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  • Posted: Nov 7, 2019
    Deadline: Nov 15, 2019
  • Growth in Value Alliance (GV Alliance) Partners is a business advisory and market intelligence services firm. Our objectives are to assist organizations to achieve their growth aspirations by providing market intelligence, strategy blueprint, IT solution delivery expertise and business operation improvement capabilities. GVA Partners is also a l...
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    Cloud Systems Administrator

    Job Descriptions

    • An exciting opportunity exists for a dynamic and talented cloud systems administrator to join a dynamic team. The role is critical to our Partners business success as the individual will be an extension of our Clients support teams.
    • You will be required to perform technical and operational roles for the sites managed by the organization.
    • You will have the chance to multitask & utilize various technologies including Networking, VMWare/Hyper-V, Backup & Disaster recovery, Cloud environment, Security, MS Exchange, Active Directory, Patching etc.
    • You will also be exposed to ITSM/PSA tools like ConnectWise, Autotask, ServiceNow etc. Exposure to working with 3rd party vendors will be an add-on to your profile.

    What will you be doing?

    • You will become the Technical/ Operations advisor for our Partners.
    • Converse with the Partners and their members on a day to day basis.
    • Architecting infrastructure solutions to migrate customer services to Microsoft Azure
    • Take clear technology/domain/innovation ownership for hosting architecture on Descasio’s vendor cloud platforms as needed
    • Coordinate with various depts. in the NOC, Managed Services and Partner teams and coordinate/escalate as necessary.
    • Utilize tools that would facilitate coordination with NOC - IT Support Portal, PSA Access, Office 365, Skype, Slack G-Suites, IBM Connections or any other tools.
    • Day-to-day management of the site, including supervising and monitoring the sites allotted for by the Partner.
    • Resolving technical issues and other problems that may arise.
    • Work with other partners/tools that the Partner uses for any support/escalations.
    • Client interactions.
    • Vendor and ISP management.

    What do you need to be considered for this role?

    We generally welcome people from a range of backgrounds but do need to see the following as a minimum for consideration:

    • 3+ years working as a technical support Engineer or cloud architect
    • Understanding of Microsoft Azure & AWS IaaS
    • Proven experience with database administration
    • Proven experience with database administration
    • Flexible to work in in 24/7 environment.
    • Familiarity with the main data manipulation languages and the principles of database design
    • Excellent knowledge of data backup, recovery, security, integrity and SQL
    • Previous experience with DBA case tools (frontend/backend) and third party tools
    • Administration and maintenance of Virtualization (VMware, Hyper-V)
    • Administration and maintenance of O365 email service, ADFS and AD-Connect.
    • Active Directory maintenance & management, clean-up.
    • Administration and maintenance of Exchange 2003, 2007, 2010, 2013.
    • Administration and maintenance of MS SQL
    • Administration and maintenance of DNS, DHCP.
    • Administration and maintenance of different Backup Solutions.
    • Antivirus and Patch Management on Multiple Networks. Basic Networking.
    • Responsible for Business continuity and Disaster Recovery Planning.
    • Candidates must reside in Lagos
    • At least one of the following industry certifications is required:
    • Microsoft Server/ Cloud - MCSA/MCSE
    • MCITP
    • AWS Architect
    • G-Suites Deployment Specialist
    • VMWare & Microsoft Hypervisor technologies
    • CISCO Certified Network Associate/Professional (CCNA/CCNP)

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV (in MS Word not PDF), current and expected salary to: , , and with the "Job title" as subject of the email.

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