Swift Networks Limited

Senior IT System Administrator

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Job Description

Swift Networks Limited is a facilities-based telecommunications services provider. The company was founded in 2002 when it bided and obtained a Fixed Wireless Access (FWA) License from Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) to provide multi-service broadband connectivity services to businesses and residential subscribers.
Since inception, Swift Networks has invested heavily in “next generation” networking technologies to build a multi-service network platform. Swift Networks holds an exclusive wireless spectrum license from the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), allowing it to operate an end-to-end reliable, fibre-like connectivity services in the exclusively licensed and interference-free 3.5GHZ spectrum.

Swift Networks Limited is recruiting to fill the vacant position below:

Job Title: Senior IT System Administrator
Location: Nigeria


Key Role

  • This is a senior position that requires an experienced engineer with a minimum of 4+​ years of system engineering and administration of a corporate IT infrastructure.

Responsibilities

  • 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.
  • 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. Performing root cause analysis on issues and providing recommendations on permanent fixes to prevent reoccurrence.
  • 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.
  • Responsible for the core infrastructure: VMware ESX, DNS, DHCP, Active Directory, SQL Databases, Email, Antivirus, Backup and Restoration, VoIP, Cloud integration. Linux/Unix management a plus.
  • Be proactive in enterprise information security for all IT infrastructure.

    Job Requirements
    Minimum years of experience

    4

    Other Requirements

    Requirements

    • Bachelor’s degree in science or engineering with a minimum of 2:1 grade.
    • A minimum 4 years of relevant experience required in a mid to large sized environment.
    • Experienced, mature, and confident enough to take responsibility and ownership of the smooth running of the environment in the areas of responsibility as an individual and as part of a team.
    • Relevant industry certifications is a definite advantage.
    • Excellent written and oral communications skills are essential.​
    • Have a positive and proactive attitude in general.

    Preferred certifications (one or more):

    • MCSE
    • CCNA
    • VMware Certified Professional
    • Cyber Security Certification
    • Other relevant industry certifications

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    About Swift Networks Limited
    Swift Networks Limited is a facilities-based telecommunications services provider. The company was founded in 2002 when it bided and obtained a Fixed Wireless Access (FWA) License from Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) to provide multi-service broadband connectivity services to businesses and residential subscribers.Since inception, Swift Networks has invested heavily in “next generation” networking technologies to build a multi-service network platform. Swift Networks holds a...
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    Job Summary
    Published
    September 14, 2017
    Offer Type
    fulltime
    Experience
    Minimum of 4years
    Salary Range
    N0.00 - N0.00K
    Deadline
    November 30, 1899
    Specialization
    IT/ Software
    Industries
    ICT / Telecommunications
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