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Data Centre Technician at IpNX Nigeria Limited

IpNX Nigeria LimitedLagos, Nigeria Data and Artificial Intelligence
Full Time

ipNX Nigeria Limited is a leading provider of infrastructure-based Telecommunications and Information Technology services here in Nigeria. Leveraging more than a decade of experience, the company was formed by the divestment of the telecommunications services division of Telnet Nigeria Limited and has been in operation for many years. ipNX currently provides a range of communications and IT services to Corporate organizations within Nigeria on its IP (Internet Protocol) based communications network using both radio and satellite communications technologies. As part of its growth strategy, ipNX seeks to also extend its services to small and medium sized businesses and residential customers. In the long term, ipNX has determined that it needs also to have a strategic presence in the wire line market to ensure that we will be able to provide future services, which require high bandwidth in the last mile.

Purpose of the Job

  • Responsible for maintaining the Infrastructure Related to the Data Center and POPs
  • Ensuring the Operation, Monitoring, Troubleshooting and Basic Maintenance of HVAC, UPS, Inverters, and Other power Systems.

Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the regular testing of facility electrical equipment.
  • Responsible for hands-on maintenance and monitoring of the mission-critical electrical infrastructure in the Data Center and POPs.
  • Operate all electrical infrastructure on-site with 100% Reliability, Zero downtime, Zero Events.
  • Monitor and report on electrical facilities system PMs and repairs.
  • Monitor all cooling equipment and escalate all incidents.
  • Monitor and report on facilities system PMs and repairs.
  • These also include cooling and other ancillaries in the Facilities
  • To carry out all procedures and tasks to ensure 100% Data Center electricalinfrastructure availability during maintenance, operation, and all related activities.
  • Work directly with the IT teams and Other Departments to coordinate preventive maintenance activities as well as infrastructure upgrades
  • Observe all Policy and Data Center regulations, rules and procedures concerning health, safety and environmental protection, including the use and disposal of hazardous materials.
  • Maintain and repair the electrical systems including Electrical Panels, UPSs, Batteries, Light points, Auxiliary electrical, HVACs, Fire detection & suppression panels.
  • Ensure operational efficiency of Colocation
  • Assist Other Regions Remotely to Resolve Any Issues where Necessary interact with local contractors and vendors as well as internal customers.
  • Carry out Regular Audits and Site Keeping on the Data Center and POPs as Scheduled
  • Support a culture of teamwork at the site.
  • Maintain detailed and up-to-date records of Power system and Incidences
  • Carry out Any other Task as directed by the Data Center Manager

Educational Qualifications & Functional Skills

  • At least a Higher National Diploma (HND) in either Electrical and Electronics or other related disciplines.
  • Possession of relevant industry certification or training in Electrical Power systems installation, maintenance, and/or repairs.
  • Knowledge of equipment installation, electrical and mechanical repairs, welding and fabrication, and safety and compliance.
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Operating systems and Microsoft office suite.
  • Adept at conducting tests to identify faults.
  • Demonstrated troubleshooting and problem-solving skills.
  • The candidate must be able to lift, push and pull up to 20kg.
  • The candidate must be able to tolerate a temperature of below 20° C for extended periods.
  • Ability to maintain strong working relationships with both internal and external third parties.

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