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  • Posted: Nov 11, 2021
    Deadline: Nov 22, 2021
  • Kenya Trade Network Agency (KENTRADE) is a state Agency under treasury that is mandated to facilitate cross border trade, Establish, manage and implement the Kenya National Electronic Single Window System (KNESWS). The overall objective of the National Electronic Single Window System Project is to facilitate international trade by reducing delays and lowering costs associated with clearance of goods at the Kenyan borders while maintaining the requisite controls and collection of levies, fees duties and taxes, where applicable on imports or exports. We are recruiting to fill the following positions below:
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    System Administrator – KTNA 7

    No of Positions: 2

    Reports to: Assistant Manager, Data and Systems Management

    Purpose for the Job

    The purpose of this job is to ensure effective provisioning, installation/configuration, operation and maintenance of systems, hardware and software and related infrastructure.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    1. Design and Implement Complex multi-server architectures;
    2. Controlling access permissions and privileges of corporate systems as per set policies, procedures and User needs;
    3. Manage both UNIX/LINUX and Windows based Virtualised Server environments;
    4. Installing and configuring System software’s;
    5. Documentation of systems configurations;
    6. Troubleshooting and fixing of any reported system problems;
    7. Responsible for system performance tuning;
    8. Regularly Apply system updates and patches;
    9. Assess user and stakeholder needs and propose cost effective solutions;
    10. Undertake such other duties as may be reasonably required and which are consistent with the level of responsibility of this job.

    Minimum Academic, Professional Qualifications and Experience

    1. Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, Computer Science or related from a recognized institution;
    2. Microsoft administration certification;
    3. UNIX or Linux administration Certification;
    4. Membership to a relevant professional body;
    5. Relevant work experience of atleast three (3) years will be an added advantage;
    6. Meets provision of chapter six of the Constitution;

    Method of Application

    1. Qualified and interested candidates are requested to submit their application letter, curriculum vitae (that contains details of qualifications, work experience, email and telephone contacts including names, telephone and email contacts of  three (3) referees who must be familiar with the candidates’ previous work experience) and copies of all certificates & relevant testimonials.
      1. Candidates who had applied previously are advised to re – apply
      2. Shortlisted candidates shall be required to obtain and submit valid copies of the following documents at the interviews;
        1. Certificate of Good Conduct from the Directorate of Criminal investigations (CID)
        2. Clearance Certificate from the Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)
        3. Tax Compliance Certificate from Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA)
        4. Clearance form from the Ethics & Anti-corruption Authority (EACC)
        5. Clearance certificate from a recognized Credit Reference Bureau (CRB)
    2. Visit:
    3. Create a user account
    4. Create your profile:The information on the profile is split into tabs that the user must fill out before submitting a job application which includes the following;
      1. Biodata - General Contact information about the applicant
      2. Academic qualifications - with the certificates attached;
      3. Professional qualifications - with the certificates attached;
      4. Membership to professional bodies - with membership certificates attached;
      5. Employment history – Record of previous employers
      6. Referees
      7. Attach aapplication letter, CV
    5. Input current and expected salary;
    6. Submit application;
    7. Click My Applications to check or confirm if your application has been successfully submitted;

    All applications must be received not later than Monday November 22, 2021.

    KenTrade values diversity therefore women and Persons With Disability (PWD) are strongly encouraged to apply.

    Interested and qualified? Go to Kenya Trade Network Agency (KenTrade) on to apply

    Interested and qualified? Go to Kenya Trade Network Agency (KenTrade) on to apply

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

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