Kampala International School Uganda - Systems and Network Administrator - Jobs in Uganda

Kampala International School Uganda - Systems and Network Administrator - Jobs in Uganda

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  • Systems and Network Administrator

    Kampala International School Uganda (KISU) is looking to hire a Systems and Network Administrator in the ICT department.

    The System Administrator should possess thorough knowledge to create plans to assure effective management, operations, and maintenance of systems and/or networks.

    The System Administrator will be responsible for managing a team of IT Support staff and will prioritize work and identify high risk critical problems and dedicate appropriate resources.

    They should have extensive knowledge of a wide variety of systems and networks.

    The system administrator position is a full time position (Monday to Friday 7:30am-4:30pm and Saturday 9:OOam-2:OOpm)

    Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Ensure network connectivity and availability of services to end-users
  • Maintain a Virus/malware free network environment by ensuring that upgrades of the corporate anti-virus both on servers and all LAN clients are up-to-date at all times
  • Setup, configure, maintain and monitor servers, routers, switches, Printers and ensure all domain services are optimally running all the time
  • Provide Help-Desk support through effective email and personal contact when required.
  • Monitor network and Internet usage and report to lSPs in case of a downtime
  • Streamline backups on servers/PC's and recovery procedures
  • Record all ICT support requests within the Help desk Management System
  • Manage EdAdmin, Email and other servers
  • Support and supervise students in and around ICT suites
  • Manage access control systems
  • Assist and support in the implementation of ICT projects
  • Evaluate solutions as part of the ICT strategy
  • Support users in need of AV systems

    Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science,
    information Technology or related field from an accredited college or university with programming bias being an added advantage.
  • MCSA or MCSE /CCNA certification is an added advantage.
  • Three (3) years of experience in computer operations and technical support including at least one year at the enterprise systems management level
  • Experience with databases, networks (LAN, WAN) and patch management
  • Knowledge of system security (e.g. intrusion detection systems) and data backup/recovery
  • Familiarity with various operating systems and platforms
  • Ability to create scripts in Python, Perl or other languages
  • Have strong server administration skills with Windows server and Unix platforms.
  • Strong knowledge of backup technologies utilizing disk to disk and cloud storage
  • Good knowledge of school information management systems
  • Strong understanding of networking concept, security and disaster recovery management and High Availability Good communication skills in English, customer care orientation, IT troubleshooting and problem solving, ability to learn, openness and flexibility to others, pro-activity and concern for excellence

    How to Apply
  • Job application procedure Application letters, curriculum vitae including names, email addresses and telephone contact details of three (3) referees, plus copies of academic qualifications should be emailed to recruitment@kisu.com by 10th March 2019.

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