System Administrator at Sama – May 2024

System Administrator

  • We are looking for a System Administrator to maintain, upgrade and manage our software, hardware, and networks. Resourcefulness is a necessary skill in this role. You should be able to diagnose and resolve problems quickly. You should also have the patience to communicate with a variety of interdisciplinary teams and users.
  • Your goal will be to ensure that our technology infrastructure runs smoothly and efficiently.

Key Responsibilities

  • Perform troubleshooting, archiving, and backup of server applications.
  • Manage inventory of software licenses, software applications, hardware components, and IT supplies.
  • Set up and configure computers for new users.
  • Assist in equipment set-up and software installation & updates.
  • User administration (setup and maintaining domain account)
  • Administering user mailboxes in the Nairobi office G suite organization unit.
  • Conduct daily backups of network files and test on a regular basis.
  • Liaising with the Systems Engineer to configure for and apply system patches and update systems as soon as a new version of OS and application software comes out
  • Responsible for setting up and technical management of conferencing and collaboration solutions throughout the organization.
  • Ensure that all systems are installed with an up-to-date version of the enterprise antivirus and ensure prompt detection and cleaning of infected systems.
  • Monitoring networks and systems to improve performance
  • Attend regular continuing professional education courses to maintain knowledge level.
  • Organize and implement the firm’s help desk as required by the organization.
  • End-user support and problem resolution

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field.
  • Professional qualifications: Systems administration/System Engineering, Certification in Microsoft MCSE/MCITP
  • Working technical knowledge of network, PC, and platform operating systems.
  • A solid understanding of Internet-based technologies (TCP/IP, DNS, Security, HTTP/HTTPS)
  • Working knowledge of public cloud infrastructure (AWS, GCP) will be desirable

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Interested and qualified? Go to Sama on boards.greenhouse.io to apply