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  • Posted: Nov 8, 2021
    Deadline: Dec 31, 2021
  • 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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    Head, Infrastructure Planning & Design

    Job ID: 103
    Department: Infrastructure Division
    Function: Infrastructure Planning & Design
    Reporting to: Infrastructure Planning & Design
    Travel Frequency: As required

    Purpose of the Job

    • Responsible for the day-to-day activities of the Planning & Design teams as well as the management and execution of site/software development projects against delivery commitments and projects to plan and design Infrastructure Architecture.
    • Strategic and tactical responsibility for best  in  class business practices that will deliver to the customer’s expectations, ensure development and manage all aspects of Infrastructure planning  design and creative output with accountability for online and offline design output and commercial success of such designs are aligned to client expectations and executed within budget and timescales.

    Expected Key Results

    • Strategy & Development for Planning and Designing activities
    • Design/Development of solutions-new alerts and monitoring techniques based on engineering requirements.
    • Plan optimal delivery of infrastructure services
    • Infrastructure Planning & Execution
    • Stakeholder Management & Team Communication
    • Drive Quality & Process Improvement

    Educational Qualifications & Functional Skills

    • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Computer Science, or an equivalent (2.2/Upper Credit Minimum)
    • Good communication skills both in written and verbal form are imperative
    • Ability to manage competing demands in an environment with frequent changes, delays, or unexpected events
    • A flexible approach to be office or site based according to the needs of the business and client
    • Ability to technologically adept and demonstrate outstanding computer skills, possess an innate understanding of data modeling and SQL for scalability and performance as well as a strong JavaScript, XHTML, CSS, and MVC framework
    • Ability to propose systems design and configuration improvements
    • Curiosity and exposure to new and emerging technologies
    • Ability to work independently, be self-motivated and handle multiple priorities
    • Ability to plan, organize and document complex system designs
    • High attention to details and strong ability to resolve systems issues
    • Possess certain personal attributes consumer and result-oriented, be a creative and strategic thinker, work comfortably in a highly collaborative environment, and will work comfortably in a constantly evolving environment.
    • Great design and problem-solving skills
    • Comfortable working in a fast-paced agile environment, requiring quick changes and adapt to moving targets
    • Excellent analytical and quantitative skills; ability to use hard data and metrics to back up assumptions and develop business cases
    • Demonstrable leadership and influencing skills at a senior level
    • Environmental / Industry analysis
    • Documentation and Strategic planning skills
    • Demonstrate outstanding leadership skills, having an ability to move a cross-functional group in a unified direction and with a common vision

    Work Experience:

    • Minimum of 7 years of hands-on experience in systems administration and engineering
    • Strong ability to collaborate with peers and stakeholders around system designs, capacity, road maps and resource allocation
    • Significant experience in all aspects of planning, design and scheduling
    • Experience in core project management disciplines including scope, schedule, budget, quality, and risk management.
    • Strong experience with Capacity Planning and Infrastructure Monitoring
    • Experience of managing multiple IT and telecommunications disciplines i.e. software development, technical support, systems architecture, etc.
    • Experience in Data Center Operations planning and driving efficiencies across the infrastructure
    • Experience with developing and enforcing standards and best practices in managing large scale cloud infrastructure
    • Experience in management of complex technology infrastructure projects
    • Experience of data center design, construction and fit out projects a plus
    • Strong experience with infrastructure sizing and scaling dependent upon application load and demand
    • Experience working in the Telecommunications industry with a track record of technical achievement
    • Experience with large scale infrastructure automation
    • Knowledge and understanding of the Nigerian and global Information Technology Industry especially Telecommunications
    • Experience with distributed system architectures
    • Strong experience as a line manager and a coach leading diverse teams.

    Other Requirements:

    • Excellent problem-solving skills
    • Customer Focus
    • Tech savvy
    • Action orientation
    • Drive results
    • Cultivate Innovation
    • Ability to optimize work processes
    • Resilience
    • Self-Development
    • Nimble Learning
    • Ensures Accountability
    • Develops Talent
    • Drives Engagement
    • Drives Vision & Purpose
    • Excellent Decision Quality.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to IpNX Nigeria Limited on to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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