Engineer Infrastructure Operations & Security Remediation

  • Full Time
  • Kenya
  • Posted 6 days ago

Safaricom PLC

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Job Description

 We are pleased to announce the position of an Engineer Infrastructure Operations & Security Remediation in the Digital IT within the Technology Division.   In keeping with our current business needs, we are looking for a person who meets the criteria indicated below.

Reporting to the Team Lead Infrastructure Operations & Security Remediations, the position holder shall implement and support Core IT infrastructure including the data centers, operating systems, servers, storage, SAN, backups, cloud computing, collocation, and collaboration systems such as email and Teams.

 Job Responsibilities

  • Working with the product owner to groom the backlog and assign work to team members
  • Promote Agile practices and ways of working, including the use of tools such as Jira & Confluence
  • Responsible for maintaining and supporting high-performance, fault-tolerant, scalable and distributed Platforms in the Core Infrastructure Ecosystem
  • Collaborating with the team and various stakeholders to identify technical problems, design solutions for them and help implement where required. This involves collaborating with both technical and non-technical staff
  • Remediation of All Security, Compliance and Audit Issues within the entire Core Infrastructure
  • Responsible for establishing and improving team processes and workflows to maximize efficiency and productivity of people and systems.
  • Understanding of the technology stack in depth, including applications within and outside the Tribe.

Engineer Infrastructure Operations & Security Remediation – Qualifications – External

  • Honors Degree in Engineering/Computer Science/Information Technology
  • Must have technical / professional qualifications:
  • BSc Degree in computer science, IT or engineering.
  • 3+ years’ experience in infrastructure support and/or planning in an environment with mixed VMware and Redhat virtualization.
  • 3+ Years’ Experience as Systems administrator, Network administrator or analyst in a multifaceted business environment with integrated/mixed windows and major UNIX/Linux server environment
  • System Administration Techniques – understanding OS Performance, Microsoft and UNIX/Linux enterprise hardware and storage
  • Knowledge in SAN and NAS is desirable.
  • Attention to details and analytical thinking
  • Extensive knowledge of enterprise Linux Server Operating Systems such as RHEL/ CentOS, Ubuntu.
  • Strong oral, written, interpersonal communication and leadership skills
  • Certification in any of the following Systems and Network or related trainings is an added advantage
    • Cloud Technology Associate
    • Cloud Administrator
    • Cloud Developer
    • Cloud Security & Governance
    • Cloud Service Manager
    • Certified in Cloud Infrastructure and Services Associate (EMCCIS)
    • Cloud Architect,
    • Virtualized Infrastructure Specialist
    • Network certification e.g. CCNA,CCNP
    • UNIX/Linux certification
    • VMware certification e.g. VCP

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