System and Platform Administrator


Company: G2G IT Solutions, S.C.

Location: Addis Ababa 

Career Level: Managerial Level (Manager, Supervisor, Director)

 Employment Type: Full time 

Job Description

  • Responsible for the maintenance, configuration, and reliable operation of computer systems, network servers, and virtualization
  • Set up accounts and workstations, troubleshoot issues and outages
  • Ensure security through access controls, backups and firewalls
  •  Install and upgrade server and computer components and software, manage virtual servers, and integrate automation processes
  • Responsible for capacity, storage planning, and database performance
  • Perform server administration tasks (ex: user/group, security permissions, group policies, print services); research event-log warnings and errors; and monitor resources to ensure that systems architecture components work together seamlessly
  • Builds and modifies custom reports within multiple platforms.
  • Manage user accounts, credentials, permissions, access rights, storage allocations, and active directory administration.
  • Monitor performance and maintain systems according to requirements
  • Monitor data-centre health using existing management tools, and respond to hardware issues as they arise; help build, test, and maintain new servers when needed
  • Perform routine and scheduled audits of all systems, including backups
  • Experience with or knowledge of programming languages and MS Server operating systems, current equipment and technologies, enterprise backup and recovery procedures, systems performance-monitoring tools, active directories, HTTP traffic, content delivery, and caching
  • Expertise in building and managing Linux/Unix, MySQL, VMWare and/or Virtual environments.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, System Administration, related field, or equivalent experience required 2-4 years of database, network administration, or system administration experience
  • Experience with databases and platform management is plus
  •  System administration and IT certifications in Linux, Microsoft, or other network related fields are required
  •  Working knowledge of virtualization, VMWare, or equivalent
  •  Strong knowledge of systems and networking software, hardware, and networking protocols

How to Apply

  • For applicants to be considered, applicants are required to apply via indicating the position title as mentioned in the vacancy announcement he/she applied for in the email Subject line. And attach the following:
  • Motivation/Application letter
  • CV (written in English) with three professional referees and their contacts (both email and telephone)
  • Copies of Academic Certificates from Accredited Universities
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • Deadline: Jul 24, 2023


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