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Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Unix Engineer (Solaris) Job at Infinity Computers & Communications - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Unix Engineer (Solaris)

Jobs at:
Infinity Computers & Communications

Deadline of this Job:
15th October, 2017

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda

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Job details:
Reports to: Back Office Manager

Infinity Computers & Communications Company Ltd (I3C) is a Technology Enterprise with a footprint in Uganda and the wider East Africa Sub-Region. Our company's work spans over 15 years of experience in several African markets having previously traded as Computer Frontiers International LTD (CFI). Our core business is IT & Telecom. They are for sourcing for qualified applicants on behalf of their valuable client.
Job Summary: The Unix Engineer (Solaris) will provide support in the administration, maintenance, support and upgrades of UNIX operating systems.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Assist in the implementation of approved policies and procedures for UNIX operating system design, implementation and maintenance.
  • Capable to handle multiple Unix Platform like: RHEL, OEL, SUSE Linux, Solaris.
  • Provide input in the planning of UNIX operating systems upgrades and deployment.
  • Provide support in the implementation and user acceptance testing of UNIX operating systems.
  • Assist in the development of a proactive maintenance cycle for UNIX operating systems and automate preventive/routine maintenance on systems.
  •  Perform daily UNIX operating system administration, including hardware & software upgrades.
  • Work on the Migration from P2V and P2P.
  • Should have sound knowledge Virtualization Technology, especially on OVM and Solaris Zones.
  • Maintain backup of the UNIX operating system network.
  • Ensure optimal performance of all applications running on UNIX operating system environment for the CUSTOMER through proactive tuning and preventive maintenance.
  • Perform daily UNIX systems checks and correct any issues.
  • Regularly monitor UNIX systems performance and recommend adjustments to system parameters to ensure optimum performance and response time.
  • Work with the User Support team to provide second level support to end users and ensure timely resolution of UNIX system problems.
  • Work closely with relevant unit/ team/function in carrying out all relevant activities.
  • Attend team/divisional/departmental meetings as required.
  • Prepare/compile agreed periodic activity and performance reports for the attention of the Manager, IT Operations Support.
  •  Perform any other duties as assigned by the Manager, IT Operations Support.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the Unix Engineer (Solaris)job opportunity should preferably hold a first degree or equivalent in a relevant discipline.
  • Relevant UNIX certifications shall be of an advantage
  • At least three years of relevant work experience.
  • Broad knowledge and hands on experience with RHEL, OEL, SUSE Linux, Solaris platforms.
Job application procedure
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should apply online, Click Here and also send their applications via mail to;