Saturday, August 3, 2013

Information Technology Analyst

Information Technology Analyst

A leading private equity investor in global growth markets, with the deepest bench of private equity experience across global growth markets.
Our client has supported best-in-class organizations focused on entrepreneurship and job creation, healthcare, education and community engagement which has enabled a deep-rooted, sustainable impact on the economic landscape of the markets in which the organization operates.
They regard every member of the team as important and as an equal partner in the quest to be the leading private equity firm in each of the regions in which they operate.
Our client would like to fill the vacancy of Information Technology Analyst

Job Purpose/Summary

The job holder will ensure the effective operation of the IT department in conjunction with the business objectives of the company. Coordinates and designs IT-related activities for the company, as well as performs general preventive maintenance tasks on computers, laptops and printers. He will also be responsible for monitoring, operating, managing and troubleshooting of networking and telecom equipment
Duties and Responsibilities
Responsible for supporting Windows XP, windows 7 and windows 8 workstations, Microsoft Office 2007/2010 full suit, Outlook in and Exchange Environment
Handle all basic hardware issues for desktops, laptops, printers, and mobile devices like Blackberries & IPADS
Work at handling Routers, switches and firewalls.
Handling of the LAN/WAN equipment and cabling maintenance
Handling of DNS, TCP/IP and other networking concepts
Performs general preventative maintenance tasks on computers, laptops and printers
Responsible for monitoring, operating, managing and troubleshooting of networking and telecom equipment.
Develop and maintain an inventory control system for all IT hardware and software
Ensure maintenance, trouble-shooting , and configuration of computer networks, including cable, hubs, routers, and other network electronics, connected desktop and laptop computers and other network peripherals.
Investigate on existing information technology facilities to assess their adequacy for the long-term information technology requirements
Identification of database requirements and specification for use and sharing of data, and ensure the maintenance of the integrated data bases
Monitor the integrity of all systems and update all security requirements
Evaluate and report on the operating efficiency of computer systems and communications systems.
Ensure all IT systems are 99% available at all times. Keep system down-times to a minimum.
Investigate and report on the application of new information technology and information
Ensure technology is accessible and equipped with current hardware and software, including troubleshooting all hardware, software and network issues
Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, or related technical field or its equivalent
3 years’ experience in a similar role
Must have an extensive background in computer hardware and software and an ability to translate computer requirements into appropriate support programs.
Proficiency in networking and communication technologies: DNS, TCP/IP networks and other networking concepts
Wiring and cabling, and network management solutions
Experience and/or knowledge with switching and routing load balancing and application
Working knowledge of Active directory
Knowledge and experience of large IT infrastructure components (server, storage and network
Knowledge or familiarity/exposure with/to Windows, Unix and Linux environments
Skills needed
Effective written and oral communication skills necessary for maintaining strong relationships with all levels of management.
Problem-solving skills are essential
Strong analytical skills associated to capacity to solve problems
Excellent interpersonal skills, as well as ability to work under pressure, meeting competing deadlines
Strong teamwork skills

Salary Budget: Kshs. 130,000
How to apply: If you are interested in the position and have the skills and talents our client is looking for, we would like to hear from you.
Please forward a copy of your updated resume, your current salary and benefits package to before close of business 12th Aug 2013.Only successful candidates will be contacted.
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