• Proactive Engineer at Dangote Group

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    Date Posted: 2018-01-29

    The Dangote Group is hiring a Proactive Engineer in Ikeja, Lagos.

    Job Details

    • Identify and respond to security events at Edge and for our customers.
    • Troubleshoot infrastructure security issues with the operations and applications teams responsible for the design, build and operations of Dangote global network infrastructure.
    • Create and review documentation and process regarding recurring issues, new standard operating procedures, knowledge transfer material, etc.
    • Ensuring 99.9% network availability by proactively monitoring and Maintenance of all monitoring tool (PRTG, etc).
    • Fault management, configuration and Change Management activities.
    • Observing trends and generating server or network reports to maintain & enhance quality service.
    • Providing 1st level support to all Data Center, Network, Server or Security related issue.
    • Monitor, alert on, resolve and document equipment hardware, software, environment, operating parameters, etc. to ensure acceptable performance levels are maintained.
    • Fault handling and escalation (identifying and responding to faults on networks, liaising with 3rd party suppliers, handling escalation through to resolution) following procedures and policy.
    • Proper documentation and reports of equipment performance in the Data Center.
    • Restriction, monitoring and control of access into the Data Center.
    • To ensure that management are updated with regular reports (Daily, Weekly, Monthly and Annual) depending on management need.
    • Responsible for all Change Management Request (CMR) for the Data Center, Links and Site activities.


    Minimum qualifications:

    • BA/BS degree or equivalent practical experience.
    • Experience with coding/scripting in Python, Perl, Ruby or Bash.
    • Experience with the Linux operating system, cloud infrastructure (i.e. Azure or GCP) and networking concepts.
    • Experience with large distributed systems.

    Preferred qualifications:

    • Experience identifying potential vulnerabilities and driving them to closure.
    • Demonstrated experience in identifying and responding to security or privacy issues, including developing signatures, monitoring alerts, detailed logs analysis, and investigation.
    • Familiarity with log analysis, anomaly detection, data loss prevention (DLP), intrusion detection systems (IDS) and signature development.
    • Familiarity with network design, network security, authentication, authorization techniques, and encryption protocols and standards.
    • Ability to scale themselves by identifying and/or driving efficient processes or automation to reduce ongoing incidents.
    • Ability to work cross-functionally with multiple teams and stakeholders and to juggle multiple time-sensitive projects efficiently.

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