Officer – Storage Management 

Posted by: | Posted on: May 3, 2021

Website Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA)

Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) is recruiting for the position of Officer – Storage Management 

Department:     Corporate Support Services

Division:           Information and Communication Technology

Work Station:  Nairobi

Job Summary:

The role entails performing administration activities of KRA storage systems primarily provisioning of storage and server resources.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Carries out installation, configuration, support and maintenance of storage area networks (SAN) and associated technology.
  • Undertakes administration of SAN switches, servers and associated technologies.
  • Provisions server and storage resources as per user requirements.
  • Reviews documented processes, procedures, upgrades and problems for the SAN storage
  • Undertakes upgrading of SAN software, monitoring of performance and evaluation of trends.
  • Conducts patching of operating system software and other utilities
  • Monitors, troubleshoots and performance tuning of systems.
  • Implementing of virtualisation technology including creation Virtual machines
  • Performs Backup and Restoration of Virtual Machines/physical machines.
  • Ensure Conformity to ISO (9001:2015 and 27001:2013) and data security requirements

Academic Qualifications/ Professional Qualifications 

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, Information Technology, Electrical / Electronic Engineering, Telecommunications or any other IT related field.

Required Certification

Unix/Linux Certified Systems Administrator/ Microsoft Certified Engineer

The following certifications will be an added advantage:

  • COBIT 5
  • ITIL
  • Oracle Certified Administrator
  • SAN storage management
  • CCNA Certification – CISCO Certified Network Associate

Relevant Work Experience

  • Required Minimum of one (1 ) year hands-on experience in managing enterprise storage systems (storage provisioning, tuning and troubleshooting), Unix/Windows operating systems in a busy Data Centre environment
  • Proven ability to administer leading models of storage system
  • Excellent knowledge of Business continuity management

Technical Skills Required 

  • Demonstrable skills in administration of SAN switches, servers and associated technologies
  • Demonstrable skills in administration of Virtualization software i.e. VMWare, Citrix, Hyper-V
  • Proven ability to install and configure Linux/ Windows installations,
  • Demonstrable ability to plan and implement installations and upgrading of Storage Area Networks (SAN) systems,
  • Demonstrable skills in performing SAN systems administration tasks such as resources provisioning, servers and storage virtualization

Key Competencies  

  • Excellent listening and communication skills
  • Ability to interact confidently with users to establish what the problem is and explain the solution
  • Be proactive with good analytical and problem solving skills
  • Team player
  • Ability to pay attention to details
  • Ability to prioritize competing work commitments and deliver on time
  • Passion for innovation and creativity
  • High levels of integrity
  • Ability to work under minimum supervision

Note:

  1. All applications from interested and qualified candidates must be submitted online via the process below.
  2. ONLY shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  3. All applications should be submitted online by 7th May  2021.
  4. KRA is an equal opportunity employer committed to gender and disability mainstreaming. Persons with Disability are encouraged to apply.
  5. KRA does not charge for application, processing, interviewing or any other fee in connection with our recruitment process.

How to apply

Please visit Officer – Storage Management  – KRA to apply for the job

To apply for this job please visit www.kra.go.ke.





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