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Systems Administrator

Salary rangeConfidential | Contract type: Permanent

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Job Summary

Person Specifications
o Should have a degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Computer Systems Engineering or Computer Mathematics from a recognized institution. o Professional certification in any one or more of the following will be an added advantage: Microsoft Certified System Administrator (MCSA), Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) – Data Platform or Business Intelligence, IBM Certified Database Administrator (ICDA), Oracle Database Certification (ODC), CISCO Certified Network Associate (CCNA), CISCO Certified Network Professional (CCNP), Certified Network Associate (CAN), Linux Professional Institute Certification (LPIC), Microsoft Certified System Administrator (MCSA) or Microsoft Certified System Engineer (MCSE).
1. Qualifying persons should submit five (5) copies of their application letters duly signed together with certified photocopies of their transcripts, certificates, five (5) recent passport photographs and latest copy of their curriculum vitae giving full details of the applicants’ education, work experience and naming three referees with their postal addresses and day time phone contact. The application should be put in a big (A4) sealed envelope and the job applied for indicated on the envelope. Applicants must make sure that at least two referees have forwarded recommendation letters concerning their application to the University Secretary before the closing date of this advertisement.
2. Applications should be hand delivered to the Office of the University Secretary and addressed to:
The University Secretary,
Lira University, P.O. Box 1035, Lira.
3. Applicants can also apply on-line by sending scanned application letter, curriculum
vitae and relevant documents to [email protected]
4. Please visit our website at: details of the job.
5. The deadline for receiving applications is 30th October 2020.
6. Lira University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
7. Applicants should show demonstrable qualities of leadership and integrity.
8. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
9. Due diligence by the university will form part of the selection criteria.
10. Any form of solicitation or lobbying will lead to automatic cancellation of application. ork experience in a relevant field is an added advantage.


o Installs, configures and manages internal and customer-facing servers, network devices and firewalls.
o Conducts troubleshooting tests, system upgrades and security backups of hardware and software.
o Implements project plans, risk assessments and contingency plans for management of crises and disaster recovery.
o Provides technical support and training to users of ICT infrastructures.
o Compiles information on ICT inventory and asset configuration.
o Researches on existing and emerging ICT technologies and trends that can be of benefit to the university and advises the ICT manager accordingly.
o Installs or configures security or operating applications or systems.
o Implements and applies acceptable ICT systems standards, practices and compliance to software licensing laws.
o Supervises, mentors, coaches, counsels and appraises lower level ICT staff in the department.
o Performs any other official duties as assigned to him or her by the Supervisor.

Job Requirements

Required education: Bachelor's degree
Required relevant work experience: 2 years
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)
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