6 Entry Level IT Career Opportunities – Senior Systems Administrators at Q Sourcing

Organisation: Q Sourcing
Kampala, Uganda
Q Sourcing is an East African human resource
consulting and outsourcing company, combining unparalleled experience and
expertise across business functions.
 The Senior Systems Administrator will be
responsible for:
  • Administering Unix servers: Provide system management and administrative support of the
    production network in a 24 x 7 environment.
  • Storage, Backup, and Archive:  Provide management and
    administration of the data media with regard to country specific
    information archiving requirements and OUL operating standards
  • Virtualization: Provide management and
    administration of the virtualization technologies.
  • Mail, DNS, NMS, Proxy Applications:  Provide management and
    administration of Mail Servers, DNS Servers and Network Management System
Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Responsible for the installation, configuration and maintenance of
    the organization’s systems and all related software.
  • Maintain, tune and patch systems for optimum performance and
  • Ensure changes are planned and implemented in a sound low risk
    manner with minimal system outages.
  • Prepare and maintain key team support documents.
  • Provide on-call support and participate in 24 x 7 roster rotation
  • Support in Service Management and Application teams in solving
  • Provide solutions architecture advice (where qualified / experienced
    to do so).
  • Provide Technical Project Management (where experience and asked to
    do so).
  • Offer technical support for costing solutions (hardware, software,
    and implementation labour), where experienced and / or being coached in
    doing so.
  • Escalate problems and concerns to the manager.
Skills and Experience: 
  • The Senior Systems Administrator should hold a Bachelor in IT or
    related field.
  • Possession of Certification on the storage media and OS tools.
  • Additional certification on Virtualization technologies.
  • At least two years’ in-depth technical knowledge of Unix, Linux and
    Solaris administration, configuration and troubleshooting experiences.
  • Installation, Configuration & Administration of Solaris 9,
    Solaris 10.
  • High availability hands on experience (Sun Clusters), knowledge of
    Domain systems, remote console access.
  • Working knowledge of NIS/NFS & TCP/IP Configuration.
  • In depth understanding DNS.
  • In depth understanding of all aspects of networking.
  • Firewalls and security.
  • Mission critical 24/7 environment.
  • At least a year’s experience of systems deployment, backup and
  • Deep knowledge on Backup and Storage Architecture.
  • Virtualization technologies.
  • Past experience in Telecom company or IT company is an added
Age: 25 years and above
to Apply: 
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are
invited to send a comprehensive CV by e-mail to recruitment@qsourcing.com.
Note: Kindly mark your application as “Application _Senior Systems
Administrator” in the subject line of your email.
16th February, 2015 by 5:00 PM
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