Systems Administrator Jobs in Kenya

Purpose of the Job

The position holder will be responsible for system planning, deployment, monitoring and administration of our client’s Linux, Windows, VMware, RHEV, Open stack and storage systems.

Responsibilities for the Systems Administrator Job

  • Administering, configuring and troubleshooting servers based on Linux, Windows, VMware, RHEV, Openstack.
  • Analysis of server hardware and operating system software, enterprise storage systems based on IBM, EMC, HP and Cisco and Brocade SAN fabric. This will also include implementation of tactical service improvements, upgrades and system patching;
  • Liaise with internal users, hardware and software vendors and internal systems owners to fine tune systems hardware and software for all systems;
  • Operations of backup tools and testing of disk and data recovery;
  • Provide solutions on all business systems. Prompt restoration of lost data for the business;
  • Hardware and software assurance;
  • SLA and OLA management and adherence for incident management and request fulfilment processes.
  • Capacity planning for servers, storage and related component to ensure business needs are met within agreed OLAs.
  • Participation in feasibility studies and testing for new IT infrastructure components;

Systems Administrator Job Qualifications

  • BS Degree in computer science or engineering;
  • 3+ years’ experience in infrastructure support in an environment with mixed Windows, Linux and UNIX server environment.
  • Certification in vMware (VCP) and Redhat (RHCE), AIX and SAN Storage environments.
  • Experience with Configuration Management E.g. Chef, Ansible.

Skills and Knowledge

  • Good working knowledge of high availability environments with clustering and distributed storage technologies.
  • Good understanding of System Administration Techniques – e.g. OS Performance, Windows, Virtualization, Linux enterprise, server hardware and storage.
  • Strong oral, written, interpersonal communication and leadership skills

How to Apply

Interested candidates are encouraged to sign up, fill in their profile and apply through our HR portal at  not later than 30th November, 2018.

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