System Administrator - Bridgegap Careers

System Administrator

Full Time
  • Post Date: June 10, 2019
  • Apply Before: July 31, 2019
  • Offered Salary Competitive Remuneration
  • Career Level Officer
  • Experience 4 Years
  • Gender Both
  • Industry ICT
  • Qualification Bachelor Degree
Job Description

ipNX is an integrated info-communications company focused on providing every person, every home and every business in Nigeria with world-class information, communication and entertainment services.

Purpose of the Job

  • Responsible for effective provisioning, installation/configuration, operation, and maintenance of systems hardware and software and related infrastructure to enable continuing innovation within the infrastructure

Expected Key Results: 

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

Educational Qualifications & Functional Skills

  • Minimum 2.1/Upper Credit Bachelor’s degree or equivalent Engineering or Information Technology or Computer Science
  • Systems Administrative role in Linux environment
  • Previous years of experience working in ISP environment

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 centralized data backup and recovery infrastructure, including installation and configuration of open source data backup solutions like Bacula, amanda, BareOS, etc.
  • Experience deploying and administering web servers – Apache/Nginx/Tomcat
  • Working knowledge of cloud technologies like OpenStack, a plus
  • Experience with Dev/Ops tooling to build, configure and deploy, a plus
  • Experience with configuration management tools (Chef, Ansible, Salt Stack, Puppet)
  • Working knowledge of open source CPanel (website admin panel) and Relational Database Management System like MySQL, PostgreSQL, etc.
  • Experience supporting a high traffic customer facing website infrastructure
  • Experience administering and troubleshooting load balancing appliances in a production environment.

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