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  Information Systems and Technology
  Lagos

Sub Division: Information Systems & Technology

Job Function: System Administration
Reporting to:Head, Information Systems & Technology
Travel Frequency: Occasional

Purpose of the Job 

Responsible for effective provisioning, installation/configuration, operation, and maintenance of systems hardware and software and related infrastructure to enable continuing innovation within the infrastructure 

Expected Key Results 

  • Administer server’s infrastructure in accordance with standards and project/operational requirements
  • Identify and promote best systems administration practices and patterns
  • Perform continuous system monitoring
  • Provide Tier II/other support
  • Participate in disaster recovery planning and testing
  • Identify approaches that leverage our resources and provide economies of scale

 

  • Educational Qualifications & Functional Skills:
    • Minimum 2.1/Upper Credit Bachelor’s degree or equivalent Engineering or Information Technology or Computer Science
    • Systems Administrative role in Linux environment
    • Previous years of experience working in ISP environment
  • Work Experience:
  • Linux, Windows Server, Solaris administration experience necessary, in that order of preference
  • Experience with scripting, installation and migration concepts – in Bash, Perl, Python
  • Virtual Infrastructure administration experience with KVM or VMware highly desired. Storage Area Network administration experience a plus
  • Experience administering centralized data backup and recovery infrastructure, including installation and configuration of open source data backup solutions like Bacula, amanda, BareOS, etc.
  • Experience deploying and administering web servers – Apache/Nginx/Tomcat
  • Working knowledge of cloud technologies like OpenStack, a plus
  • Experience with Dev/Ops tooling to build, configure and deploy, a plus
  • Experience with configuration management tools (Chef, Ansible, Salt Stack, Puppet)
  • Working knowledge of open source CPanel (website admin panel) and Relational Database Management System like MySQL, PostgreSQL, etc.
  • Experience supporting a high traffic customer facing website infrastructure
  • Experience administering and troubleshooting load balancing appliances in a production environment.
     
  • Other Requirements:
    • Ability to document and implement processes to increase efficiency, productivity, reliability and scalability
    • Project management skills a definite asset
    • Strong understanding of the organization’s goals and objectives
    • Problem solver
    • Ability to work under pressure
    • Customer Focus
    • Tech savvy
    • Team work
    • Action orientation
    • Drive results
    • Cultivate Innovation
    • Ability to optimize work processes
    • Resilience
    • Self Development
    • Nimble Learning