Umwanya w’akazi wa System Administrator at Umwalimu SACCO:(Deadline:16-08-2022)

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Umwalimu SACCO is looking for inspired innovators, dynamic self-driven and highly creative personalities to collaborate with Umwalimu SACCO in taking it to the next level of success. If you feel you have what it takes, we would like to hear from you.

Please send us your applications via email at no later than 16/08/2022 at 5 PM local time. Put the job title you are applying for.

Interested candidates should submit soft copies of the motivation letter addressed to the Director General of UMWALIMU SACCO, signed CV and copy of required notarized degrees and other important documents. For the experience please attach related work certificate. Kindly note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for the exam and interview.


System Administrator.

Reports to: IT Infrastructure Manager

Department: ICT

Age Limit: 35

·         Being a Rwandan by Nationality;

·         Bachelor’s degree in computer science, software engineering or information systems (or related field)

·         Minimum of 3 years’ experience with progressive responsibility in a similar environment;

Knowledge and Skills

·         Advanced knowledge of Windows Server (2012/2019) /desktop Operating Systems (Win 10)

·         Managing in excess of 5 Windows Server infrastructure

·         Managing deployments/rollouts

·         Advanced knowledge in managing server virtualization technologies like VMWare Server/ESX or Microsoft Hyper-V/Virtual

·         Advanced knowledge of mailing system

·         A solid understanding of LAN/WAN networking

·         Strong communication and documentation skills

·         Flexible and able to adapt to a rapidly changing environment

·         Must be organized and have the ability to manage projects of varying length

·         Positive, self-motivated individual who can complete tasks independently

·         Ability to collaborate easily and effectively within a team and thrive in a fast paced environment

·         Strong communication and documentation skills

·         Flexible and able to adapt to a rapidly changing environment

Key Responsibilities 

Server Administration:

·         Planning, deploying, installing and configuring servers, virtualization and software

·         Proactively manage servers, administrative responsibility for servers on network

·         Analyzing system logs and identifying potential issues with server & computer systems fixe and report them.

·         Applying operating system updates, patches, and configuration changes for servers and other equipment.

·         Managing active directory.

·         Adding, removing, or updating user account information in active directory, resetting passwords, etc.

·         Answering technical queries and assisting users.

·         Responsibility for security.

·         Ensure server System performance optimization and tuning

·         Responsibility for documenting the configuration of the system, best practices and support procedures.

·         Maintain inventory and asset configuration documentation

·         Troubleshooting any reported problems.

·         Design and implement monitoring, configuration management and reporting functions that will make a hands-off environment

·         Ensuring that the network infrastructure is up and running.

·         Configuring, adding, and deleting file systems.

·         Ensuring parity between development, test and production environments.

·         Training users on existing and new technologies.

·         Plan and manage the server room environment

·         Plan, maintain regular backup and perform test on backups

IT Security:

·         Ensure and maintain a strict security policy as regards the Server Room and all server room equipment.

·         Plan and configure network security at Umwalimu SACCO network

·         Manage IP-routing and install/operate firewalling network capacity

·         Keep up to date with the latest security and technology developments

·         Research/evaluate emerging cyber security threats and ways to manage them

·         Plan for disaster recovery in the event of any security breaches

·         Monitor for attacks, intrusions and unusual, unauthorized or illegal activity

·         Assist with the creation, maintenance and delivery of cyber security awareness training for colleagues

·         Ensure the Access control is properly installed on the designated doors and access matrix is applied and monitored.

·         Responsible for the development and delivery of a comprehensive Information security and privacy plan for Umwalimu SACCO by ensuring that electronic information created, acquired and maintained by its authorized users, it used in accordance with its intended purpose, to protect Umwalimu SACCO’s information and infrastructure from external and internal threats.

·         System availability

·         Implementation of a standardized organization – wide IT architecture

·         Implementation of security policies and technologies



Umwalimu SACCO shall provide for equal employment opportunity to the prospective candidates without direct or indirect discrimination on grounds of ethnic or social origin, gender, political and philosophical or religious opinions.


Any supplementary information regarding the recruitment advertisement shall be obtained at Human Resource & Administration Department of Umwalimu SACCO at any time during the working hours: From 8:00 AM up to 6:00 PM starting from Monday to Friday.

NB: This vacant post is opened to external as well as internal candidates.

Done at Kigali, 1/8/2022


Director of HR & Administration Director General

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