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Kenya, Nairobi · Information Technology

Job Summary:
We are seeking a qualified and experienced System Administrator with 3 to 5 years of proven expertise to contribute to our IT team. As a System Administrator, you will be responsible for the efficient operation and maintenance of our IT infrastructure, ensuring optimal performance and security.

  • Install, configure, and maintain server operating systems and applications.
  • Monitor system performance, conduct performance tuning, and implement optimizations.
  • Administer user accounts, permissions, and access rights.
  • Implement and maintain security protocols, ensuring the integrity of the IT environment.
  • Perform regular backups, develop disaster recovery plans, and participate in testing.
  • Troubleshoot hardware, software, and network issues, resolving problems promptly.
  • Collaborate with IT support teams to provide technical assistance to end-users.
  • Install and update software, patches, and system updates.
  • Manage and support virtualization technologies.
  • Evaluate and recommend hardware and software solutions to meet business needs.
  • Document system configurations, changes, and upgrades.
  • Participate in on-call rotations for after-hours support.
  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, Information Technology, or a related field.​​​​​​
  • 3 to 5 years of demonstrated experience as a System Administrator.
  • Proficiency in administering Windows and/or Linux server environments.
  • Strong understanding of networking protocols, services, and security.
  • Experience with virtualization technologies (e.g., VMware, Hyper-V).
  • Familiarity with cloud computing platforms (e.g., AWS, Azure, Google Cloud).
  • Ability to script and automate routine tasks (e.g., PowerShell, Bash).
  • Excellent problem-solving and troubleshooting skills.
  • Strong communication skills and ability to work effectively with team members.
  • Proactive attitude towards learning and staying updated on industry trends.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Certifications in relevant technologies (e.g., MCSA, MCSE, CompTIA Linux+).
  • Experience with containerization technologies (e.g., Docker, Kubernetes).
  • Knowledge of cybersecurity best practices.
  • Familiarity with backup and recovery solutions.
  • Experience with configuration management tools (e.g., Ansible, Puppet).
  • Understanding of ITIL practices.
  • Previous experience in a DevOps environment.


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