

    Minimum Qualifications, Knowledge and Experience

  • Degree holder in Information Technology from a recognized University.

  • A minimum of 3 years working experience in infrastructure administration with bias in cloud

  • Experience with Azure, Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud Platform.

  • Certifications in various system administration courses such as MCSE, Azure administration and architecture, Linux, Solaris, Windows server etc.

  • Experience with automation, Git and continuous delivery

  • Practice in designing and implementing business continuity / disaster recovery and high availability plans.

  • Good troubleshooting aptitude.

  • One or more IT certification such as in Microsoft systems, cloud administration and Unix/Linux administration.

    Key Competencies and Skills

  • Results oriented

  • Excellent interpersonal skills

  • Analytical thinker

  • Problem solving skills

  • Good communicator

  • Self-driven

  • Team player

    Application Deadline

    17 September 2022



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