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System Administrator

Job Description

Purpose for the Job

The purpose of this job is to ensure effective provisioning, installation/configuration,operation and maintenance of systems, hardware and software and related infrastructure.

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Duties and Responsibilities

i. Design and Implement Complex multi-server architectures;

ii. Controlling access permissions and privileges of corporate systems as per set policies, procedures and User needs;

iii. Manage both UNIX/LINUX and Windows based Virtualised Server environments;

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iv. Installing and configuring System software’s;

v. Documentation of systems configurations;

vi. Troubleshooting and fixing of any reported system problems;

vii. Responsible for system performance tuning;

viii. Regularly Apply system updates and patches;

ix. Assess user and stakeholder needs and propose cost effective solutions;

x. Undertake such other duties as may be reasonably required and which are consistent with the level of responsibility of this job.

Minimum Academic, Professional Qualifications and Experience

i. Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, Computer Science or related from a recognized institution;

ii. Microsoft administration certification;

iii. UNIX or Linux administration Certification;

iv. Membership to a relevant professional body;

v. Relevant work experience of atleast three (3) years will be an added advantage;

vi. Meets provision of chapter six of the Constitution;

Senior Product And Applications Development Officer

Job Description

Purpose for the Job

The purpose of the job is gathering user requirements, analyzing, designing, developing and implementing business applications and the maintenance of existing solutions as well as innovations for efficiency and enhanced service delivery

Duties and Responsibilities

i. Develop prototypes for required solutions;

ii. Develop code, update and maintain software solutions, packages or reports to fulfil user requirements;

iii. Maintain applications, debug or enhance existing programs to increase operating efficiency or adapt to new requirements;

iv. Conduct unit and integration tests for solutions developed;

v. Draft, contribute to instructions or manuals to guide end users;

vi. Spearhead application changes with version control and making sure that release management is kept;

vii. Coordinate specialist trainings that relate to supported applications and areas, study operations and user manuals, request specialist trainings;

viii. Team up with legal and project managers to shape software contracts ensuring contracts address architecture and economic value goals of software systems;

ix. Supervise the configuration and deployment of software solutions;

x. Implement program support for computer operators or system analysts to define and resolve problems in running computer programs;

xi. Spearhead such other duties as may be reasonably required and which are consistent with the level of responsibility of this job.

Minimum Academic, Professional Qualifications and Experience

i. Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;

ii. A supervisory course lasting not less than 2 weeks will be an added advantage;

iii. At least three (3) years’ working experience in applications development and database operations;

iv. Experience with a variety of object oriented programming languages;

v. Proficiency in Relational Databases

vi. Membership to a relevant professional body;

vii. Meets provision of chapter six of the Constitution;

Information Security Officer

Job Description

Purpose for the Job
i. Protecting KenTrade’s data and infrastructure from external or internal threats; and

ensuring compliance with statutory and regulatory requirements regarding information

access, security and privacy.

ii. Continuously carrying out information risk assessment to ensure KenTrade’s

information security risks are brought under explicit management control

Minimum Academic, Professional Qualifications and Experience
i. Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, Computer Science or related from a

recognized institution;

ii. Professional qualifications in CISSM/CISA/ CEH/ Operating System based Certification,

Security+;

iii. Membership to a relevant professional body;

vii. Work experience of atleast three (3) years in Information Security Administration, IT

Security compliance or IT security audit will be an added advantage;

iv. Meets provision of chapter six of the Constitution. ResponsibilitiesDuties and Responsibilities
i. Spearhead the implementation of a comprehensive information security and Data

privacy program for KenTrade;

ii. Spearhead the implementation of and review of KenTrade’s ICT security policies,

standards, procedures and guidelines;

iii. Lead in the design, implementation, operation and maintenance of the information

security management system based on the ISO/IEC 27000 series standards, including

certification against ISO/IEC 27001;

iv. Lead in the activities relating to contingency planning, business continuity management

and IT disaster recovery in conjunction with relevant functions and third parties;

v. Lead the implementation of an ongoing risk assessment program targeting information

security matters;

vi. Collect and summarize security events and data including preparing security reports

and eventual remedies to be taken;

vii. Administer ICT security tools, maintain security escalation and contact lists and

security logs;

viii. Offer internal management consultancy advise and practical assistance on information

security risk and control matters throughout the organization;

ix. Carry out information security awareness, training and educational activities;

x. Undertake such other duties as may be reasonably required and which are consistent

with the level of responsibility of this job.

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