Lead Network Engineer at GVA Partners Limited


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    Growth in Value Alliance (GV Alliance) Partners is a business advisory and market intelligence services firm. Our objectives are to assist organizations to achieve their growth aspirations by providing market intelligence, strategy blueprint, IT solution delivery expertise and business operation improvement capabilities.
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    Lead Network Engineer

    • Job Type Full Time
    • Qualification BA/BSc/HND
    • Experience 8 years
    • Location Lagos
    • Job Field ICT / Computer&nbsp

    Our client requires an IT infrastructure senior specialist to work in the following:

    • Diagnose and ascertain technology requirements; make recommendations for the improvement and growth of the IT infrastructure and systems
    • Direct research and other analysis to support IT planning; direct research on potential technology solutions
    • Develop business cases and undertake cost-benefit analyses to justify or support IT spending and initiatives.
    • Oversee network planning, design and optimisation of existing infrastructure.
    • Ensure performance standards for WAN, LAN Mast providers/vendors are met and adequate security is maintained across network infrastructures.
    • Monitor overall network performance, analysis and review to ensure highly stable and predictable network.
    • Ensure availability of links and network resources.
    • Ensure network capacity management by leading the improvement of procedures and standards.
    • Manage all aspects of the IT Department including the financial purchasing, budgeting, and budget review
    • Manage the delivery or provision of a complete range of Information Technology Services covering networks, telecommunications, systems and devices, ERP etc
    • Negotiate, administer and manage vendor, outsourcer, and consultant contracts and service agreements with in conjunction with Procurement and other relevant business units.
    • Implement IT projects and initiatives efficiently and effectively for best outcomes; approve and oversee projects and project portfolio.
    • Manage the deployment, monitoring, maintenance, development, upgrade, and support of all IT systems, including servers, PCs, operating systems, hardware, software, and peripherals.
    • Oversee provision of end-user services, including help desk and technical support services.

    At least 8 years’ experience which includes:

    • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in an area of specialization; with experience in project management.
    • Experience in IT and Business and systems Analysis and related disciplines;
    • Experience in planning and managing Infrastructure based projects and services inclusive of demonstrated experience in Security solutions and technologies at or before deployment
    • Strong experience working in a complex infrastructure environment
    • Strong experience in infrastructure architecture, data centers, servers, Database, Backup, Storage, SAN Switch and networks
    • Experience with emerging technology, such as cloud computing, desktop virtualization, Hadoop, Mongo DB and Unified communications
    • Strong experience in network performance tuning, network design and implementation.
    • Experience working in a medium to large organization
      specifically IT infrastructure and Solution environment
    • Strong LAN experience.
    • Hands on experience at Enterprise Architecture level
    • Knowledge of relevant policies and regulations.
      •    First degree in Computer Science / Engineering or equivalent
      •    Fluent in English
      •    Masters advantageous.

    Functional Skills Development

    • Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE)
    • Certified IS Security Practitioner (CISSP)    
    • COMTIA Adv. Security Practitioner (CASP)
    • ITIL Foundation    
    • Secure Development    
    • Lead Implementer – Cyber Resilience    
    • Certified Governance Enterprise I    
    • ISO 27001 Lead Implementation 
    • ISO 27005 Risk management

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV, current and expected salary to contact@gvapartners.com , umoe@gvapartners.com and idriso@gvapartners.com ugou@gvapartners.com with the job title as subject of the mail.

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