Systems Administrator – Uganda Martyrs University Jobs

May 4, 2023

Job Title: Systems Administrator

Organization: Uganda Martyrs University

Location: Nkozi, Uganda


Roles and responsibilities:

  • Administer UMU’s Active Directory
  • Maintain network servers such as application servers, file servers, VPN gateways, and intrusion detection systems.
  • Administer the university’s mail server
  • Maintenance of IP services like DNS, Web servers, Internet Gateways
  • Support LANs, WANs, network segments, Internet, and intranet systems.
  • Ensure that the design of all systems allows all components to work properly together.
  • Ensure efficiency and availability of all Management Information Systems.
  • Maintain network and system security as well as perform security updates and patches.
  • Explore possibilities of new cost effective and/or open-source technologies based on Linux/UNIX
  • Perform regular and scheduled back-up for the various pieces of data and systems as well as perform dummy recoveries of data and systems to ensure their integrity.
  • Any other duties assigned by the supervisor that may be required from time to time for the smooth running of activities at UMU.


Minimum qualifications:

  • Must have a Bachelor’s Degree in either Computer Science, Information Technology or Computer Engineering from a recognized institution of higher learning.
  • Professional certifications in MCSE, CCNA will be an added advantage.
  • At least three (3) years’ experience in a busy environment.
  • Good knowledge and understanding of TCP/IP networking is an added advantage
  • Must have good knowledge of Virtualization
  • Experience in setting up and administering a wide range of Information Systems, preferably in Finance and Education environments is key
  • Experience and good understanding of Open-source applications
  • Good knowledge and understanding of both Windows and Linux Server administration
  • Knowledge of VoIP functionality is an added advantage


How to apply

Applications for the post must be accompanied by an up-to-date CV, copies of relevant documents a current-day telephone contact, and/or email address.

Each application should be accompanied by two confidential recommendations in sealed envelopes from their referees. Applications should be addressed to: Director, Human Resources Uganda Martyrs University P.O Box 5498, Kampala

Application deadline: 19th May 2023, 5:00 p.m.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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