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Job Title: Systems and Network Administrator

Job Reference:    ADV_NIG_S&N_admin_0512

Location: Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria

Organisation: advans La Fayette Microfinance Bank Limited – La Fayette MFB Nigeria


The Systems and Network Administrator manages and contributes to the setup of the Advans Systems & Network infrastructures. He ensures the operation and administration of telecommunication systems and network. He manages and operates IT resources, hardware & software, ensures to put in place new systems and products.


  To manage and maintain all workstations: heterogeneous Linux environment (mainly Fedora) / Windows and interfaces with other servers (Linux / FreeBSD )

  To put in place means and procedures for ensuring performance and system availability.

  To administer, maintain and upgrade computer hardware and update software.

  To manage the institution interconnection with external networks

  To define network expansion and modification projects

  To design and deploy software tools for an effective system administration (especially Shell scripts/Perl and Standard Open Source Tools), including the network performance and security dashboards

  To apply security standards

  To ensure technology scouting

  To participate in Forums & Networking workshops, in collaboration with the Horus support unit based in Accra


  To train, advise and assist users.

  To assist the IT Manager in negotiating with IT equipment suppliers

  To lead and coordinate the activities of a technical team


  Reports to: IT Manager

  Supervises: a team of 1 to 2 persons (including Intern/ eventually interim)

  External Relations: Suppliers, ISP/FAI

  Internal Relations: Branches & Head-Office, HORUS Support Accra / HORUS MIS

  Participation: Takes part in the IT Committee (and eventually in the Management Committee if required.)


•            Experience: desired number of years and nature of experience

  5 years of experience as Systems and Network Administrator in the Banking or Insurance sector or any other related distant Branches and Head-Office Setup.

•            Education and area of expertise

  A Level +2 years or  +5 years, IT Technician or HND Information management, Undergraduate Diploma in Technology in Networking & Telecommunication (DUT in French) with experience;

  Cisco CCNA Certification and/or Linux Certification (Red Hat certified Engineer or Linux Professional Institute)

•            Skillset

  In-depth knowledge of concepts and Networking & Systems architecture techniques

  In-depth knowledge of technologies, protocols, communication & telecommunication Systems tools,

  General knowledge in IT security

  Master Linux/Unix type Operating System, HP Proliant Server;

  Knowledge of Open source network management tools is an asset (Firewall, Monitoring) ;

  VMWare Virtual Machines. NAS Data Solutions;

  Fluent in English, French is appreciated but not a requisite

•            Personal skills and abilities

  Team work, autonomy, sense of integrity and responsibility, Organizational skills, rigorous worker

  Good analysis skills, rigorous, methodical:

  Handle a network of users

  Decrypt basic users requests into technical terms, Manage emergencies and prioritize issues

  Write technical references and training notes

•            Possible advancement

  His responsibilities will evolve with the growth of activities within the institution.

Application Link: Job Application Portal

Deadline: 13 July 2012.

Systems and Network Administrator Job in Nigeria