Systems Administrator
IpNX Nigeria Limited
5d ago
source : BetaJob

Location : Lagos

Department : Information Systems and Technology

Function : System Administration

Reporting to : Head, System Operations

Travel Frequency : Occassional

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 / AvailabilityAdminister 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 2.2 / Upper Credit Bachelor's degree in Engineering / Information Technology / Computer


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

Cultivate Innovation

Ability to optimize work processes

Nimble Learning.

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