Job: Systems Administrator (ARCA)

Title Systems Administrator (ARCA)
Categories Jobs
Location Lagos
Job Information

ABOUT

A firm in the e-payment and IT sector is seeking the services of a suitably qualified candidate to fill the position of Systems Administrator (SA).

POSITION SUMMARY

The System Administrator will mainly be responsible for the day to day development and maintenance of the company’s Server/Network Infrastructure including making sure all services are running at full efficiency.

Candidate will be thoroughly vetted as the role requires access to highly critical/sensitive parts of the business.


PREREQUISITE SKILLS/EXPERIENCE

  • BSc Information Technology, Computer Science, Mathematics or any related course
  • Minimum of three (3) years post graduate Windows/Linux system administration, engineering and relational databases experience
  • Networking – experience managing and configuring network equipment including Cisco firewalls and routers
  • Designing high availability systems
  • Experience with planning for Disaster Recovery
  • Experience with Kubernetes
  • Scripting – Bash –, One of JavaScript or Python or Perl
  • Cloud/Virtualisation experience
  • * Familiarity with cloud computing concepts.

  • Personal time management and leadership skills

ADDITIONAL SKILLS/EXPERIENCE

  • Professional certifications are desired
  • 24/7 Infrastructure support (shift based) experience
  • Cloud/Virtualisation experience.
  • Experience with AWS, Azure, Rackspace or private cloud based on Openstack or
  • Experience with infrastructure as code development tools such as Terraform, Cloud formation, Puppet, Chef, Packer, Ansible, Salt
  • DevOps experience
  • Excellent written and oral communication and analytical/ problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, and be able to handle multiple tasks simultaneously,
  • Highly self-directed, a strong individual contributor and a strong team player
  • Knowledge of computer operating systems and hardware
  • Working knowledge of complex web hosting configuration components, including firewalls, load balancers, web and database servers
  • Ability to deploy, support, and diagnose real issues for a production environment, Time management and organizational skills
  • Ability and desire to learn new skills quickly.

COMPENSATION

Compensation and benefits for the role is highly attractive and competitive.

HOW TO APPLY

Interested applicants should send a resume and cover letter to careers@arca.network stating “System Administrator” in the subject field.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

We make it a point to review all application received and contact those we want to speak to further within 10 calendar days. With that in mind, if we are interested in a further discussion, you will hear from us again within 10 calendar days from the date of your application submission.

Closing date for this application is 3rd November, 2017.

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