Vision Fund Tanzania Microfinance Bank Ltd (VFT MFB) formerly known as SEDA is a fast growing and reputable Micro Finance Bank (MFB), has a loan book of more than TZS 29 billion and more than 30,000 customer base, more that 5,000 of them being small holder farmers. VFT-MFB is seeking to employ a dynamic and committed Tanzanian young men & women who have passion for people’s economic development to fill in the vacant position detailed here below;


Work reference no. 004/2023

Position: Senior System Administrator Officer

Reporting to: Head of Information and Communications Technology



  • This position is part of the IT operations team of Vision Fund Tanzania and its purpose is to supervise the system administrators to ensure IT services are robust and reliable. In addition, handle fully administration of T24 and Aruti system

Main tasks

  • Ensure the both systems uptimes are 24x7x365 with latest patches and software
  • Innovatively maintain and improve performance of the system
  • Ensure confidentiality, integrity and availability of data being processed, stored and retrieved
  • Installing latest patches and updates
  • Keeping records of releases against dates of release and installation
  • Keeping backups of old environments before migrations
  • Keeping all environments with relevant released configuration and data
  • Charged with installation, supporting and maintenance of servers
  • Ensure both systems comply with MIS policy
  • Maintain admin and user Guides
  • Lead COB batch processing team
  • COB execution as per COB guide in monthly shifting
  • COB report preparations and deliver to business or sub automated system in monthly shifting
  • Report all incidents such as end user experience, server bugs, power failures, network failures. Nothing should be considered small
  • Prepare monthly report on system situation
  • Conduct monthly closure checklist as per template
  • Work with HOD on business plan target and establish annual plan
  • Facilitate communication between IT staff, vendors, ISPs to improve SLA;
  • Work with Senior Infrastructure & Integration Officer to observe if the IT Security standards are adhered
  • End-user support via helpdesk; this includes problem solving activities, conflict resolution, escalations, and systems restart and recovery.
  • Support HOD on develop SLA and monitor its execution


  • BSC. In ICT, IT or Computer Science
  • Proficiency in system administration
  • Good mentoring and coaching skills
  • Good knowledge of Microfinance or Banking
  • Good skills in planning, coordination and reporting
  • 3 years’ experience in handling system administration job
  • Linux, Windows server, database (Jbase and SQL) management knowledge
  • Familiar with the bank core business and Field data capture systems i.e. ODK
  • Familiar with latest recommendable programming languages for frontends, backends, APIs
  • Model and demonstrate effective Christian leadership and participate in daily devotions



Special / Personal Abilities

  • Excellent character and unquestionable integrity
  • Willingness and ability to efficiently work in a team
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Must be a self-starter, highly motivated, organized, and detail-oriented
  • Model and demonstrates effective Christian leadership
  • Good knowledge on economic and financial topics and sufficient experience in the loan business of VFT-MFB is added advantage


Mode of Application:

Interested and suitably qualified individuals should forward their application letter, attaching copies of their academic and professional certificates; detailed CV’s with three referees to; [email protected].

The position should be the subject of the email application.


OR; through the postal address below:

The Chief Executive Officer,

Vision Fund Tanzania Microfinance Bank Limited,

P.O. Box 1546,


The application should reach the undersigned not later than 10th March 2023.





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