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System Ops Administrator at Global Accelerex

Global Accelerex is a leading provider of payment and business management solutions incorporated and based in Nigeria. Our business solutions help organizations across economic sectors, to effectively and efficiently manage distribution, marketing, sales, and positioning of their products and services.

We provide innovative electronic payment, collection and remittance solutions and services in a secure, reliable and cost effective manner to businesses and consumers across various channels

To become the leading payment financial solutions and services firm that empowers businesses (micro-merchants, small & medium enterprises and large firms) in Sub-Saharan Africa to exceed all their customers’ payments expectationsJob Descriptions


The focus of this role will be administering our virtual infrastructure and other low-level aspects of our automation systems. Employing infrastructure-as-code techniques is crucial.
We would value your ability to innovate, to develop new scripts and automation tools to increase efficiency. Having some programming experience can be advantageous.
This role bridges relations between software developers, IT professionals and Business Systems Support Professional, requiring good communication skills.
Some of the technologies we’re NOW working with are mentioned below but your adaptability and eagerness to experiment and learn are key to this role as we’re constantly evolving and TOMORROW our technical landscape might look different.


Key Duties and Responsibilities


Plan, provision, troubleshoot virtual machines (VMs) and associated storage for various systems.
Monitor resource capacity and health for various types of applications and systems.
Identify opportunities to develop automation that improves efficiency in infrastructure workflows.
Investigate new technologies
Design, develop and maintain scripting and other automation tools.
Prioritize a variety of tasks, ensuring customers are informed of the status of their requests.


Skills and Experience
Required skills:


Working knowledge of Windows OS (server & workstation) and Linux (RedHat, CentOS)
Strong scripting experience (Windows PowerShell, bash)
Familiarity with revision control systems (Git)
Ability to quickly learn and apply new concepts, principles and solutions
Pronounced mindset towards rigorous testing and validation of work
Excellent spoken and written English
Ability to work in a collaborative environment
Detail-oriented, strong work ethic and high standard of excellence
Fast learner, Achiever, sets high personal goals
Must be able to work on multiple projects and consistently meet project deadlines


Nice to have:


Experience writing and debugging code in a programming language
Experience with Containers and Container orchestration (Docker, Kubernetes, DC/OS)
Experience with Cloud computing technologies
Experience with Configuration Management Systems (Ansible, Chef)
Working experience with monitoring software
Familiarity with the Jenkins CI
Experience with databases (MS SQL, MySQL, RDS, Aurora, Dynamo) or other data management engines (Elasticsearch, Splunk, MongoDB)
Familiarity with Active Directory
Experience provisioning, operating, and maintaining systems running on AWS
Capabilities to provide AWS operations and deployment guidance and best practices throughout the lifecycle of a project
Experience with application / data migration to/from AWS
Experience with NGINX and the HTTP protocol.
Experience with configuration and management software such GIT
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
Deployment experience using common AWS technologies like VPC, and regionally distributed EC2 instances, Docker, and more.
Experience in designing, developing, deploying, and testing within AWS architecture, utilizing AWS services
Experience in deploying enterprise services such as Domain Name System (DNS), Directory Services, and Host Base Security System (HBSS)
Provisioning and de-provisioning AWS accounts for internal customers
Work alongside systems and development teams to support transition and operation of client web sites / applications in and out of AWS.
Deploying, managing, and operating AWS environments
Identifying appropriate use of AWS operational best practices
Estimating AWS costs and identifying operational cost control mechanisms
Keep technical documentation up to date
Proactively keep up to date on AWS services and developments
Create (where appropriate) automation, in order to streamline provisioning and de-provisioning processes


Desired Certification:


AWS Certified SysOps Administrator - Associate level or equivalent








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