ICT Authority Network Administrators Jobs in Kenya

May 30, 2017

The ICT Authority is tasked with rationalizing and streamlining the management of all Government of Kenya ICT functions. 

Its broad mandate entails enforcing ICT standards in Government and enhancing the supervision of its electronic communication.

The Authority also promotes ICT literacy, capacity, innovation and enterprise in line with the Kenya National ICT Masterplan 2017.

Job Title: Network Administrator
 
 
Vacancy No: ICTA/SS/08/17
 
Posts: 2
 
Reports to: Network Adminstration Lead
 
Division: Infrastracture
 
Terms of Service: Permanent
 
Duration: Permanent
 
Job Grade: 6
 
Key Tasks:
  1. Responsible for administration and upgrading of network systems
  2. Ensure optimal operation of all network hardware and equipment e.g. routers and switches
  3. Configure all networks in the public service to ensure their smooth and reliable operation for fulfilling organisational objectives and processes
  4. Monitor network performance and troubleshoot problem areas as needed to identify and remedy network performance bottlenecks
  5. Ensure network connectivity of all servers, workstations, telephony equipment, fax machines, and other network appliances
  6. Liaise with the Managed units division to perform on-site analysis, diagnosis, and resolution of complex network problems for a variety of end users, and recommend and implement corrective solutions
  7. Manage planning and maintenance of network cabling
  8. Assists maintaining network servers by troubleshooting hardware and software issues.
  9. Maintains and adds new user accounts to the network, sets up E-mail mailboxes, maintains email distribution groups
  10. Participate in managing all network security solutions
  11. Establish and maintain regular written and inperson communications with departmental administration regarding pertinent network activities
  12. Participate in server and security audits, and system backups and recovery
  13. Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.
Knowledge, experience and qualifications required:
  1. A university degree in computer science or related field
  2. Possession of a relevant Network Administration Certificate e.g. CCNA or CCNE
  3. Five years relevant experience
  4. Proven experience with network capacity planning, network security principles, and general network management best practices.
Personal Skills:
  1. Good written and oral communication skills
  2. Good interpersonal skills
  3. Proven analytical and problem-solving abilities.
  4. Ability to effectively prioritize tasks in a high-pressure environment
  5. Strong customer service orientation
  6. Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment
How to Apply

CLICK HERE to apply online

Deadline for application is 2nd June 2017





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