KRA Officer - Storage Management Jobs in Kenya

KRA Officer - Storage Management Jobs in Kenya

Job Summary:

  • The role entails performing administration activities of KRA storage systems primarily provisioning of storage and server resources.

    Key Responsibilities:

  • Carries out installation, configuration, support and maintenance of storage area networks (SAN) and associated technology.

  • Undertakes administration of SAN switches, servers and associated technologies.

  • Provisions server and storage resources as per user requirements.

  • Reviews documented processes, procedures, upgrades and problems for the SAN storage.

  • Undertakes upgrading of SAN software, monitoring of performance and evaluation of trends.

  • Conducts patching of operating system software and other utilities.

  • Monitors, troubleshoots and performance tuning of systems.

  • Implementing of virtualization technology including creation Virtual machines.

  • Performs Backup and Restoration of Virtual Machines/physical machines.

  • Ensure Conformity to ISO (9001:2015 and 27001:2013) and data security requirements.

    Academic Qualifications/ Professional Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, Information Technology, Electrical / Electronic Engineering, Telecommunications or any other IT related field.

    Required Certification

  • Unix/Linux Certified Systems Administrator/ Microsoft Certified Engineer.

    The following certifications will be an added advantage:

  • COBIT 5

  • ITIL

  • Oracle Certified Administrator.

  • SAN storage management.

  • CCNA Certification – CISCO Certified Network Associate.

    Relevant Work Experience

  • Required Minimum of one (1 ) year hands-on experience in managing enterprise storage systems (storage provisioning, tuning and troubleshooting), Unix/Windows operating systems in a busy Data Centre environment.

  • Proven ability to administer leading models of storage system.

  • Excellent knowledge
    of Business continuity management.

    Technical Skills Required

  • Demonstrable skills in administration of SAN switches, servers and associated technologies.

  • Demonstrable skills in administration of Virtualization software i.e. VMWare, Citrix, Hyper-V.

  • Proven ability to install and configure Linux/ Windows installations,

  • Demonstrable ability to plan and implement installations and upgrading of Storage Area Networks (SAN) systems,

  • Demonstrable skills in performing SAN systems administration tasks such as resources provisioning, servers and storage virtualization.

    Key Competencies

  • Excellent listening and communication skills.

  • Ability to interact confidently with users to establish what the problem is and explain the solution.

  • Be proactive with good analytical and problem solving skills.

  • Team player.

  • Ability to pay attention to details.

  • Ability to prioritize competing work commitments and deliver on time.

  • Passion for innovation and creativity.

  • High levels of integrity.

  • Ability to work under minimum supervision.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; KRA Officer - Storage Management Jobs in Kenya

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