Information Security and Systems Administrator

  • Full Time
  • Lusaka

Wiphan Care Ministries

Vacancy title:

Information Security and Systems Administrator

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Human Services , Category: Computer & IT ]

Jobs at:

Wiphan Care Ministries

Duty Station:

Within Zambia , Lusaka, South – Central Africa


We are looking for a responsible Information Security and Systems Administrator. Their role will involve maintaining systems, network and information security in accordance with defined policies and procedures. Execute technical and administrative tasks and maintain our computers and networking systems, working to their maximum capacity with greatest efficiency. You should have a sharp business mindset, skilled at organizing and solving problems. Interpersonal and mediation skills will also be very useful and you will be liaison between managers, employees and customers

Role And Responsibilities

Below are the roles and responsibilities

  • Lead and serve in a manner that brings honor to our Lord Jesus Christ.
  • Be above reproach in all your dealings related to your position at Wiphan.
  • Ensure that ISO 27001 ISMS security controls are in place and documented
  • Manage the day-to-day maintenance of controls, including;

– Server administration and Access control management (user account lifecycle)

– Testing and implementing security patches

– Vulnerability management

– Software operation e.g IDS, IPS, firewalls

– System and network hardening

– Remote access

– Cryptographic key management

– Log management and understanding of SIEM management

  • Ensuring Company policies and procedures are followed
  • Identify, manage, and report on information security incidents
  • Assisting the Information Security Manager in planning and implementing strategies to maintain high level security across all systems
  • Design procedures for the use of IT resources
  • Advise management with the goal of making the appropriate IT decisions and choices
  • Provide technical support to all employees
  • Design, plan and execute training on the use of systems and networks
  • Install and configure hardware equipment and software programs
  • Oversee, track and measure system and network performance
  • Perform troubleshooting and execute needed repairs
  • Execute different maintenance activities when needed
  • Work with other IT professionals to ensure upholding IT standards
  • Assists in budgeting for IT expenses, including the purchase of new equipment and software when necessary
  • Form strong bonds with equipment manufacturers and service providers so that issues can be resolved more quickly.
  • Diagnose issues when computers or other technologies are not working as they should
  • Prepares regular reports for management officials and attend meetings to present findings
  • Maintain an overall management style that follows company best practices
  • Assist in preparing technical and functional documentation for operating systems
  • Analyze metrics to evaluate IT system performance and recommend improvements
  • Provide user training and orientation on hardware, software and cloud-based services
  • Ensure effective and reliable backups are being performed
  • Completing tasks assigned by the data entry manager accurately and efficiently

Qualifications And Education Requirements

  • Minimum qualification of a Degree in Information Technology, Computer Science or similar relevant field
  • Minimum of two years’ work experience in a similar role.
  • Strong analysis, troubleshooting and problem-solving skills
  • Strong understanding of Information technology tools and concepts, Strong understanding of information security for the ISO 27001 will be an added advantage.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills working with technical and nontechnical personnel at various

levels in the organization

  • Displays the ability to program computers and software effectively
  • Strong attention to detail with competent vocabulary
  • Experience with database management
  • Knowledge of networking technologies
  • Physically fit and able to lift and manipulate server and desktop equipment
  • Flexibility to work in Shifts
  • Leadership and organizational abilities

Education Requirement: No Requirements

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 24

Level of Education:

Interested candidates should send their CVs

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