Description

  • Job TypeFull Time
  • QualificationBA/BSc/HND
  • Experience1 year
  • LocationNairobi
  • Job FieldProcurement / Store-keeping / Supply Chain 

Job Summary:

  • The role entails performing administration activities of KRA storage systems primarily provisioning of storage and server resources.

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Carries out installation, configuration, support and maintenance of storage area networks (SAN) and associated technology.
  • Undertakes administration of SAN switches, servers and associated technologies.
  • Provisions server and storage resources as per user requirements.
  • Reviews documented processes, procedures, upgrades and problems for the SAN storage
  • Undertakes upgrading of SAN software, monitoring of performance and evaluation of trends.
  • Conducts patching of operating system software and other utilities
  • Monitors, troubleshoots and performance tuning of systems.
  • Implementing of virtualisation technology including creation Virtual machines
  • Performs Backup and Restoration of Virtual Machines/physical machines.
  • 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

  • Unix/Linux Certified Systems Administrator/ Microsoft Certified Engineer
  • The following certifications will be an added advantage:
  • COBIT 5
  • ITIL
  • Oracle Certified Administrator
  • SAN storage management
  • CCNA Certification – CISCO Certified Network Associate

Relevant Work Experience

  • Required Minimum of one (1 ) year hands-on experience in managing enterprise storage systems (storage provisioning, tuning and troubleshooting), Unix/Windows operating systems in a busy Data Centre environment
  • Proven ability to administer leading models of storage system
  • Excellent knowledge of Business continuity management

Technical Skills Requires       

  • Demonstrable skills in administration of SAN switches, servers and associated technologies
  • Demonstrable skills in administration of Virtualization software i.e. VMWare, Citrix, Hyper-V
  • Proven ability to install and configure Linux/ Windows installations,
  • Demonstrable ability to plan and implement installations and upgrading of Storage Area Networks (SAN) systems,
  • Demonstrable skills in performing SAN systems administration tasks such as resources provisioning, servers and storage virtualization

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 www.kra.go.ke to apply
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