POST: SYSTEM ADMINISTRATOR – 1 POST

POST CATEGORY(S) IT AND TELECOMS

EMPLOYER: Ministry of Finance and Planning(MOF)

APPLICATION TIMELINE: 2021-06-17 2021-07-01

 DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

i.Installation and administering the technical issues of Epicor, Isidore or PlanRep;

ii.Analyzing the system performance and documenting the infrastructure System health;

iii.Writing and Documentation the problems and resolution for future references;

iv.Design physical database and recommend optimizations of existing databases;

v.Running training sessions and workshops on system processes;

vi.Promotes security and data loss prevention strategies;

vii.Responsible for the maintenance, configuration, and reliable operation of computer systems, network servers, and virtualization;

viii.Install and upgrade computer components and software, manage virtual servers, and integrate automation processes;

ix.Troubleshoot hardware and software errors by running diagnostics, documenting problems and resolutions, prioritizing problems, and assessing impact of issues;

x.Perform regular backup operations and implement appropriate processes for data protection, disaster recovery, and failover procedures;

xi.Lead desktop and helpdesk support efforts, making sure all desktop applications, workstations, and related equipment problems are resolved in a timely manner with limited disruptions;

xii.Create and manage database reports, visualizations, and dashboards;

xiii.Write and deploy SQL patches;

xiv.Upgrade and improve application schema and data upgrades;

xv.Conducting regular reviews of systems and generating reports on efficiencies and improvement areas;

xvi.Responding in a timely manner to user-reported errors;

xvii.Protecting the database against threats or unauthorized access;

xviii.Maintain Daily timesheet updates;

xix.Ability to adhere to and meet Service Level Agreement goals.

QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s degree or Advanced diploma in Computer Science, Information Technology, Computer Engineering, Information Systems or a related information technology field.
  • Possession of relevant Professional Qualification i.e Microsoft SQL server certification will be added advantage
  • At least five (5) years’ experience in implementation of Financial Management systems with significant experience in business and system analysis, design and development.
  • Must have a background experience in dealing with Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software specifically Epicor, Isidore or Planrep.
  • Skills and experience in installation, administration and troubleshooting Epicor, Isidore or Planrep;
  • Skills and experience in integrating Epicor with other financial systems;
  • Strong proficiency with SQL and its variation among popular databases;
  • Knowledge and experience in reporting and business intelligence tools like Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS), SSIS, SSAS and SAP Crystal Reports;
  • Expertise in SQL;
  • Good understand database design, implementation, troubleshooting and maintenance;
  • Should have skills and experience on deploying a Business Activity Query (BAQ) to the network and display it on Epicor main menu;
  • Skills on converting a BAQ report to a crystal report;
  • Epicor ERP partner certification is an added advantage;
  • Experience working with multiple operating systems;
  • Experience monitoring and auditing procedures of databases;
  • Experience in database schema design;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

REMUNERATION GLOBAL FUND SALARY SCALE

The deadline for submitting the application is 01 July 2021.

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