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  • Posted: Apr 29, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
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  • The Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) was established by an Act of Parliament, Chapter 469 of the laws of Kenya , which became effective on 1st July 1995 . The Authority is charged with the responsibility of collecting revenue on behalf of the Government of Kenya. A Board of Directors, consisting of both public and private sector experts, makes policy decisio...
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    Officer - Storage Management

    Department:     Corporate Support Services

    Division:           Information and Communication Technology

    Work Station:  Nairobi

    Job Summary:

    The role entails performing administration activities of KRA storage systems primarily provisioning of storage and server resources.

    Key Responsibilities: 

    • Carries out installation, configuration, support and maintenance of storage area networks (SAN) and associated technology.
    • Undertakes administration of SAN switches, servers and associated technologies.
    • Provisions server and storage resources as per user requirements.
    • Reviews documented processes, procedures, upgrades and problems for the SAN storage
    • Undertakes upgrading of SAN software, monitoring of performance and evaluation of trends.
    • Conducts patching of operating system software and other utilities
    • Monitors, troubleshoots and performance tuning of systems.
    • Implementing of virtualisation technology including creation Virtual machines
    • Performs Backup and Restoration of Virtual Machines/physical machines.
    • Ensure Conformity to ISO (9001:2015 and 27001:2013) and data security requirements

    Academic Qualifications/ Professional Qualifications          

    Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, Information Technology, Electrical / Electronic Engineering, Telecommunications or any other IT related field.

    Required Certification

    Unix/Linux Certified Systems Administrator/ Microsoft Certified Engineer

    The following certifications will be an added advantage:

    • COBIT 5
    • ITIL
    • Oracle Certified Administrator
    • SAN storage management
    • CCNA Certification – CISCO Certified Network Associate

    Relevant Work Experience

    • Required Minimum of one (1 ) year hands-on experience in managing enterprise storage systems (storage provisioning, tuning and troubleshooting), Unix/Windows operating systems in a busy Data Centre environment
    • Proven ability to administer leading models of storage system
    • Excellent knowledge of Business continuity management

    Technical Skills Required      

    • Demonstrable skills in administration of SAN switches, servers and associated technologies
    • Demonstrable skills in administration of Virtualization software i.e. VMWare, Citrix, Hyper-V
    • Proven ability to install and configure Linux/ Windows installations,
    • Demonstrable ability to plan and implement installations and upgrading of Storage Area Networks (SAN) systems,
    • Demonstrable skills in performing SAN systems administration tasks such as resources provisioning, servers and storage virtualization

    Key Competencies     

    • Excellent listening and communication skills
    • Ability to interact confidently with users to establish what the problem is and explain the solution
    • Be proactive with good analytical and problem solving skills
    • Team player
    • Ability to pay attention to details
    • Ability to prioritize competing work commitments and deliver on time
    • Passion for innovation and creativity
    • High levels of integrity
    • Ability to work under minimum supervision

    Method of Application

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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