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Web Administrator (MIS/IT 4)

Date Posted
5th January 2017
Reference
VAC-24657
Sector
Information & Communication Technology
Job Type
Not Vacant
Location
Kingston
Salary
Not Disclosed

Job Summary

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for the post of Web Administrator (MIS/IT 4) – (Not Vacant), in the Ministry of Justice.

Job Description

Job Purpose

To manage and maintain the Ministry of Justice and its portfolio of agencies websites, email systems and intranets; take care of the web security and integrity of web based systems and support web technologies, producing reports, capacity planning and monitoring uptime as well as customer support.

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Implements procedures for ongoing web site revision;
  • Maintains monitoring tools on web server;
  • Tests backup/recovery plans regularly and resolves any problem;
  • Provides support for existing applications and improves where possible;
  • Provides training to users on Web Applications and software utilized within the Ministry of Justice;
  • Implements Web technologies such as Web Fora, Wikis and Groupware Tools to provide innovative web solutions;
  • Implements web site security measures, such as firewalls or message encryption;
  • Implements Ministry of Justice web templates in an appropriate Content Management System (CMS) and provide support for its users;
  • Maintains and monitors websites for the Ministry of Justice and its portfolio of Agencies;
  • Maintains and reviews existing Web pages for accuracy and relevance;
  • Designs, implements and updates/edits web pages;
  • Redesigns web pages as needed;
  • Gathers website material from a variety of sources;
  • Edits, proofreads and posts material/content;
  • Ensures that all website content is uploaded to the site on a timely basis;
  • Tests issues such as system integration, performance, and system security on a regular schedule or after any major programme modifications;
  • Follows up with Communications personnel and committee to update information;
  • Monitors web developments through continuing education, reading or participation in professional conferences, workshops or groups;
  • Works to keep the site up to date with available technologies;
  • Ensures that the overall navigational design flow of the website is user friendly;
  • Monitors the usage and traffic of website;
  • Provides reports on state of the website as per pre-established guidelines;
  • Updates email systems;
  • Responds to and addresses user problems escalated from the help desk; troubleshoots user problems and effects the necessary corrective actions;
  • Administers intranet infrastructure, including components such as web, File Transfer Protocol (FTP), news and mail servers;
  • Implements updates, upgrades and patches in a timely manner to limit loss of service.

 

Required Knowledge, Skills and Competencies

  • Must be able to control and manage various policies and permission groups
  • Should possess very good communication skills
  • Should deliver projects on time
  • Willingness to learn upcoming technologies
  • Ability to solve any technical related problem instantly
  • Ability to answer technical queries
  • Ready to troubleshoot any reported problems or issues
  • Should have a keen eye for details
  • Possess proofreading skills
  • Must be innovative
  • Specific knowledge (however acquired) required to start:
    • Coding for Windows based applications, PHP, HTML, JavaScript, MySQL, MS SQL,Visual Basic, Crystal Reports, Apache and/or IIS Web Servers and MS Access
    • Software development methodologies
    • Project Management Competencies
    • Familiarity with one (1) or more Content Management Systems (CMS) e.g. Drupal etc. Familiarity with voice based and speech activated systems a distinct advantage

 

Minimum Required Qualification and Experience

  • A Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Science or its equivalent;
  • Two (2) years web programming experience in PHP / MySQL, ASP / MS SQL, CSS, Visual Basic, MS Access, Crystal Reports, AJAX, ASP.NET.

 

Salary range $1,406,073 - $1,671,378 per annum and any allowance(s) attached to the post. 

 

Please note that only short listed applicants will be contacted.

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