Fresher Assistant Systems Administrator IT Careers – National Agricultural Research Organisation (NARO)

Organization: National
Agricultural Research Organisation (NARO)
Duty Station: Nabuin ZARDI,
Nakapiripirit, Uganda
About NARO:
The National Agricultural Research Organisation is established by the
National Agricultural Research Act 2005 as a body corporate with the mandate to
provide strategic direction for publically funded agricultural research in
Uganda. The organisation is composed of the Council as its governing body,
Committees of Council, a Secretariat for its day-to-day operations with
semi-autonomous Public Agricultural Research Institutes (PARI’s) under its
policy guidance.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
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Responsible for maintaining regular backups of
all NARO data stored on the LAN and WAN and ensuring that all designated
systems are subject to a daily, weekly, monthly and annual electronic and media
backup and restore regime.
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Plan, coordinate, and implement network security
measures to protect data, software, and hardware.
·        
Ensure all appropriate work is entered into the
MS Dynamics SL database including maintaining the information so as to ensure
its timeliness, accuracy, relevancy, escalation and status.
·        
Carry out routine network startup and shutdown
procedures, and maintain control records.
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In charge of the design, configure, and test
computer hardware, networking software and operating system software.
·        
Quickly recommend to the Systems Administrator
any improvement in the systems and network configurations, and determine
hardware or software requirements related to such changes.
·        
Monitor network performance to determine whether
adjustments need to be made, and to determine where changes will need to be
made in the future.
·        
Evaluate functional System performance and
furnish reports to the System Administrator
·        
Regularly extend system support to all the PARIs
as assigned by the Systems administrators.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:
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The applicants for the Assistant Systems
Administrator Jobs should hold Bachelor’s Degrees in Computer Science or
Information Technology with certification in CCNA
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At least two years’ experience in a WAN
environment.
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Possess the ability to manage demands with
frequent changes or delays and able to work in a team environment.
·        
Detailed knowledge and understanding of together
with the ability to administer Linux servers.
·        
Solid understanding of network fundamentals with
CCNP certification
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Exhibit complete knowledge in Microsoft Dynamics
Solomon, Terminal server services and Citrix Xen App platforms.
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Possess scripting / automation knowledge in
tools such as, PERL, AWK, shell scripting etc.
·        
Possess working knowledge of Web servers
(Apache, Tomcat, WebLogic a plus).
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Age: Below 45 years
How to Apply:
All candidates who wish to join NARO are encouraged to send their
applications to the Director General, NARO, P.O. Box 295, Entebbe, Uganda.
The complete applications should include three copies of your
Curriculum Vitae and one copy of certificates, transcripts and other relevant
documents. The application should bear the title of the post as well as the
reference number specified against the vacancy (Check at top of the advert).
The applicants should not apply for more than three posts.
Deadline: 16th
September 2016

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