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IT Officer

Published on 23.10.2020

Company

Website : https://www.samasource.com/
Industries :
Education, training
Services other
Social, public and human services
Temporary work, recruitment
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Job Ad & Profile Description

Position : IT Officer

We are recruiting IT Officers.

About the Job:

The incumbent will ensure that the system hardware, operating systems, software systems and related procedures adhere to organizational values and enabling staff to effectively perform their duties. The incumbent will receive instruction and guidance on new assignments with a reasonable amount of supervision in day to day work.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensure that virus protection software is installed on all PCs and are updated regularly
  • Manage all communications and connection solutions including workstation connectivity, LANs & WAN to ensure high levels of availability and security of the supported business applications
  • Participate in planning and implementation of IT policies and procedures to ensure system provisioning and maintenance is consistent with organization goals, industry best practice and regulatory requirements
  • Coordinate with business application functions to implement desktop and server systems that utilize industry best practices to meet corporate objectives
  • Deploying workstations, servers, printers, scanners, firewalls, encryption systems and all host security systems
  • Manage all operating systems and end-user software
  • Ensure integrity and security of enterprise data on host computers, servers and databases in accordance with business needs and industry best practices regarding privacy, security and regulatory compliance
  • Manage end user accounts, permissions, access rights and storage allocations
  • Perform regular network and security audits and document the same
  • Perform and test routine system back-ups and restores
Required profile for job ad : IT Officer

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Degree in IT, Computer Science or Computer Engineering from a recognized University
  • Professional qualifications: Systems administration/System Engineering, Certification in Microsoft MCSE/MCTIP, CCNA
  • Minimum of 3 years of practical experience in a reputable organization
  • Working technical knowledge of network, PC and platform operating systems
  • Extensive application, support experience and working technical knowledge of current system software, protocols and standards including firewalls and active directory
  • Experience in LAN administration, software and hardware troubleshooting and data maintenance
Job criteria for job ad : IT Officer
Job category :
IT, new technologies
Management
Production, maintenance, quality
Industries :
Education, training
Services other
Social, public and human services
Temporary work, recruitment
Employment type :
Permanent contract
Region :
Kampala
Experience level :
2 to 5 years
Educational level :
Bachelor
Number of Position(s) : 10

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