Applications Support Officer

An Equal Opportunity Multinational Company

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An Equal Opportunity Multinational Company Engaged in the Provision of Trade Solutions and Advisory Services to Both the Public and Private Sectors, seeks the services of an Applications Support Officer


Job Title: Applications Support Officer


Job Location: Western Region


Job Summary

  • The Applications Support Officer will primary be a UNIX/Solaris and Windows Systems Administrator in the company, and will be responsible for supporting the server infrastructure
  • He/She will directly work with servers and service owners to ensure reliability and sustainability of the across all enterprise applications as well as the internal IT infrastructure
  • He/She shall work under the supervision of the Senior Applications Officer and other Applications Officers in the department
  • He/She and other be assigned support work from ServiceDesk


Job Description

  • Provides support for the smooth and continuous operation of all hardware and software system within IT infrastructure, and other offices.
  • Configuration, installation and upgrade tasks within the distributed systems environment
  • Administer servers, desktop computers, printers, software deployment, security updates and patches
  • Carry out Backup, restore procedures and ensure integrity of all data in the IT infrastructure
  • Manage user accounts per request
  • Maintain data entre environmental and monitoring equipment
  • Execute deployments for all environments
  • Perform regular fire archival purging and housekeeping
  • Optimise existing environment based on business and security needs
  • Under supervision of the senior application officer collaborate with external developers ad infrastructure engineers and internal DBSs to troubleshoot issues
  • Participation in a 24x7 on duly rotation


Qualifications and Requirements

  • Minimum of First Degree in Computer Science, Electrical / Electronic Engineering or related qualification
  • Experience with mixed operating systems (e.g. Windows, Solaris, Linux, Red Hat etc)
  • Certification in the above will be an added advantage
  • Fluency in at least one high level programming language (e.g. PHP, Java) will be an added advantage
  • Experience in configuration management of operating system platforms
  • Experience in UNIX or Windows fleet management activities
  • Understanding of virtualization technologies
  • Knowledge of TCP/IP networking, webservers and LAN/WAN environments
  • Knowledge of OS internals (file systems, storage, process lifecycle)

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An Equal Opportunity Multinational Company

Job Level

Experienced (Non-Manager)


Western Region


Information Technology

Job Type


Minimum Qualification


Preferred Years of Experience

1 - 3 years