IITA is a not-for-profit institution that generates agricultural innovations to meet Africa’s most pressing challenges of hunger, malnutrition, poverty, and natural resource degradation. Working with various partners across sub-Saharan Africa, we improve livelihoods, enhance food and nutrition security, increase employment, and preserve natural resource integrity. We have more than 200 internationally recruited scientists from about 35 countries and over 1000 nationally recruited staff based in various stations across Africa. Please visit http://www.iita.org/ for more details.
The Institutes seeks suitable Nigerian Nationals for the position below at the Institute’s headquarters in Ibadan.
Position: ICT Infrastructure Officer
Contract: 3-year renewable contract
Successful candidate will among other things perform the following duties:
Participate in the management of the server room and all hardware equipment there-in;
Participate in the management, administration and maintenance of servers machine, network devices, PCs and the entire ICT infrastructure which includes the operating systems (Windows, Linux, Macintosh etc.) hardware (HP, IBM, Dell, Ubiquiti etc.);
Install, configure, maintain multiple server, workstation, desktop and notebooks;
Ensure proper integration with other systems on the network;
Troubleshooting and managing call/ticket from the service helpdesk group and assist with systems support and administration 1st, 2nd and 3rd level to all users in the institute (both remote and on-site);
Perform software installation and upgrades to operating and layered software applications;
Manage and monitor and tunes system (e.g client’s PCs, server and network devices) to achieve optimum performance levels;
Carry out the implementation of system security procedure to include server and system firewalls, host and client access, file permission and user accounts;
Carry out implement of the review policies and procedure for systems/ network usage internet and datacenter services;
Manage, maintain and ensure that all ICT related systems e.g digital signage systems are up and running;
Perform all other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor.
The ideal candidate must have:
Have good communication skill and ability to multitask
BSc/HND in Computer Science, Information Technology, Computer Engineering, Management Information System, Electrical/Electronic Engineering or other related field with minimum of Five (5) years’ experience performing same role
We offer highly competitive salary with equally attractive benefits and excellent working conditions in a pleasant campus environment.
Method Of Application:
Interested applicants should complete the online application at IITA website: http://www.iita.org/careers attaching their cover letter with detailed curriculum vitae saved in a single file in Microsoft Word format no later than 16th August, 2017. The application must include the names and e-mail addresses of three professional referees which must include the applicant’s current or previous direct Supervisor, professional colleague and evidence of current remuneration package.
IITA is an equal opportunity employer and particularly welcomes applications from female candidates.