Junior Network Engineer Job at Venture Garden Nigeria


Venture Garden Nigeria (VGN) is a fast-growing B2B/B2G Fintech Platform Holdco Company with six subsidiaries, two platform entities and a suite of shared services offered to all subsidiaries. At VGN we wage war against the average, go beyond the ordinary to explore limitless opportunities; breaking the norms and aggressively pursuing success through- Relentless Hard-work, Pursuit of excellence, calculated risk-taking and a hunger for knowledge and we have a lot of fun at it!

We are recruiting to fill the position of:

Job Position: Junior Network Engineer
Job Location
: Ikeja, Lagos
Job Type: Full-time

Job Description

  • The Junior Network Engineer is responsible for the support and optimization of the corporate enterprise network in a 24/7 environment.
  • The Network Infrastructure team provides high levels of availability for all network and hardware in support of business objectives.
  • You will work closely with other departments/ strategic business units to identify, develop, implement, and support cost-effective technology solutions for all aspects of the organization.

Principal Responsibilities and Accountabilities

  • Support the team in capacity planning of all key services ensuring business growth does not outpace existing infrastructure capabilities
  • Maintain beneficial and cost-effective relationships with service providers
  • Monitor and maintain all systems to meet established Service Level Objectives
  • Support the team in crisis management efforts during planned and unplanned outages, driving rapid response and resolution to critical issues impacting the business
  • Maintain knowledge of current and developing technologies
  • Perform other duties and projects as assigned

Qualifications

  • 2+ years’ experience supporting Microsoft based networks.
  • BS or BA degree in a Computer-related field preferred (Equivalent work experience can replace the education requirement).
  • Experience with supporting a Linux environment
  • Understanding of virtualization technology (VMware or Hyper-V)
  • Must be able to work with difficult customers and situations while maintaining a high level of customer satisfaction, and a professional demeanor.
  • Previous experience as a Systems Engineer or a System Administrator.
  • Experience with design, configuration and implementation of Microsoft and/or Linux based servers.
  • Solid knowledge of WAN and Network protocols (WINS, DNS, DHCP, TCP)
  • Ability to solve complex Active Directory issues
  • Experience supporting SQL Server (Desired not compulsory)
  • Knowledge of Storage area networks.
  • Ability to analyze technical problems without visual contact with the machine, have excellent learning skills.
  • Ability to utilize available resources to the fullest; must have excellent computer skills.
  • Keen drive for learning and development
  • Entry-level cloud infrastructure knowledge.

Working Condition

  • Flexibility is important.

Remuneration
Competitive based on experience.

Note: The role is open to anyone who meets the above criteria regardless of race or nationality.