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Systems Administrator & Developer1

  • Company: Gertrude’s Children’s Hospital
  • Deadline: Friday 12th August 2011
  • Location: Nairobi
Job Description

Gertrude’s Children’s Hospital aims to be the preferred healthcare provider for children throughout East Africa by putting the needs of their children and parents first. For over 60 years, Gertrude’s Children’s Hospital has provided high standards of paedriatic health care in East and Central Africa exclusively to children from birth to 21 years of age. We have a network of outpatient units in Nairobi with the main campus located in Muthaiga. The hospital wishes to recruit dynamic and committed individuals to the following positions who will work closely with the clinical teams:

Reference Number: HRD005/07/2011

Closing Date: 2011-08-12

Type: Permanent

Qualification: Bachelors Degree in Computer Science

Experience: 5 Years

Extra Qualifications

  • Be a holder of a Bachelors degree in IT or Computer Science
  • Must have 5 years of systems/database administration skills.
  • Must have working knowledge of UNIX/Linux shell scripting, and Linux server operating systems.
  • Must have strong scripting skills and programming in a combination of the following technologies PHP, JavaScript, VBScript, ASP, AJAX, .NET Technologies, JSP, Java and VB
  • Experience with MySQL and MSSQL server and database configurations, tuning, backup and recovery
  • Experience in design and development of MS Dynamics functions and Reports
  • Must have strong trouble shooting, decision making, project management and problem solving skills
  • Possess at least MCSE and CCNP
  • Experience with windows 2003/2008 R2 server platforms with an emphasis on Active Directory
  • Experience in setting up Microsoft Exchange Server 2010, DHCP Server and SQL Server 2000-2008
  • Solid knowledge of LAN/WAN and WIFI Configurations with experience in routers, switches, internet firewalls and wireless technology


  • Monitoring of LAN/WAN, Cisco switches and internet firewalls
  • Provide the day to day administration of the Operating Systems, Databases, E-mail, Internet and Intranet, Messaging, Business Applications and other System tools
  • Participate in disaster recovery and business continuity plans of the Organization including developing, maintaining and monitoring procedures for all Server backups
  • Perform the Installation, Configuration, Management and Maintenance of Server Linux and Windows Operating Systems
  • Perform the Installation, Configuration, Management and Maintenance of E-mail and other server applications and services
  • Enhancement of database performance through management of requisite parameters to provide fast responses to queries by users
  • Develop according to clients specifications Design and Development of Web
  • Applications Development of modifications and add-on modules to existing Web applications

This position will mainly work with children, so it is expected that those interested should enjoy being around and dealing with them and be ICT literate.

How to apply

If you are interested in any of these challenging positions, please attach your C.V and application only to be emailed to Not later than 12th August 2011. Only shortlisted applicants will be acknowledged.