Cloud Infrastructure & Data Protection Engineer at MainOne Cable

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere

MainOne Cable is a leading facilitator and preferred provider of innovative telecom services and network solutions such as Connectivity and Data Center Solutions to Telecom operators, Internet Service Providers (ISPs), other businesses and Government institutions across West Africa.

MainOne Cable’s success is built on having talented and highly proficient people within their respective fields as the driving force behind our business. A job in MainOne is different from any other you have had. With joining MainOne you’ll be challenged, inspired and proud as you become a part of something big.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Cloud Infrastructure & Data Protection Engineer

Location: Nigeria
Job Type: Permanent
Department: Technical


  • The Cloud Infrastructure & Data Protection Engineer will be responsible for providing 2nd level support to MainOne cloud customers and overseeing the day-to-day operations and maintenance of the cloud and backup infrastructure and effectively communicating with all stakeholders on pertinent matters including – but not limited to – software deployment, upgrades, system setup, system administration, monitoring, configuration, change management, capacity planning, availability management, disaster recovery and routine update of services.
  • He/ She will also assist with developing processes to manage operations, technical standards, and architecture development.

Other responsibilities include:

  • Manage all backup and recovery tools and systems.
  • Provide timely L2 issue resolutions and support to cloud customers.
  • Work actively with the rest of the Cloud Infrastructure team to support the Private Cluster and VMware platforms.
  • Systems, Servers, and Storage Administration.
  • Define and deliver on capacity planning analysis and monthly reporting.
  • Provide support and analysis of complex problems.
  • Ensure operating standards and procedures are defined and adhered to by others.
  • Identify opportunities for infrastructure and process improvements.
  • Advise on technology trends and standards.
  • All additional job duties as defined by the Head of Cloud Operations.

Qualifications, Skills & Competencies

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in Information Communication Technology or Engineering
  • At least five (6) years industry experience in IT Service management, Data center, Server, Backup and Disaster Recovery, and Storage management, Virtualization, System and Network management.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience with Commvault / Veeam
  • Experience with Microsoft Azure Public, VMware, Private and Hybrid Cloud is a must have.
  • Must have strong Windows/Linux/Unix skills.
  • Certifications in Microsoft Azure, VMware, Commvault, Veeam, Linux, Hyper-V, Storage, and other Cloud Technologies are an added advantage.

Skills & Competencies:

  • Strong background and understanding of Backup Technologies like Commvault, Veeam, Veritas etc.
  • Demonstrated ability, determination, and tenacity to move major initiatives forward and drive focus while consistently thinking of the bottom-line impact of the efforts.
  • Experience working with virtualization technologies (Hyper-V/VMware)
  • Experience with Microsoft Public, Hybrid and Private cloud
  • Understanding of Server Clustering, Failover, High-availability.
  • Experience working with Windows/Linux operating systems
  • Certifications in Linux, Hyper-V, Windows Server, VMware, Commvault, Veeam,
  • Hyperconverged System, System Centre, VMware, SAN Storage Technologies, and other Cloud
  • Knowledge of OEM technologies required to deliver Infrastructure as a service including Dell, HP, Microsoft Azure, VMware, Load balancers, Storage solutions, etc.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Team player with strong collaboration and engagement skills

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.