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IT Engineer At The American University Of Nigeria

Date Posted: 22/Dec/2013
Deadline: 27/Dec/2013

Title: Network Engineer
Department: OTS/DIT/NTU
Opening Date: December 19, 2013
Closing Date: December 27, 2013

The American University of Nigeria, Yola, is seeking Permanent Network Engineers. This position is local position and opens to indigenous and/or legal residents of Nigeria.



A network engineer is to monitor the cabling structure and devices within the AUN network; ensuring proper functionality of entire system. The network engineer also creates and sets up ways in which the network can be configured and managed. This person will help implement, troubleshoot, analyze, and maintain networks.

Position Requirements:

  • Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or similar from a recognized tertiary institution with at least 1 (one) year of relevant job experience.
  • Certifications: MCSE, CCNA, CCNA sec
  • Certification in CCNP, CCSP, CCDP is preferable
  • Advanced knowledge of cabling structured network.
  • Operating Systems knowledge: Windows, Cisco IOS, Linux family
  • Hands-on experience implementing and administrating Cisco network equipment: switches, routers, firewalls, network protocols, VoIP., Wireless Access Points and WLAN Controllers
  • Demonstrable level of competence including:
  • A thorough understanding of the network technology and protocols
  • A practical level of experience implementing and administrating common
  • TCP/IP-based and other services
  • Working knowledge of common network monitoring and security utilities
  • Troubleshooting focused on determining hardware vs. software, network vs. application/systems
  • Ability to prioritize and multitask
  • Strong analytical abilities and professional office experience needed.
  • Willingness to learn new technologies and maintain industry knowledge
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to lift, carry, and move network equipment and other ancillary equipment.

Other requirements, abilities for the position:

  • Adequate knowledge of AUN Policies and Procedures and the university IT Policy.
  • Possess high level interpersonal communication skills.

Description of Benefits:

Salary and benefits are commensurate with experience and job classification as approved by the University.

How to Apply

Suitably qualified candidates should CLICK HERE to fill out the job application form online must also submit their resumes, cover letters and references to [email protected] before the closing date of this publication. The position being applied for should be the subject of the email. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

AUN is an equal opportunity employer and strives to provide a culturally diverse workforce; we do not discriminate in employment on the basis of race creed, colour, nationality, origin, age, sex, religion and marital status. For information on AUN, visit our Web site at


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