Job vacancy Applications Officer (UNIX/LINUS system Administrator)

XyCareers Ghana
Close to Okponglo Ecobank branch, East Legon, Accra
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Full Time
17 Sep, 2019
Job Title

Applications Officer (UNIX/LINUS system Administrator)

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A reputable multinational company engaged in the provision of trade solutions and advisory services to both public and private sectors have a vacancy for dynamic individuals to join its winning team as a: Applications Officer (UNIX/LINUS system Administrator)

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Maintain UNIX/LINUX Operating system to provide optimum performance and system availability
  • Install host computer operating systems, disk arrays, fiber channel switches, tape libraries and other components
  • Create and maintain environment for running batch jobs associated with daily batch cycle and batch reporting systems
  • Configure application and web servers
  • Support the organisation's enterprise application IT infrastructure
  • ¬†Ensures high availability and acceptable levels of performance of mission critical systems
  • Install, configure and maintain hardware and software IT infrastructure
  • Develop procedures to maintain security and protect systems from unauthorised use, acts of nature and user abuse
  • Perform backup and restoration of hosting operating systems and host-based applications
  • Develop custom scripts and testing procedures to ensure operational reliability
  • Perform day-to-day operations of host computers by monitoring system performance, configuration, maintenance and repair
  • Ensure that records of system availability and equipment inventory are properly maintained
  • Apply revisions to host system firmware and software
  • Conduct quality assurance on project deliverables. Test, evaluate, develop and implement new computer applications and systems
  • Backup and replication to disaster recover of necessary file system structure periodically for enterprise systems
  • Manage datacenter facilities infrastructure and support relevant upgrade projects
  • Provide continuous improvement feedback on implemented business systems
  • Troubleshoot dysfunctional systems and services
  • Assist implement changes to existing software as and when required
  • Liaise with external service providers and stakeholders
  • Respond to user reported issues in a timely manner
  • Prepare support documentation on middleware activities
  • Participate in a 24x7 on duty rotation
  • Attend meetings, seminars and trainings

Qualification Required & Experience

  • Minimum of First Degree in Computer Science, Electrical/Electronic Engineering or related qualification
  • Minimum of 2 years experience in Solaris, Linux, UNIX, SQL, RAID, etc
  • Experience in managing UNIX and Microsoft Windows environments
  • Experience in change management in heterogeneous IT environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proven ability to effectively manage multiple priorities and meet a deadline

Valid Till
25 Sep, 2019

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