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Vacancy: Babcock University(ICT)

Babcock University is one of the great success stories of higher education provision in Nigeria. Established at a time when the standard of education in Nigeria was at its lowest, Babcock has successfully pioneered many initiatives that were hitherto considered impossible.

The successes we celebrate today are the result of an intentional effort to emerge a unique University that values intellectual engagement, accountability, integrity, professional excellence, health and spiritual well-being of students, faculty and staff.

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates to fill the following vacant positions:

Job title: Associate Vice President Information & Communication Technology

Job Description/Responsibility

  • Co-ordinates the development of an innovative and world-class ICT Strategy for the University and its subsidiary strategic business units.
  • Integrates information technology into research, instructional, medical services and every other undertakings by the University.
  • Works with various stakeholders throughout the University to ensure that their ICT needs are understood and demonstrate the potential for the application of ICT within each area.
  • Develops policies and standards for the use of ICT within the University and monitor adherence to these policies and standards.
  • Aligns ICT strategy to the overall University Strategy and ensures that it evolves to meet the changing needs of the University.
  • Operational responsibility for the campus information technology infrastructure including the inter and intra-building networking, the voice and video networks, two-way radio systems, the data backbone network, the campus modem pool, Internet connections and administration of the babcock.edu.ng internet domain, domain names services, etc.
  • Manages University servers.
  • Advises the senior management on emerging issues in information technology and its implication and relevance.
  • Coordinates campus-wide information technology services.

Professional Experience

  • The holder of this office reports to the President/Vice-Chancellor
  • He/she must have an extensive experience in a busy and complex information and communication technology department with a verifiable and successful track record of leading change in a rapidly changing and complex client base environment.     .
  • Proficient in building and leading teams and have excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

Requirements

  • Minimum Education: MSc in relevant discipline
  • Minimum Experience: 15 years post-qualification experience in a fairly large and dynamic ICT department, 10 of which must be at senior management
  • Preferred Certifications: In at least any of the following: database administration, networking, information system security, etc.

Job Title: Network Administrator
Technical Skills

  • Systems: Windows, Linux, Cisco Systems.
  • Networking: Switches, Routers, Hubs, Servers, Cables, Racks, Firewalls, LAN, WAN, TCP/lP, DNS, UDP, Latency,
  • VoIP, QoS, EIGRP, BGP, OSPF, NHRP, ATM, PPP, MPLS, etc.
  • Application: Digital Certificates, SSL, MS SQL, Radius, Active Directory, Group Policies Management and Web
  • Security Architecture, PostgreSQL, mySQL, Postfix, Spam Assasin, Joomla, Squid, Apache, Tomcat, etc.

Requirements
Preferred Education: Bachelor’s degree in an information technology related field.

Preferred Certifications: RHCSA; MCSE, MCSA, CCNA, CCNP, CCIE, CNE, etc.
Preferred Experience: 3-5 years of experience in information technology and security.

Knowledge

  • Knowledge in computer hardware and software systems and programs like computer viruses and security, e-mail and internet programs.
  • Knowledge in computer networks, network administration and network installation.
  • Knowledge in Windows and Linux operating systems.

Job Title: Principal Database Administrator
Job Description/Responsibility

  • Ensures the proper and effective structure, security and operation of databases that support university applications
  • Analyzes, develops, tests’ and implements complex physical database designs in support of university information system requirements.
  • Develops backup and recovery strategies for database servers, monitors database servers.
  • Evaluates new tools and technologies, analyzes user needs and presents findings to Associate Vice President for ICT
  • Works with System Administrators to do performance monitoring to ensure a stable environment.
  • Installs and configures database management software, translating database design and diagnoses database performance issues.
  • Works with application programmers to plan, design and develop new database applications or major changes to existing applications.
  • Actively supports and participates in project management and operational functions as they relate to University databases.

Professional Experience

  • The holder of this office reports to the Associate Vice President for ICT
  • He/she must have a verifiable experience in the management of a complex database system with a versatile experience in database administration, and data warehousing.
  • Proficient in database platforms, programming languages, and other information technology such as but not limited to: Windows Server 2008, Java and Linux.
  • Experienced in database security, performance tuning, backup and recovery procedures
  • Familiarity with higher education administrative business processes strongly preferred.

Requirements

  • Minimum Education: Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or relevant discipline.
  • Minimum Experience: 10years post qualification experience, five years systems development/database administration experience, Two (2) years of systems management, project management, or technical team. leadership experience.
  • Preferred Certification: Oracle DBA, experience on Postgres database & SQL is mandatory.

Job Title: DATABASE/WEB APPLICATION DEVELOPER
Technical Skills

  • PostgreSQL, MySQL, MS SQL, Oracle, Db2, SQL Server, Sybase, Shell (Bash, C, Korn, Bourne, KSH), Linux, UNIX,
  • AIX, Solaris, Windows 2008 server.
  • Prior experience in SQL Web application development.

Requirements

  • Preferred Experience: 3-5 years of experience in information technology and security.
  • Preferred Education: Bachelor’s degree in an information technology related field.
  • Preferred Certifications: Certified MySQL 5 Database Administrator, Oracle Certified Professional (OCP), Microsoft
  • Certified Database Administrator (MCDBA).

Knowledge

  • Knowledge in computer hardware and software systems and programs like computer viruses and security, e-mail and internet programs.
  • Knowledge in computer networks, network administration and network installation.
  • Knowledge in Windows and Linux operating systems.

Remunerations: Attractive based on qualification and experience.

How to Apply
Applications should be addressed to:

The Director of Human Resources,
Babcock University, Ilishan Remo,
Ogun State and sent online to the following email addresses:
vpds@babcock.edu.ng  and hr@babcock.edu.ng
Kindly visit: www.babcock.edu.ng  for more details



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