Fresher Systems Administrator IT Jobs – Opportunity Bank

Organisation: Opportunity
Duty Station: Kampala,
About US:
Opportunity Bank (U)
Ltd is a leading provider of microfinance services in Uganda with huge
expansion plans. The Bank is a member of the MyBucks SA group, a leading
FINTECH provider and Opportunity International, a global microfinance institution
serving over 3 Million in different countries.
Job Summary:  The System Administrator is mainly responsible
for effective provisioning, installation/ configuration, operation, and
maintenance of systems hardware and software and related infrastructure. This
individual ensures that system hardware, operating systems, software systems,
and related procedures meet organizational and industry imperatives. This
individual is accountable for the following systems; Linux and Windows systems
infrastructure; Linux, Windows and Application systems that support Asset
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Install new / rebuild existing servers
    and configure hardware, peripherals, services, settings, directories,
    storage, etc. in accordance with standards and project/ operational
  • Install and configure systems,
    applications or Asset Management applications.
  • Develop and maintain installation and
    configuration procedures.
  • Actively contribute to and maintain
    system standards.
  • Research and recommend innovative, and
    where possible automated approaches for system administration tasks.
  • Identify approaches that leverage our
    resources and provide economies of scale.
  • Perform 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 necessary,
  • Create, change, and delete user accounts
    per request.
  • Provide Tier III/other support per
    request from various constituencies.
  • Investigate and troubleshoot issues.
  • Repair and recover from hardware or
    software failures.
  • Coordinate and communicate with impacted
  • Apply OS patches and upgrades on a
    regular basis, and upgrade administrative tools and utilities.
  • Configure / add new services as
  • Upgrade and configure system software
    that supports GIS infrastructure applications or Asset Management
    applications per project or operational needs.
  • Maintain operational, configuration, or
    other procedures,
  • Carry out periodic performance reporting
    to support capacity planning,
  • Perform ongoing performance tuning,
    hardware upgrades, and resource optimization as required.
  • Configure CPU, memory, and disk
    partitions as required
  • Maintain data centre environmental and
    monitoring equipment.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s
  • Possess relevant professional qualifications
    and experience
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should send their signed application
letters together with their curriculum vitae to: The Human Resource Manager,
Opportunity Bank Uganda Limited, Plot 1259, Old Kira road, P.O. Box 33513,
Kampala. Uganda
Deadline: 14th January 2019
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