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  • Lagos, Lagos State

  • Permanent

  • Full-time

Job Description:

Our client is a major player in the Fintech/Payments industry with a highly advanced technology platform, helping to empower the new, digital era for Payments and fostering the Open Banking ecosystem. They currently have an opening for a Lead, Corporate Infrastructure and DevOps in Lagos.

The Ideal candidate will have responsibility for all areas in infrastructure services including Information security, IT & Enterprise support systems,

Datacenter management, Operational intelligence and Cloud management. He/She would also provide oversight for the team


Strategy & Planning

  • Designs and implements short and long term strategic plans to ensure our client’s infrastructure capacity meets existing and future requirements with regards to employee usage and application hosting
  • Manages and maintains the unit’s activities within budget, clearly identifying any potential growth requirements
  • Advices and informs management, departments and unit members on technical issues as part of the decision-making process for technical direction and procurement of new systems
  • Analyses research findings and makes recommendations on products, services, protocols, and standards in support of all infrastructure procurement and development efforts
  • Establishes service and operational level agreements with business units
  • Provides inputs to Business continuity and disaster recovery plans with respect to infrastructural implications

Acquisition & Deployment

  • Reviews RFPs, bid proposals, contracts, scope of work reports and other documentation for infrastructure acquisition projects and associated efforts
  • Assists with the planning and deployment of infrastructure security measures

Operational Management

  • Functions as Senior System Administrator
  • Oversees vendor and service provider relations management (Cisco, RackCentre, IPNX etc)
  • Manages and sets priorities for the design, maintenance, development, and evaluation of all infrastructure systems, including LANs, WANs, Internet, intranet, security, wireless implementations, etc
  • Provides reliable, scalable and cost-effective cloud computing resources upon which the rest of the organisation can buy/rent and host applications
  • Oversees the database platforms upon which applications are deployed to service customers effectively
  • Conducts feasibility studies for various upgrade projects, improvements, and other conversions.
  • Defines hardware and software standards in conjunction with owners and stakeholders
  • Ensures the integrity of our client’s electronically held information by performing regular reviews and testing of the back-up systems, disaster recovery planning and input into the Business Continuity plan where appropriate
  • Tests network performance and provides network performance statistics and reports; develops strategies for maintaining network infrastructure
  • Tests server performance and provides network performance statistics and reports; develops strategies for maintaining server infrastructure
  • Manages operational costs; conducts near- and long-term financial forecasts for expanded functionality/user base
  • Provide periodic companywide training to all staff on infrastructure platforms, network, support tools etc
  • Line management/mentoring team of mid/junior infrastructure engineers


  • Minimum of six (6) years’ experience in a similar function
  • Minimum of bachelor’s degree in Computer/System/ Electrical/ Electronic Engineering/Applied physics/ Computer Science or a related discipline
  • Relevant certification such as ITIL (Information Technology Infrastructure Library), CCNP (Cisco Certified Network Professional), MCP (Microsoft Certified Professional) or CCNA (Cisco Certified Network Administrator) MCTS (Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist), OCA (Oracle Certified Associate), OCP (Oracle Certified Professional), OSCA (Oracle Solaris Certified Associate), OSCP (Oracle Solaris Certified professional)
  • Infrastructure architecting
  • Network & system infrastructure
  • IT Security technology
  • Software & Hardware management
  • Database administration
  • Research, Server racking
  • Bash scripting
  • People Management.
  • Cloud and Virtualization
  • Devops
  • Agile operation framework
  • PCI DSS and ISO Compliance
  • HSM

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