Career Opportunity at SportsPesa

Career Opportunity at SportsPesa

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Career Opportunity at Sportspesa

SportPesa, is a Kenya-based sports betting website owned and operated by Pevans East Africa Limited. The website is licensed by the BCLB (Betting Control and Licensing Board of Kenya) under the Betting, Lotteries and Gaming Act.

Systems Admin Job Vacancy

Roles for the Systems Admin Job

Reporting to the System Manager, the person of the Systems Admin shall be responsible for

  • Scheduling and Overseeing Preventive Maintenance of the Server/System Infrastructure
  • Ensure 99.99% availability of the System Infrastructure
  • Serve as a Level 1 escalation for all System incidents
  • Serve as part of Resolution team for System Incidents
  • Ensure System documentation is updated
  • Manage System Inventory and spares
  • Manage Configuration of all Systems (backup configuration and application of standardized configuration templates to Systems)
  • Liaise with Service Providers to ensure agreed SLAs are maintained 100%
  • Continues training/certification in relevant knowledge areas
  • Liaise with the ITSM/Service Delivery manager to manage projects and IT&S processes and procedures.
  • Ensure System licences are valid and initiate acquisition of the same before expiry
  • Management and development of Microsoft and Linux environment including: IIS, SQL Server, Apache
  • Active Directory, security, replication, back-up and virtualization
  • Providing support to internal and external customers
  • Development and maintenance of security protocols and controls
  • Maintenance and development of business continuity solutions and disaster recovery (DR, back-ups, contingency planning)
  • Perform regular audits and performance monitoring of mission critical infrastructure and processes

Systems Admin Job Requirements

  • Degree in Computer Science/Telecommunication or related degree
  • 4-6 years’ experience managing Systems running on Linux and Microsoft, Minimum 2 years hands on systems administration experience
  • IT project management experience
  • Experience of Window IIS technologies including configuration, administration, monitoring and troubleshooting. Windows Servers 2008 onwards; networking, DNS, load balancing and performance monitoring tools
  • RHCE or equivalent
  • Setup and Management of load balancing solutions (NGINX, F5, Citrix)
  • Microsoft System Administration
  • Mail Server Setup and Administration (MS Exchange, postfix etc )
  • Strong troubleshooting skills is key
  • Ability to configure and administer IIS, SQL/MySQL/Oracle DB Server and Active Directory
  • Experience implementing and managing hosted or web based systems within a Windows environment
  • Experience of implementation and managing high availability and rapidly scalable environments
  • Internet technologies – DNS, SMTP, Proxies, Cache
  • Security best practices (hardening, vulnerability scans, DMZ etc.)
  • Storage and back-up methodologies
  • Team Player
  • Highly motivated with demonstrable enthusiasm for role
  • Telco / Service Provider experience is an added advantage

Method of Application

Interested candidates who qualify for the position should send their CV and application letter to hr@sportpesa.com . Please indicate the position on the subject line

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