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Assistant Systems Administrator (MIS/IT 3)

Date Posted
22nd November 2016
Information & Communication Technology
Job Type
Montego Bay
Not Disclosed

Job Summary

The Western Regional Health Authority (a Statutory Body under the Ministry of Health) is currently seeking to employ an Assistant Systems Administrator.

Job Description

Reporting to the Director – Management Information Systems, the incumbent’s core responsibilities will include:

  • Providing technical and user support across the Region
  • Assisting in the training of staff in Software applications
  • Maintaining and administrating the Help Desk Ticketing System
  • Installing computer and peripherals devices
  • Performing systems backup and recovery operations
  • Ensuring the smooth and continuous operation of computers and all systems within the Region.
  • Conducting regular maintenance activities of workstations under the supervision of the Systems Administrator.
  • Assisting with the documentation of network configurations and the development of network standards.
  • Performing any other related duties assigned


Specific Knowledge/Skills Required:

  • Working knowledge of the Windows Server environment, Active Directory and administration techniques.
  • Working knowledge of network switches/routers and LAN/WAN technology
  • Working knowledge of the Linux/Unix environment
  • Working knowledge of network implementation & techniques
  • Sound hardware, software and network troubleshooting skills
  • Knowledge of at least one programming language
  • Knowledge of virtualization and associated technologies
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and communication skills, both oral and written.
  • Good organizational skills.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and work with minimal supervision


Qualifications and Experience:

  • Diploma in Computer Science or related field
  • One (1) year related experience; or the equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Industry certifications would be an asset


NB: Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted

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