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  • Posted: Jun 10, 2019
    Deadline: Jul 31, 2019
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  • ipNX Nigeria Limited is a leading provider of infrastructure-based Telecommunications and Information Technology services here in Nigeria. Leveraging more than a decade of experience, the company was formed by the divestment of the telecommunications services division of Telnet Nigeria Limited and has been in operation for many years. ipNX currently provi...
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    System Administrator

    Job ID: 38
    Location: Lagos
    Department: Information Systems and Technology
    Sub Division: Information Systems & Technology
    Job Function: System Administration
    Reporting to:Head, Information Systems & Technology
    Travel Frequency: Occasional

    Purpose of the Job

    • Responsible for effective provisioning, installation/configuration, operation, and maintenance of systems hardware and software and related infrastructure to enable continuing innovation within the infrastructure

    Expected Key Results:

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

    Educational Qualifications & Functional Skills

    • Minimum 2.1/Upper Credit Bachelor's degree or equivalent Engineering or Information Technology or Computer Science
    • Systems Administrative role in Linux environment
    • Previous years of experience working in ISP environment

    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 centralized data backup and recovery infrastructure, including installation and configuration of open source data backup solutions like Bacula, amanda, BareOS, etc.
    • Experience deploying and administering web servers – Apache/Nginx/Tomcat
    • Working knowledge of cloud technologies like OpenStack, a plus
    • Experience with Dev/Ops tooling to build, configure and deploy, a plus
    • Experience with configuration management tools (Chef, Ansible, Salt Stack, Puppet)
    • Working knowledge of open source CPanel (website admin panel) and Relational Database Management System like MySQL, PostgreSQL, etc.
    • Experience supporting a high traffic customer facing website infrastructure
    • Experience administering and troubleshooting load balancing appliances in a production environment.

    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? Go to IpNX Nigeria Limited on careers.ipnxnigeria.net to apply
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