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Team Lead, Infrastructure Administrator at Leadway Assurance Company

Leadway Assurance CompanyLagos, Nigeria Networking and Tech Support
Full Time
Leadway Assurance Company Limited was founded in 1970. Sir (Dr.) Hassan O. Odukale, (KJW, D.Sc., FCIIN).It has a chequered history of being a company with close attention to relationships, having started operations as a direct motor insurance company. Soon the relationship developed to a stage where it has established a deep relationship with the brokers’ network in Nigeria, enjoying 80% of its current business from this source. The pivotal point at Leadway is "the customer” and the company has enjoyed a steady growth in its commitment to providing integrated insurance and financial services to its numerous customers. The Company’s remarkable success has been possible because of its sound professional and business standards backed by the uncompromising level of integrity of its Directors. An uncompromising level of integrity of service is a tradition imbibed at LEADWAY and instilled by its late founder, Sir (Dr.) Hassan O. Odukale, KJW, D.Sc, FCIIN (1926-1999). As an astute and honest businessman the founding Managing Director and later Chairman of the Board of Directors, Sir Odukale nurtured the Company to an enviable position in the Nigerian insurance industry. His vision of dedicated service to all customers remains a guiding principle that shapes the policies of the company. LEADWAY is a private company with 42 shareholders, 14 of which are corporate investors, and 2 Trust Corporations.

Job Description

  • Day-to-day on-call administration and support of on-premise exchange servers, databases and archiving of mailboxes as set in IT policy
  • Network management, monitoring and optimization
  • Preventive Server and Workstation maintenance
  • Ensuring all hardware are under support and warranty cover
  • Ensure redundancy is completely built into the system to eliminate service failure
  • Report and prepare strategies to maintain server infrastructure.
  • Management of infrastructure at remote branch office
  • Sourcing & purchasing of hardware/replacement parts and consumables
  • Vendor Management, review of  contracts and enforcement of policy
  • Managing Information Technology CMDB and coordinate the distribution of equipment
  • Datacentre Management & Environmental monitoring


  • University degree in the field of computer science, engineering or information systems.
  • Holds VMWare Certified Professional certification
  • Holds Network related certification.
  • Any of the following Microsoft certification preferred: Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA), Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA),  and Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE)
  • 10+ years of experience managing from client to server-end infrastructure.
  • Proven experience in IT infrastructure strategic planning and development, project management, and policy development.
  • Strong knowledge of hypervisors (preferably Windows Hyper-V or VMware’s ESX/ ESXi, VMware vCenter server management)
  • Configure, test, and maintain LAN equipment and services, including switches, routers, firewalls and VPN.
  • Hands on experience with storage technologies iSCSI, FC and storage devices NAS/SAN.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Exchange, Active Directory, and Office System is required..
  • Standard system administration duties including server install, System/Application install and patch management, Windows problem determination and resolution, log analysis, etc.
  • Participate in the creation, maintenance, testing, and execution of the Disaster Recovery plan.

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