KRA Officer – Systems Administrator Jobs in Kenya

KRA Officer – Systems Administrator Jobs in Kenya

Job Summary:

  • This role is responsible for performing software installation and configuration, systems monitoring, performance tuning, troubleshooting and securing systems.

    Key Responsibilities:

  • Configure servers as per user requirements.

  • Installs, configures and maintains software

  • Implements relevant software updates and patches and service packs on servers to ensure they are up to date;

  • Monitors system performance and address potential issues to ensure services are available;

  • Deploys application software releases as per deployment instructions

  • Maintains documentation for server parameters and system settings.

  • Reviews documented processes and procedures including server inventory.

  • Provides technical assistance and subject matter expertise to Authority applications developers and testers.

  • Implements security procedures to secure systems.

  • Performs backup operations and recovery.

  • 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

    Red Hat/Unix/Linux Certified Systems Administrator/Microsoft Certified Engineer.

    The following certifications will be an added advantage:

  • COBIT 5

  • ITIL


  • Web Application Servers i.e. Tomcat and JBOSS, Web Logic.

  • Virtualization software training i.e. VM Ware, Citrix, Hyper-V.

    Technical Skills Required

  • Ability to install and configure Unix/Linux/ Windows installations.

  • Ability to manage systems installations including mix of Operating system, databases and applications.

  • Skills in Business continuity management.

  • Skills to
    administer Web Application Servers i.e. Tomcat and JBOSS, Web Logic.

  • Ability to manage databases on RDBMS like Oracle, Postgres, MySql and MS SQL Server.

    Relevant Work Experience Required

  • Have at least one (1) year working experience in Unix/ Linux/Windows operating systems in a busy environment.

  • Ability to implement servers and storage virtualization.

  • Ability to plan and set-up server installations including security hardening and software patching.

    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 – Systems Administrator Jobs in Kenya

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