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Systems engineer

Baltem Technology & Engineering Services
Lagos, Nigeria
November 23, 2016

Job brief

We are looking for a Systems Engineer to help build out, maintain, and troubleshoot our rapidly expanding infrastructure. You will be part of a talented team of engineers that`s been demonstrating superb technical competency, delivering mission critical infrastructure and ensuring the highest levels of availability, performance and security.


• Managing and monitoring all installed systems and infrastructure

• Installing, configuring, testing and maintaining operating systems, application software and system management tools

• Proactively ensuring the highest levels of systems and infrastructure availability

• Monitoring and testing application performance for potential bottlenecks, identifying possible solutions, and working with developers to implement those fixes

• Maintaining security, backup, and redundancy strategies

• Writing and maintaining custom scripts to increase system efficiency and lower the human intervention time on any tasks

• Participating in the design of information and operational support systems

• Providing 2nd and 3rd level support

• Liaising with vendors and other IT personnel for problem resolution


• degree in Computer Science, Engineering or other related fields

• Proven working experience in installing, configuring and troubleshooting UNIX /Linux based environments.

• Solid experience in the administration and performance tuning of application stacks (e.g.,Tomcat, JBoss, Apache, Ruby, NGINX)

• Solid Cloud experience, preferably in AWS

• Experience with virtualization and containerization (e.g., VMware, Virtual Box)

• Experience with monitoring systems

• Experience with automation software (e.g., Puppet, cfengine, Chef)

• Solid scripting skills (e.g., shell scripts, Perl, Ruby, Python)

• Solid networking knowledge (OSI network layers, TCP/IP)

Method of Application: Qualified and interested candidates should send their most recent CV/Resume to with job title as subject of mail for perusal.