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Information Technology / Computer Engineer at Western Development Company Limited (WDCL)

Western Development Company Limited (WDCL)Lagos, Nigeria Networking and Tech Support
Full Time
Western Development Company Limited (WDCL) is an independent limited liability company, established in Nigeria for over 13 years ago. WDCL is the sole representative of various overseas companies in the fields of Information Technology, Telecommunications, Mechanical Engineering and Electrical/Electronic Engineering. However, being an independent company, WDCL offers to our clients the best goods and services of any parent company or equipment manufacturer. Unlike some of our competitors, WDCL can therefore offer turnkey solutions, without prejudice, to meet almost any of our customer specifications. We differentiate ourselves in the Nigerian business marketplace by providing outstanding services, innovation and industry standard products and leadership to our clients, whom are from diverse industries, such as Oil and Gas, Information Communications Technology, Banking, Leisure and Tourism, construction etc. Our candid collaboration with our clients is instrumental to our success in cultivating and maintaining long-term business relationships.

Job Description

  • We are seeking a talented and experienced Information Technology/Computer Engineer to join our team. The ideal candidate will play a key role in designing, implementing, and maintaining IT infrastructure and systems to support our engineering operations in the Oil & Gas industry.
  • The candidate should have a solid understanding of computer engineering principles, networking, cybersecurity, and software development.


  • Design, develop, and implement IT solutions and systems to support engineering operations, including network infrastructure, hardware and software applications, and cybersecurity measures.
  • Install, configure, and maintain servers, workstations, network devices, and other IT equipment, ensuring optimal performance, reliability, and security.
  • Manage and troubleshoot issues related to computer systems, networks, and software applications, providing timely resolution and technical support to end-users.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including engineering, project management, and operations, to understand IT requirements and provide customized solutions to meet business needs.
  • Monitor and assess IT infrastructure performance, identify areas for improvement, and implement enhancements to optimize system efficiency, scalability, and reliability.
  • Implement and enforce cybersecurity policies, procedures, and best practices to protect company data, systems, and networks from security threats, malware, and unauthorized access.
  • Conduct regular system backups, disaster recovery planning, and contingency measures to ensure data integrity and business continuity.
  • Stay up-to-date with emerging technologies, trends, and best practices in IT and computer engineering, and make recommendations for technology adoption and innovation.
  • Provide training and technical guidance to end-users and IT staff to enhance their understanding of IT systems, tools, and processes.
  • Ensure compliance with all relevant regulations, standards, and industry certifications in IT and cybersecurity.

Skills and Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Engineering, Information Technology, or related field; Master’s degree is a plus.
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in IT engineering or related roles, with a focus on designing, implementing, and managing IT infrastructure and systems.
  • Strong technical skills in computer engineering, networking, systems administration, and cybersecurity.
  • Proficiency in programming languages, scripting tools, and software development methodologies (e.g., Python, Java, C++, etc.).
  • Experience with cloud computing platforms, virtualization technologies, and containerization (e.g., AWS, Azure, VMware, Docker, Kubernetes).
  • Knowledge of network protocols, routing, switching, firewalls, VPNs, and other network security technologies.
  • Familiarity with IT service management frameworks and methodologies (e.g., ITIL, Agile, DevOps) is desirable.
  • Excellent problem-solving and troubleshooting skills, with the ability to analyze complex technical issues and develop effective solutions.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with diverse teams and stakeholders.
  • Certifications such as CCNA, CompTIA Security+, CISSP, or relevant industry certifications are a plus.

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