Entry Level Banking Jobs – UNIX Systems and Network Specialist at Housing Finance Bank

Organization: Housing
Finance Bank
Duty
Station:
Kampala, Uganda
Reports
to:
Technology Service and Infrastructure Manager
About
HFB:
Housing
Finance Bank was incorporated as a private company under the Companies Act in
December 1967, the Bank has become a household name and has grown in leaps and
bounds with a good track record among the pioneers of a mortgage lending.
National Housing & Construction Corporation, a parastatal involved in real
estate business has 5% shareholding and National Social Security Fund (NSSF)
holds 50% and the Government of Uganda holds 45%. Today, the bank looks back
with pride on the business accomplished in the mortgage lending business.
Through innovation and placing emphasis on Honesty, Integrity, Efficiency and
Customer care, Housing Finance Bank is the leader in the mortgage, holding a
90% market share.
Job
Summary:
The UNIX Systems and Network Specialist will support the Bank to implementing
and maintaining the Hardware, Operating Systems and network infrastructure.
Key
Duties and Responsibilities:  
·        
Build, install, configure, optimise, troubleshoot
and maintain the banks desktop and server operating systems in line with IT
policies
·        
Keenly review performance of storage systems and
network systems including day-to-day management and administration of NAS/SAN/Storage
hardware
·        
Efficiently deploy patches and releases in
accordance with release notes provided by the technology partner of the Bank
and internal procedures.
·        
Install, configure, optimise, troubleshoot and
maintain network devices of the Bank.
·        
Actively monitor network performance and correct
network problems, ensuring that the network operates correctly with minimal
interruption.
·        
In charge of installing, configuring, patching and
upgrading all operating systems in line with the banks strategy.
·        
Perform any other duties as assigned by the
Technology Service and Infrastructure Manager.
Qualifications,
Skills and Experience: 
·        
The applicant should hold a bachelor’s degree in
the following fields is required; BSc in Computer Science, Bachelor of Information
Technology, or Bachelor of Electrical Engineering.
·        
Professional Cisco CCNA Certification.
·        
Practical experience in Windows, Sun Solaris,
Linux and network devices and peripherals.
·        
Good working knowledge of virtualization
technologies like VMware, Solaris virtualization.
·        
Be a good diagnostician to figure out what is
causing problems in the network and server operating systems.
·        
Past exposure and experience in managing Windows,
UNIX or Linux operating systems
·        
Good working knowledge of PC and Server Hardware
·        
Focuses on results and responds positively to
feedback.
·        
Consistently approaches work with energy and a
positive attitude.
·        
Demonstrates openness to change and ability to
manage complexly.
·        
Possess the ability and willingness to work for
long hours and on weekends.
Age: Below 35
years.
How
to Apply: 
All
candidates who wish to join the Banking sector are invited to send their
applications including an updated CV, certified copies of all academic
transcripts, certificates and testimonials, daytime telephone contact, and
email address of both applicant, and three competent referees addressed to:
Head Human
Resources, Housing Finance Bank, Plot 4 Wampewo Avenue; P. O. Box 1539,
Kampala. Uganda.
NB:
Only successful candidates will be contacted. All applicants who will not have
heard from us within five weeks of closing date should consider their
application unsuccessful.
Deadline:
11th June, 2015
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