Author Topic: [Full-time] Manager-IT Technical Infrastructure at Etisalat Nigeria  (Read 461 times)


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Division:   IT Technical Infrastructure

Reports To:   Head-IT Technical Infrastructure

Job Summary:

Develop strategic plans for, and oversee daily operations of, the IT Technical Infrastructure unit across all sub-teams, including database infrastructure, Unix/ Linux/ Solaris operating systems, Microsoft infrastructure, SAN infrastructure and private cloud/ virtualized infrastructure

Principal Functions:

Develop, plan and execute strategic initiatives aimed at improving and enhancing the efficient and effective utilization of enterprise resources across the business

Ensure effective implementation of approved strategic initiatives through detailed planning of relevant projects, assignment of required resources and optimal allocation of budgets

Develop and maintain close relationships with business partners to ensure the technology deployed meets business needs; gather inputs for future business requirements

Outline and embed processes to guide interactions between the IT Technical Infrastructure team and business units with customization/ specialized needs

Provide inputs in the selection of suitable technologies and enterprise applications; participate in negotiations with vendors and manage executed contracts accordingly

Provide inputs in the development of solutions to support the enterprise strategy

Provide support in the execution of technical test plans for enterprise application change and new deployments and upgrades

Develop a proactive maintenance cycle per enterprise application and keep application documentation updated at all times

Plan and co-ordinate operating systems upgrades and deployments

Co-ordinate and execute technical tests during operating systems upgrades and new deployments

Manage the installation, upgrade and maintenance of database systems and related operating systems

Provide standards, guidelines and procedures for managing and maintaining existing database systems

Ensure optimal performance of all enterprise databases and their operating systems (Unix and Windows)

Ensure the maintenance of database security and data integrity through the use of access codes and efficient password systems

Co-ordinate the monitoring and documentation of operating systems performance and resolution of slow-performance issues

Ensure the provision of support functions down to the last line of support (for problems relating to database and operating systems) before escalating to relevant IT vendor

Co-ordinate back-up management and validation of back-up data

Co-ordinate database administration, automation and script writing

Provide inputs in the evaluation of tenders for the enterprise database and operating systems

Support the implementation  of the IT function’s work programmes and plans in line with agreed upon procedures and guidelines

Support the Head-IT Technical Infrastructure in planning and managing the human and material resources of the unit to optimize performance, boost morale and enhance productivity

Establish and manage relationships with key internal and external stakeholders

Manage inter-functional relations to ensure synergy across the various departmental functions

Provide leadership and guidance to team members and manage subordinates’ performance towards the achievement of overall team objectives

Prepare/ compile agreed periodic activity and performance reports for the attention of the Head-IT Technical Infrastructure

Perform any other duties assigned by the Head-IT Technical Infrastructure

Educational Requirements:

First degree or equivalent in IT, Computer Engineering, and/ or any other relevant discipline

Postgraduate/ professional qualification in a related field will provide an advantage

Experience & Skills:

Between five (5) and eight (8) years directly relevant post-NYSC work experience, with at least most recent three (3) years in a supervisory role

Ideal candidate must be able to demonstrate strong experience with various flavours of Unix/ SAN/ virtualized environments

Click to apply on or before 2nd August 2012

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