Systems Administrator Jobs – Yo Uganda Limited (Yo!)

Job Title:     Systems Administrator
Organization: Yo Uganda Limited (Yo!)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
About US:
Uganda Limited (Yo!) is a technology solutions company based in Uganda. Yo!
develops solutions geared at delivering significant operational benefits to our
customers such as increased efficiency in processes, reduced costs, accelerated
growth, increased profitability. Our solutions leverage various mobile
platforms such as Mobile Money, SMS, USSD and IVR to deliver value to our
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • In charge of setting up and maintaining VPN
    connections with partners
  • Responsible for implementing a Centralized
    System for Monitoring Server Resources, with alerts for critical server resources
  • Responding to and Resolving Service Outage
    Alerts in the Shortest Time
  • Carry out Server Configurations
  • Develop and maintain installation and
    configuration procedures.
  • Research and recommend innovative, and where
    possible automated approaches for system administration tasks. Identify
    approaches that leverage our resources.
  • Carry out daily system monitoring, verifying
    the integrity and availability of all hardware, server resources, systems
    and key processes, reviewing system and application logs, and verifying
    completion of scheduled jobs such as backups.
  • Perform regular security monitoring to
    identify any possible intrusions.
  • Perform daily backup operations, ensuring all
    required file systems and system data are successfully backed up to the
    appropriate media, recovery tapes or disks are created, and media is
    recycled and sent off site as necessary.
  • Perform regular file archival and purge as
  • Create, change, and delete user accounts per
  • Repair and recover from hardware or software
    failures. Coordinate and communicate with impacted parties.
  • Apply OS patches and upgrades on a regular
    basis, and upgrade administrative tools and utilities. Configure / add new
    services as necessary.
  • Regularly respond to reported system
    emergencies in a timely fashion regardless of the day or time, and have
    the ability to put in the required time to resolve such emergencies.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The Systems Administrator should have a
    minimum of three years’ experience in a similar role in a busy
  • Significant experience in installing, managing,
    configuring Linux systems;
  • Highly proficient with Linux operating system
    tools such as text editors and various command line tools;
  • Previous exposure and experience with shell
    scripting (awk / bash) is desired;
  • Programming experience is an added advantage
How to Apply: 
suitably qualified and ointerested candidates should send their updated CVs and
salary expectations to:
Deadline: 26th February, 2016
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