Thursday, 12 January 2012

System Administrator - Nairobi, Kenya

Job Title: System Administrator

Location: Nairobi

Company Profile:

Our Client, one of the world's leading logistics companies is seeking talented and motivated individuals looking to pursue a career in Windows system administration

Main Responsibilities
  • Monitor all Windows servers for performance issues and stability concerns.
  • Administer domain and exchange user accounts.
  • Provide desktop support for all users in Nairobi and other international locations.
  • Regular application installations, configurations, and day-to-day administration.
  • Support, updates and Upgrade Internet Security suites, antivirus, anti-spam and malware applications on all desktops and servers.
  • Troubleshoot hardware and software issues as they arise.
  • Work with Apache and IIS6 on a daily basis to support customers and ensure maximum uptime.
  • Staying familiar with new versions of applications used on servers.
  • Working with and troubleshooting all of the following, including, but not limited to: SMTP, SNMP, SNTP, POP, FTP, SSL, SSH, HTTP, HTTPS, telnet, SFTP, DNS, RDP, TCP, ICMP, and UDP.
  • Use knowledge of each of the above listed technologies as related to the issue at hand.
  • Use and maintain zone file for name servers.
  • Work with basic applications and their ports: backup, MSSQL, MySQL.
  • Work with permissions in Microsoft Server 2008.
  • Setup and maintain Open Database Connectivity.
  • Work with, troubleshoot, and diagnose ASP, ASP.NET, PHP, CGI, and Perl languages.
  • Document issues and associated resolutions to problems.
Required Qualifications, Knowledge and Experience
  • All Hardware is remote. Knowledge of standard Web applications, Windows Server 2008, and Windows Exchange 2010 is a must
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in the English language.
  • Two or more years of Microsoft Windows Server administration.
  • Willing and able to cover other shifts if needed.
  • Dependable to be at work during assigned shifts and to complete work as expected.
  • Ability to work well with a team in a fast paced, constantly changed environment and follow instructions from supervisors and directors.
  • Experience with documenting procedures.
  • Experience with a web hosting control panel.
  • Experience with Cisco Routers, Switches, Firewalls, and Cisco IOS a plus but not required.
  • Be willing to work with and learn Windows Server 2008 and other technologies as they are released and implemented.
To apply for this position send your CV to mycv@myjobseye.com quoting the position in the subject line.

Kindly also mention your current/ last salary and benefits.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contact

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