• Job TypeFull Time
  • QualificationBA/BSc/HND
  • Experience1 year
  • LocationNairobi
  • Job FieldAdministration / Secretarial 

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

Method of Application

Interested and qualified? Go to Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) on to apply
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