ipNX Nigeria Limited is one of Nigeria’s fastest growing Information and Communications Technology companies. In our business, we connect everything – people, information, and services.

We are specialized in network connectivity, and delivery of internet, telephony, television as well as cloud-based software application services to corporate and residential customers

Job Position: Head, Network & Infrastructure

  • Job ID: 89
  • Job Location: Lagos
  • Department: Information Systems and Technology
  • Function: Network & Infrastructure Management
  • Reporting to: Head, IS&T
  • Travel Frequency: Occasional

Purpose of the Job

  • Drive the digital transformation initiatives as well as improve the existing operational processes while adhering to the IS&T cybersecurity program objectives and regulatory requirements with primary focus on critical infrastructure components such as but not limited to: networking, server, storage and applications.

Expected Key Results:

  • Network Infrastructure Uptime / Availability
  • Operational Efficiency
  • Strategic Planning: Reporting

Educational Qualifications

  • Minimum of 2.1 / Upper Credit Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or Computer Information Systems or any related field or a combination of related experience and education.

Functional Skills:

  • Solid skills with routing protocols (OSPF, BGP and EIGRP) and route redistributions
  • An in-depth and up-to-date knowledge of System Network design and management

Work Experience:

  • At least 5+ years of professional IT experience, 3+ in Network & Infrastructure management experience
  • Relevant ITIL, Cisco, VM, Microsoft certifications a plus
  • Previous experience leading datacenter infrastructure teams: Network, Server, Storage, Virtualization,
  • as well as performing network/infrastructure architecture and operational best practice methodologies
  • Experience with Cisco ASA, Checkpoint, pfSense or other firewalls
  • Expert level understanding of network seven-layers
  • Hands-on experience with public and private cloud infrastructure management systems (openStack, Proxmox, VMWare, Azure, AWS, GCP)
  • Experience with monitoring and automation tools (SolarWinds, Splunk, Chef, Puppet, Python)
  • Implementation and administration of data and VOIP networks (LAN, WLAN and WAN)
  • Knowledge of software development process, quality control, and impact assessment is a plus
  • Experience working in a multi-platform (Linux, Mac-OS and Windows) environment

Job Requirements:

  • Excellent analytical, conceptual thinking, strategic planning, and execution skills to drive organizational change
  • Strong team player
  • Ability to mentor less experienced engineers
  • Ability to quickly learn and apply new tool sets, technology and concepts
  • Proven ability to organize, prioritize, and manage multiple projects effectively, deal with changing priorities, and to meet deadlines in a rapidly changing, fast-paced environment
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills to present information and ideas clearly and succinctly and to explain various application software and hardware to end-users.

Closing Date
31st March, 2021.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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