Careers in Information Technology – Business Continuity and Systems Administrator at UNEB

Organisation: Uganda National Examinations Board (UNEB)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Assigned Officer
About UNEB:
The Uganda National Examinations Board is the national assessment body
in Uganda. UNEB is a public organization that strives to maintain fair
assessment in a bid to produce valid and reliable results. UNEB welcomes the
various stakeholders in the fight against malpractice.
Job Summary:  The Business
Continuity and Systems Administrator will provide technical support in the
implementation and maintenance of Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity
Plans and Procedures; and installing and configuring system hardware and
software; establishing and managing user accounts; and upgrading software.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Maintain, implement and support all
    automated UNEB business systems, maintain a high level of disaster
    preparedness and business continuity.
  • Offer timely technical operation system
    and end user support to rolled-out business systems per set ICT policies.
  • Implement and support best practice ICT
    standards and policies to data security disaster recovery and maintenance
    at the ICT infrastructure at the Data centre.
  • Study the performance of Business
    continuity and disaster recovery plans and report to ICT management for
    remedial action and improvement.
  • Oversee, develop and appraise the
    performance of subordinate staff in line with human resource manual.
  • Provide professional technical support
    with respect to systems administration, business continuity, industry
    standards and methodologies, and advise management and staff.
  • Implement and continuously assess
    compliance to set service and quality standards and generate reports to
    ICT management.
  • Provide, continuously assess and document
    both technical and operational user support including training as per set
    ICT standards and policies to ensure proper usage of ICT equipment at the
  • Manage station information systems
    including all hardware while keeping the station inventory up to date.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant should hold an honour’s
    Bachelor’s degree in computer Science or Information Technology.
  • Professional certification such as VMWare,
    NetApp, Security, MCDBA, MCSE, CCNA, CCNA Security or equivalent will be
    an added advantage.
  • A minimum of three or more years’
    experience working with large database systems, systems administration and
    should be familiar with Operating systems such as Windows Server
    2008/2012, the TCP/IP protocol, and managing corporate network
    environments using tools like Microsoft Active Directory.
  • Practical experience with virtualised
    environments such as VMWare and vSphere, unified storage using NetApp,
    unified threat management, and managing routers and managed switches will
    be an added advantage.
Age Limit: 25 – 45 years
How to Apply: 
All suitably qualified and interested Ugandan candidates should send
their applications which should bear the title of the post, detailed curriculum
vitae, photocopies of certificates and postal address and telephone contacts of
three referees. Typed or handwritten applications on A4 paper should be
submitted to:
The Executive Secretary, Uganda National Examinations Board, P. O. Box
7066, Kampala, Uganda. (All posts bear attractive packages which include
housing allowance).
NB: Only short listed candidates will be
Deadline: 24th April 2015 by 5pm

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