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ICT Systems Administrator

Purpose of the position:

The purpose of this position is to ensure the effective planning, design, implementation, and maintenance of mission critical enterprise systems. Serves as a technical expert in the area of system administration for complex business systems.

Major Responsibilities:

  1. Administration

Develops strategies to manage the frequency of appropriate support package/patch application.

Monitors health of systems and provides appropriate recommendations, when required.

Coordinates and validates activities.

Manages user access to, systems, servers, and files.

Administers the set-up of new profiles, creates and updates access permissions and maintains user accounts.

Installs, configures and maintains system hardware and software components.

  1. Design / Develop

Analyzes, designs, develops, and documents systems to meet business requirements.

  1. Technical Requirements

Supervises the monitoring procedures and evaluates problems identified by team members.

Determines infrastructure systems specifications, input/output processes and working parameters for hardware/software compatibility.

Identification of issues regarding impact of and integration with existing architecture, processes and systems.

  1. Support

Provides Level 2 production support to the field.

Supervises the IT Officer Customer Support in the field

Diagnoses escalated problems or escalates, when needed.

  1. Security

Makes recommendations to improve security and participates in investigations as needed.

  1. Business continuity

Designs and assists in the development of a comprehensive disaster recovery plan both for Karen and the field.

Assists in the development of disaster recovery plans with service providers in regard to enterprise

  1. Policies, Procedures and Standards

Supports and helps establish systems environment standards.

Works with auditors, security groups, and data owners to make sure of governance, regulations, and compliance to policies and procedures.

Other Competencies/Attributes:

  • Fast thinker and able to make rational decisions even under pressure
  • Fast learner and always a step ahead in terms of IT security
  • Team Player
  • Committed person
  • Able to communicate effectively

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

  • Educational requirement: Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science/Information Technology or related field
  • Technical Requirement: Technical Training qualifications required: MCSE or MCITP, CCNA, VMware ESXi and VCenter Server administration, Lotus Domino administration, HP Blade System Solutions Support certification or equivalent experience.
  • Certification: CISA or CISM certification will be an added advantage
  • Experience: At least 3 – 4 years of experience in busy IT office. 2 years as Systems Administration.
  • Good working knowledge of office automation applications (Microsoft Office) and
  • Excellent communication and inter-personal skills. Must be able to work in a multi-cultural environment
  • Excellent analytical, problem solving and negotiation skills
  • Customer-focused. Must demonstrate a strong willingness to meet the customer’s needs while balancing the organization’s needs and priorities
  • Demonstrates eagerness and aptitude for acquiring necessary technical knowledge, skills and judgment to accomplish a result or to serve a client’s needs effectively
  • Excellent time-management skills. Able and willing to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to work in, and contribute to, team building environment
  • Must be willing to travel to various locations in Somalia, and to live under harsh conditions
  • Must be able to speak, understand and write fluent English

Working Environment

  • Work environment: Office-based with frequent travel to the field
  • Travel: 15% Domestic/international travel is required.
  • On call: As required

More Information

  • Job City Karen
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World Vision International is an Evangelical Christian humanitarian aid, development, and advocacy organization.

It was founded in 1950 by Robert Pierce as a service organization to meet the emergency needs of missionaries. In 1975 development work was added to World Vision's objectives.

It is active in more than 90 countries with a total revenue including grants, product and foreign donations of $2.79 billion (2011).

The World Vision Partnership is a global community of people passionately committed to improving the lives and futures of the world’s most vulnerable children.

We are one the world’s largest child focused development organisations, with over 45,000 staff in almost 100 countries, serving 100 million people annually. We work on every level to achieve our goal of child well-being – from international activism to checking in on children face-to-face.

Our people are our greatest asset. Each staff has unique experience and skills - and it’s our job to provide them with the training and opportunities they need to make their greatest contribution to our work worldwide.

According to our latest staff survey, over 80% of staff who responded are excited about the future, ready to put in extra effort, proud to work for World Vision and ready to recommend us to others as a great employer.

We offer a wide range of rewarding career opportunities, from tackling humanitarian emergencies, working in development and advocacy, to performing vital support roles such as finance, IT, marketing and human resources.

World Vision has the privilege to partner with communities in 25 countries in Africa: Angola, Burundi, Chad, Congo (DRC), Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mozambique, Niger, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

World Vision aims to achieve the sustained well-being of children within families and communities, especially the most vulnerable by ensuring that children:

  • Enjoy good health
  • Are educated for life
  • Experience love of God and their neighbour
  • Are cared for, protected and participate
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0 USD Karen CF 3201 Abc road Full Time , 40 hours per week World Vision International

ICT Systems Administrator

Purpose of the position:

The purpose of this position is to ensure the effective planning, design, implementation, and maintenance of mission critical enterprise systems. Serves as a technical expert in the area of system administration for complex business systems.

Major Responsibilities:

  1. Administration

Develops strategies to manage the frequency of appropriate support package/patch application.

Monitors health of systems and provides appropriate recommendations, when required.

Coordinates and validates activities.

Manages user access to, systems, servers, and files.

Administers the set-up of new profiles, creates and updates access permissions and maintains user accounts.

Installs, configures and maintains system hardware and software components.

  1. Design / Develop

Analyzes, designs, develops, and documents systems to meet business requirements.

  1. Technical Requirements

Supervises the monitoring procedures and evaluates problems identified by team members.

Determines infrastructure systems specifications, input/output processes and working parameters for hardware/software compatibility.

Identification of issues regarding impact of and integration with existing architecture, processes and systems.

  1. Support

Provides Level 2 production support to the field.

Supervises the IT Officer Customer Support in the field

Diagnoses escalated problems or escalates, when needed.

  1. Security

Makes recommendations to improve security and participates in investigations as needed.

  1. Business continuity

Designs and assists in the development of a comprehensive disaster recovery plan both for Karen and the field.

Assists in the development of disaster recovery plans with service providers in regard to enterprise

  1. Policies, Procedures and Standards

Supports and helps establish systems environment standards.

Works with auditors, security groups, and data owners to make sure of governance, regulations, and compliance to policies and procedures.

Other Competencies/Attributes:

  • Fast thinker and able to make rational decisions even under pressure
  • Fast learner and always a step ahead in terms of IT security
  • Team Player
  • Committed person
  • Able to communicate effectively

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

  • Educational requirement: Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science/Information Technology or related field
  • Technical Requirement: Technical Training qualifications required: MCSE or MCITP, CCNA, VMware ESXi and VCenter Server administration, Lotus Domino administration, HP Blade System Solutions Support certification or equivalent experience.
  • Certification: CISA or CISM certification will be an added advantage
  • Experience: At least 3 - 4 years of experience in busy IT office. 2 years as Systems Administration.
  • Good working knowledge of office automation applications (Microsoft Office) and
  • Excellent communication and inter-personal skills. Must be able to work in a multi-cultural environment
  • Excellent analytical, problem solving and negotiation skills
  • Customer-focused. Must demonstrate a strong willingness to meet the customer’s needs while balancing the organization’s needs and priorities
  • Demonstrates eagerness and aptitude for acquiring necessary technical knowledge, skills and judgment to accomplish a result or to serve a client's needs effectively
  • Excellent time-management skills. Able and willing to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to work in, and contribute to, team building environment
  • Must be willing to travel to various locations in Somalia, and to live under harsh conditions
  • Must be able to speak, understand and write fluent English

Working Environment

  • Work environment: Office-based with frequent travel to the field
  • Travel: 15% Domestic/international travel is required.
  • On call: As required
2018-10-24

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