Maseno University Senior System Administrator Jobs in Kenya

Maseno University Senior System Administrator Jobs in Kenya

Requirements for Direct Appointment

• A Master’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or its equivalent from a recognized university with nine (9) years cumulative work experience, five (5) of which must be at the position of chief technologist grade 12 or equivalent.
• A registered member of a relevant professional body
• Proficiency in computer applications

Serving Officer
• A Masters Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology/Electrical & Electronics Engineering or its equivalent from a recognized university
• Five (5) years work experience as Chief Technologist Grade 12
• A registered member of a relevant professional body
• Proficiency in computer applications

Duties and Responsibilities

• Carry out systems analysis, design and program specifications in direct liaison with the users;
• Develop, implement and maintain system design projects.
• Ensure adherence to established performance and systems development;
• Implement and maintain standards in his team;
• Supervise and compile overall systems documentation and ensure adherence to systems documentation standards for systems developed by his/her team;
• Design, schedule and manage training for users; carry out programming and systems training for the junior officers in his/her team; and assist in feasibility studies as assigned; and perform any other duties as may be from time to time.
• Organization and administration of ICT services, teaching and research activities; Directing and coordinating ICT services for the successful implementation of teaching and research activities;
• Compilation of laboratory/workshop computer equipment and supplies; supervision of technical staff in the division/Department;
• Participating in planning, designing and developing ICT policies, teaching and research activities;
• Identifying training needs for computer technical staff
• Organization and presentation of information to end-users to facilitate the use of information available in the various information systems;
• Maintaining information systems security; development of new systems and applications software;
• Supervising and compiling overall systems documentation and ensuring adherence to systems documentation standards;
Providing support to the end-users; day-to-day systems operation and control;
• Reviewing and maintaining existing systems; provide technical support in the implementation of information systems;
• Monitoring overall systems performance and implementation of ICT standards;
• Advising University management on computer hardware and software issues;
• Execution of ICT Policy matters and Management of Information and Communication Technologies in the entire University. Specifically, the Officer will be responsible for the overall administration of Information and Communication Technology services (ICT infrastructure planning, maintenance and operation) in the University.
• Interpreting, planning and directing the implementation of ICT policies in the University (advise on Information and Communication Technology (ICT) implementation);
• Developing and coordinating ICT functions within the University environment, including automation and networking;
• Developing and managing information systems (planning for connectivity and maintenance of ICT facilities in the University);
• Directing the installation, maintenance and upgrading of software/hardware components;
• Overseeing the implementation, operation and maintenance of Data Communication Infrastructure for administrative and academic functions; • Coordinating in-service Information and Communication Technology training for University staff; and performing any other duties as may be assigned by the University Council, Vice Chancellor and University Management.
• Oversee staff under them, offer guidance on Information Systems Development, Develop specifications for programmers in his team as assigned; Assist in training programmers;
• Any other duty as may be assigned by the supervisor from time to time.

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