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Latest Job Openings at ipNX Nigeria Limited

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.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Head, Network & Infrastructure

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

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
  • 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 datacentre 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

Other 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.

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

Job Title: Systems Administrator

Job ID: 90
Location: Lagos
Department: Information Systems and Technology
Function: System Administration
Reporting to: Head, System Operations
Location: Lagos
Travel Frequency: Occassional

Purpose of the Job

  • Responsible for effective provisioning, installation/configuration, operation, and maintenance of systems (hardware and software) and related infrastructure to enable continuous innovation within the information systems landscape.

Expected Key Results

  • Network Infrastructure Uptime / Availability Administer server infrastructure in accordance with standards and project/operational requirements
  • Identify and promote best systems administration practices and patterns
  • Perform continuous system / network monitoring
  • Provide Tier II / other support
  • Participate in disaster recovery planning and testing
  • Identify approaches that leverage resources and provide economies of scale

Educational Qualifications

  • Minimum of 2.2 / Upper Credit Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering / Information Technology / Computer Science
  • Professional Qualification (CCNA, ITIL, LPIC/CompTIA, etc.) an added advantage

Functional Skills:

  • Ability to leverage technology to develop and enhance functional competencies
  • Systems Administrative role in Linux environment
  • Knowledge of networking and network monitoring/management
  • Database Management – MySQL, MSSQL, PostgreSQL, Oracle an added advantage

Work Experience:

  • Linux, Windows Server, Solaris administration experience necessary, in that order of preference
  • Experience with scripting, installation and migration concepts – in Bash, Perl, Python
  • Virtual Infrastructure administration experience with KVM or VMware highly desired. Storage Area Network administration experience a plus
  • Experience administering a centralized data backup and recovery infrastructure, including installation and configuration of open source data backup solutions like Bacula, BareOS, etc.
  • Experience deploying and administering web servers – Apache/Nginx/Tomcat
  • Working knowledge of cloud technologies like Ovirt, OpenStack a plus
  • Experience with Dev/Ops tooling to build, configure and deploy, a plus
  • Experience with configuration management tools (Chef, Ansible, Salt Stack or Puppet) a plus
  • Working knowledge of WHM/cPanel (website admin panel) and Relational Database Management Systems like MySQL, PostgreSQL, etc.
  • Experience supporting a high traffic customerfacing website infrastructure
  • Experience administering and troubleshooting load balancing appliances in a production environment
  • Sound understanding and extensive experience in network management
  • Previous years of experience working in an ISP environment, a plus

Other Requirements:

  • Ability to document and implement processes to increase efficiency, productivity, reliability and scalability
  • Project management skills a definite asset
  • Strong understanding of the organization’s goals and objectives
  • Problem solver
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Customer Focus
  • Tech savvy
  • Team Work
  • Action orientation
  • Drive results
  • Cultivate Innovation
  • Ability to optimize work processes
  • Resilience
  • Self-Development
  • Nimble Learning.

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

Job Title: System Analyst / Developer – OSS / BSS

Job ID: 88
Location: Lagos
Department: Information Systems and Technology
Function: System Analysis and Software Development
Reporting to: Head, Application Development
Location: Lagos
Travel Frequency: Occassional

Purpose of the Job

  • Primary responsibility for the development and support of the OSS / BSS platform and its integration with other systems and applications.

Expected Key Results:

  • Develop and build software and applications
  • Ensure feasibility and usefulness of projects
  • 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:

  • Strong system integration skills
  • Good understanding of web application development using HTTP REST, software standards, software development life cycle and methodologies
  • Knowledge of software development process, quality control, and impact assessment
  • Demonstrated knowledge in mobile platforms, internet technologies and user interface.

Work Experience:

  • Hands-on experience with Perl programming, Linux, Postgres RDBMS, and Apache web server required
  • Demonstrated experience developing databasedriven web applications using PHP, Python, Ruby on Rails, or Java, a plus
  • Previous experience with Telco OSS/BSS software, such as Freeside and FreeRadius, a big advantage
  • Experience with software development (user experience) using JavaScript including libraries such as JQuery, Angular, React, Vue etc. XML, CSS3.0 (with dynamic, responsive web design with mobile devices), and other related UI technologies (HTML5, )
  • Experience working in a multi-platform (LINUX, Mac-OS and Windows) environment.
  • Experience working with version control systems (Subversion, Git).

Other Requirements:

  • Strong team player
  • Ability to mentor less experienced engineers
  • Solid problem solver
  • 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.

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

Deadline: 31st December, 2020.

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