Systems Administrator (Security) At Oando Plc

Oando Nigeria Plc is one of Africa’s largest integrated energy solutions providers with a proud heritage. It has a primary listing on the Nigerian Stock Exchange and a secondary listing on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange. With shared values of Teamwork, Respect, Integrity, Passion and Professionalism (TRIPP), the Oando Group comprises six companies who are leaders in their market.

Oando Nigeria Limited is recruiting to fill the below position:

Systems Administrator (Security)
Auto req: ID 15BR

Job Description 
The Systems Administrator (Security) is responsible for implementing and supporting security systems that will provide detection, prevention, containment, and deterrence mechanisms to protect and maintain the integrity of data files in line with the organization’s security policy


  • Implement, maintain and oversee enforcement of policies and associated plans for system security administration, and user system access based on industry-standard best practices
  • Monitor reports, systems, logs and alerts for suspicious activity on the enterprise and recommend ways to control and reduce risk
  • Seeks avenues to further integrate security into application and solution designs in line with best practices
  • Lead in diagnosing current digital threats; refines and implements IT data security plan according to established timelines
  • Drive the development, implementation, and maintenance of IT security solutions including firewalls, anti-virus solutions, and intrusion detection/prevention systems
  • Establishes, maintains and corrects access rules across all IT systems and network infrastructure
  • Maintains up-to-date knowledge of available and emerging network, security and microcomputer technologies through professional reading, and professional development (training, education, and participation in professional associations)
  • Evaluates information risk and potential vulnerabilities on a regular time schedule and works with the Productivity coaches to promote information security awareness through user training and education
  • Collaborate with other administrators staff in the evaluation of new software and hardware systems, particularly as they relate to security
  • Support the Service Delivery Manager in developing, reviewing and implementing policies, standards and procedures to ensure the integrity and safety of information
  • Provides recommendations on mitigating or removing vulnerabilities within IT systems, while administering enterprise security solutions
  • Develops guidelines and reports on the usage, control, maintenance and auditing of information and computing infrastructure
  • Conducts vulnerability assessments and implement remediation to improve security standards and procedures within the organization that support strategic, tactical and operational objectives
  • Ensures network (telecommunications, local and voice) security access and protects against unauthorized access, modification or destruction
  • Collaborate effectively with the systems and network administrators to maintain a healthy enterprise security posture across all IT solutions
  • Educates, trains, and supports end-users and IT staff members on gaining security practice and procedure knowledge on areas including, enterprise platforms and evolving threats
  • Provide 2nd level support across all IT services
  • Develops and maintains communications with the disaster recovery planning group to ensure that disaster recovery plans adequately reflect the needs of the systems under the administrator’s responsibility
  • Perform regular monitoring of the enterprise to detect and/or prevent security violations; recommend
  • Perform other duties as may be assigned by Service Delivery Manager

Key Performance Indicators:

  • Uptime achieved on all services
  • Quality of security procedures / contingency plans i.e. level of data theft/breach
  • Quality of technical advice and solutions to systems problems and issues
  • Safety of information on corporate database
  • Mean Time to repair lost services

Person Specification:

  • 1st degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or other related area
  • 5 – 7 years cognate work experience, in a reputable organization/Institution
  • Minimum of two (2) years’ experience in system and network design in a large scale data processing environment
  • Familiar with a variety of security concepts, practices and procedures
  • Certified Security Admininstrator

Required Competencies:

  • Oil & Gas Industry Dynamics
  • Enterprise Systems Administration
  • Security and Access Administration
  • Knowledge of Oracle Database, RMAN, Secure Backup technologies
  • ITIL Service Management
  • Knowledge of Networking/Routing and Windows Enterprise Systems
  • Customer Focus/Service Orientation
  • Oral and Written Communication
  • Project Management
  • Broad hands-on knowledge of firewalls, intrusion detection systems, data encryption
  • Understanding of information management and data classification

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