System and Network Administrator Job Placement – Kampala International School Uganda (KISU)

Organisation: Kampala
International School Uganda (KISU)
Duty Station:  Kampala,
About US:
Established in 1993
with 67 students, Kampala International School Uganda (KISU) has grown steadily
over time. It currently accommodates about 600 students representing 60
nationalities. State-of-the-art facilities include four science labs, three
computer labs, three music rooms, three performance areas, an indoor gym,
outdoor basketball court, 25 metre eight lane competition swimming pool, two
libraries, smart boards in most classrooms and a five acre playing field. It
has accreditation status with CIS, NEASC and IBO. 
Job Summary:  The Systems and Network Administrator will
create plans to assure effective management, operations, and maintenance of
systems and/or networks. The System Administrator will be responsible for
managing a team of IT Support staff and will prioritize work and identify high
risk critical problems and dedicate appropriate resources. They should have
extensive knowledge of a wide variety of systems and networks.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Ensure network connectivity and availability of services to
  • Maintain a Virus/malware free network environment by ensuring that
    upgrades of the corporate anti-virus both on servers and all LAN clients
    are up-to-date at all times
  • Setup, configure, maintain and monitor servers, routers, switches,
    Printers and ensure all domain services are optimally running all the time
  • Provide Helpdesk support through effective email and personal
    contact when required.
  • Monitor network and Internet usage and report to ISPs in case of a
  • Streamline backups on servers/PC’s and recovery procedures
  • Record all ICT support requests within the Helpdesk Management
  • Manage EdAdmin, Email and other servers
  • Support and supervise students in and around ICT suites
  • Manage access control systems
  • Assist and support in the implementation of ICT projects
  • Evaluate solutions as part of the ICT strategy
  • Support users in need of AV systems

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science,
    Information Technology or related field from an accredited college or
    university with programming bias being an added advantage.
  • MCSA or MCSE /CCNA certification is an added advantage.
  • Three (3) years of experience in computer operations and technical
    support including at least one year at the enterprise systems management
  • Experience with databases, networks (LAN, WAN) and patch management
  • Knowledge of system security (e.g. intrusion detection systems) and
    data backup/recovery
  • Familiarity with various operating systems and platforms
  • Ability to create scripts in Python, Perl or other languages
  • Extensive working knowledge of PfSense and Mikrotik Firewalls
  • Have strong server administration skills with Windows server and
    Unix platforms.
  • Strong knowledge of backup technologies utilizing disk to disk and
    cloud storage
  • Good knowledge of school information management systems
  • Strong understanding of networking concept, security and disaster
    recovery management and High Availability
  • Good communication skills in English, customer care orientation, IT
    troubleshooting and problem solving, ability to learn, openness and
    flexibility to others, proactivity and concern for excellence
How to Apply:
All candidates should
send their application letters, curriculum vitae including names, email
addresses and telephone contact details of three (3) referees, plus copies of
academic qualifications should be emailed to 
Deadline: 8th March 2019
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