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IT Systems Administrator Job At Britam

  • Job Type Full Time
  • Qualification BA/BSc/HND
  • Experience 3 years
  • Location Nairobi
  • Job Field ICT / Computer 

Job Purpose:

  • Assists in the technical design, planning, implementation, and the highest level of performance tuning and recovery procedures for mission critical enterprise systems.
  • Assists in the redesign and configuration of operating systems and system applications as well as investigates and analyses feasibility of system requirements and develops systems specifications. 

Key responsibilities:

  • Assists and ensures that records of system downtime and equipment inventory are properly maintained. Applies revisions to host system firmware and software. Works with vendors to assist support activities.
  • Assists in developing new system and application implementation plans, custom scripts and testing procedures to ensure operational reliability. 
  • Assists in performing troubleshooting as required. As such, leads problem-solving efforts often involving outside vendors and other support personnel and/or organizations.
  • Establishes, maintains and manages users UNIX accounts. Installs, modifies and maintains systems and utility software on server computer systems. Provides server support related to other software.
  • Ensures high availability and acceptable levels of performance of mission critical host computer resources.
  • Follows procedures to maintain security and protect systems from unauthorized use, acts of nature and user abuse.
  • Follows procedures, programs and documentation for backup and restoration of host operating systems and host-based applications.
  • Assists in developing and coordinating project directions and schedules to maximize benefits and minimize impacts on the customer organizations.
  • Provides leadership in planning and implementation of projects for computer operations and enterprise systems administration.
  • Assists in developing tools, procedures, and training sessions for Operations, Client Support and Systems Development staff to assist with work.
  • Manage and administer cloud environments. 
  • Perform period Disaster recovery drills, backup test. 
  • Administer active directory , SCCM , sharepoint, Defender for end points and Intune.
  • Delegated Authority: As per the approved Delegated Authority Matrix. 

Key Performance Measures:

  • As described in your Personal Score Card.

Knowledge, experience and qualifications required

  • Degree in Science/Engineering/Computer Science.
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in a 24×7 service provider environment.
  • Extensive programming background in any applicable language.
  • ITIL intermediate.
  • Microsoft , Linux Knowledge.

Technical/ Functional competencies:

  • Familiarity with networked/distributed computing environment concepts; for example, ability to use the route command, administer routing and remote access service, and modify deployed group policies.
  • Ability to write scripts in some administrative language (e.g., Perl, Python, VBScript, Windows PowerShell).
  • Programming experience in any applicable language.
  • Ability to deal tactfully with employees and contractors who provide a broad spectrum of services.
  • Detail oriented and process focused. 
  • Self-motivated, self-starter who works well in a fast pace, growth orientated entrepreneurial environment. 
  • Strong organization, time management and prioritization skills.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified? Go to Britam on britam.taleo.net to apply

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