Imarika Sacco Society Infrastructure Admin Jobs in Kenya
Imarika Sacco Society Infrastructure Admin Jobs in Kenya
Imarika SACCO was registered on 14th, September, 1974 with about 100 members who were employees of Teachers Service Commission (TSC) in KILIFI District.
Currently the SACCO has an active membership of about 38,000 with its head office in KILIFI town with five branches in MALINDI, MTWAPA, KALOLENI,GARSEN,UKUNDA and a service center at BAMBA in Ganze District.
Its core objective is to provide a savings avenue to members and advancing loans to them at an affordable rate of interest.
In 1998 the SACCO opened its common bond and admitted other categories of membership. BOSA – For all members operating through check off system
Today it has three major activities namely:
FOSA – For business people operating through standing orders
MSCA – For group members of between 10-30 registered with social services and operating through the group accounts
The membership of the SACCO covers the entire KILIFI County and to some extent beyond the county into the neighboring counties of the Coast province.
Reports to the ICT Manager; Responsible for the development, administration and support Manages the Society’s domains & infrastructure.
of services within the following portfolios: System Administration, network and domain
administration, client computer configuration, application configuration and
implementation, back-up, disaster recovery and database administration; Participates in
general departmental activities including network and operational support.
Administers Microsoft SQL Database systems.
Liaises with the service Providers to ensure smooth functioning of the Society’s
services including network, e-mail, CCTV and other systems.
Research, design, plan and coordinate server/network infrastructure upgrades,
enhancements, improvements and/or newly required service deployments.
Analyse service incidents and problems, identify risks, provide recommendations, and implement solutions.
Monitors and maintains server software and hardware.
Liaises with third party staff for repair and support as required.
Review, maintains & manage the Society’s-wide Unified Threat Management and Endpoint Protection systems.
Configures, monitors and enforces the Society’s-wide security policies.
In relation to assessed business needs, evaluates and makes recommendations to
ICT Manager on new technologies, equipment, processes and standards for network
and infrastructure hardware and software.
Performs capacity and resource planning activities, assesses system risks and makes contingency plans.
Assists with the set-up and administration of 3rd Party applications.
Provides technical support to the Society’s Staff through the Incident and Problem
Liaises with staff and vendors, resolves problems, ensures network / system functionality, documents and communicates solutions and performs standard changes according to documented procedures.
On assigned applications and technology, develops procedures; prepares training
and other support materials to assist staff and the Members of the SACCO.
Identifies additional training and education required in order to meet changing
technical environment and to support current technologies and strategic initiatives.
Provides orientation related to network applications and demonstrates and instructs
staff in the use of network resources.
Performs other duties as assigned which are directly related to the major responsibilities of the job or as required by critical incidents
Developed understanding of computer operating systems, communication and networking
technologies and hardware equipment configuration normally acquired by attaining a
University Degree in Computer Science or College Diploma in Systems Administration or
an equivalent combination of education and relevant business experience.
Additional Certification Preferred in ITIL, MCSE/CCNA, MCSD/ OCP (Ms Sql or Oracle) and
Experience configuring and managing IT infrastructure including servers, operating
systems, anti-virus software, backups, group policies, Active Directory, permissions, DNS,
DHCP, MS SQL
Relational databases, domains, networking protocols.
A superior understanding of Windows Server 2008, 2012, 2016, VMware ESXi 6 and
VMware VDI and be able to analyse and troubleshoot complex problems.
Expert level knowledge of O365 to do implementation, management,
maintenance and troubleshoot issues.
Experience configuring, managing and monitoring VMware and SAN environments.
Experience configuring and maintaining Veeam backup software solution and responsible for daily backup jobs management.
Experience working with and a good understanding of networking equipment such as
Experience in application administration and support, preferably in a financial institution’s environment.
Experience with Windows Azure and/or Cloud Computing is an asset.
A strong understanding of ITIL practices.
Skills / Competencies:
Demonstrates skill in communicating, presenting information, writing, consulting and active listening
Displays a strong commitment to service excellence, understands service objectives,
recognizes diverse customer and work group needs and provides excellent customer service .
Analyses and evaluates situations and issues, recognizes problems, anticipates consequences and develops and presents appropriate courses of action
Displays a commitment to continuous learning in order to remain current with the ICT’s policies and procedures, relevant legislation, trends, best practices, new technologies and related general and job-specific knowledge
Demonstrates proficiency in client and server operating systems, ability to work with
Windows Server and Operating systems and some knowledge of Linux and UNIX.
Demonstrates proficiency in administering Windows Domains, Active Directory
and DNS .
Demonstrates working knowledge of protocols, and standards such as Ethernet,
LAN, WAN, VoIP, DSL, TCP/IP, T1, 802.11x and Fibre Optics
Demonstrates knowledge of VMWare and server virtualization administration
Demonstrates working knowledge of relational database management system software and SQL (Structured Query Language) and ability to write, interpret and modify standard computer programming and scripting languages.
Effectively relates to and engages others in the achievement of objectives, advocates for the role and mission of the SACCO within the community and demonstrates team leadership, credibility, flexibility and good humour in a working
environment characterized by change.
Prioritizes activities and works effectively independently, as part of a team and leading
others; sets and achieves or surpasses goals
Physical ability and stamina to operate relevant equipment, to retrieve materials and
to perform tasks involving the lifting and movement of the Society’s materials and equipment
Works in accordance with all applicable Occupational Health and Safety, Employment
Standards, Human Rights, Labour Relations and Pay Equity legislation and all other relevant legislation.
Adheres to policy and legislation identified in the Society’s Policy and Procedures Manuals.
Please be aware the selection process may involve any of interviews, test, and presentations or any combination thereof.
How to Apply
Please apply on or before 12th January 2019 Please visit our website and proceed to job opportunities.
Only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted.
Imarika SACCO is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to inclusive,
barrier-free recruitment and selection processes. If contacted for an interview opportunity, please arrive 15 minutes earlier at the interview venue.
The successful incumbent shall comply with all Health and Safety Policies and Practices for this position and the workplace. The incumbent will be required to provide a recent Criminal Records & corruption free Check (dated within the last 12
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