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Job Title: Back-up and Storage Officer

Location: Nigeria

Recruiter: Phillips Consulting Limited

Our client is one of the first banks to have been established in Nigeria and has a wide network of branches

An exciting opportunity exists for Back-up and Storage Officer, to support the Data Centre Manager in meeting the team’s strategic goals and objectives.


•   Are to ensure the IT/Data Center operations are on a very high standard and ensuring 100% availability, reliability and maintainability of all production systems.

•   Storage systems administration and technical Support, and responsible for maintaining and ensuring high integrity data, and data disaster recovery.

•   Provide first hand production support for all enterprise NetApp storages and Unix servers (E25K, F6800, F6500, V880, etc.).

•   Supporting implementation of the bank’s Production platform and storage framework.

•   Establish and Maintain seamless support to DBAs and Application Developers as regarding platform and storage requirement for availability and performance.

•   Provide smart hand support as required to all other production related systems in the datacenter. (E.g.: Cognos server, Mantas, Mail and Exchange, DPM, etc.)

•   Provide first level support to critical systems infrastructure equipment (e.g.: UPS, HVAC, etc.).

•   Ensure daily flexcube database tape backup and restoration of database on the test environment for UAT.

•   Symantec Veritas Cluster (SVC) and Storage Volume Manager (SVM) administration.

•   Liaising and working with vendors in resolving technical issues and support.

•   Responsible for backup ancillary applications and databases.

•   Coordinate testing, upgrade and configuration of system files and services, and ensure changes are in accordance with appropriate operating procedures.

•   Implement and Maintain System security policy and controls (Creating and maintaining of users privileges).

•   Participating and Contribution to formulation of IT Policy and Strategic Plan in area of production system, storages and backup equipment administration.

•   Establish and administer data backup and recovery policies and procedures.

•   Conduct Systems Performance Monitoring/Turning and Capacity Monitoring planning for future storage requirements of the databases.

•   Proactively monitoring system performance and availability during the business hours.

•   Perform other duties as requested by the Senior Infrastructure Manager/Datacenter Lead


•   At least 3 years working experience in unix-solaris, storage and backup administration

•   Good grade (1st or 2nd Class Upper) of University degree or HND with post graduate result in Computer Engineering or related courses;

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

•   Expert knowledge of Oracle-Solaris Administration

•   Expert Knowledge of Oracle-linux Administration

•   Expert knowledge os NetApp Storage Administration.

•   Adequate Knowledge of Backup Administration using NetBackup, Comvault and other third party software.

•   Adequate knowledge of Data Recovery and Data Warehousing

•   Knowledge of Oracle Database

•   Technical skill in administer Datacenter infrastructures.

•   Knowledge of Unix based systems like: E25K server, T5-2 server, etc.

•   Adequate knowledge of major OS and IT Security

•   Ability to work effectively and manage consultants

•   Ability to keep abreast of new technology and innovation.

•   Ability to determine what is best and suite our working environment.

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