System Engineer (Storage & Virtualization) in Lagos, Nigeria

at Main One Company

Minimum Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
3 - 5 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female
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Job Description

MainOne's success is built on having talented and highly proficient people within their respective fields as the driving force behind our business

A job in MainOne is different from any other you have had. With joining MainOne you'll be challenged, inspired and proud as you become a part of something big.

Job Title: System Engineer (Storage & Virtualization)

Department: Technical
Reporting Line: Technical Support Manager


  • Responsible for design, installation, setup, and administration of current and future storage systems in a 24x7x365 environment  
  • Work with team members including infrastructure engineers, data base administrators, software development engineers and business liaisons to obtain data and storage requirements and deliver solutions  
  • Responsible for tape backup / archive storage configuration and maintenance in a SAN environment.  
  • Capacity planning and implementation of SAN infrastructure  
  • Performance monitoring, troubleshooting proactive support analysis  
  • Manage and support Tape Library system in a SAN environment  
  • Support VMware infrastructure.
  • Use and support of data enterprise backup systems.
  • Work with infrastructure owners to test and verify data archives.
  • Schedule backup jobs based on documented procedures and schedules.  
  • Develop refine backup procedures and policy.  
  • Day-to-day proactive monitoring, including monitoring error logs, database and log space, user activity, and resource utilization.
  • Creating scripts to automate database maintenance procedures and generate system reports.  
  • Create scripts to automate system administration duties.
  • Creating and implementing best practices guidelines and policies.
  • Capacity planning of MainOne’s Server, Storage and Backup Servers.  
  • Schedule backup jobs based on documented procedures and schedules.  
  • Develop refine backup procedures and policy.


  • Minimum BSc. Degree in Computer Science or in a related discipline.
  • Minimum of 5 years' experience in Storage and Backup Solutions
  • Certifications in VMware, EMC and other Virtualization/Storage/Back up Technology Required
  • Certification in MS SQL desired


  • Process driven, with strong analytical and planning skills.
  • Technical & Professional proficiency.
  • Strong coaching and team leadership skills.
  • Very good problem solving skills.
  • Excellent customer service orientation.
  • Vendor relationship and negotiating skills.
  • Business communication and project management skills.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with relevant areas of the business.
  • Knowledge of and experience with: Information systems, Unix/Linux, Windows AD, ERPs, LANS/WANS; Windows Server Environment, Microsoft SQL Server; Microsoft Exchange; Oracle; software development languages; backup systems.


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