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  • Posted: Feb 23, 2021
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    Mutual Benefits Assurance Plc (MUTUAL), has evolved into a conglomerate consisting of value-adding companies with diverse interests in various sectors of the Nigerian economy through investments, strategic alliances and partnerships. Today, MUTUAL is a leading brand in the Nigerian Insurance industry with over 5,000 staff in its employment. MUTUAL is stro...
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    IT Network and Security Engineer

    Location: Ilupeju, Lagos

    Job Description

    • Maintaining and administering computer networks and related computing environments including systems software,  hardware, peripherals and configurations.
    • Designing and implementing new network solutions and/or improving the efficiency of current networks.
    • Installing, configuring and supporting network equipment including routers, proxy servers, switches, WAN accelerators, DNS and DHCP.
    • Configuring firewalls, routing and switching to maximize network efficiency and security
    • Maximizing network performance through ongoing monitoring and troubleshooting
    • Troubleshooting, diagnosing and resolving network and security related problems.
    • Maintaining, configuring, and monitoring virus protection software and email applications.
    • Perform network maintenance and system upgrades including service packs, patches, hotfixes and security configurations to the latest firmware releases.
    • Planning, implementing, managing, monitoring and upgrading security measures for the protection of the organizations data, systems and networks.
    • Troubleshooting security and network problems.
    • Responding to all system and/or network security breaches.
    • Ensuring that the organization's data and infrastructure are protected by enabling the appropriate security controls.
    • Participating in the change management process.
    • Testing and identifying network and system vulnerabilities.
    • Identifying current and emerging technology issues including security trends, vulnerabilities and threats and keeping up to date with developments in IT security standards and threats.
    • Conducting proactive research to analyse security weaknesses and recommend appropriate strategies
    • Monitoring network usage to ensure compliance with security policies.
    • Performing penetration tests to find any flaws.

    Education and Training

    • A degree in Computer, Engineering related qualification.
    • Professional Qualification: Certifications such as CCNA (Routing & Switching), CCNA Security
    • Cloud Security certification is an advantage
    • Minimum of 3 years work experience in a corporate environment.

    Skills and Competencies:

    • Strong understanding of network infrastructure, hardware and Security including cloud security.
    • Ability to think through problems and visualize solutions.
    • Ability to implement, administer, and troubleshoot network infrastructure devices, including wireless access points, firewall, routers, switches, controllers and other security devices.
    • Knowledge of application transport and network infrastructure protocols.
    • Ability to create accurate network diagrams and documentation for design and planning network communication systems.
    • Ability to quickly learn new or unfamiliar technology and products using documentation and internet resources.
    • Ability to work with all levels of staff within and outside of IT and outside the organization:
      • A self-starter able to work independently but comfortable working in a team.
      • Good analytical and problem-solving skills.
      • Dependable and flexible when necessary.
      • Network security experience.
      • LAN and WAN experience.
      • Cloud Security experience.

    Additional Information:

    • Candidates must reside in Lagos, Nigeria.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Mutual Benefit Assurance on to apply

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