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11 Feb 2021

Senior Systems Administrator at ZCAS

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Job Description

Reports to: Senior Systems Administrator

Purpose of the Job: designing, implementing and administering of systems software (Server Operating Systems) and maintenance of servers and workstations.

Main Responsibilities

  • Installation of Windows Server 2016 and Microsoft Office products and licenses
  • Installation and maintenance of Windows 10 images and licenses
  • Installation and maintenance of Microsoft Exchange Server
  • Installation and maintenance of Proof Point with selected service provider
  • Installation and maintenance of Microsoft Dynamics Navision
  • Installation and maintenance of Kaspersky Endpoint Security
  • Installation and maintenance of Sophos Firewall
  • Installation and maintenance of CentOS and Ubuntu Virtual Machines
  • Installation and maintenance of Hyper V and Backup software
  • Installation and maintenance of remote access software
  • Systems updates and upgrades of software and updating of software licenses
  • Supervising maintenance of Cisco Routers, CCTV and thin clients
  • Supervising maintenance of computer labs and projectors
  • Installation of wireless projectors and projector software on lectures and staff laptops
  • Providing up to date specifications for desktops, laptops, printers, projectors and
    other accessories
  • Facilitating repairs of all ZCAS ICT equipment and ensuring enough supplies of
    spares consumables
  • Any other duties as may be assigned by the Senior Systems Administrator

Qualifications and Experience

  1. Grade 12 or Form V Certificate with 5 “O” levels with credits in English and
  2. Minimum of a Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or related degree
  3. A Microsoft Certification will be an added advantage
  4. At least two (2) years’ work experience

Skills and Attributes

  • Proficient at Windows Server 2016, Microsoft Exchange and Hyper V
  • Knowledge of installation of Proof Point will be an added advantage
  • Good knowledge of ICT, products and services and latest trends
  • Good knowledge of CentOS and Ubuntu Linux
  • Good knowledge of Virtualization, Cloud Computing, Data Centres and Disaster Recovery
  • Team Player
  • Good written and spoken English
  • Honesty and Integrity
  • Ability to work under pressure and willingness to work up to 21:00hrs in some cases and on some weekends to maintain server rooms and computer labs
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Method of Application

Interested qualified persons should address their applications to:

Registrar and Board Secretary


Dedan Kimathi Road

P.O.BOX 35243


[email protected]

Enclose certified photocopies of academic and professional qualifications, National Registration Card and detailed signed curriculum vitae. Closing date for receipt of applications will be 19th February, 2021.


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