Server Infrastructure Administrator at Indra

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  • Company: Indra
  • Location: Kenya
  • State: Nairobi
  • Job type: Full-Time
  • Job category: IT/Telecom Jobs in Kenya
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Job Description
Indra is one of the main global consulting and technology companies and the technology partner for core business operations of its clients businesses throughout the world. It provides unique in-house solutions and advanced and high added value technology services that allow its customers to solve their most critical issues and enhance their processes, efficiency, profitability and differentiation. Indra is a world leader in the development of comprehensive technological solutions in fields such as Defense & Security, Transport & Traffic, Energy & Industry, Telecommunications & Media, Financial Services and Public Administrations & Healthcare. Through its Minsait unit, it provides a response to the challenges of digital transformation. Our vision As a corporate project, the Indra vision has always been long-term and has been founded upon the firm belief that maintaining a company profile focused on innovation with a solid technological base and offering premium solutions to leading clients allow us to generate increased growth and profitability and, thereby, acquire the capacity to create value in the short-, medium- and long-term. In 2004, following a period of consultation and feedback with company professionals, we defined our vision as follows: “To be an innovative knowledge-based company in our relations with internal and external stakeholders (shareholders, professionals, clients, etc.), with the institutions that cultivate and develop this knowledge, and with the communities in which we operate.”
Summary

We are looking for a Server Infrastructure Administrator for the Africa Region to be stationed in Nairobi, Kenya.

The key responsibilities for the role are as follows:
  • Serve as the subject matter expert regarding IT Infrastructure Technologies. Specifically, you should be proficient and preferably certified in the following technology areas:
  • Server Hardware (HP, IBM, Dell, etc)
  • Server Storage (SAN/NAS)
  • Virtualization Hypervisors (KVM, Vmware, Hyper-V)
  • Operating System Administration (Linux Certification, Windows Server)
  • Networking (LAN, Segmentation, Microsegmentation, firewall configuration, load balancers)
  • Security (hardening, fw security policies implementation, Identity management…)
  • Database Administration (Oracle and MSSQL)
  • Application/Web servers (Apache, Tomcat, JBOSS)
  • DevOps (Ansible, Kubernetes, CI/CD tools)
  • Automation (Jenkins etc)
  • Monitoring (Grafana etc)
  • Windows Active Directory (Domain controllers’ configuration, OUs definition, AD policies configuration, DNS, authentication…)

Develop and implement best practice guidelines for IT infrastructure systems – including:

  • Security
  • High Performance
  • High Availability
  • Disaster Recovery

Backups

  • Server Performance Monitoring and Troubleshooting of Software and Hardware issues
  • Support, maintenance, patching, and upgrades of Server OS, databases, application/web servers etc.
  • Support business continuity goals, including regular testing of DR strategies
  • Provide off-hours support for production systems.
Desired qualifications for this role are as follows:
  • Minimum 5 years of IT Systems Administration experience including:
    • 4 years of experience in Server Hardware and Storage installation, configuration, monitoring and troubleshooting.
    • 4 years of experience administering Virtualization clusters.
    • 4 years of experience in Linux system administration.
    • 2 years of experience in Windows Server system administration.
    • 4 years of experience in Database administration.
    • 2 years of scripting experience (shell, python, etc.).
    • 2 years of experience with Apache, Tomcat, JBOSS.
    • 2 years of experience with enterprise backup systems.
  • Experience interfacing effectively with both business and technical stakeholders.
  • An innovative spirit: This is a challenging technical job that requires creativity in generation of ideas and unique solutions to technical problems.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. You will be expected to participate in preparation of both Technical and End User oriented Documentation.
  • Excellent Interpersonal skills and a good team player. You will work in Teams composed of colleagues of diverse skill-sets in addition to fellow System Administrators. Good synergy with your colleagues will therefore be critical to your success.
  • Readiness to travel.
  • University graduate in Computer Science/Engineering or related degree from a reputable university.
  • Excellent academic performance. Only First Class or Second-Class Upper Division degree holders will be considered.
Method of Application
Submit your CV and Application on Company Website : Click Here Closing Date : 31 May. 2022
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