IT Network and Security Engineer
Mutual Benefits Assurance Plc
Lagos
1d ago
source : BetaJob

Job Details

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.

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