Team Member, Wintel Virtualization at United Bank for Africa Plc (UBA)

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    United Bank for Africa Plc (UBA) is one of Africa’s leading financial institutions, with operations in 19 African countries and 3 global financial centres: London, Paris and New York. From a single country organisation founded in 1949 in Nigeria UBA has grown to become a pan-African provider of financial services with over 11 million customers, through close to 1000 business offices and touch points globally.

    We are recruiting to fill the position below:

    Job Title: Team Member, Wintel Virtualization
    Location: Lagos
    Job Type: Permanent

    Job Objective(s)

    • To administer and manage the bank’s virtual infrastructure for optimal performance and prompt execution of the BCP calendar as well as manage relevant stakeholders.


    • Manage the implementation, configuration, deployment, and ongoing support of the VMware vSphere server infrastructure hosting enterprise applications.
    • Setup, Install and configure ESX servers.
    • Setup and configure HA, VMotion, DRS.
    • Install Linux VM / Windows Guests and P2V migrations.
    • Support and administration of file share server.
    • Day-to-Day System Administration of VMware, Linux, and Windows Servers.
    • Prompt execution of BCP calendar.
    • Continuity of Business Management Tests – Alternate Site Test/Call Tree Test/Walkthrough Tes.
    • Manage business continuity and disaster recovery operations and ensure there is 99.99% service availability and zero data loss in the event of disaster events for the VM infrastructure.
    • Ensure hardware upgrades, maintenance, and all environmental changes (such as Servers, Switches, and Storage Systems) with the appropriate vendor as required.
    • Ensure prompt deployment of hardware infrastructure for solutions as may be demanded by business.
    • Perform other duties as may be assigned.
    • Develop technical and operations standards, procedures, technical documentation, and metrics related to VMware vSphere.


    • First Degree in an IT-related field.
    • Mininum of 3 years of related experience.

    Job Requirements:

    • Proactive, Vmware, Disaster Recovery, Ability To Work Under Pressure, Relationship Management, Attention To Detail, Management Skill, Banking, Linux, Excel, Communication Skill, Windows Server, Documentation, Work Independently.

    Candidate’s Profile:

    • Our ideal candidate must have knowledge in setting up & the configuration of ESX servers, and VMotion as well as possess good Linux skills.
    • Pays attention to detail, has good vendor relationship and management skills, ability to support and troubleshoot issues, and is a good team player.

    Knowledge & Skills Required:

    • Working knowledge of Linux.
    • Banking Operations, Policies, and Procedures.
    • Vendor Relationship Management.
    • Interpersonal and Communication skills.
    • IT Support.

    What We Expect From You:

    • A high degree of professional ethics, integrity, and responsibility.
    • Highly organized, proactive, ability to work independently and take ownership of tasks assigned.
    • Team player with the ability to work under pressure and ability to work with a wide variety of people and maintain excellent business relationships.
    • High sense of confidentiality and discreteness.

    What You Should Expect From Us:

    • Our corporate culture is defined by our core values. We do not just train our people to be the best in the job, we also offer encouragement, recognition, and rewards.
    • Whatever level you are at in your career, we offer plenty of opportunities and support to build a rewarding career at UBA.
    • Here in UBA, our employees are our greatest assets and so we built a recognition and reward system that boosts productivity and enhances staff retention, instituting a culture of meritocracy.

    Application Closing Date
    18th August, 2022.

    Method of Application
    Interested and qualified candidates should:
    Click here to apply online


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