Senior IT Officer

  FINCA Afghanistan
Bachelor's Degree   Kabul, Afghanistan Full Time 925
Date Posted:Aug 7, 2019
Reference:FA-KBL-HQ-260
Closing Date:Sep 6, 2019
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:1
Gender:Any
Functional Area:Banking
Nationality:Afghan
Salary Range:As per company salary scale
Years of Experience:4 Years
Contract Duration:Open Ended
Extension Possibility:No
Contract Type:Permanent
Probation Period:3 months
Required Languages:Dari,Pashto,English

About FINCA Afghanistan:

Founded:  

The Mission of FINCA Afghanistan is to provide financial services to the lowest-income entrepreneurs, so they can create jobs build assets and improve their standard of living.FINCA International is one of the world's leading micro finance institutions, provides financial services to more than One Million clients through 23 wholly-owned and operated subsidiaries in Africa, Eurasia, Latin America and the Middle East and South Asia (MESA) FINCA Afghanistan has over 350 employees and among one of the leading Microfinance providers in the country with its Islamic and enterprise friendly products. It is rapidly growing and is currently operating in Kabul, North and West Regions.

Job Summary:

The Sr. IT OFFICER will provide support to all IT systems and functions in Head Quarter, Kabul Regional Office and across all branches of FINCA Afghanistan. This will include administration, management, upgrading, and trouble-shooting of all hardware, software, and network facilities.  


Skills Required:

Technical knowledge

Requires travel to provinces:

No

Skills Description:

·        BS in Computer Science, MIS or similar field

·        Senior IT officer must have a good understanding of server technologies. This includes operating systems, as well as physical and virtual servers. Storage, backups and disaster recovery are usually the responsibility of the server team as well.


·        Proven working experience as an IT officer/Network Administer or relevant experience

·        Excellent knowledge of technical management, information analysis and of computer hardware/software systems


·        Expertise in data center management and data governance


·        Hands-on experience with system administration, and security administration

·        network administration


Duties & Responsibilities:

·        Manage the staff and equipment that’s handles switching, routing, and Firewalls. 

·        Ensure smooth operations of all IT systems and data security

·        Responsible for ensuring robust IT disaster recovery and business continuity processes and the associated documentation are in place

·        Running regular checks on network/system/data security

·        Identifying and acting on opportunities to improve and update and software and systems

·        Overseeing and determining time frames for major IT projects including system updates, upgrades, migrations and outages

·        Managing and reporting on allocation of IT budget

·        As a backup role for Security and System Admin

·        Maintain Global Active Directory. By defining users and Domain

Installation and configuration of all type of server/Operating system.

·        Installation and configuration of virtualization environment (Hyper-V and VMware)

·        Manage Help desk application

·        Responsible for the design of the technical architecture

·        Responsible for all backups and develop procedure for backups

·         Designing router administration, including interface configuration and routing protocols.

·        Establishes network by evaluating network performance issues including availability, utilization, throughput, goodput, and latency; planning and executing the selection, installation, configuration, and testing of equipment;

·        defining network policies and procedures; establishing connections and firewalls.

·        Secures network by developing network access, monitoring, control, and evaluation; maintaining documentation.

·        Overall maintenance and management of data center 

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Kabul

Qualifications:

·        BS in Computer Science, MIS or similar field

·        Senior IT officer must have a good understanding of server technologies. This includes operating systems, as well as physical and virtual servers. Storage, backups and disaster recovery are usually the responsibility of the server team as well.


·        Proven working experience as an IT officer/Network Administer or relevant experience

·        Excellent knowledge of technical management, information analysis and of computer hardware/software systems


·        Expertise in data center management and data governance


·        Hands-on experience with system administration, and security administration

·        network administration

Job Keywords:

Sr. IT Officer
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