• Systems Administrator (Information Systems and Technology) at ipNX Nigeria Limited

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    Date Posted: 2021-01-04

    ipNX Nigeria Limited, one of Nigeria’s fastest growing Information and Communications Technology companies, is hiring a Systems Administrator in Lagos

    Job Responsibilities

    • Responsible for effective provisioning, installation/configuration, operation, and maintenance of systems (hardware and software) and related infrastructure to enable continuous innovation within the information systems landscape

    Expected Key Results:

    • Network Infrastructure Uptime/AvailabilityAdminister server infrastructure in accordance with standards and project/operational requirements
    • Identify and promote best systems administration practices and patterns
    • Perform continuous system/network monitoring
    • Provide Tier II/other support
    • Participate in disaster recovery planning and testing
    • Identify approaches that leverage resources and provide economies of scale

    Educational Qualifications

    • Minimum 2.2/Upper Credit Bachelor's degree in Engineering / Information Technology / Computer
    • Science
    • Professional Qualification (CCNA, ITIL, LPIC/CompTIA, etc.) an added advantage

    Functional Skills:

    • Ability to leverage technology to develop and enhance functional competencies
    • Systems Administrative role in Linux environment
    • Knowledge of networking and network monitoring/management
    • Database Management – MySQL, MSSQL, PostgreSQL, Oracle an added advantage.

    Work Experience:

    • Linux, Windows Server, Solaris administration experience necessary, in that order of preference
    • Experience with scripting, installation and migration concepts – in Bash, Perl, Python
    • Virtual Infrastructure administration experience with KVM or VMware highly desired. Storage Area Network administration experience a plus
    • Experience administering a centralized data backup and recovery infrastructure, including installation and configuration of open source data backup solutions like Bacula, BareOS, etc.
    • Experience deploying and administering web servers – Apache/Nginx/Tomcat
    • Working knowledge of cloud technologies like Ovirt, OpenStack a plus
    • Experience with Dev/Ops tooling to build, configure and deploy, a plus
    • Experience with configuration management tools (Chef, Ansible, Salt Stack or Puppet) a plus
    • Working knowledge of WHM/cPanel (website admin panel) and Relational Database Management Systems like MySQL, PostgreSQL, etc.
    • Experience supporting a high traffic customerfacing website infrastructure
    • Experience administering and troubleshooting load balancing appliances in a production environment
    • Sound understanding and extensive experience in network management
    • Previous years of experience working in an ISP environment, a plus.

    Other Requirements:

    • Ability to document and implement processes to increase efficiency, productivity, reliability and scalability
    • Project management skills a definite asset
    • Strong understanding of the organization’s goals and objectives
    • Problem solver
    • Ability to work under pressure
    • Customer Focus
    • Tech savvy
    • Team Work
    • Action orientation
    • Drive results
    • Cultivate Innovation
    • Ability to optimize work processes
    • Resilience
    • Self-Development
    • Nimble Learning.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates should apply online on or before March 31, 2020.

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