IT and Telecoms

System Administrator Job at Swift Networks Limited

Swift Networks Limited is a facilities-based telecommunications services provider. The company was founded in 2002, since inception, Swift Networks has invested heavily in “next generation” networking technologies to build a multi-service network platform.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:


Job Title: System Administrator

Location: Lagos

Principal Accountabilities

  • Proactively monitoring and planning to maintain an excellent uptime as defined by the business on all IT infrastructure. Resolve technical problems quickly with the least impact to the smooth running of the business.
  • Planning, designing and implementation of a corporate hardware and software IT infrastructure: LAN Networking, Physical and Virtual Servers, SAN Storage and connectivity, Laptops and Desktops, Enterprise Applications.
  • Responsible for the core infrastructure: VMware ESXi, DNS, DHCP, Active Directory, SQL Databases, Email, Antivirus, Backup and Restoration, VoIP, Cloud integration.
  • Experienced in Backup and restoration using Veeam Backup solution.
  • In-depth knowledge of Linux Operating systems: Ubuntu, CentOS, Debian etc.
  • Performing root cause analysis on issues and providing recommendations on permanent fixes to prevent re-occurrence.
  • Ensure effective change control is implemented for all changes and updates. Accessing and documenting any risks and impacts to the business and escalating to management accordingly.
  • Managing an excellent business relationship with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Provide after-hours and weekend supports when required.
  • All other assignments requested by management.
  • Be proactive in enterprise information security for all IT infrastructure.


  • The job holder must have a Bachelor’s Degree 2nd Class Honors (Upper division) in Computer Science or any other Engineering related field. A minimum of 2 years’ post qualification experience on a similar job function. Telecoms experience will be an added advantage.

Skills and Competencies:

  • Familiarity with various operating systems and platforms
  • Resourcefulness and problem-solving aptitude
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Proven experience as a System Administrator, Network Administrator or similar role
  • Experience with databases, networks (LAN, WAN) and patch management
  • Knowledge of system security (e.g. intrusion detection systems) and data backup/recovery


How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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