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Systems Engineer (MIS/IT 4)

Date Posted
20th April 2017
Reference
VAC-25567
Sector
Information & Communication Technology
Job Type
Permanent
Location
Kingston
Salary
Not Disclosed

Job Summary

Applications are incited from suitably qualified candidates to fill the post of Systems Engineer (MIS/IT 4), in the Firearm Licensing Authority.

Job Description

Job Purpose

Reporting to the Manager, Information Systems, the incumbent will:

  • Ensure that the performance and availability of the server and network infrastructure is maintained to the highest standard. Also, to diagnose and resolves complex local area network issues;
  • Perform installation and maintenance activities on computer and related peripherals.

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Properly executes the data communication transmission procedures in a timely manner Manages system security by:
    • setting up proper backup facilities
    • managing password security
    • conducting system security checks;
  • Prepares sites for network installation;
  • Installation and support of new server hardware and software infrastructure;
  • Conforms to system schedules;
  • Does preventative and corrective maintenance of PC’s, attach peripherals etc., in accordance with directives from the Director;
  • Maintains fault log of all equipment maintained;
  • Attends to request for equipment maintained promptly;
  • Keeps abreast of technological trends and advise the Manager, Information Systems/Analyst of relevant issues;
  • Implements and monitors network security;
  • Maintains documentation regarding network configuration, operating procedures and service records relating to network hardware and software;
  • Ensures all request for resources and technical support are dealt with within the guidelines set out in the policies and procedures of the Authority;
  • Assists where necessary in repairs, removal and stripping down of hardware.

 

Required Skills/Competencies

Core:

  • Knowledge of computer network systems infrastructure requirements and standards
  • Ability to install, configure, and maintain personal computers, networks, and/or related hardware
  • Computer network systems planning skills
  • Knowledge of current technological developments/trends in area of expertise

 

Minimum Required Qualification and Experience

  • First Degree in Computer Science/Information Technology or equivalent from a recognized institution with at least one (1) year experience in a related field;

OR

  • Diploma in Computer Science/Information Technology with at least three (3) years’ experience in a related field.

 

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 and that all applicants will be required to pass a background security check.

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