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Job Vacancies at Netcom Africa Limited, 18th August, 2019

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Netcom has been Nigeria’s leading Internet Service Provider since 2004, staying ahead of the competition with cutting edge platforms in VSAT, WIMAX, Radio, and Fiber technology. Now, a pioneer in Business Transformation Solutions, we empower organizations to lead their market space by keeping pace with the rapid changes in IT innovations, ensuring relevance to specific business initiatives required to maximize revenue generation.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

 

Job Title: IT Outsourcing Supervisor

Location: Victoria Island, Lagos

Purpose

  • Responsible for maintaining integrity, operational suitability and relationships of all assigned sites.
  • As an extension of the General Manager Operations, acting as a liaison, bridging/facilitating communication and understanding between the client and Netcom ITO  team and ITO staff. Understanding the clients business and therefore IT needs and coordinating the process of delivery of IT Outsourcing Support, solutions implementation, maintenance, technical and coordination administration and reports to the client.

Key Duties & Responsibilities

  • Coordinate the activities of  onsite IT Staff at Client site and remote, work scheduling, project monitoring, reporting etc
  • Liaise with the IT staff at Netcom’s HQ to translate clients needs as well as leverage on Netcom back office support on resolving issues.
  • Liaise with the client representative as  technical implementation and planning lead and responsible for timely communications between Netcom and ITO clients
  • Liaise with the Netcom BDD account manager to inform, coordinate and manage operational, technical, and Commercial Issues and opportunities.
  • Implementation of ICT incident reporting and escalation procedure in Netcom and on all Client sites.
  • Monitor and manage the Open Ticket Queue for outstanding issues and liaise with Netcom Support to track open items.
  • Arrange and provide IT support when necessary for Netcom and Client users.
  • Implement, maintain and develop (improve) daily, weekly, monthly and quarterly administration and reports with the use of NetCare ticketing system-generated data and reports.
  • Provide reports to Emel Management for tracking of consumables, etc.
  • Provide weekly, monthly and ad hoc reports as prescribed my Manager, Service Assurance.
  • Escalate to third party vendors for IT support if required, i.e. Polycom, Printing, etc.
  • Interact with the Client representative and key staff, including Head’s of Department, to establish a working relationship and ensure smooth problem resolution.
  • Work with the Netcom IT team to further advance the IT environment at Netcom and client site based on best practices developed in cooperation with Netcom teams owning the applicable capability.
  • Resolve issues that may be escalated or occur outside of office hours, e.g  MD & CEO support
  • Adhere to Netcom procedures and best practices and enforce such procedures with ITO staff deployed at the Client site or working on remote assistance.
  • Ensure complete compliance with Netcom internal policy and TL9000 quality standards
  • Provide and collect feedback from ITO staff at Client site insight & suggestions regarding improvements and opportunities in the Client IT environment.
  • Any other task as assigned by GM Operations.

Essential Skills/Knowledge

  • Knowledge of IT Support procedures, systems, administration and support with the ability to sustainably clarify, improve and change existing or new operational IT Support initiatives.
  • In-depth knowledge of ticketing system, Service Level Agreement, key performance indicators, resource and site allocation and differentiation leading to the ability to keep, manage and control team performance on various sites at required levels.
  • Advanced knowledge of Windows Server Administration, IT/Desktop troubleshooting, Financial Application – like Navision, ERP, CRM, etc.
  • Considerable knowledge of IP Network, LAN management and Troubleshooting, Microwave/Radio Management, VOIP on Avaya, Cisco or Lifesize platform
  • Knowledge of MS Office (O365) licensing activation and administration, Email account and Exchange server administration and management both on-premise and cloud-hosted.
  • Knowledge of Active Directory Administration including creating and managing domains, preparing disaster recovery strategies, offering technical support to users, upgrading software, and handling user accounts.
  • Advanced communication and relationship management skills
  • People management and team working skills.

Desirable Skills/Knowledge:

  • Hands-on experience and ability to demonstrate in areas of key duties and responsibilities and essential skills/knowledge.
  • Database administration

Education and/or Professional Qualifications:

  • A preferred degree in the following area – Elect Elect Eng, Computer Eng, Computer Science, Physics, Mathematics and other core sciences with a strong basis for ICT
  • Mandatory 5 – 7 years experience, with at least 3 years in the same role supervising staff and coordinating activities for delivering IT support and Solutions.


How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Job Title: System/Network Engineer

Location: Victoria Island, Lagos

A Short Summary of the Job

  • To support and maintain all IT architecture both internal and in client’s location.  This position is also responsible for administering up to 100 desktops as well as all company servers, printers, phones, and other peripherals.

Key Duties & Responsibilities

  • Configures, tests, and maintains LAN/WAN equipment and related services
  • Identifies, diagnoses, and resolves network problems
  • Create and maintain comprehensive documentation for all implemented networks
  • Provide network-related user issues as escalated
  • Assist in network project design and implementations
  • Maintain and support the company’s LAN/WAN environment
  • Daily maintenance and problem resolution
  • Maintain necessary documentation on both network issues and projects assigned
  • Maintain and troubleshoot Apple servers (Open Directory) for a middle-sized environment (less than 200 computers)
  • Set-up of computers for staffs
  • Troubleshoot application and hardware issues on both user and server levels
  • Aid in maintaining that all servers/computers/peripherals are in good working condition
  • Perform servers and other computer asset maintenance (regular and ad-hoc)
  • Maintain hardware and software updated inventory
  • Resolve all application (emails, applications, etc) related issues
  • Participate in designing and implementation of various systems/application projects as requested by the client

Essential Skills/Knowledge

  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in IP network maintenance and troubleshooting
  • Advance knowledge in routing (EIGRP/OSPF) and switching (VLAN’s, STP, etc)
  • Advanced knowledge in SNMP and other network management protocols/systems
  • Advanced knowledge in QoS principles and use of different QoS appliances
  • Able to identify network issues, propose and implement actions to resolve the problem
  • Experienced and knowledgeable on different wireless technologies (802.11 a/b/g/n/ac) design, implementation, optimization and troubleshooting
  • Must be highly resourceful
  • Able to complete tasks with minimal supervision
  • Must be a team-player
  • Certifications (CCNP/CCDA/CCIP) is a plus
  • Understanding of wires and wireless basic networking
  • Ability to use an Apple Macintosh system
  • Ability to manage and support 1st and 2nd level issues on an Apple Macintosh system
  • Ability to manage and support 1st and 2nd level issues on a Microsoft Windows System
  • Basic understanding of Directory Services on both Windows (Active Directory) and Macintosh (Open Directory)
  • Understanding of hardware configuration of both Apple and Windows devices is highly desirable
  • Intermediate understanding of DNS, DHCP, Filesharing (with or without SAMBA)
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to document activities and issues
  • Ability to support basic applications like MS Office and others
  • Must be a team-player
  • Certification on Apple environment is a plus


How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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