System Administrator Job Vacancy at Ministry of Energy & Mineral Development in Uganda

Job Title: System Administrator

Ministry of Energy & Mineral Development, Uganda
Introduction: Government of Uganda through the Ministry of Energy & Mineral Development requires the services of qualified and experienced persons for the posts indicated below to work at the Petroleum Exploration & Production Department (PEPD), Entebbe. These persons will report to the Commissioner, Petroleum Exploration & Production Department.


Duties and Responsibilities:

Reports to the Assistant Commissioner/Geophysics in performing the following:

Essential Functions:

    The System Administrator (SA) shall be responsible for effective provision, installation/configuration operation, and maintenance of systems hardware and software and related infrastructure. In addition she/he will be responsible for training of staff in PEPD when the need arises.
    He/she will participate in technical research and development to enable continuing innovation within the infrastructure. He/she shall ensure that system hardware, operating systems, software systems,
    Management applications per project or operational needs.
    Perform periodic performance reporting to support capacity planning.
    Perform on going performance tuning, hardware upgrades, and resource optimization as required. Configure CPU, memory, and disk partitions as required.
    Maintain data centre environmental and monitoring equipment.
    Any other duties assigned by supervisor.


    Bachelor's degree in engineering, IT, computer science or any other related field
    Systems Administration/System Engineer certification in Microsoft (MCITP, MCTS, and MCSE) is required and a certification in Linux/Unix, Oracle will be an added advantage.
    One to Two years' System Administration experience.
    Be able to participate in developing the maintenance processes and at the same time run the defined processes.

Age: 25-35 years.
Experience: 2

How to apply:
Duration of the Assignments: Two years contract (with 6 months’ probation period), renewable upon satisfactory performance. How to apply: The Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development now invites eligible individuals to indicate their interest in providing the said services. Those interested must provide information indicating that they are qualified to perform the services (curriculum vitae, indicating detailed qualifications, expertise and experience in similar assignments). Application letter should be accompanied by copies of CVs with three referees, academic certificates, transcripts and other relevant documents must be delivered to the address below by 11.00 a.m. on the 4th Day of October, 2012. Address for Submission: The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development, P.O. Box 7270, Kampala, Uganda. Location: Amber House, Kampala Road. Tel: 256-414-344-414. Attn: The Principal Personnel Officer, Room A 213.

Deadline: 4th Oct 2012


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