Foster Clark Company Limited

Systems & Security Engineer

  • Basis:  Full-Time
  • Closing Date:  10 Feb, 2022
  • Job Ref:  KMP-67847

Job Description

Reporting to the ICT Infrastructure Manager, the role of the Systems and Security Engineer is to ensure that FCP ICT enterprise systems deliver the highest level of systems availability, security, and performance. The role will execute procedures to ensure the company’s business continuity and disaster recovery capabilities are always up to date, on time and tested for any foreseeable failure scenario.

The Systems Engineer will work with technical resources and HODs to recommend ICT enterprise designs, source technical solutions and lead technical implementation projects. The System Engineer lead technical implementation projects and deputises the Infrastructure Manager in case of absence.

Key Accountabilities

  • Enterprise Systems Architecture
    • Develop and maintain a solid understanding of all FCP server, network, and security architecture
    • Implement technology and execute processes to improve performance, ensure DRP and reduce security threats
    • Execute server-side processes and updates to ensure security, performance, and service availability
    • Identify, report and analyse security risks, breaches and non-compliance issues
    • Monitor system performance for optimal resource utilisation and system availability
    • Collaborate closely with the IT BA team for maintenance of dynamics AX and other ERP software
    • Monitor the adherence and compliance to security standards and policies across the organization
  • ICT Project Management
    • Collaborate work with technical resources and HODs to deliver assigned ICT technology projects in line with plans
    • Source and implement ICT Infrastructure technology in line with business requirements
  • Systems and Software Support
    • Provides 2nd level support to end-users
    • Coordinate 3rd level technical support with 3rd party ICT engineering teams
    • Collaborate closely with the BA team on ERP and SQL services
  • People and Section Management
    • Lead technical teams to deliver high-quality ICT solutions
    • Provide technical coaching and guidance to junior ICT associates latitude
    • Modification of practices and procedures and determine own priorities

Ideal Candidate Profile

  • Education
    • MQF level 6 qualification in computer engineering or computer systems and networks
    • Cisco and Microsoft professional certification
    • Project management qualification
  • Experience
    • Minimum of 8 years’ of ICT professional experience
    • Experience in systems administration, networks and systems engineering and ICT Project Management
  • Technical Skills
    • Expert knowledge of managed hosting infrastructure, servers, firewalls, Lan and SAN
    • Expert knowledge of LAN / WAN technologies and telecommunications including DNS, DHCP, WIFI APs
    • Expert knowledge of administering Microsoft Server operating systems, Office 365 suite, virtualised environments, Microsoft Active Directory and Exchange
    • Strong technical knowledge of SQL server administration and performances monitoring
    • Strong knowledge of business continuity, user security and cyber security techniques
    • Capability to develop operating procedures
    • Capability to search for solutions, analyse requirements, and organise work effectively
  • Competencies
    • Analytical thinking and problem solving
    • Quality orientation
    • Teamwork
    • Presentation and facilitation
    • Environmental scanning
    • Monitoring and measuring