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NOC Specialist,   Not Specified,   Nigeria
This is a hands-on position. The successful candidate will be responsible for developing our NOC Operations. This position will provide technical support to internal staff as well as limited customer technical support.


Administer and monitor system availability and performance tools;
Security Administration on Windows platforms;
Server Configuration and Administration;
Intrusion Detection / Prevention;
Design, implement, and monitor system backup and recovery processes;
System installation and configuration;
Operating system installations and upgrades;
Ensure Pro-active and responsive monitoring of data center;
Daily/Weekly/Monthly Operational Tasks as defined;
Daily Documentation of Procedures;
Daily Support Ticket Management
Service Level Agreements (SLA)
Collaborate to manage email servers and anti-spam tools;

Desired Skills and Experience
2-5 years NOC administration with background in Linux, Windows network administration, Terminal Services Administration, Intrusion Detection/Prevention;
Minimum of one year in medium-size Enterprise-wide NOC environment;
Operational and process-based experience;
Experience in problem resolution with IT systems and individuals;
Ability to interact with clients in a professional, articulate way;
Strong written and verbal communications skills.
Detailed knowledge of Platforms and Software tools (please specify in CV):
Training and certifications specifically for Network Administrator (please specify in CV)
Experience with e-commerce and e-hosting environments;


Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA);
Cisco Certified Security Professional (CCSP);
Cisco Information Security Specialist;
Cisco IOS Security Specialist;
Cisco IPS Specialist;
Cisco Firewall Specialist;
Cisco ID: CSCO11297896;
Certified Ethical Hacker (C|EH);
EC-Council Certified Security Analyst (E|CSA) ;
EC-Council Licensed Penetration Tester (L|PT);

About this company
PRODECO was initially established as in-house construction organization in 1996, but is serving today as large operating company within the Oil & Gas Free Zone in Nigeria. PRODECO is involved in all types of civil, building, port infrastructural and maintenance works extending our service portfolio to the Oil and Gas industry. Its ICT business unit operates as a private ICT service provider to both offices and residential estates.

The scope of our ICT services includes the delivery, operation, management, maintenance and support (incl. user support) of IT facilities, fiber and Cat6 network infrastructure, internet capacity and access, communications (VOIP), television content and distribution, virtual infrastructure, information systems, supply and installation of end user and network devices and equipment.

Do you want to achieve a high level of expertise in one area, or become knowledgeable across a broader range of ICT business areas? No matter which career path you choose, you will always find opportunities to grow, your opinions are respected and your contributions highly valued. You are warmly welcome to join us and embrace your future with Prodeco ICT!

We are looking for an experienced expatriate NOC Specialist to join us (you will be based in Onne or Port Harcourt at a secure office and residential estate) and you will work on rotation and receive great benefits including 4 x return flights/year, accommodation and insurances. The full package will be discussed with candidates that are successful in being shortlisted.

If you are interested in this position then please send your short and to the point motivation letter clarifying your fit with the profile and environment and your CV including professional history in chronology and starting with most recent and with particular references to role, activities and responsibilities that matter to the position that is applied for. We also ask that you include your current salary package details and please ensure that your CV details your Cisco (and/or like) certifications.
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