Postilion Switch Administrator Job in Kenya June 2014


We seek a suitable candidate to fill the position below:
Vacancy: Postilion Switch Administrator

Summary of Duties & responsibilities:

Operational Support
  • Improve general Postilion availability , performance and throughput
  • Administering a transaction switch in a PCI environment
  • Administering a transaction switch in a Highly Available environment
  • Administering the HSM (Futurex or Thales)
  • Loading of Postilion, operating system and database patches
  • Perform standby activities, respond to / resolve incidents and problems promptly
  • Prevent recurring incidents
  • Ensure that correct monitoring levels are in place and actively monitored
  • Identify and run proactive projects to improve the overall team

Process Optimization

  • Manage the capacity of the Postilion systems
  • Manage and implement the correct patches following the appropriate patch management methodologies without placing the organization at risk
  • Ensure that all events are effectively monitored and managed
  • Keep system documentation up to date and current including all changes
  • Update the operational run books for each system
  • Capture changes promptly and with the correct level of detail
  • Liaise with other partners (banks, telecommunication organizations e.t.c) driving incidents until resolution (key is to be proactive by reducing the Time to Repair to a minimum)
  • Communicating with users and general business with regards to incidents and problems
  • Finding innovative ways to improve the current ways of working
Professional Qualification, Experience & skills:
  • Degree in Computer science or equivalent from a recognized University
  • At least 2 years’ experience in a similar position
  • Proficiency in using structured query language and designing crystal reports
  • Proficiency in use of Microsoft office{word,excel,powerpoint,Visio}
  • Demonstrate experience in working with relational database management systems; experience with SQL server will be an added advantage
  • Demonstrate an understanding for the importance of properly documenting software-functional specifications, user and product manuals
  • General understanding of cryptography, security and Electronic Funds Transfer mechanisms
  • Ability to communicate technical terms to non-technical audience
  • Good communication & organizational skills
If your experience and competencies match the above specifications please send a cover letter & detailed CV indicating current & expected pay to 
Closing date for applications is 28th June 2014.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
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