Network Analyst at The Nigerian Stock Exchange,

The Nigerian Stock Exchange, services the largest economy in Africa, and is championing the development of Africa’s financial markets. The Exchange offers listing and trading services, licensing services, market data solutions, ancillary technology services, and more. It is an open, professional and vibrant exchange, connecting Nigeria, Africa and the world. We are recruiting to fill the position below:Job Title: Network AnalystLocation: LagosDivision: Market Operations & Technology Division    Department: Technology Services DepartmentReport to: Head, Technology Services    Grade: Assistant Manager - Deputy ManagerEstimated Date Of Resumption: Saturday, September 30, 2017Job SummaryA leading exchange in Africa, the Nigerian stock exchange is seeking to employ a Network analyst with responsibility for resolving problems and addressing incidents assigned from the Service Desk, reporting to Programme Director and the PMO lead. As part of NSE transformation agendaThe Network Analyst is would be responsible for the installation, layout and maintenance all network components. Plan design, analyze and provide technical support for data communication network or group of networks.Conduct research and evaluation of network technology and recommend purchases of network equipment.Key ResponsibilitiesConsult with user and evaluate requirements, recommend designs, provide cost analyses, plan projects and coordinate tasks for installation of data networksAnalyze and resolve technical problems for established networksPlan, test recommend, and implement network file server mainframe and workstation hardware and softwareProvide network documentation, training and guidance to computing system clients and programmersServe as technical specialist in network problems and emergenciesTroubleshoot and resolve network production problemsConduct technical research on network upgrades and components to determine feasibility, cost, time required and compatibility with current systemRecommend network solutions for short , medium and long range network projectsInstall, configure and maintain network componentsDetermine plan layout for new hardware or modification to existing layoutInstall, upgrade and configure network printing directory structures, users access security, software and file servicesEstablish User profiles, user environments, directories, and security for networks being installedWork as a team member with other technical staff, such as system to ensure connectivity and compatibility between systemsWork with vendors to resolve complex network problemsMaintain confidentiality with regard to the information being processed, stored or accessed by the networkDocument Network problems and resolution for future referencesOther duties as assignedAssist personnel of other departments as a computer resourceOversee the installation of hardware and softwareProvide on the job training to new department staff membersProvide computer orientation to new company staffEnsure the network is scalable and supports all network services such as data, voice and video. Provide support for Network Infrastructure at each NAP location and the web hosting centersProvide a secure network infrastructure for internal users and users that are out of the office. Ensuring the security of wired and wireless network services. Ensuring uptime of all systems in line with any SLAs (annual target of 99.9%). Defining and delivering new network technologies in line with business requirements. Providing core security, configuration and uptime of hosting Firewalls and associated devices. Consulting in the definition of strategic technology direction relating to corporate infrastructure. Ensuring assigned service desk tasks and support issues are resolved in a timely manner. Ensuring sufficient monitoring and alerting is in place for all network devices. Keeping network device asset and change management up to date at all times. Standardisation and consolidation of all related servicesNetwork maintenance and EnhancementEnsure the availability and stability of all Network and Communication Systems including Internet, WAN and LAN services and Telephony servicesThis requires regular routine maintenance particularly where this may impact security or availability. This includes but is not limited to the following:CCIE certified ideally, minimum CCNP. VoIP (SIP, QoS), Firewalls (ASA, IPS/IDS, ACLs), Cisco Switching and Routing (OSPF, Trunking, VLANs, Subnetting). Internet Access and Availability, System Logging (Syslog), Security WAN redundancy, performance and scalability (Load balancing, routing), LAN redundancy, performance and scalability (Cisco 6500, 3750, 2960, 3900, 2900). Network Monitoring and Alerting (Netflow, ACS), 24x7x365 Authentication and Security Management Protection (Zero Breach).  Network Infrastructure Redundancy, Performance and Scalability, Keeping all documentation and diagrams up to date and accurate. Performing all daily checks consistently and resolving issues. Support of wireless infrastructure (Cisco WLC). Load balancing (Radware). 

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