Specialist, IT Infrastructure Operations at 9mobile Nigeria

9mobile is a Nigerian private limited liability company. EMTS acquired a Unified Access Service License from the Nigerian Communications Commission in 2007. The License enables EMTS provide Fixed Telephony (wired or wireless), Digital Mobile Services, International Gateway Services and National/Regional Long Distance Services in addition to spectrum assignments in the 900 and 1800 MHz bands.

We are recruiting to fill the position of:

Job Title: Specialist, IT Infrastructure Operations

Job ID: IRC4980
Location: Lagos,NG

Job Summary

  • Responsible for the support & Management of a multi-vendor stack of Infrastructure platforms, integrated to deliver business services to agreed service levels.

Principal Functions

  • Ensure that availability targets for infrastructure platforms are aligned with overall service targets
  • Contribute relevant IT performance metrics for management reports, by the specified deadlines, covering key aspects of service, projects, and people
  • Provide out of hours support and guidance to the infrastructure platform support team as needed
  • Identify new processes or modify existing processes to improve efficiencies in the support and management of the infrastructure platform stack
  • Follow company standards, including security baselines and industry best practice approaches to delivering all IaaS & PaaS services
  • Continuously evaluates the design, functionality and performance of supported business applications and makes thoughtful and significant recommendations for Infrastructure improvements/retirements
  • Ensure transition and support documentation is fit for purpose, to a high standard and kept up to date
  • Carry out other activities as instructed by the Manager, Infrastructure Operations.

Educational Requirements

  • First Degree or equivalent in Computer Science / IT, Engineering or a related or relevant discipline.

Experience, Skills & Competencies:

  • Five (3) + years of combined Telecom/IT/applications management experience in high-impact role(s) with clear progression in levels of responsibilities
  • Demonstrable experience managing a complex stack of multi-vendor Infrastructure platforms at the desired scale, preferably in a Telco environment
  • Excellent knowledge in compute, Virtualization, Private Cloud, Public Cloud and understanding of core operating system constructs such as memory, processor, and I/O – disk and network)
  • Expert in Information Lifecycle Management (Backup & Archiving)
  • Proven professional experience and understanding of Storage, Network, Database, Security and Software Defined Technologies
  • Sound knowledge of internal business processes, leading/emerging technologies, and developments within the mobile telecommunications industry and related ecosystems
  • Self-starter, with good people management / exceptional interpersonal and organizational skills; Strong can-do attitude and aptitude to drive innovation
  • Experience in working through complex issues and providing alternative solutions
  • Ability to lead, influence and gain the confidence and respect of senior executives and functional leadership
  • Ability to cope and deliver at satisfactorily high levels when under intense pressure
  • Exceptional analytical, quick-learning, and critical thinking skills
  • Strong change management skills

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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