The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) is one of the worlds leading research partners in finding solutions for hunger, malnutrition, and poverty. Its award-winning research-for-development (R4D) approach addresses the development needs of tropical countries. IITA works with partners to enhance crop quality and productivity, reduce producer and consumer risks, and generate wealth from agriculture. IITA is a non-profit organization founded in 1967 in Nigeria and governed by a Board of Trustees. IITA works on the following crops: cowpea, soybean, banana/plantain, yam, cassava, and maize.The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture, seeks suitable Nigerian for the position below at the Institute’s headquarters in Ibadan:Job Title: ICT Infrastructure OfficerRef: IITA-HR-NRS2017-0032Location: IbadanRecruitment Type: National (renewable contract)ResponsibilitiesSuccessful candidate will among other things perform the following duties:Participate in the management of the server room and all hardware equipment there-in;Participate in the management, administration and maintenance of servers machine, network devices, PCs and the entire ICT infrastructure which includes the operating systems (Windows, Linux, Macintosh etc.) hardware (HP, IBM, Dell, Ubiquiti etc.);Install, configure, maintain multiple server, workstation, desktop and notebooks;Ensure proper integration with other systems on the network;Troubleshooting and managing call/ticket from the service helpdesk group and assist with systems support and administration 1st, 2nd and 3rd level to all users in the institute (both remote and on-site);Perform software installation and upgrades to operating and layered software applications;Manage and monitor and tunes system (e.g client’s PCs, server and network devices) to achieve optimum performance levels;Carry out the implementation of system security procedure to include server and system firewalls, host and client access, file permission and user accounts;Carry out implement of the review policies and procedure for systems/network usage internet and datacenter services;Manage, maintain and ensure that all ICT related systems e.g digital signage systems are up and running;Perform all other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor.