Systems Administrator at ipNX Nigeria Limited

Job Title: Systems Administrator | Job ID: 90 | ipNX Nigeria Limited
Location: Lagos | Department: Information Systems and Technology
Function: System Administration
Reporting to: Head, System Operations
Location: Lagos
Travel Frequency: Occassional

ipNX Nigeria Limited is one of Nigeria’s fastest growing Information and Communications Technology companies. In our business, we connect everything – people, information, and services.

We are specialized in network connectivity, and delivery of internet, telephony, television as well as cloud-based software application services to corporate and residential customers.

Purpose of the Job

  • Responsible for effective provisioning, installation/configuration, operation, and maintenance of systems (hardware and software) and related infrastructure to enable continuous innovation within the information systems landscape.

Expected Key Results

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

Educational Qualifications

  • Minimum of 2.2 / Upper Credit Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering / Information Technology / Computer Science
  • Professional Qualification (CCNA, ITIL, LPIC/CompTIA, etc.) an added advantage

Functional Skills:

  • Ability to leverage technology to develop and enhance functional competencies
  • Systems Administrative role in Linux environment
  • Knowledge of networking and network monitoring/management
  • Database Management – MySQL, MSSQL, PostgreSQL, Oracle an added advantage

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 a centralized data backup and recovery infrastructure, including installation and configuration of open source data backup solutions like Bacula, BareOS, etc.
  • Experience deploying and administering web servers – Apache/Nginx/Tomcat
  • Working knowledge of cloud technologies like Ovirt, OpenStack a plus
  • Experience with Dev/Ops tooling to build, configure and deploy, a plus
  • Experience with configuration management tools (Chef, Ansible, Salt Stack or Puppet) a plus
  • Working knowledge of WHM/cPanel (website admin panel) and Relational Database Management Systems like MySQL, PostgreSQL, etc.
  • Experience supporting a high traffic customerfacing website infrastructure
  • Experience administering and troubleshooting load balancing appliances in a production environment
  • Sound understanding and extensive experience in network management
  • Previous years of experience working in an ISP environment, a plus

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.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
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