Systems Administrator Job Opportunities – Uganda National Council for Science and Technology (UNCST)


Job Title:    Systems Administrator

Organization:  Uganda National Council for
Science and Technology (UNCST)

Duty Station:  Kampala,


About US:

The Uganda National Council for Science and Technology (UNCST) is a
government agency established in 1990 by an Act of parliament (CAP 209). The
UNCST under the Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation (MoSIT) is
mandated to develop and implement strategies for integrating Science and
Technology (S&T) into the national development process.


Job Summary:  The Systems
Administrator will provide support for installation, configuration, and support
of UNCST’s local area network, wide area network, and Internet system; Maintain
network hardware and software, monitoring the network to ensure
confidentiality, integrity and availability, perform necessary maintenance;
supervise other network support and client server specialists, develop web applications
to support business processes and plan, coordinate, and implement network
security measures.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

hardware and software problems, and replace defective components.

data backups and disaster recovery operations.

and administer computer networks and related computing environments, including
computer hardware, systems software, applications software, and all

and maintain web applications to support UNCST business processes

coordinate, and implement network security measures in order to protect data,
software, and hardware.

master consoles in order to monitor the performance of computer systems and
networks, and to coordinate computer network access and use.

routine network startup and shutdown procedures, and maintain control records.

configure, and test computer hardware, networking software and operating system

changes to improve systems and network configurations, and determine hardware
or software requirements related to such changes.

with network users about how to solve existing system problems.

network performance in order to determine whether adjustments need to be made,
and to determine where changes will need to be made in the future.

staff in computer system use;

data pertaining to staff needs, and use the information to identify, predict,
interpret, and evaluate system and network requirements;

equipment performance records in order to determine the need for repair or

logs related to network functions, as well as maintenance and repair records;

on new ICTs and implement or recommend their implementation;

an inventory of parts for emergency repairs;

with vendors and with UNCST staff in order to facilitate purchases;

in the setting up and administer appropriate ICT policies and procedures.

any other UNCST tasks as necessary and as may be assigned.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

applicant must hold a Bachelor’s Degree (Hons) in Information Technology or
Computer Science or Computer Engineering or any relevant degree;

At least
3 years of experience in the same field;

knowledge of programming for diverse operating systems and platforms using
diverse development tools;

to work under minimum supervision and to manage pressure;

interpersonal & Communication skills;

understanding of software design and programming principles;

Age:  not more than 35 years.


How to Apply:

All suitably qualified interested candidates are encouraged to apply
online at the link below


Click Here


Your application documents (your application letter and Curriculum vitae)
should be received in soft copy as one pdf file. Address your application to:
Head, Human Resources, Uganda National Council for Science and Technology, Plot
6, Kimera Road, Ntinda, P.O. Box 6884, Kampala, Uganda.


Deadline: 30th
October 2020 by 5:00pm


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