Saturday, 17 June 2017

Job at National Health Insurance Fund (NHIF), System Administrator


Job at National Health Insurance Fund (NHIF), System Administrator

National Health Insurance Fund (NHIF) is a statutory Health Insurance Scheme established by the NHIF Act, Cap 395, so as to undertake the responsibility of insuring medical care services to its members. The Fund is dedicated to providing support to its beneficiaries to access health care services through a wide network of accredited quality health facilities throughout Tanzania. NHIF envisions on becoming the leading Health Insurance Scheme of choice in the sub-Saharan region in terms of sustainability and quality of services. NHIF is an equal opportunity employer.

The Fund invites qualified Tanzanians to fill the following vacancies:


3.1. Role
System and hardware administrator shall be responsible for managing data center infrastructure that include a variety of IT equipment and systems such as physical and virtualized servers, storage systems and Disaster Recovery (DR) solution. These IT equipment are supported by power, cooling and telecommunication systems.

3.2. Key Responsibilities

  • Plan for capacity, performance and service availability of all servers and storage in line with business needs.
  • Work with application/project teams and 3rd party partners to plan, design and implement IT infrastructure, to meet existing and growing needs of the business.
  • Monitor and take action if there are issues.
  • Work with vendor in resolving issues and tracking progress to completion.
  • Complete day to day operations and administration tasks of virtualized and physical server infrastructure including provisioning of development, testing and production environments to application teams as needed.
  • Manage storage resources throughout their lifecycles.
  • Storage Management LUN assigning, tiring for new server and maintain High Availability (HA).
  • Ensure that servers and services are appropriately updated and patched, ensuring system security and reliability.
  • Initiate and manage upgrades and procurement of replacement equipment as required
  • Plan, implement and manage backup and Disaster Recovery solutions.
  • Maintain high standards in terms of written materials/documentation, including system level documentation, infrastructure/incident reports and monitoring anomalies.
  • Upgrade and new installations of Equipment (Servers, Storage)
  • Perform any other related duties as may be assigned by the supervisor

3.3. Required Minimum Qualification:

  • Bachelor Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or any closely related field from an accredited college or university.
  • Professional training (certifications shall be an added advantage) in the following areas: VMware, Windows Server, CCNA, CCNP, HP Servers and Storages.

3.4. Required Knowledge, Skills and Experience

  • Must have 3+ years of experience in managing and support ICT infrastructure.
  • Strong knowledge and experience in virtualization technologies.
  • Experience in managing HP 3 par storage
  • Experience in troubleshooting and resolving hardware and network problems.
  • Knowledge of Disaster Recovery (DR) techniques.
  • Experience working with Windows server, including Active Directory, SPNs and proper disk configurations.
  • Good communication and documentation skills.

3.5. Age limit: Below 45 years.

All posts carry an attractive remuneration package in accordance with the NHIF Schemes of Service and Staff Regulations.

Interested persons who meet the qualifications given above are required to submit their well written application letters enclosing certified copies of academic and professional certificates, a detailed CV with one current colored, passport size photograph of applicant attached on the first page of the CV. The applicant should also provide two names of his/her referees in the CV, indicating their telephone numbers, e-mails, postal and physical addresses. One referee must be from the current/ latest employer.

Application shall be sealed in an envelope clearly indicating the name of position applied for on the top right hand side of the envelope; and submitted by post or physically so as to reach the address below not later than 21st June 2017, 4.00 pm

The Director General
National Health Insurance Fund,
Kurasini Bendera Tatu,
P. O. Box 11360,

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