Senior System Engineer Non-profit Careers – Research and Education Network for Uganda (RENU)

System Engineer

Organisation: Research
and Education Network for Uganda (RENU)

Duty Station: Kampala,

About US:

Research and
Education Network for Uganda (RENU) is a not-for-profit organisation that
encourages ICT-enabled collaboration among Ugandan researchers and the higher
education community by linking linen: to their peers and partners, nationally
within Uganda, regionally within Africa and internationally to the global
Research and Education (H&E) communities..

Job Summary:  The Senior Systems Engineer will plan, install
and maintain all RENU services and data centers, participate actively in the
planning and delivery of RENU services needed by member institutions over and
above connectivity, participate in capacity development activities for member
institutions, and contribute to innovation tor new services needed by member

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The ideal candidate must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Computer
    Science, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, or Electrical/
    Telecommunications Engineering.
  • A Master’s degree in the above fields is an added advantage.
  • At least two certifications in Linux.
  • A certification in database administration and management is an added
  • A minimum of two years of experience with 0penStack and other Cloud
    infrastructure implementations.
  • Knowledge of federated identity technologies and architectures.
  • Experience with open source relational databases, such as MySOL and
  • Programming experience in any two of Python, PHP, Java, Perl, Ruby.
  • Linux shell scripting.
  • Mail server configuration and administration using open source
  • Web server administration.
  • Knowledge of LAMP installations and configurations tor website
  • Knowledge and experience in open source monitoring tools such as
    Cacti, Nagios, LibreNMS and Nfsen.
  • Knowledge on SSL certificates and deployments.
  • Knowledge on security implementations for all systems listed above.

How to Apply:

All candidates
should send their applications to:

The application
should be accompanied by a complete up-to-date CV and copies of academic
documents contactable reference.

The cover letter
should be addressed to:

The Human Resource

Research and
Education Network for Uganda (RENU)

Deadline: Friday 7th June, 2019 by 5pm Uganda time.

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