•  Masvingo
    • February 25, 2022
    • March 4, 2022
    •  Full Time
  •  Ict & Computer Jobs

Job Summary

Great Zimbabwe University, an equal opportunity employer, invites applications from suitably qualified and experienced persons to fill the following posts that have arisen within the institution:

Devops Engineer (1 Post)

Duties And Responsibilities

• Building, installing, configuring, maintaining and administering server platforms and operating system components for client/server systems;
• Maintaining telephone servers and call management systems;
• Administering active directory, e-mail, backup and related systems;
• Assisting with the development and integration of new tools for compliance with business unit requirements;
• Researching and making recommendations on server system administration;
• Responsible for the maintenance, configuration, and reliable operation of computer systems, network servers, and virtualization;
• Installing and upgrading computer components and software, manage virtual servers, and integrate automation processes;
• Providing documentation and technical specifications to IT staff for planning and implementing new or upgrades of IT infrastructure;
• Performing or delegating regular backup operations and implement appropriate processes for data protection, disaster recovery, and failover procedures;
• Developing and testing backup and restoration procedures;
• Testing and installing critical upgrades and security patches;
• Coordinating with systems engineers and technical support team to provide support to escalated problems; and
• Maintaining server documentations on hardware and software.

Qualifications And Experience

Applicants must have a Masters Degree in Computer Science/ Software Engineering, Information Technology or equivalent plus two (2) years relevant working experience OR at least a first Degree in Computer Science or Software Engineering, Information Technology or equivalent plus four (4) years post qualification experience. Applicants must have knowledge of end user interactions with Active Directory concepts and integrations in a Windows and Linux environments. In addition, applicants must have ability to plan, implement, test, and troubleshoot system software.

How To Apply

NB: Female candidates are encouraged to apply. Police clearance is mandatory for successful candidates.

Applications inclusive of the following: application letter, certified copies of academic certificates, national identity card, birth certificate and a detailed curriculum vitae giving full details of names, date of birth, experience, contact telephone number(s) and names and addresses of three referees must be emailed to as a single PDF file.

Applications should be addressed to:

The Deputy Registrar, Human Resources and Legal Affairs
Great Zimbabwe University
P.O. Box 1235

The closing date for receipt of applications is 04 March, 2022.

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