Head, Infrastructure Planning & Design

January 6, 2022
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Job Description

  • Full Time
  • Nigeria

ipNX Nigeria Limited

ipNX Nigeria Limited is one of Nigeria’s fastest growing Information and Communications Technology companies. In our business, we connect everything – people, information, and services. We are specialized in network connectivity, and delivery of internet, telephony, television as well as cloud-based software application services to corporate and residential customers.
We are recruiting to fill the followng positions below:
Job Title: Head, Infrastructure Planning & Design
Job ID: 103
Location: Lagos
Department: Infrastructure Division
Function: Infrastructure Planning & Design
Reporting to: Infrastructure Planning & Design
Travel Frequency: As required
Purpose of the Job

Responsible for the day-to-day activities of the Planning & Design teams as well as the management and execution of site/software development projects against delivery commitments and projects to plan and design Infrastructure Architecture.
Strategic and tactical responsibility for best  in  class business practices that will deliver to the customer’s expectations, ensure development and manage all aspects of Infrastructure planning  design and creative output with accountability for online and offline design output and commercial success of such designs are aligned to client expectations and executed within budget and timescales.

Expected Key Results

Strategy & Development for Planning and Designing activities
Design/Development of solutions-new alerts and monitoring techniques based on engineering requirements.
Plan optimal delivery of infrastructure services
Infrastructure Planning & Execution
Stakeholder Management & Team Communication
Drive Quality & Process Improvement

Educational Qualifications & Functional Skills

Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Computer Science, or an equivalent (2.2/Upper Credit Minimum)
Good communication skills both in written and verbal form are imperative
Ability to manage competing demands in an environment with frequent changes, delays, or unexpected events
A flexible approach to be office or site based according to the needs of the business and client
Ability to technologically adept and demonstrate outstanding computer skills, possess an innate understanding of data modeling and SQL for scalability and performance as well as a strong JavaScript, XHTML, CSS, and MVC framework
Ability to propose systems design and configuration improvements
Curiosity and exposure to new and emerging technologies
Ability to work independently, be self-motivated and handle multiple priorities
Ability to plan, organize and document complex system designs
High attention to details and strong ability to resolve systems issues
Possess certain personal attributes consumer and result-oriented, be a creative and strategic thinker, work comfortably in a highly collaborative environment, and will work comfortably in a constantly evolving environment.
Great design and problem-solving skills
Comfortable working in a fast-paced agile environment, requiring quick changes and adapt to moving targets
Excellent analytical and quantitative skills; ability to use hard data and metrics to back up assumptions and develop business cases
Demonstrable leadership and influencing skills at a senior level
Environmental / Industry analysis
Documentation and Strategic planning skills
Demonstrate outstanding leadership skills, having an ability to move a cross-functional group in a unified direction and with a common vision

Work Experience:

Minimum of 7 years of hands-on experience in systems administration and engineering
Strong ability to collaborate with peers and stakeholders around system designs, capacity, road maps and resource allocation
Significant experience in all aspects of planning, design and scheduling
Experience in core project management disciplines including scope, schedule, budget, quality, and risk management.
Strong experience with Capacity Planning and Infrastructure Monitoring
Experience of managing multiple IT and telecommunications disciplines i.e. software development, technical support, systems architecture, etc.
Experience in Data Center Operations planning and driving efficiencies across the infrastructure
Experience with developing and enforcing standards and best practices in managing large scale cloud infrastructure
Experience in management of complex technology infrastructure projects
Experience of data center design, construction and fit out projects a plus
Strong experience with infrastructure sizing and scaling dependent upon application load and demand
Experience working in the Telecommunications industry with a track record of technical achievement
Experience with large scale infrastructure automation
Knowledge and understanding of the Nigerian and global Information Technology Industry especially Telecommunications
Experience with distributed system architectures
Strong experience as a line manager and a coach leading diverse teams

Other Requirements:

Excellent problem-solving skills
Customer Focus
Tech savvy
Action orientation
Drive results
Cultivate Innovation
Ability to optimize work processes
Resilience
Self-Development
Nimble Learning
Ensures Accountability
Develops Talent
Drives Engagement
Drives Vision & Purpose
Excellent Decision Quality.

Application Closing Date
31st March, 2022.
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

To apply for this job please visit careers.ipnxnigeria.net.

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