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Network Engineer at Seven-Up Bottling Company Limited

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Seven-Up Bottling Company Limited is one of the largest manufacturing companies in Nigeria, producing and distributing some of the nation’s most- loved beverages in the country like; Pepsi, 7Up, Mirinda, Teem, Mountain Dew, H2oH!, Lipton Ice Tea and Aquafina premium drinking water. SBC has recently entered into Home & Personal Care category with the 2SURE brand and launched its first product, a Hand & Surface Sanitizer. Seven Up boasts of nine bottling plants with state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities strategically located across various regions in the country.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

 

Job Title: Network Engineer

Location: Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Summary

  • The Network Engineer’s role is to plan, direct, and coordinate the design, installation, and connectivity of computer and network systems to ensure the stable operation of the organization’s IT assets.
  • This includes developing, configuring, maintaining, supporting, and optimizing all new and existing network hardware, software, and communication links.
  • The Network Manager will also schedule and direct the activities of a team of network specialists to resolve end user hardware and software problems in a timely and accurate fashion.

Responsibilities

  • Perform network design and capacity planning.
  • Develop, implement and maintain policies, procedures and associated training plans for network resource administration, appropriate use, and disaster recovery.
  • Establish service level agreements with end users.
  • Plan, acquire, and coordinate installation of in-house and remote hardware and software across the organization’s network.
  • Conduct research and make recommendations on network products, services, protocols, and standards in support of network procurement and development efforts.
  • Negotiate with vendors, outsourcers, and contractors to secure network products and services.
  • Assess, approve, and administer all equipment, hardware, and software upgrades.
  • Administer and maintain end user accounts, permissions, and access rights.
  • Perform server and security audits.
  • Perform system backups and recovery.
  • Monitor and test network performance and provide network performance statistics and reports.
  • Recommend, schedule, and perform network improvements, upgrades, and repairs.
  • Manage and/or provide guidance to junior members of the team.
  • Manage security solutions, including firewall, anti-virus, and intrusion detection systems.
  • Manage all network hardware and equipment, including routers, switches, hubs, and UPSs.
  • Ensure network connectivity of all workstations, administer all equipment, hardware and software upgrades.
  • Practice network asset management, including maintenance of network component inventory and related documentation and technical specifications information.

Education and Professional Requirements

  • Minimum of B.Sc / HND in a related field
  • Exceptional technical knowledge of network and PC operating systems.
  • Excellent knowledge of current protocols and standards, understanding of system flow charts, data processing concepts, and telecommunications principles.
  • Knowledge of applicable data privacy practices and laws.
  • Minimum of 4 years cognate experience managing and configuring enterprise-wide LANs, WANs, WLANs, VPNs, etc, troubleshooting hardware
  • Certifications in MTCRE, MTCSE, MTCIPV6E, FORTIGTE NSE4, UEWA, UBRSS, MCSE. RHCSA

Personal Skills:

  • Strong interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills.
  • Highly self-motivated and directed.
  • Keen attention to detail.
  • Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment
  • Demonstrated leadership and personnel management skills.
  • Ability to perform general mathematical calculations for the purpose of creating needs assessments, budgets, and so on.
  • Proven analytical and problem-solving abilities.
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.
  • Strong customer service orientation.

 

 

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

Application Deadline  23rd May, 2022.


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