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ICT Officer (Infrastructure)
Jobs at:Konza Technopolis Development Authority
Deadline of this Job:
01 July 2020
Date Posted: Tuesday, June 16, 2020 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed
Konza Technopolis Development Authority (KoTDA) is seeking competent, capable, ambitious, self-motivated and dynamic individuals that demonstrate the appropriate expertise and experience to contribute to the development of the Konza Technopolis into a sustainable world class technology hub. The Mission of Konza Technopolis Development Authority is “to develop a sustainable smart city and innovation ecosystem contributing to Kenya’s knowledge economy”. Konza Technopolis as an area of Innovation is especially suited to Education Institutions, Research & Development Centres and Commercial interests in the sectors of Life sciences, Engineering and Information Technology Enabled Services (ITES). To this end Konza Technopolis has begun the process of developing the city’s infrastructure, construction of the KoTDA Hub, the Government cloud infrastructure and establishment of Kenya’s first dedicated research and innovation University. Konza Technopolis is also a special economic zone with incentives targeted at participating enterprises.
KoTDA therefore invites qualified Interested individuals to apply for the under listed positions. These are individuals who will be engaged as Project staff attached to Konza National Data Center and Smart City facilities project on a 6-Month Contract, Renewable Subject to Satisfactory Performance.
Ref No: KNDC/02/2020
Basic Salary Scale: Ksh 60,000- 110,000 p.m
Terms of Service: 6- Month Contract, Renewable Subject to Satisfactory Performance
Department: Business Development & Innovation .
Duties and responsibilities
i. Provision cloud resources for customers according to requirements;
ii. Responsible for troubleshooting and maintaining the Cloud related issues;
iii. Implements and maintains the server and Cloud infrastructures;
iv. Execute technology successfully by minimal downtime as well as disruption;
v. Conduct long range strategic plans of IT infrastructure plus operational aspects of application execution within infrastructure;
vi. Support install applications for system production and test to ensure maximum support through applying best practices;
vii. Conduct complex technical evaluation, design review and recommend proposed physical and logical designs;
viii. Maintain consistent standardization of the server environment, infrastructure, functions, and objects.
ix. Support project teams on data migrations, server upgrades, roll outs, and production turnover.
x. Review, evaluate, and test new technology and new products from vendors
Job Skills: Not Specified
For appointment to this grade a candidate must have: -
i. Minimum of two (2) years’ experience added advantage;
ii. Bachelor’s degree in job related area or any other equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution;
iii. Relevant Professional qualifications. Applicants in possession of any of the following, will have an added advantage i.e HCIA- Storage, HCIP- Storage, HCIE- Storage, HCIA- Cloud, HCIP- Cloud and HCIE- Cloud.
iv. Proficiency in data center infrastructure (IaaS);
Job Education Requirements: Not Specified
Job Education Experience: Not Specified
Work Hours: 8
Job application procedure
All applications should include the job title, job ref on the subject line of the application email and must be accompanied with a detailed curriculum vitae and copies of relevant certificates. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted to appear for interviews at an appropriate date and time in compliance with guidelines for management of COVID-19 as communicated by the Head of Public Service on directives for meetings and public gatherings. Interested applicants should send their applications, CVs and copies of relevant certificates in PDF format to firstname.lastname@example.org
All applications should be received before/on Wednesday 1st July 2020.
KoTDA is an equal opportunity employer.
The Authority is committed to implementing the provisions of the Constitution - Chapter 232 (1) on fair competition and merit, representation of Kenya’s diverse communities and affording equal employment opportunities to men and women, members of all ethnic groups and persons with disabilities. Therefore, women, youth, the marginalized and people living with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Canvassing in any form will lead to automatic disqualification.
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