Venture Garden Nigeria (VGN) is a fast-growing B2B/B2G Fintech Platform Holdco Company with six subsidiaries, two platform entities and a suite of shared services offered to all subsidiaries. At VGN we wage war against the average, go beyond the ordinary to explore limitless opportunities; breaking the norms and aggressively pursuing success through- Relentless Hard-work, Pursuit of excellence, calculated risk-taking and a hunger for knowledge and we have a lot of fun at it!
Junior Network Engineer
Location: Ikeja, Lagos
Job Type: Full-time
- The Junior Network Engineer is responsible for the support and optimization of the corporate enterprise network in a 24/7 environment.
- The Network Infrastructure team provides high levels of availability for all network and hardware in support of business objectives.
- You will work closely with other departments/ strategic business units to identify, develop, implement, and support cost-effective technology solutions for all aspects of the organization.
Principal Responsibilities and Accountabilities
- Support the team in capacity planning of all key services ensuring business growth does not outpace existing infrastructure capabilities
- Maintain beneficial and cost-effective relationships with service providers
- Monitor and maintain all systems to meet established Service Level Objectives
- Support the team in crisis management efforts during planned and unplanned outages, driving rapid response and resolution to critical issues impacting the business
- Maintain knowledge of current and developing technologies
- Perform other duties and projects as assigned
- 2+ years’ experience supporting Microsoft based networks.
- BS or BA degree in a Computer-related field preferred (Equivalent work experience can replace the education requirement).
- Experience with supporting a Linux environment
- Understanding of virtualization technology (VMware or Hyper-V)
- Must be able to work with difficult customers and situations while maintaining a high level of customer satisfaction, and a professional demeanor.
- Previous experience as a Systems Engineer or a System Administrator.
- Experience with design, configuration and implementation of Microsoft and/or Linux based servers.
- Solid knowledge of WAN and Network protocols (WINS, DNS, DHCP, TCP)
- Ability to solve complex Active Directory issues
- Experience supporting SQL Server (Desired not compulsory)
- Knowledge of Storage area networks.
- Ability to analyze technical problems without visual contact with the machine, have excellent learning skills.
- Ability to utilize available resources to the fullest; must have excellent computer skills.
- Keen drive for learning and development
- Entry-level cloud infrastructure knowledge.
- Flexibility is important.
Competitive based on experience.
Method of Application
Note: The role is open to anyone who meets the above criteria regardless of race or nationality.
Interested and qualified? Go to Venture Garden Nigeria (VGN) career website on jobs.smartrecruiters.com to apply