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Systems And ERP Administrator

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Information technology, software development, data
  • Experienced (senior worker)
  • Full Time
  • Permanent
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Job Summary

To design, Implement organize and support Optiven’s Computer systems
Required skills, knowledge and experience:-

  1. Bachelor’s degree in Computer science, Information technology, BBIT or any other IT related field
  2. Professional certification in Microsoft SQL and Windows server certifications will be an added advantage
  3. Minimum 3 years’ experience in working as Systems Administrator
  4. Experience working with ERP systems(Microsoft Dynamics Navision and Odoo ERP) will be an added advantage
  5. Knowledge of Information Security
  6. C/SIDE Development, Role Tailored Client Experience
  7. Ability to set priorities, meet deadlines and multi-task with minimal supervision.
  8. Strong interpersonal, organizational, and team skills
  9. Solid written and verbal communication skills
  10. Should be highly Innovative, willing to learn and keep up with current technologies

How to Apply
Applicants who meet the above criteria are required to send their applications with “Systems And ERP Administrator” being the subject of the email with detailed CV names & addresses of three referees. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.



  1. Develop and/or deploy ICT products and services including software design and system implementation.
  2. Enhance and maintain ICT products and services with evolving ICT architecture.
  3. Manage outsourced ICT service providers and vendors and ensure that service delivery is done according to the Service Level Agreements (SLAs).
  4. Create backup schedules and carry out the back ups and test for effectiveness on a continuous basis.
  5. Recommend upgrades to the Server.
  6. Proactive monitoring of all network devices, services and servers using a combination of tools to ensure high availability and SLA’s.
  7. Maintain Integrity and security of the Company’s network
  8. Ensure that data is replicated between the Company’s server and the Disaster Recovery site as well as testing for consistency at all times.
  9. Maintain up-to-date knowledge of emerging tools and technologies & implement new technology that supports business requirements
  10. Troubleshoot and analyze reported problems
  11. Perform ongoing performance tuning, hardware upgrades and resource optimization as required
  12. Monitor server and network performance
  13. Produce and maintain detailed technical documentation for all processes and procedures, and troubleshooting guides.
  14. Maintain an up-to-date inventory of all company devices and Infrastructure
  1. Create users and Control access permissions and privileges to the ERP systems (Microsoft Dynamics Navision and Odoo ERP system)
  2. Perform daily backups of the Microsoft Dynamics Navision Database
  3. Troubleshoot and analyze all issues regarding the ERP systems
  4. Oversee the development and acquisition of ERP Modules for conformance to the organization’s priorities.
  5. Work closely with the ERP systems Vendors and Monitor Software project progress by tracking activity, resolve problems, publish progress reports and recommend actions.
  6. Maintain user confidence and protect operations by keeping information confidential.
  7. Perform other duties as assigned

General Information

Salary rangeNot specified
Additional informationNot specified
Contract type: Permanent
Job type: Full Time
Location: Nairobi
Area of work: Information technology, software development, data
Seniority: Experienced (senior worker)

Job Requirements

Required education: Bachelor's degree
Required relevant work experience: 3 years
Required skills: Performance monitoring and evaluation; Technical documentation; Research and development; System and network security; System administration; Enterprise Resource Planning - ERP system (use of); Troubleshooting
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)

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Optiven Limited

Real estateCompany size: 100-500 people

Optiven Limited is a Real Estate company founded to empower property investors in Africa. Our flagship product is Value Added Plots which have been transformed and made suitable for immediate settlement and futuristic capital gain focus. Optiven is the market leader in the industry and was recently crowned Number One Company in Kenya and the Best in Real Estate Under Top 100 Mid- Size Company Awards 2014/15 (This is a competition for Mid- Size Companies in Kenya run by KPMG and Business Daily).

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