Description

Job Title: Operations / Support Engineer (DevOps)

Location: Lagos

Job Type: Full Time

Alfred & Victoria Associates is one of Nigeria’s leading ICT solution based company. Our company offers a wide range of services which are in high demand of today’s emerging market. AVA has three major arms which have been streamlined to meet our customer’s needs.

Job Summary

  • The SE participates in technical research and development to enable a continuous improvement/innovation within the ERS environment.

Key Accountabilities:

  • The SE ensures the ERS software systems, hardware systems and related processes/procedures adhere to organizational values.
  • The SE assists project teams with technical inputs and issues during the Initiation, Planning and Execution phases of project life-cycle. These activities include R & D within the project life-cycle, technical analysis, implementing, testing and rolling-out the ERS solutions.
  • The SE participates in the smooth software transition between development phase and production operation.
  • The SE is accountable for the following systems: Azure, AWS platforms, Active Directory, Infrastructure Platforms, ERP, Linux, Redhat.

Responsibilities
Implementation and Provisioning:

  • Install new / upgrade existing ERS servers and configure hardware, peripherals, services settings, storage. Networks , databases, etc in accordance with standards and projects / operations requirements.
  • Conduct integrations with Subsidiary’s platforms
  • Maintain and improve installation and configuration procedures.
  • Contribute to maintain systems standards.
  • Research and recommend innovative and when possible automated approaches for Systems deployment.

Operations and Support:

  • Perform daily system monitoring, verifying the integrity and availability of all server resources, systems, reviewing application logs, verifying completion of daily jobs such as backups.
  • Perform daily backups and regular archiving and purging if necessary.
  • Perform Level II, III support per requests from various stakeholders. Investigate and troubleshoot incidents reported.
  • Repair and recover from application failures.
  • Coordinate and communicate with impacted stakeholders.

Maintenance:

  • Apply patches and upgrades in accordance with Change Management processes in place.
  • Maintain configurations, monitoring tool, capacity planning tool, and other procedures.
  • Perform periodic performance audit and reporting to improve capacity planning.
  • Perform continuous performance tuning and optimizations.

Qualifications
Academic Qualification:

  • Bachelor’s degree with a technical major (Computer Science, Engineering, Maths, Physics).

Professional Qualification:

  • System Administration / System Engineering Certification in Unix / Linux/ AWS/Azure

Experience:

  • 5 to 6 years of experience in administering production systems.

Key Skills & Competencies:

  • Problem Solving / Decision Making – The position deals with a variety of problems and the SE should be able to decide which solution is the best.
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Responsibility for training if necessary and knowledge sharing withing the work unit.
  • Experience in Cloud services like AWS & Azure
  • Communications / interpersonal – ability to interpret and discuss information with others, involving terminologies and concepts that are not familiar to all.

Salary
Very Attractive

Application Closing Date
3PM: 22nd March, 2021.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: [email protected] using the “Job Title” as the subject of the email.

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