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  • Posted: Apr 24, 2019
    Deadline: May 10, 2019
  • History and vision: Created in June 2012 and formally incorporated as La Fayette Microfinance Bank Ltd, Advans Nigeria is the seventh greenfield of the Advans Network. Advans Nigeria’s objective is to target MSMEs in urban areas of Nigeria, where market studies have shown that only one in ten entrepreneurs has access to credit. Network: Advans Niger...
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    Junior Network Administrator

    Job Reference: JNA/LAF/19
    Location: Ibadan, Oyo

    Job Description

    • The Junior IT Officer will maintain a reliable, secure and efficient data communications network.
    • The ideal candidate will be able to deploy, configure, maintain and monitor all active network equipment in order to ensure smooth network operation.

    Main Responsibilities and Task

    • To manage and maintain the computer equipment, software, applications and telecom and optimize its use.
    • To manage the cabling: connection, change, maintenance, ventilation and fault detection.
    • To install, update and configure the operating system and applications of the user’s environment: desk, services and network.
    • To monitor daily operations.
    • Fully support, configure, maintain and upgrade corporate customer’s networks and in house servers
    • Keep an eye out for needed updates
    • Support and administer third-party applications
    • Ensure network security and connectivity
    • Monitor network performance (availability, utilization, throughput, goodput, and latency) and test for weaknesses
    • Set up user accounts, permissions and passwords
    • Resolve problems reported by end user
    • Define network policies and procedures
    • Specify system requirements and design solutions
    • Research and make recommendations on server system administration

    Person Specification

    • Minimum of first degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related course of study is required.
    • Relevant professional qualification (s) and certification(s) will be an advantage.

    Work Experience:

    • A minimum of 2 years experience in a similar role with General knowledge of systems and network architecture.
    • Good knowledge of both Windows and Linux operating system and Knowledge of Radio and Telecom will be an asset.


    • Proven experience in a network administrator role
    • Hands on experience in networking, routing and switching
    • Excellent knowledge of best practices around management, control, and monitoring of server infrastructure
    • Experience with firewalls, Internet VPN’s remote implementation, troubleshooting, and problem resolution is desired.
    • Ability to set up and configure server hardware
    • Familiarity with backup and recovery software and methodologies
    • Great at organising, prioritising and multitasking
    • Cisco CCNA or other related certification required

    Personal Traits:

    • Meticulous, open-minded, autonomous and fast learner.

    Method of Application

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