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

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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