Systems Administrator (Mis/It 5)

Systems Administrator (Mis/It 5)

Expiry Date: 
Friday, 26 October 2018 - 11:45pm
Job Purpose: 

Reporting to the Director, Information Technology, the Systems Administrator is responsible for the effective operations of the Management Information System of the Ministry. The Systems Administrator must maintain an effective, secure, safe and up-to-date system by reviewing the technological environment, giving advice and making appropriate recommendations for the proper maintenance of the equipment and further development of the system.

Key Responsibilities:

Management/Administrative: 
•    Collaborates with hardware/software suppliers; 
•    Attends meetings and events; 
•    Assists in the implementation of ICT related projects; 
•    Co-ordinates technical arrangements in support of all ICT functions carried out by the Unit; 
•    Manages the allocation of resources to effectively satisfy the information processing requirements of the Authority; 
•    Assists with the training and development of staff; 
•    Researches, evaluates and provides feedback on problems relating to the network infrastructure; 
•    Resolves hardware/software interface and interoperability problems; 
•    Maintains systems configuration; 
•    Designs and implements SAN (Storage Area Network) infrastructure and consolidating
•    Plan and directs the implementation of network infrastructure projects
•    Maintains record of requests for action; 
•    Evaluates the Authority’s network systems against established industry benchmarks for performance, security, stability etc.
•    Re-assigns equipment as necessary; 
•    Arranges for maintenance and repairs to networking equipment; 
•    Keeps meticulous records of all network upgrades, maintenance and inventory
•    Performs related work as assigned. 
•    Analyzes and defines data requirements and specifications; 
•    Designs, creates and manages databases, spreadsheets, forms etc. for divisions within the Authority; 
•    Provides technical support to database users. 
•    Resolves email and internet problems internally and with service providers; 
•    Diagnoses and resolves problems in response to reported incidents; 
•    Ensures the smooth and continuous operations of the Authority’s network; 
•    Manages accounts, network rights and access to systems and equipment; 
•    Ensures that users are aware of standard network practices and computer etiquette. 

Salary range: (MIS/IT 5) $1,700,083.00 to $2,020,864.00 per annum plus any allowances attached to this post

Qualifications And Experience:
•    Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or equivalent; 
•    At least five (5) years working experience in an IT development environment; 
•    Professional certification (MCSA, CCNA) is highly desirable. 

Applications should be submitted no later than Friday, October 26, 2018 to:

The Director Human Resource and Administration
Cannabis Licensing Authority
4th Floor, Pan Jam Building, 60 Knutsford Boulevard, Kingston 5
Email: vacancies@cla.org.jm
 

Reports to: 
Director, Information Technology

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