System Engineer (Storage & Virtualization)

Confidential

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Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for design, installation, setup, and administration of current and future storage systems in a 24x7x365 environment
  • Work with team members including infrastructure engineers, data base administrators, software development engineers and business liaisons to obtain data and storage requirements and deliver solutions
  • Responsible for tape backup / archive storage configuration and maintenance in a SAN environment.
  • Capacity planning and implementation of SAN infrastructure
  • Performance monitoring, troubleshooting proactive support analysis
  • Manage and support Tape Library system in a SAN environment
  • Support VMware infrastructure
  • Use and support of data enterprise backup systems
  • Work with infrastructure  owners to  test  and verify  data archives
  • Schedule backup jobs based on documented procedures and schedules
  • Develop refine backup procedures and policy
  • Day-to-day proactive monitoring, including monitoring error logs, database and log  space,  user  activity,  and  resource utilization
  • Creating scripts   to   automate database maintenance procedures and generate system reports
  • Create scripts to automate system administration duties
  • Creating and implementing best practices guidelines and policies
  • Capacity planning of the organization’s Server, Storage and Backup Servers.
  • Schedule backup jobs based on documented procedures and schedules
  • Develop refine backup procedures and policy

 

Qualification:

  • Minimum BSc. Degree in Computer Science or in a related discipline.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in Storage and Backup Solutions
  • Certifications in VMware, EMC and other
  • Virtualization/Storage/Back up Technology Required
  • Certification in MS SQL desired

 

Competencies:

  • Process driven, with strong analytical and planning skills.
  • Technical & Professional proficiency
  • Strong coaching and team leadership skills
  • Very good problem solving skills
  • Excellent customer service orientation.
  • Vendor relationship and negotiating skills.
  • Business communication and project management skills.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with relevant areas of the business.
  • Knowledge of and experience with: Information systems, Unix/Linux, Windows AD, ERPs, LANS/WANS; Windows Server Environment, Microsoft SQL Server; Microsoft Exchange; Oracle; software development languages; backup systems

 

Summary

Company

Confidential

Job Level

Experienced (Non-Manager)

Location

Lagos

Specialization

Telecommunications

Job Type

Full-Time

Minimum Qualification

Degree

Preferred Years of Experience

5 - 7 years

Application Deadline

Friday