Monday, September 22, 2014

FSM Telecommunications Corporation seeks for a System Administrator

FSM Telecommunications Corporation
Vacancy No: 06-14 
Opening Date: 09/22/2014 
Closing Date: 10/07/2014

Position & Salary

Systems Administrator
$30,000USD minimum per annum. Higher salary may be considered based upon qualification.


FSM Telecommunications Corporation P.O. Box 1210
Pohnpei, FM 96941

The Systems Administrator shall reside in Pohnpei, Federated States of Micronesia, where the Corporation is headquartered. The position requires occasional travel to other FSM states.


Associate’s degree or higher in computer science, computer information systems or a closely related field, or the equivalent in professional work experience. He/she should have a minimum of five (5) years work experience in systems or network administration. The incumbent should have the ability to exercise a high degree of professional initiative and autonomy, as demonstrated in his/her record of employment and performance.

Duties and Responsibilities

The Systems Administrator shall be responsible for the operation of the Corporation’s information and communication technology systems. The position primarily requires the applicant to perform IT systems administration duties that are related to the installation, maintenance and support of IT systems servicing FSMTC customers and staff. The Systems Administrator will be involved in the implementation and support of a broad array of IT systems, including but not limited to critical business applications, servers, workstations, network infrastructure, storage arrays, virtualisation technologies, email, database and website systems. The incumbent will be required to perform root cause analysis of problems, troubleshooting of incidents, documentation of systems and preventative maintenance. The successful applicant will provide clear feedback and require sound communication skills between customers, peers and management. The incumbent is responsible for assisting both FSMTC customers and staff, providing technical support and guidance in solving both hardware and software related problems. The Systems Administrator reports directly to the Information Technology Manager.
The Systems Administrator will in particular:
  1. a)  Manage and support the Corporation’s critical line of business applications.
  2. b)  Install and maintain server hardware and software deployments.
  3. c)  Maintain reliable operation of IT services, including IP networks, email, DNS, websites, etc.
  4. d)  Perform preventative maintenance and updates on systems and networking equipment.
  5. e)  Administer aspects of Windows Active Directory domain including user and email management.
  6. f)  Monitor system performance and event logs, taking corrective action when necessary.
  7. g)  Administer various server OS including Windows Server, CentOS and Oracle Linux.
  8. h)  Support, mentor and where necessary, manage junior technicians on relevant systems.
  9. i)  Provide customer service and support for the various services offered by the Corporation.
  10. j)  Troubleshoot and resolve customer incidents quickly and efficiently, minimizing downtime.
  11. k)  Develop and maintain detailed documentation of systems, networks, processes and their relationships.
  12. l)  Provide after-hours support as needed on a 24-hour basis, particularly for emergency problem resolution for the Corporation’s data and communication systems.
  13. m)  Perform other related duties as assigned.
How to Apply

Applications can be obtained from any FSMTC office or on our website at Applications, CV/resumes and reference letters can be submitted to Ludick Edward, HR Manager, via email to or via post to the above address.
FSMTC Headquarters P.O. Box 1210 Pohnpei, FM 96941
Phone +691 320 2740
Fax +691 320 2745
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