Systems Administrator Job at THPS

Systems Administrator Job at THPS

Systems Administrator Job at THPS

Position title: Systems Administrator
Reports to: IT Manager

Location: Dar es Salaam with 30% field travel

Purpose and Scope of Job: Responsible for the maintenance, configuration, and reliable operation of the entire IT infrastructure including computer systems, Windows Servers, and Cloud infrastructure

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Principal duties and responsibilities:

  • Perform server administration tasks, including user/group administration, security permissions, group policies, print services, research event log warnings and errors, and resource monitoring, ensuring system architecture components work together seamlessly
  • Monitor data center health and respond to hardware issues as they arise; help build, test, and maintain new servers as needed
  • Maintain internal infrastructure requirements including, laptop and desktop computers, servers, routers, switches, firewalls, printers, phones, and security updates; support internet, intranet, LANs, WANs, and network segments
  • Interact with IT Assistant and other teams to assist in troubleshooting, identify root cause, and provide technical support when needed
  • Administer all network-based systems including active directory, operating systems, network-based applications, and infrastructure consisting of SQL databases, Microsoft 365, AWS,
  • Microsoft Azure & Frappe cloud.
  • Monitor and maintain the security of ICT infrastructure including developing organizational security procedures and running regular data checkups – setting up, deleting, and maintaining user accounts
  • Secure system integrity from any breaches or viruses and play an essential role in risk mitigation planning, including creating backup plans, safeguards for data, user security policies, and identity management.
  • Maintaining the integrity, performance, and efficiency of database systems including migration, design, configuration, installation, and security of the organization’s data assets.
  • Install and upgrade computer components and software, manage virtual servers, and integrate automation processes
  • Troubleshoot hardware and software errors by running diagnostics, documenting problems and resolutions, prioritizing problems, and assessing the impact of issues
  • Perform regular backup operations and implement appropriate processes for data protection, disaster recovery, and failover procedures
  • Research upcoming products, service protocols, and standards in support of systems software procurement and development efforts.
  • Ensure appropriate measures are proactively followed in response to unforeseen issues such as IT downtime or zero-day exploits.
  • Analyze system logs, identify potential issues with server systems & implement/escalate recommended actions to resolve/mitigate business risk.
  • Monitor system health and identify anomalous network behavior, which may include security-sensitive activities such as unauthorized network access and data transfer.
  • Prepare ICT educational materials and conduct training programs to bring users up to pace with new software installations or IT system changes
  • Monitoring THPS systems, providing maintenance, and troubleshooting any problems when they arise for infrastructure consisting of SQL databases, Microsoft 365, AWS, Microsoft Azure & Frappe cloud.
  • Enable faster and smarter business processes and implement analytics for meaningful insights
  • Managing and updating the THPS website
  • Any other ad hoc duties as required.

Systems Administrator at THPS

Systems Administrator Job at THPS

Qualification, Competence, and Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Technology, or a related field from a recognized institution.
    Possession of IT-related certifications such as ITIL, Microsoft Windows Server, and Desktop certifications, Windows Server Administration Fundamentals, Google IT Support
  • Professional Certificate, MCSE, CompTIA Server+ and A+ will be considered as an added advantage
  • At least 3 years of hands-on experience in installation and management of ICT systems including Windows Servers, Active Directory, Microsoft 365, and internet security.
  • Experience with or knowledge of programming languages and operating systems; current equipment and technologies, enterprise backup and recovery procedures, system performance-monitoring tools, active directories, virtualization, HTTP traffic, content delivery, and caching.
  • Cloud computing skills: Familiarity with cloud applications like Microsoft 365 & Azure.
  • Experience with scripting and automation tools including creating scripts in programming languages
  • Working knowledge of virtualization, VMWare, or equivalent
  • Up-to-date knowledge of the latest IT trends and software understands applicability and limitations of technology to the work of the office.
  • Attention to detail and the ability to follow instructions fully and precisely are essential
  • Flexible work attitude: the ability to work in a team environment & independently and meet unexpected demands
  • Analytical and conceptual thinking, problem-solving ability
    Integrity and credibility.
  • Willingness to identify, implement and drive improvements.
  • Proactive, enthusiastic, and output drove.

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How to apply:

Interested applicants should send their application cover letter one-page maximum and CV four pages maximum to recruitment@thps.or.tz by September 18, 2022, with a subject line of ‘Position’ System Administrator’’. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. Please do not attach any certificates when submitting online.

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THPS is an equal opportunity employer; women, people living with HIV/AIDS, and people living with disability are encouraged to apply

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