Salaries and Remuneration Commission Systems Administrator Jobs in Kenya

Salaries and Remuneration Commission Systems Administrator Jobs in Kenya

Job purpose

  • This position reports to the Head of Information, Communication and Technology and is responsible for designing and installing Local area Networks (LANs), Wide Area Networks(WAN), Internet and intranet systems and ensuring an effective provisioning, installation/configuration, operation and maintenance of all systems hardware, networks and related ICT infrastructure within the Commission.

  • This position is also responsible for establishing and enforcing information security policies to protect the Commission’s ICT infrastructure, networks and data

    Roles and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for maintaining and administering the data center’s networks including but not limited to, the delivery of network planning, design, implementation & optimization services.

  • Perform regular backup operations and implement appropriate processes for data
    protection, disaster recovery, and failover procedures.

  • Develop, implement and monitor a strategic, comprehensive enterprise information
    security and IT risk management program.

  • Responsible for maintenance, configuration and reliable operation of computer systems,
    network servers and virtualization.

  • Evaluate the effectiveness of existing security measures, such as firewalls, password
    policies and intrusion detections systems.

  • Conduct research on network products, services, protocols and standards to remain
    abreast of developments in the networking industry.

  • Responsible for capacity, storage planning and database performance.

  • Designing computer security architecture and developing detailed cyber security designs.

  • Perform daily system monitoring, verifying the integrity and availability of all hardware,
    server resources, systems and key processes, reviewing system and application logs, and
    verifying completion of scheduled jobs such as backups.

  • Deploy Operating System patches and upgrades on a regular basis, and upgrade administrative tools and utilities within the systems and Configure / add new services as
    necessary to ensure effective service to end users.

  • Maintain operational configuration or other procedures and document them as per the
    commission standards for future referencing.

  • Configure, enforce and maintain both logical and physical controls are adhered to as per the Commission ICT and information security policy.

  • Develop technical solutions and new security tools to help mitigate security vulnerabilities and automate repeatable tasks in the data center.

  • Ensure that the Commission knows as quickly as possible security incidents that may
    arise from time to time.

  • Configuring and troubleshooting security infrastructure devices.

  • Writing comprehensive reports including assessment-based findings, outcomes and
    propositions for further system security enhancement.

  • Perform regular security monitoring to identify any possible intrusions to avert system compromise by ensuring that all systems within the commission are Secure.

  • Perform regular file archival and purge as necessary to ensure optimal storage space to
    end users for effective service delivery to the Commission.

  • Prepare user requirements specifications for both hardware and software in accordance
    to the Commission standards are adhered to.

  • Liaising with the third party providers, providing services to the Commission on schedules to undertake the works and supervise them during the implementation
    process to ensure that quality and timely service are provided.

  • Configure, Install and support LANs, WANs, network segments, Internet, and intranet
    systems to ensure that network performance issues including availability, utilization,
    throughput, good put, and latency are in compliance to service level agreements with the

  • Establish network specifications by conferring with users, analyzing workflow, access, information, and security requirements; designing router administration, including
    interface configuration and routing protocols.

  • Collaborate with the development team to implement updates, upgrades, and patches to
    Commission website in a timely manner to limit loss of service.

  • Providing day to day technical support to end users to ensure efficiency and effectiveness of service delivery to the Commission

  • Demonstrate behavior’s aligned to the commission’s values

  • Provide feedback to enhance business processes and initiate process improvement to
    achieve operational excellence.

  • Develop individual work plans, monitor own performance and seek requisite support to
    are delivery of agreed targets.

  • Demonstrate behavior’s aligned to the Commission’s values and take ownership

  • Identify learning interventions and drive self-development.

  • Any other relevant duties

    Qualification and Personal Specification/profile:

    Minimum Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science/Information Technology/Business
    Information Technology or Telecommunication Engineering from a recognized university

  • Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) or Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) or Cisco Certified Network Associate(CCNA) or Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) or Certified Information Security Auditor (CISA) or Certified Unix Administrator and any additional relevant ICT certifications

  • Membership to relevant professional body

  • Six (6) years of service in a comparable position from a reputable organization.

    Key Competencies

  • Working knowledge of virtualization, VMware, or equivalent

  • Strong knowledge of systems and networking software’s, hardware and networking

  • Working knowledge and experience of switching and routing protocols.

  • Working knowledge and experience in networks/systems monitoring tools and

  • Meets the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution

  • Knowledge in professional standards

  • Ability to identify customer needs, develop service standards and deliver service

  • High level of integrity and Interpersonal skills

  • Ability to deliver results in a complex and dynamic environment

  • High level of attention to detail

  • Ability to work well with teams

  • Ability to work with minimum supervision under strict deadlines

  • Meets the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution

    How to Apply

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