Oil Industry Jobs – Systems Administrator – Petroleum Authority of Uganda (PAU)

Job Title:       Systems Administrator
Organization: Petroleum Authority of Uganda (PAU)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
About US:
The Petroleum Authority of Uganda (PAU) is a statutory body established
under Section 9 of the Petroleum (Exploration, Development and Production) Act
2013, and in line with the National Oil and Gas Policy for Uganda which was
approved in 2008. The PAU’s mandate is to monitor and regulate the exploration,
development and production, together with the refining, gas conversion,
transportation and storage of petroleum in Uganda. This includes ensuring that
petroleum operations in Uganda are carried out in accordance with the relevant
laws, regulations, guidelines, statutes and in line with international best
practice for the petroleum industry.
Job Summary: The Systems
Administrator will be responsible for the administration of PAU’s computer
software systems, servers, storage devices and network connections to ensure
high availability and security of the supported business applications. The successful
candidate will participate in the planning and implementation of policies and
procedures to ensure system provisioning and maintenance that is consistent
with PAU’s goals, industry best practices and regulatory requirements.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • Actively participate and support capacity
    planning and development of longterm strategic goals for systems and
    software in conjunction with end-users.
  • Coordinate with network engineering,
    business application, and database administration functions to implement
    desktop and server  systems that
    utilize industry best practices to meet corporate objectives.
  • Deploy workstations, servers, printers,
    scanners, firewalls, encryption systems, and appliances security systems.
  • Administer virtual and physical servers
    with both Windows, Linux and Perform, test routine system backups and
  • Design enterprise LAN/WAN and Active
    Directory infrastructures and operate physical and virtual environments
    and carry out maintenance
  • Ensure the security of the server
    infrastructure by implementing industry best-practices regarding privacy,
    security, and regulatory compliance.
  • Develop and maintain documentation about
    current environment setup, standard operating procedures, and best
  • Administer end user accounts, permissions,
    access rights, and storage allocations in accordance with best-practices
  • Anticipate, mitigate, identify,
    troubleshoot, and correct hardware and software issues on servers, and
  • Develop required reports in response to
    business user and management needs.
  • Perform any other duties as may be
    assigned from time to time.

Qualifications, Skills and
  • The applicant for the Petroleum Authority
    of Uganda (PAU) Systems Administrator job placement must hold an honours
    Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, or Information Communication
    Technology or Computer Engineering from an internationally recognized
    University/ Institution.
  • MSc. Computer Science or Computer
    Engineering or ICT Management, Policy and Architectural Development or
    Information and Network Security from an internationally recognized
    University/ Institution is desired
  • At least three years of working experience
    in a relevant field.
  • Must be fluent with Windows networking,
    and advanced desktop support.
  • Thorough understanding of Microsoft
    applications / infrastructure.
  • Capable of resolving critical software and
    hardware issues in a time sensitive manner, cognizant of requisite service
  • Broad knowledge with MS SQL server,
    windows clustering, domain controller setup, and group policy.
  • Extensive knowledge and understanding of
    NAS and SAN storage management, and MS DFS.
  • Possession of a professional qualification
  • Membership with an internationally
    recognized professional body.
  • Excellent project management skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal
  • Ability to conduct research into
    enterprise networking issues and products as required.
  • Highly self-motivated and directed, with
    keen attention to detail.
  • Proven analytical and problem-solving
  • Ability to effectively prioritize tasks in
    a high-pressure environment.
  • Strong customer service orientation.
  • Ability to work in a flexible schedule
    including late nights, early mornings, long days, weekends and public
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to
apply online by clicking on the link below.
(Register) -> Proceed to Application
Deadline: Wednesday, 18th April 2018 by 11:59 pm.
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