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Network Engineer Manager

Lagos, Nigeria
March 26, 2019

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Chidolue Chima Ernest Tel:+234-803-***-**** Date of Birth 18th 1982



Residence:16,Toy Ibat Yusuf Street, Medina Estate, Gbagada Lagos Nigeria

Status: Married

Languages: English and two Nigerian languages (i.e. Igbo and Tiv)


An IT professional with many years of experience in network design, implementation and business development. Worked with a variety of organization and system types, and handled both technical and business related issues in varied complexity levels. Experienced in selling and managing the implementation of complex technology initiatives in multiple vertical industries.


BrandOne Technologies Ltd – 289b Akin Olugbade Street Victoria Island Lagos

2014 – Till Date

Position: Network Engineer

Responsibilities - Technical

Defining, maintaining and implementing the Global Infrastructure standards for BrandOne’s Cloud Infrastructure

Analysis of servers and services migrating into the Cloud Data Centre, to understand dependencies, issues, application and service level requirements

Design of proposed solutions, ensuring optimisation of BrandOne’s Cloud infrastructure

Performing server virtualization using Vmware for BrandOne’s Cloud

Responsible for managing BrandOne’s network infrastructure using Cisco technologies

Configuration of VLAN for different Divisions of DPR (DPR is one of BrandOne’s clients)

Provide technical support for BrandOne’s client on Cisco equipment

LAN/WAN and WLAN networking using Cisco and non Cisco devices.

Installation and configuration of Routers and Switches.

Configuring of failover of site for BrandOne’s clients from the Primary sites using cisco equipment

Network Cabling using AVAYA cables and face-plates.

Designed and implemented IBM 8 node cluster for running DPR’s seismic applications

Conducting SAN, Storage, Organisational and Procedural Health checks for BrandOne’s clients

Developing processes and procedures surrounding Storage provisioning, capacity planning and performance and availability monitoring for BrandOne’s clients

Key achievements:

Designed and implemented BrandOne’s cloud backup and recovery infrastructure using Asigra Cloud software

successfully conducted testing for BrandOne’s cloud infrastrure on two occasions

Support to GTB and Access Bank on optix software (an EDMS software) running on Redhat Linux 4

successfully archived 72TB seismic data for DPR one of BrandOne’s client

Configured Layer 3 switching for BrandOne and her clients

successfully built, tested and implemented within aggressive timescales various IT projects for BrandOne

Worked a team of 11 people responsible for server design, building and implementation for the FIRS DR site in Lagos and Primary site in Abuja.

Urbane Information Systems Ltd – 2 Abimbola Way Isolo Lagos Nigeria

2012 - 2014

Position: Client Support Network Engineer

Responsibilities: Technical

LAN, WLAN & WAN networking and VSAT installation

Web application development

Microsoft Exchange server administration

Key achievements:

Designed and networked LAN and WAN infrastructure and installed HNI VSAT on 1meg uplink/downlink bandwidth

Support of British Council network in Ikoyi Lagos.


B.Sc. Industrial physics[2006-2012]: University of Agriculture makurdi

Weac/Neco [2001] :Iyordye memorial secondary school,Ansha-Korinya


CCNA Certification [2018]: Cisco Career Certification and Training

Cisco Certified Network Professional [CCNP]: in view


Possesses problem-solving and analytical skills

Possesses the requisite skills needed in electronic document management

Ability to install and administer backup software eg. VARITAS,Asigra Networker

Ability to install, configure and administer Microsoft exchange server and Microsoft office communication server use for unified communication

Customer engagement and business analysis skills

Effective communication and problem solving skills

Ability to work under pressure


Ability to troubleshoot and fix computers[both desk tops and laptops]

Ability to manage the server room of a firm using VMware


RUSSELL DURU: Deputy Managing Director/Co-Founder

Brandone Technologies Ltd

289b Akin Olugbade street

Victoria Island,Lagos

Tel: +234**********


Petrodata Management Services Ltd

1,Motorways Center Alausa Ikeja


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