IT EngineerĀ at Nigerian Red Cross Society

The Nigerian Red Cross, as part of its strategic plan to position itself as Nigeria’s leading humanitarian and disaster management intervention organization, is currently recruiting highly professional and mission-focused individuals to fill the key position below in the organization. Successful candidates will be joining a visionary organization with an extensive network of local branches in every state and over 800,000 volunteers working closely with those in need of humanitarian assistance. Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates to fill the position below:Job Title: IT Engineer  Job Code: AJ13 - 13Location: Abuja (National Headquarters), NigeriaResponsible to: Secretary GeneralResponsibilitiesAssist in maintaining new systems that the organization may acquireAdminister servers, desktop computers, printers, routers, switches, firewalls, phones, personal digital assistants, smartphones, software deployment, security updates and patches.Monitoring network traffic and bottleneckPlanning and undertaking scheduled maintenance upgradesResponding to in house internet breakdownsInvestigating, diagnosing and solving computer software and hardware faultsMaintaining company networksWorking with a wide range of media, including photography and computer-aided design (CAD);Proofreading to produce accurate and high-quality work;Obtaining replacement or specialist components, fixtures or fittingsChecking computer equipment for electrical safetyMaintaining records of software licensesCreate and maintain existing websitesPreparation of I.T budgetsWeb content Management and developmentBuild and implement social media programs that ensure appropriate messaging is executed online, to support corporate goals, incorporating Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, YouTube, Slideshare, Instagram, Google+, etcCreating email addressesMaintain and ensure internet stabilityDetect, analyze, and defend against network penetration: Execute Intrusion Detection/Prevention SystemConfigure and handle routers, Virtual Private Networks and Install FirewallPropose, plan, experiment and implement robust authentication mechanisms - both network and host based.Protect systems - servers and services from external and internal threat byAnalyzing and evaluating systems security vulnerabilities:Updating security patches for servers (Web server, Mail, DNS, etc.)Applying Access control List on serveerInstallation of OS and required service packages: both open source and proprietary.Updating and maintaining OS and software to the latest releases, patches, etcImplement security tools and practices across servers and applications/services.Implementation, operaton and management of services like web, mail, DNS, etc.Ensure configurations and data backup of services and implement recovery from disaster. 

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