NGO IT Jobs – Network / Systems Administrator at MU-JHU

Organisation: MU-JHU Research
Collaboration MU-JHU CARE LTD
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: IT Section
Job Summary: The Network
/ Systems Administrator
should exceptionally be competent with physical
and virtual Windows and CentOS servers in an Active Directory domain, learning
new technologies and troubleshooting desktops.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Proactively maintain quality and
    availability of networks, applications, servers, and services in a
    virtualized environment
  • Participate in enterprise-wide delivery of
    IT services and projects
  • Build/change/manage the IT infrastructure,
    including network, systems/servers, storage, etc. per best practices and
    business needs.
  • Manage at a high level Windows Server, AD,
    SQL, Exchange, SharePoint, IIS, etc.
  • Interact with suppliers, manufacturers and
    vendors as necessary
  • Oversee IT security
  • Assist IT Manager in purchasing, budgeting
    and project management where necessary
  • Documentation, capacity planning and
  • Conduct racking and physical configuration
    of datacenter equipment if necessary
  • Be generally a key participant in the
    design, deployment, monitoring, maintenance, upgrade, and support of all
    IT systems. 
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant should hold a Bachelor’s
    degree in a technology-related field or equivalent experience
  • Professional MCTIP Certification, Comptia
    Network+ or Security+ will be added advantages.
  • The candidate should possess three or more
    experience in a similar position
  • Windows and CentOS Server administration
    (2008 and above preferred) including installing, configuring and
    maintaining DC’s, Application servers and services including AD, DHCP,
    DNS, File & Print, DFSR
  • Comprehensive understanding of TCP/IP with
    hands-on LAN/ WAN administration experience
  • Knowledge of common network protocols,
    services and topologies (VLAN, VPN, STP, WiFi) Configuration and
    troubleshooting of L2 or L3 switches
  • Knowledge of Windows Active Directory
    configuration, replication and Group Policies Hands-on experience with
    Exchange, SharePoint, SQL Server (2007 and above preferred) Administration
    and support for virtualization products (HyperV or ESX preferred)
  • UTM appliance Firewall configuration and
    management experience
  • Experience with different storage systems
    (RAID arrays, SAN and NAS)
  • Experience with WSUS and desktop imaging
    is an asset
  • Proficiency in both spoken and written English
  • Ability to communicate effectively at all
    levels of an organization
  • Ability to work in a structured or
    unstructured team environment
  • Organized, analytical and professional
  • Resourceful, creative and thorough
  • Ability to assess and solve problems
How to Apply
Please send your applications to the HR Manager on email with the Subject line “Systems Administrator”.
Attachments that are more than 3MB will be dropped.  You can also hand deliver your applications at
MUJHU Research House, MUJHU 3 Building, 2nd Floor or  Send via post to P.O Box 23491, Kampala,
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