Lead Network Engineer (CCIE CERT) at Growth in Value Alliance (GV Alliance) Partners


Growth in Value Alliance (GV Alliance) Partners – Our client is currently recruiting suitably qualified candidates to fill the position below:

Job Title: Lead Network Engineer (CCIE CERT)

Location: Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Description
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.


  • First degree in Computer Science / Engineering or equivalent
  • Fluent in English
  • Master’s advantageous.

At least 8 years’ experience which includes:

  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in an area of specialization; with experience in project management.
  • 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 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
  • 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.

Functional Skills Development:

  • Cisco Certified Inter network Expert(CCIE)
  • Certified IS Security Practitioner(CISSP)
  • COMTIAAdv Security Practitioner(CASP)
  • ITIL Foundation
  • Secure Development
  • Lead Implementer –Cyber Resilience
  • Certified Governance Enterprise
  • ISO27001 Lead Implementation
  • ISO27005 Risk management

Deadline: 11th December, 2020.


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