IT– Network Infrastructure Engineer
Proten International Limited
Port Harcourt, Rivers, Nigeria
6d ago
Job Description

Role and Responsibilities:

Information Technology – Network Infrastructure Engineer  - Will be part of IT Infrastructure Team; responsible for IT networks and infrastructure availability to end-users.

  • Establish the networking environment by designing system configuration, directing system installation, and defining, documenting, and enforcing system standards.
  • Design and implementation of new solutions and improve the resilience of the current environment.
  • Maximize network performance by monitoring performance, troubleshooting network problems and outages, scheduling upgrades, and collaborating with network architects on network optimization.
  • Undertake data network fault investigations in local and wide-area environments using information from multiple sources.
  • Secure network systems by establishing and enforcing policies, and defining and monitoring access.
  • Support and administer firewall environments in line with IT security policy.
  • Report network operational status by gathering and prioritizing information and managing projects.
  • Upgrade data network equipment to the latest stable firmware releases.
  • Configure routing and switching equipment, hosted IP voice services, and firewalls.
  • Server & Network Management.
  • Monitoring daily operations, including server hardware, network, software, and operating systems.
  • Evaluating technology risks to develop a network disaster recovery plan and backup procedures.
  • Administering and supporting  Microsoft, Cisco, and VMware technologies.
  • Hardware, firewall, software evaluation, recommendation, and negotiations.
  • Ensuring high availability and acceptable levels of performance of critical IT resources.


  • Bachelor's degree or its equivalent in Social Sciences, Humanities or any other related field. Master’s degree will be an added advantage.
  • Minimum of 3-6 years working experience in a unionized environment.
  • Membership of relevant professional bodies (CIPM or CIPD).
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skill.

Additional Information

  • Experience leading and managing large IT projects and rolling out IT infrastructures across various technologies.
  • Experience in Data Centre management including service operations, expansions, and project work.
  • Experience in infrastructure architecture, data centers, servers, and networks.
  • Excellent working knowledge of computer systems, security, network and systems administration, databases and data storage systems, and phone systems.
  • Technology certifications including but not limited to Microsoft, VMWare, Cisco, etc.
  • Strong knowledge of multiple technologies including but not limited to Servers, Cisco Network, Virtualization, VMWare, Hyper-Converged Infrastructure, SAN, TCPIP, Office365, UTM, Endpoint Protection, wireless LAN,  etc.
  • Strong critical thinking and decision-making skills.
  • Excellent communication and documentation skills.
  • Excellent project management skills and strong ability to prioritize

Additional Notes

Key Skills: CCIE (S& R ), CCIE (S)Firewall / Router / Switch Configuration , IT Infrastructure Management.

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