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 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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