Location : Lagos
Department : Technical
The Applications System Engineer primarily provides support to the IPNGN Virtual infrastructure.
Specifically, the Applications System Engineer’s responsibilities shall include :
Perform daily system monitoring, verifying the integrity and availability of all hardware, server resources, systems and key processes, reviewing system and application logs, and verifying completion of scheduled jobs.
Apply OS / Hypervisor / Firmware / applications patches and upgrades as demanded, and upgrade administrative tools and utilities.
Configure / add new services.
Perform ongoing performance tuning, hardware upgrades, and resource optimization as required. Configure CPU, memory, and disk partitioning and RAID configuration as required
Perform monthly performance reporting to support capacity planning.
Troubleshoot and resolve all operating system and application related issues.
Research and recommend innovative, and where possible, automated approaches for system administration tasks.
Create, change, and delete user accounts per request.
Perform Server Hardening in accordance with the company information technology rules.
System Hardware / Software compliance check and update.
Qualifications, Skills & Competencies
B.Sc. in Computer Engineering or Computer Science
Minimum of 4 years relevant experience
Linux and windows servers troubleshooting skills required
Working knowledge of the Linux Kernel
Database Administration experience
Experience supporting Vmware vSphere environment is desirable
Networking experience will be an added advantage
Shell Scripting experience will be an added advantage
CCNA, REDHAT, WINDOWS, VMWARE certifications
Demands of the Job :
Strong written and verbal skills
Ability to work independently
Ability to resolve issues in a timely fashion
Availability to work overtime in times of emergency and specialized project deliveries