Job: Systems Administrator (ARCA)

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


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).


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.


  • 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


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


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


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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