System Engineer – Netcom Africa Limited

Job Description

Key Duties & Responsibilities

  • Maintain integrity and operational suitability of all Applications/Software
  • Develop applications and system tools
  • Back-up / restore / develop all system applications and databases
  • Troubleshoot all application-related issues
  • Other task assigned by line manager
  • Hardware, software and application support for workstations, printers, and other end user devices
  • Installation and troubleshooting Windows and Linux OS and applications
  • Backup and restore operations, administration, and reporting
  • Maintaining ICT systems databases and documentation
  • Perform system hardware/software/network installation, setup, configuration and administration for internal use or for clients
  • Provide system support to project teams and users
  • Support internal system and network day-to-day operation and administration, including cloud, VM, server, and other platforms
  • To troubleshoot server and related issues
  • To coordinate and work with partners and other teams meet project delivery requirement.

Education and / or Professional Qualifications

  • Graduate Degree in an ICT related discipline
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in ICT Information Systems implementation and support, in a medium to large-scale organization.
  • Trainings and/or certifications by accredited ICT (online) school, college or institute
  • Microsoft Certified Professional and/or Technology Specialist (MCTS) for Windows Server Administrator (MCDBA), Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE), Applications, (Network) Infrastructure, Active Directory Configuration
  • Proficient in data architecture (data gathering, structure, content and significance, tools and technologies).
  • Proficient in software development, programming and scripting.
  • Good experience in cloud (MS Azure, AWS,…), virtualization (VMware, Virtual Box,…), Network (TCP/IP)

Essential Skills / Knowledge:

  • Expert knowledge of Unix/Linux and other operating systems
  • Thorough understanding of Internet protocols.
  • Advanced knowledge in network architectures and networking hardware configurations
  • Advanced knowledge in security and Linux firewall implementations
  • Advanced knowledge in software configurations, preferably with the following: Apache, PHP/ASP, Perl and others
  • Expert knowledge in database design and administration (MS SQL, MYSQL, Oracle, etc.)
  • Advanced skills and experience on back-up/restoration/disaster recovery design and implementation
  • Must be able to create script to automate various processes
  • Knowledge in OSS (RADIUS, Billing systems, DHCP, etc)
  • Strong written and oral communications skills in English
  • Willing to perform work or support outside office hour
  • Highly motivated and resourceful
  • Must be a team player and be able to prioritize different request and requirements.

Desirable Skills / Knowledge:

  • Scripting and programming skills
  • Good understanding of systems engineering methodology and practices
  • Solid understanding of project life cycle management
  • Database administration.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

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