Team Member, Unix Server Storage Administration at United Bank for Africa Plc (UBA)

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United Bank for Africa Plc (UBA) is one of Africa’s leading financial institutions, with operations in 19 African countries and 3 global financial centres: London, Paris and New York. From a single country organisation founded in 1949 in Nigeria UBA has grown to become a pan-African provider of financial services with over 11 million customers, through close to 1000 business offices and touch points globally.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Team Member, Unix Server Storage Administration

Location: Nigeria

Job Objective

  • Co-ordinate activities to ensure that all Unix IBM Servers and storage systems in Data Centre are up and running.

Roles & Responsibilities
UNIX Administration functions:

  • Identify the relevant role players in accordance with business requirements and dependencies
  • Build a trust relationship with the Business Unit staff (executive to junior official)
  • Obtain mutual agreement on the resolution of issues, meetings required and the delivery of inter-dependent outputs and results
  • Compile a database indicating the role players, expected outputs, contact details, type of agreements, skills inventory, succession planning
  • Manage relationships in accordance with policies, procedures and legal requirements within the allocated time frames
  • Attend Human Resources strategic meetings to provide feedback from the business to be taken into consideration when strategies are developed

Manage and Administer UNIX Servers:

  • Unix (AIX) System Administration of IBM Servers and Enterprise Storage Server
  • Design, install and configure the UNIX servers to the specific need and requirements of the applications.
  • Periodically tune and optimize UNIX systems servers and related components to achieve high availability and performance of the various business applications supported.
  • Disk space and File System Management on IBM Servers.
  • Perform all periodic maintenance activities on IBM AIX servers, including system software configuration, user account maintenance, file systems and volume groups management, patches updates etc.

Manage and Administer Storages:

  • Administering of Enterprise Storage Systems (DS)
  • Administering Storage Area Networks (SAN) for IBM p-Series.
  • Create LUNs from Storage
  • Re-distribute storage utilisations on servers

Work with OEM Engineer Onsite:

  • Work with Assigned customer engineer from OEM on Software and hardware calls
  • Monitor the correct implementation and usage of the system to ensure consistency and accuracy.
  • Ensure that firmware on the both Operating System and Hardware are carry out to advert services breakdown.
  • Proactively alert the OEM for replacement whenever there are failed components on the infrastructure.

Candidate’s Profile

  • Our Ideal candidate should have experience working with Unix IBM Servers, manage Unix servers, backup and storage administration.
  • Candidate should possess a B.Sc in Computer related field and up to 5 years related work experience.
  • AIX Advanced Certified Certifications will serve as an added advantage.

Knowledge Required:

  • Unix AIX
  • AIX Backup
  • DS8000 Storage Administration
  • IBM TSM v5.3 Administration
  • IBM Productivity / Monitoring.

Skills Required:

  • IBM SAN Administration
  • IBM p-series hardware
  • Working without supervision
  • Ability to multitask
  • Ability to execute task before deadline

Application Closing Date
8th October, 2021.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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