ILRI Jobs in Ethiopia - ICT Infrastructure Officer Vacancies

ILRI Jobs in Ethiopia - ICT Infrastructure Officer Vacancies

ILRI Vacancy:
  • ICT Infrastructure Officer

    The Position:

    The International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) seeks to recruit an ICT Infrastructure Officer who will be a member of Information and Communication Technology team in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

    Main Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Manages user access to, systems, servers, networks and files;
  • Administers the set-up of new profiles, creates and updates access permissions and maintains user accounts;
  • Installs, configures and maintains system hardware and software components of infrastructure platforms;
  • Maintains tracking and configuration documentation and plans;
  • Determines if inactive accounts should be deleted;
  • Administers Storage Area Network (SAN);
  • Maintains tracking and configuration documentation and plans;

    Performance Monitoring:
  • Prepares performance and control reports;
  • Performs capacity workload modelling and availability analysis for a variety of platforms and environments;
  • Monitors system-operating capacity in terms of disk space, tape storage, memory CPU and bandwidth utilization;
  • Determines the required course of action to improve performance and escalates when appropriate;
  • Develops, maintains, recommends, documents and supports tools and backend utilities to provide capacity planning management;
  • Provides Level 2 production support;
  • Troubleshoots escalated problems by analyzing root causes and evaluating multiple options;
  • Researches, analyzes and implements software or hardware changes to rectify any problems;
  • Seeks technical assistance or escalates problem, when necessary;

  • Performs routine maintenance tasks for infrastructure systems such as backups, patch management and hot fixes;
  • Monitors health of systems and provides appropriate recommendations when required;

    Continuous Improvements:
  • Analyzes and reports on operational metrics to understand performance and to ensure success in process improvements;
  • Administers archival activities such as installing, upgrading, configuring, and scheduling and monitoring, jobs;
  • Performs data image archiving;
  • Performs off-site storage procedures;
  • Verifies that system backups run successfully;
  • Assures and manages fail-over capability of infrastructure platforms

    Policies, Procedures, and Standards:
  • Adheres to policies, procedures and standards.

    Technical Requirements:
  • Works with systems engineers to understand technical requirements;

    Academic and Professional qualifications:


  • Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science or related field


  • At least five years of relevant information technology work experience.
  • Requires strong knowledge and experience with multiple system environments, servers, and storage devices.


  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
    Duty Station:
  • Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
    Grade: 2C

    [How to Apply
  • Applications: Applicants should provide a cover letter and curriculum vitae; names and addresses (including telephone and email) of three referees who are knowledgeable about the candidate‚Äôs professional qualifications and work experience to be included in the curriculum vitae.
  • The position and reference number: REF: IIO/10/2019 should be clearly indicated in the subject line of the cover letter.
  • All applications to be submitted online on our recruitment portal: on or before 15th February 2019.
  • To find out more about ILRI visit our website at
  • Suitably qualified women are particularly encouraged to apply.
  • For more information and job application details, see; ILRI Jobs in Ethiopia - ICT Infrastructure Officer Vacancies

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