Ict officers (system administrator)


Job Summary

A client seeks to hire a qualified candidate for the position of an ICT Officers (System Administrator)

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 3 years

Job Description


(i)To Install and configure software and hardware;

(ii)To manage network servers and technology tools;

(iii)To set up accounts and workstations;

(iv)To monitor performance and maintain systems according to requirements;

(v)To troubleshoot issues and outages;

(vi)To 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;

(vii)To ensure security through access controls, backups and firewalls;

(viii)To upgrade systems with new releases and models;

(ix)To develop expertise to train staff on new technologies;

(x)To build an internal wiki with technical documentation, manuals and IT policies;

(xi)To develop and maintain installation and configuration procedures;

(xii)To contribute to and maintain system standards; and

(xiii)To maintain data center environmental and monitoring equipment.


(i)BSc in Information Technology, Computer Science or a related discipline; professional certification.

(ii)3+ years’ proven experience as a System Administrator, Network Administrator or similar role in complex institutions ie Ministry of health.

(iii)Experience with databases management (PostgreSQL, mango, maria db) networks configuration (LAN, VLAN, VPN, WAN,VoIP) and patch management.

(iv)Knowledge of system security (e.g. intrusion detection systems), data backup/recovery and cloud applications.

(v)Good knowledge of development of disaster plan.

(vi)Ability to create Backup scripts.

(vii)Familiarity with various operating systems and platforms such as linux.

(viii)Good knowledge of active directory and user management.

(ix)Resourcefulness and problem-solving aptitude.

(x)Excellent communication skills.

(xi)Extensive experience with VMware.

(xii)Advanced knowledge of system vulnerabilities and security issues.

(xiii)Ability to respond to help desk requests after hours on a limited basis.

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