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Job Openings for Graduate Network and System Administrator in a Solar Company


Oolu is one of the fastest growing off-grid solar companies in West Africa. Our vision is to be a leading energy and financial services provider to millions of customers in the developing world.

Our model, developed with local communities, allows us to offer high-quality solar products on an affordable financing plan. We are proud of our after-sales commitment, with replacement parts under warranty and customer service representatives who speak the local languages of our customers.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Network and System Administrator

Location: Lagos

Required Skills & Qualifications (you will have to justify every line here)

  • Bachelor’s degree in a Computer Science, Computer Networks, or related technical discipline Experience in linux administration, network design and monitoring, VoIP or Asterisk management
  • Minimum of 1 year experience in system and network management in a professional environment
  • Proven ability to work independently on important projects
  • French understanding would be a plus

Preferred Skills and Qualities:

  • Administration experience with Linux/CentOS
  • Professional experience on Asterisk
  • Proficiency with PRTG, Nagios, Wireshark…
  • Experience in mobile networks: 3G, GSM, USSD
  • Experience in computer asset management
  • Experience in database administration and data mining
  • Ability to develop and support teams with data analytics (designing dashboards, reporting, etc.)
  • Ability to work in a team and willing to do some team management
  • Strategic thought process and strong decision-making capabilities based on data analytics
  • Creative and versatile approach to problem-solving; solution-oriented
  • Proven, strong communication skills and ability to work cross-culturally
  • A strong sense of humor and an open mind

Key responsibilities are:

  • Staff Support and Customer Service (Help Desk)
  • Network Maintenance and Information Technology (IT)
  • Assistance and recommendations follow-up for Headquarters IT Manager
  • Remote work with Headquarters IT department
  • Preventive maintenance and optimization of servers, computers and devices
  • Solve problems quickly and communicate with related teams as needed
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Deadline: 2nd April, 2018.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV’s with info about their qualification via email (with ‘Application: Network and System Administrator’ in the subject) to: recruitment@oolusolar.com

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