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Systems Administrator

Salary rangeConfidential | Contract type: Permanent

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Job Summary

Job purpose: provide support for installation, configuration, and support of UNCST’s local area network, wide area network, and Internet system; Maintain network hardware and software, monitoring the network to ensure confidentiality, integrity and availability, perform necessary maintenance; supervise other network support and client server specialists, develop web applications to support business processes and plan, coordinate, and implement network security measures.
Job Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s Degree (Hons) in Information Technology or Computer Science or Computer Engineering or any relevant degree;
  • In-depth knowledge of programming for diverse operating systems and platforms using diverse development tools;
  • Ability to work under minimum supervision and to manage pressure;
  • Good interpersonal & Communication skills;
  • Excellent understanding of software design and programming principles;
  • At least 3 years of experience in the same field;
  • Age: not more than 35 years.

Responsibilities

  • Diagnose hardware and software problems, and replace defective components.
  • Perform data backups and disaster recovery operations.
  • Maintain and administer computer networks and related computing environments, including computer hardware, systems software, applications software, and all configurations.
  • Develop and maintain web applications to support UNCST business processes
  • Plan, coordinate, and implement network security measures in order to protect data, software, and hardware.
  • Operate master consoles in order to monitor the performance of computer systems and networks, and to coordinate computer network access and use.
  • Perform routine network startup and shutdown procedures, and maintain control records.
  • Design, configure, and test computer hardware, networking software and operating system software.
  • Recommend changes to improve systems and network configurations, and determine hardware or software requirements related to such changes.
  • Confer with network users about how to solve existing system problems.
  • Monitor network performance in order to determine whether adjustments need to be made, and to determine where changes will need to be made in the future.
  • Train staff in computer system use;
  • Gather data pertaining to staff needs, and use the information to identify, predict, interpret, and evaluate system and network requirements;
  • Analyze equipment performance records in order to determine the need for repair or replacement;
  • Maintain logs related to network functions, as well as maintenance and repair records;
  • Research on new ICTs and implement or recommend their implementation;
  • Maintain an inventory of parts for emergency repairs;
  • Coordinate with vendors and with UNCST staff in order to facilitate purchases;
  • Assist in the setting up and administer appropriate ICT policies and procedures.
  • Undertake any other UNCST tasks as necessary and as may be assigned.

Job Requirements

Required education: Bachelor's degree
Required relevant work experience: 3 years
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)
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