Andela is hiring an

IT Systems Administrator

Lagos, Nigeria


Type: Full Time

Experience: Entry Level

Location: Lagos, Nigeria  


About Andela

Andela extends engineering teams with world-class software developers. We recruit the most talented developers on the African continent, shape them into technical leaders, and place them as full-time distributed team members with companies that range from Microsoft and IBM to dozens of high-growth startups. Backed by Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, GV (Google Ventures) and Spark Capital, Andela is building the next generation of global technology leaders. Passion, excellence, entrepreneurial spirit, and rejecting the status quo are just a few of the things that Andela team members have in common.

About the Role

As Andela is increasingly reliant on technology for daily productivity, your role as the Network Administrator is crucial to business continuity and success.

You will be responsible for the core network infrastructure within the organisation, also providing remote support to other Andela locations where necessary, occasional travel might be required.

You will closely monitor the infrastructure constantly alerting where there are critical incidents and providing a roadmap on how the infrastructure will scale.

Working schedule would often go out of regular work hours (9am - 5pm)

On this Job you will

  • Comply with and help to enforce Andela IT standards, policies and procedures.
  • Collaborate on the design, implementation and upgrade of the IT infrastructure keeping organisational standards priority.
  • Produce network infrastructure reports and address issues as appropriate.
  • Implement network security at the location as established by policies and guidelines approved by the IT Steering committee.
  • Responsible for the administration and maintenance of the company’s Network Infrastructure.
  • Provide regular updates and report on utilisation and performance of network infrastructure.
  • First line responder to all network related tickets.

What makes you a great fit for this role:

  • You uphold professional integrity at all times.
  • You have excellent knowledge of best practices around management, control, and monitoring of network infrastructure.
  • You have experience working with various types of firewalls.
  • You have expertise in configuring network protocols to support network optimisations e.g OSPF, NAT, Access Lists etc
  • You are able to secure networks by developing access, monitoring and control strategies and also maintaining up to date documentation.
  • You have the ability to identify, isolate, analyse and resolve network related issues.
  • At least 4 years experience with managing networks with at least 1 year core experience with infrastructure monitoring and management.
  • Not required but an added advantage: any Networking related certification.
  • An edge would be if you have working experience within an ISP environment.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.



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