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Systems Administrator At JAGAL Group

Date Posted: 09/Jun/2014
Deadline: Not Specified

Job description

Are you looking for a new opportunity in a challenging but rewarding environment?

Would you like to become part of a diverse multicultural conglomerate where you can develop your skills and gain development?


About the Company:


Headquarted in Lagos and established 40 years ago, Jagal Group operates across a number of sectors including: Oil & Gas, Construction, Manufacturing, FMCG and Technology industries. Our performance is measured against world class standards across all our business activities. We possess profound knowledge of operating in Nigeria and have deep local experience. 

  • Plan, implement and troubleshoot software patches, updates and security fixes;
  • Be involved in new Windows servers deployment projects, using the department policies;
  • Administer OS, Directory, email, Databases and Web servers + networking equipment.
  • Evaluate/recommend purchases of computers, network hardware, peripherals and software;
  • Investigate user problems, identify their source, determine possible solutions, test and implement solutions.
  • Configure, maintain and troubleshoot servers, networks, applications, printers and other related equipment, devices, and systems.
  • Maintain site licenses for department/organization.
  • Develop and conduct various training and instruction to assist users in maximizing use of systems and networks
  • Identify utilization patterns and their effect on operation/system availability and performance
  • Anticipate communication and networking problems and implement preventive measures.
  • Establish and perform maintenance programs following company and vendor standards.
  • Ensure timely user notification of maintenance requirements and effects on system availability.
  • Investigate, recommend and install enhancements and operating procedures that optimize system availability.
  • Maintain confidentiality with regard to the Data and Information on the various systems
  • Document system problems and resolutions for future reference.
  • Verifications of backup routines and restore capabilities
  • Understand performance metrics and maintain / optimize system capacity and performance;
  • Create and update system documentation
  • Follow the existing processes based on ITIL best practices
  • Availability to provide 24/7 support on duty rotation.

Desired Skills and Experience

What we are looking for:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree enhanced with technical training and certification or equivalent.
  • 5+ years of experience in support, networks and servers administration
  • Solid experience with Microsoft Windows Servers and Active Directory 2008/2012, group policies, certificate authority and federation services
  • Experience with Microsoft Exchange 2007/2010, mail routing and spam filtering, mailbox management, backup and recovery,
  • Experience with Microsoft SQL Server, IIS and web services
  • Experience with VMware / Hyper-V is an asset
  • Experience with scripting languages
  • Experience with SharePoint is an advantage
  • Experience with storage management (SAN/NAS) is an asset
  • Experience with  IP based networks, communication protocols , firewalls and packet routing , LAN, WAN , VPN, WLAN, NAC
  • Experience with Cisco switches and routers 3560 and above models.
  • Knowledge of access control and security concepts
  • Knowledge of backups, high availability and disaster recovery of (AD, Exchange, Databases)
  • VCP/MCSE/A+/CCNA/etc... certifications are an asset
  • ITIL knowledge and experience is an asset
  • Good understanding of IT business practices and processes
  • Independent self-starter, needs little supervision.
  • Takes a logical approach to analyzing problems. Systematically researches information. Explores alternatives and implements action plans to resolve problems.
  • Proactive in acquiring information to develop new skills to improve job performance. Grasps new material quickly and easily, and applies new information, concepts and procedures in a constructive manner.
  • Will have a high degree of integrity and a high sense of personal and professional ethics.
  • Ability to consider and advice on the consequences of various courses of action, including an understanding of the repercussions on other activities.
  • Ability to engender confidence of management and exercise good judgment handling sensitive information.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks, organize priorities and meet deadlines.
  • Detailed attention to quality of deliverables.

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