Systems Administrator at Adept Systems

On Friday, October 11th, 2013

Summary: Our client is a General Insurance Provider whose range of products includes Personal Accident, Liability, Medical, and Miscellaneous classes of General Insurance.

The organization is seeking an experienced, highly motivated and enthusiastic individual to fill in the position of a Systems Administrator
He/she will be accountable for the timely preparation, development and analysis of key financial information to ensure that the management makes well-informed decisions to ensure sustainable growth and profitability.

Key Responsibilities

  • Monitors and evaluates operating efficiency, analyses hardware/software performance and tuning
  • Determines and initiates appropriate and immediate actions needed to restore normal services with minimal down time.
  • Investigates recurring and related operating system failures/inefficiencies by reviewing system logs, dumps and other information from clients or technical personnel
  • Monitors systems backup procedures and executes recovery operations when necessary
  • Performs long-range and capacity planning studies to determine the type of resources needed to support expected volume, type of application systems and operating assurance.
  • Performs initial setup, software installation, testing and security hardening of computer server systems.
  • Maintains software, including testing, evaluation and installation of new versions or authorized modifications to custom and vendor supplied operating systems and related software.
  • Performs software patching and keeps systems in compliance with applicable standards.
  • Troubleshoots hardware/software problems and system failures
  • Works with hardware and software vendors to diagnose and correct problems
  • Prepares documentation of systems and software for permanent records.
Qualification and Experience
  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science/Information Management.
  • CCNA certification.
  • A minimum of 2 years working experience, 1 of which is in a similar position.
  • Project Management
  • Working knowledge of ITIL, MCITP and VCP.
  • Good Problem solving skills and highly analytical
How to apply:
Send your application including a cover letter indicating your desire to work with our client; a detailed CV highlighting relevant experience, details of current and expected salary, a daytime phone contact, email address, and the names of three professional referees before Friday 25th October 2013 to:
Adept Systems
Management Consultants
P O Box 6416, 
Nairobi, GPO 00100
Email: [email protected]

Only short listed candidates will be contacted. 

Please note that we do not charge fees for receiving or processing job applications.
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