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IT Administrator Full-time Job

May 9th, 2023 at 16:15   General   Nairobi   Reference: 1869
Job Details

Job Description

Janta Kenya is a HR Consultancy firm established with an objective of encompassing integral and necessary skills that most individuals and organizations need in everyday business. We have a team of professional HR consultants with extensive experience in all people management issues, and we are therefore well placed to offer advice for private, public and not-for-profit organisations.


  • To participate and manage implementation of business application software.
  • Work with team members across the organization to provide solutions and insights into improving the systems / applications environment.
  • Enforce policies and take actions to secure and protect the company computer system against threats like virus, spyware and other intrusions.
  • Administer all security technologies and functions that include (but not limited to); Antivirus, Spam ware, System Access control, intrusion detection systems, authentication processes, content filtering systems, application interface security, incident response.
  • Maintain a comprehensive list of IT assets for the assigned area, department.
  • Ensure the repair and/or restoration of failed hardware, applications, network connectivity, Internet within the assigned areas, department, branch or function.
  • Install, configure and maintain common systems such as desktops, laptops, printers, point of sale system, UPS and applications such as Windows Operating System, MS Office and Anti-virus
  • Manage access controls, permissions and roles of system users in the assigned systems such as Servers, Desktops, Active Directory and application systems.
  • Ensure availability and reliability of assigned hardware, network, servers, printers, infrastructure, applications and connectivity.
  • Perform backups, testing of backups and restoration of systems and data from backup of departmental.
  • Support, configure, monitor and administer all assigned systems, processes and functions.
  • Provide regular and accurate reports on various key aspects of assigned systems or responsibilities.
  • Perform corrective and preventive maintenance on IT equipment and software.
  • Perform system updates, upgrades, modifications and customizations with outside vendors, end-users, and IT resources.
  • Ensure that all calls/incidents are logged into the helpdesk system & addressed as per service level agreement.
  • Effectively participate in IT department planning, projects, reviews and service delivery requirements.
  • To perform any other duties as may be assigned by the head of section or department.

Skills & Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or other computer related degree
  • At least 3 years’ experience in a similar position, with a specific focus on technical and system administrative roles
  • Advance knowledge in linux/solaris based operating systems, MsOS, and windows server management
  • Demonstrated thorough understanding of Information security, networks, enterprise systems and capacity development
  • Professional Certifications will be a plus; CCNA, MSCE, MCITP or any other certifications deemed for the ICT field.
  • Working knowledge of Syspro ERP
  • Working knowledge of laravel, php and Gninx

Method of Application

Submit your CV, copies of relevant documents and Application to  vacancies@jantakenya.com
Use the title of the position as the subject of the email

Closing Date : 12 May. 2023

Company Description
Janta Kenya