Job Title: System Admin Server and Storage– McDermottUganda Jobs 2021
Organization: McDermott Uganda
Duty Station: Uganda
McDermott Uganda Profile
McDermott is a premier, fully-integrated provider of engineering and construction solutions to the energy industry. Our customers trust our technology-driven approach to design and build infrastructure solutions to responsibly transport and transform oil and gas into the products the world needs today. From concept to commissioning, our expertise and comprehensive solutions deliver certainty, innovation and added value to energy projects around the world.
The System Admin Server & Storage role is responsible for the operational management of all day to day Information Technology Server based Systems, Applications & Services for the project site and related sites. Responsible for managing IT service requests, IT equipment maintenance, based on the needs of the project.
Will act as a backup for the Site IT Lead or Project IT Manager in their absence and will therefore have some responsibility for coordinating the project IT site technical team’s activities, IT supplies, forecasting equipment and keeping the project aligned with the IT Execution Plan. Communicates with Project IT Manager, Project and Construction Management Team, corporate IT, area IT, end users, JV partners and vendors. Participates in the PMT site meetings and emergency planning. Works closely with Corporate IT and the business in determining how technology might assist in addressing their needs and requirements.
Roles and Responsibilities:
Perform daily system monitoring, verifying the integrity and availability of hardware, server resources, systems and key processes, reviewing system and application logs
Perform regular security monitoring to identify any possibly intrusions
Responsible for system administration and backup operations
Apply OS and firmware patches and upgrades subject to approval from Corporate functions
Upgrade and Configure infrastructure systems and software as needed
Maintain server room and colocation facilities environmental and monitoring equipment
Confer with Project IT Manager and project staff to outline work plan
Implement installation of the site infrastructure and site services
Enforce Safety culture for the IT technical team
Mentor junior staff in skill advancement and fill in knowledge gaps of your specialty
Provide status reports to Project IT Manager and project personnel
Prepare project reports for management, client, or others
Confer with project personnel to provide technical advice and to resolve problems
Coordinate and respond to requests for changes from original specifications
Work closely with the end users and others to understand and prioritize needs
Assist the effort in creative approaches to problem solving and quality deliverables supporting business needs
Ensure IT operations at McDermott Business Project sites are delivered successfully and are in line with McDermott’s IT standards, processes and procedures
Manage relationship with internal and external customers
Actively update and monitor site incidents
Actively update and monitor site and transferred assets
Actively update and monitor site and transferred users
New user onboarding and documentation
Ensure the project IT operates per MDR unifi standards for adherence to the IT Execution Plan, IT Project schedules, budget, change log, risk register and procurement logs.
Project site IT infrastructure implementation and stability
Update Project documentation and communications
Ensure System changes are documented and updated in EDMS
Log Lessons Learned and solutions
Ensure IT industry standards are followed
Maintain and instill ITIL procedures and processes into daily work schedules
Prepare CAB submittals for project changes
Keep technical team aware of housekeeping issues
Secure all approvals for project needs to fulfill requirements
Assist the Project IT Manager as needed
PMT special assignments
Project IT special assignments
Work with Asset Coordinator to conduct site asset spot audits
Assist with site asset inventory catch-up
Participate in weekend/holiday on-site user support
Setup end user stations and test system
Assist in project site demobilization as required
Ensure all IT work areas, distribution closets, equipment rooms, equipment cabinets, site data center, etc. are secured and locked when not occupied by IT personnel
Ensure all IT work areas, distribution closets, equipment rooms, equipment cabinets, site data center, etc. are kept organized, clean and safe
Ensure that the National Content Plan is followed by all parties (McDermott and Subcontractors).
Managing the training and advancement of local employees and ensuring that knowledge of the company’s policies and procedures are included.
Minimum Qualifications for McDermott Uganda Jobs 2021
The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology or equivalent
Recognized professional qualifications: ITIL Certification(s), VMWare Certification(s), Microsoft Certification(s) Windows Server OS & Active Directory knowledge at a high level
The ideal candidate will have strong IT experience within the Energy Engineering, Procurement and Construction business
Demonstrated experience delivering IT to and supporting remote locations globally
Knowledge of standard enterprise IT Infrastructure systems and Cybersecurity
Strong teamwork and interpersonal skills at all management levels
May be required to travel internationally
Will spend extended periods of time at the project site
How To Apply for McDermott Uganda Jobs 2021
All interested and suitably qualified candidates should submit their applications through the link below.
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