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Infrastructure Specialist at a Large Financial Institution – Growth in Value Alliance (GV Alliance) Partners

Growth in Value Alliance (GV Alliance) Partners – Our client, a large financial institution, is currently recruiting suitably qualified candidates to fill the position below:

Job Title: Infrastructure Specialist

Location: Lagos

Job Description

  • The ideal candidate will responsible for effective provisioning, installation/configuration, operation, and maintenance of systems hardware and software and related infrastructure. This individual participates in technical research and development to enable continuing innovation within the infrastructure.
  • This individual ensures that system hardware, operating systems, software systems, and related procedures adhere to organizational values, enabling staff, volunteers, and Partners.
  • This individual will assist project teams with technical issues in the Initiation and Planning phases of the company’s standard Project Methodology (SDLC).
  • These activities include the definition of needs, benefits, and technical strategy; research & development within the project life-cycle; technical analysis and design; and support of operations staff in executing, testing and rolling-out the solutions.
  • Participation on projects is focused on smoothing the transition of projects from development staff to production staff by performing operations activities within the project life-cycle.
  • This individual is accountable for the following systems: Linux and Windows (both physical and virtual) systems that support LAN infrastructure; Linux, Windows and Application systems that support security and email systems;
  • Responsibilities on these systems include installation, engineering and provisioning, operations and support, maintenance and research and development.

Job Functions

  • Analysing system logs and identifying potential issues with computer systems.
  • Introducing and integrating new technologies into existing data center environments.
  • Performing routine audits of systems and software.
  • Performing backups.
  • Applying operating system updates, patches, and configuration changes.
  • Installing and configuring new hardware and software (e.g. database systems).
  • Adding, removing, or updating user account information, resetting passwords, etc.
  • Answering technical queries and dealing with often frustrated users.
  • Responsibility for security.
  • Responsibility for documenting the configuration of the system.
  • Troubleshooting any reported problems.
  • System performance tuning.
  • Ensuring that the network infrastructure is up and running.

Educational Qualification

  • B.Sc degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics or Physics will be a distinct advantage.
  • Minimum of 4+ years post National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in server/desktop administration; experience within an exchange or financial services organization preferred
  • CISCO CCIE full certification (written and Lab Exam).

Experience:

  • Systems Administration/System Engineer certification in Unix and Microsoft (preferred);
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills

Application Closing Date
15th January, 2018.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send their updated CV’s (MS Word Format) to: [email protected] with “Infrastructure Specialist” as the subject of the mail.

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