• Full Time
  • Lagos

IHS Towers

IHS Towers is the largest independent mobile telecommunications infrastructure provider in Europe, Africa and the Middle East. Founded in 2001, IHS provides services across the full tower value chain – colocation on owned towers, deployment and managed services.

Today IHS Towers has operations in Nigeria, Cameroon, Côte d’Ivoire, Zambia and Rwanda. Following the recent acquisitions of MTN and Etisalat’s tower portfolios in Nigeria, IHS owns over 23,300 towers in Africa.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Specialist, Enterprise System and BCP Admin

Location: Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Description

  • Deploying and Configuring Virtual Networks.
  • Orchestrating Routing Paths, especially in a Hybrid Cloud.
  • Managing Public and Private IP addresses for our VMs and selected other Azure resources.
  • Deploying VMs into Virtual Networks.
  • Configuring VM for Optimum Cost, Performance, and Security.
  • Backing up VMs and potentially providing Fail-over Recovery.
  • Securing Data against unauthorized access
  • Backing Up Data and making it efficient to restore when needed.
  • Configuring long-term archival storage to maintain corporate compliance
  • Encrypting data in transit, at rest, and in use.
  • Protecting Azure Active Directory accounts against compromise.
  • Reducing the attack surface of all our Azure resources
  • Responsible for administration, monitoring, and maintenance of Azure server infrastructure.
  • Install, configure, troubleshoot, backup and recovery, performance tune and secure Linux and Windows environments.
  • Monitor and establish daily backup operations, ensuring all required file systems and system data are successfully backed up.
  • Resolves hardware/software interface and interoperability problems
  • Installs/Configures/Maintains Enterprise storage area network (SAN).
  • Creation and management of directory infrastructure. Participates in the ongoing process of investigating, analyzing and providing long-term resolutions to site issues.
  • Coordinates across teams, working closely with peers to ensure the appropriate focus and sense of urgency is applied to all production issues.
  • Works with third-party suppliers and vendors for support, upgrades, and implementations (RMS Servers and POC Projects).
  • Works closely with business teams regarding site content.
  • Provides infrastructure support for backend Windows-based Order Management System.
  • Hyperconverged Infrastructure Hardware and software administration

Other Specifics:

  • Data Risk mitigation and remediations – identification of Business Continuity related risks (internal/external).
  • Assurance for the organization’s operational resilience. The importance of testing BCP plans regularly – a litmus test for an organization’s readiness to face unexpected challenges
  • Customer and stakeholder confidence – Scalable infrastructure and resource optimization leveraging DC Hyperconverged infrastructure, delivering essential functions such as data storage
  • Hands-on management of the Business Resiliency program. Business Continuity, Disaster Recovery, and Crisis/Incident Management
  • Disaster Recovery Infrastructure deployment (Physical components and Hardware) and Plan (ITDR).


  • Bachelor’s Degree / Diploma in Computer Science, engineering, Information Technology
  • 4 – 5 Years working experience, preferably in a Telecommunication and IT solutions industry
  • ITIL Foundation is required.
  • Advance knowledge of Azure platform.
  • Advance skill on Linux administration.
  • Microsoft Azure Administrator Certification is recommended
  • Background IT knowledge on Virtual Machines, Networks and other IT Infrastructure aspects.
  • CompTIA A+ certified is required or equivalent.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

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