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Date Posted

Jul 10, 2020


George Houston Resources Limited

Job Title

Job Openings at George Houston Resources Limited (GHR)

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Job Title: System Security Engineer

Location: Lekki, Lagos
Position Type: Full Time
Location: Lagos

Job Summary

  • We are seeking to hire a capable System Security Engineer, who has passion for cybersecurity and possesses both deep and wide expertise in the IT security space.
  • You should be able to provide technical, product and business knowledge to support the sales process, implement, support and strengthen customer relationships.

Specific Functions
Specific areas of responsibility that you will be responsible for include but are not limited to the following:

  • Design and architect solution to meet and solve customer challenges.
  • Engage in presales activities including customer meeting, demo/POV and support already implemented FPG solutions.
  • Solution implementation and support of new and existing customer’s environment including firewalls, encryption, web security, email security, privilege identity management, DLP and other security solution suites.
  • Liaising with first & second level support.
  • Low-level security design & rollout.
  • Issue resolution (fault diagnosis & analysis).
  • Engineering, implementing and monitoring security measures for the protection of computer systems, networks and information/corporate data.
  • Identifying and defining system security requirements.
  • Designing computer security architecture and developing detailed cyber security designs.
  • Prepare and document standard operating procedures and protocols.
  • Configure and troubleshoot security solution/infrastructure.
  • Develop technical solutions and new security tools to help mitigate security vulnerabilities and automate repeatable tasks.
  • Identify/generate and execute initiatives, strategies and action plans to improve short- and long-term pre-sales engagement, project implementation and revenue generation.
  • Other related functions as may be requested by the Employer or your Manager.

Requirements and Qualifications
Education and Training:

  • A minimum of a B.Eng / B.Tech in Electronics / Electrical / Mechanical / Computer Engineering, Information Technology or any related field.
  • A masters degree will be added advantage.
  • Possession of ITIL certification.
  • CISSP/ CISM, CompTIA Security, CEH or other equivalent certifications.

Work Experience:

  • A minimum of 3-5 years of related experience in IT Security with record of accomplishment in this role.
  • A minimum of 2 years presales, implementation and post-sales experience.
  • Experience working in mixed Windows/Linux, database and virtualized/physical server environments.

Technical Requirements:

  • Hands on experience in security systems deployment including firewalls, intrusion detection systems, DDOS solutions, authentication systems, log management, content filtering, SIEM, vulnerability-scanning, web gateway, proxy appliances, NAC, and antivirus tools etc.
  • Assess system vulnerabilities by deploying penetration testing.
  • Experience with network security, networking technologies, systems security, and network monitoring tools.
  • Thorough understanding of the latest security principles, techniques, and protocols.
  • Familiarity with web-related technologies (Web applications, Web Services, Service-Oriented Architectures) and of network/web related protocols.
  • Superior breadth of experience in network administration and information security
  • Excellent proficiency in implementing the following solutions: Checkpoint Security Technologies (VPN, remote access, MTP etc.) FireEye, Symantec solution, CyberArk, Entrust, Safenet etc.
  • Familiar with encryption firewalls authorization methodologies and Web filtering authentication

Other Requirements:

  • Strong relationship management and communication skills with the ability to work collaboratively with colleagues across several departments and services as well as external stakeholders.
  • Adaptability to a proactive and flexible approach to work and be comfortable with a dynamic environment with constantly changing priorities.
  • Strong problem-solving, analytical skills and ability to work under pressure.
  • Tenacity, Loyalty, Commitment, Passion, Drive.

Job Title: Systems Engineer

Location: Lekki, Lagos
Position Type: Full Time
Location: Lagos

Job Summary

  • The Systems Engineer also renders professional services & can also be referred to as a Field Support Engineer (FSE).
  • He/she would be responsible for managing Citrix/VMware environment, from design through implementation and support.
  • The System Engineer performs a wide variety of installation, configuration, upgrading and supporting software (Monitoring solution, backup &recovery solutions), servers, and storage in various environment.
  • The System Engineer would provide investigation, diagnostic testing and repair/software and other related infrastructure.

Main Job Task & Responsibilities

  • Implementation and support of Citrix environment including Citrix workspace suite, etc.
  • Liaising with first & second level support
  • Low-level Server Hardware design & roll-out.
  • Should be able to engage in fault diagnosis & analysis.
  • Any other duties as assigned by management.

Requirements and Qualifications
Education and Training:

  • A B.Sc or B.Eng Degree in Computer Engineering, Information Technology, Computer Science; or any related field is required; a Graduate Degree is minimal requirement.
  • A masters degree will be added advantage.
  • Possession of professional certifications is also an added advantage.

Work Experience:

  • A minimum of 2-3 years in a reputable organization.

Key Experience- Applicants are required to have the following hands on work experience:

  • Knowledge of Citrix virtualization solution a must (XenServer, XenApp, XenDesktop and workspace)
  • NetScaler Networking
  • Knowledge of mobility solution (Xenmobile, Mass360)
  • Knowledge of VMware VSphere
  • Hardware and storage (Oracle, EmC, IBM, etc)
  • Knowledge of backup and monitoring solution
  • Unix OS.

Additional Skills:

  • The Individual should possess MCP skills, Implementation skills, knowledge of ITIL and can troubleshoot. He/ She should possess excellent customer relationship management, communication skills with an ability to interact with people.

Personal Attributes:

  • Highly efficient and meticulous.
  • Self-motivated and self-starter.
  • Trustworthy and discreet.
  • Confident and articulate.
  • Creative and Innovative.
  • A team player.

What are the details?

  • Exciting role, learning environment with established support.
  • Training and development opportunities
  • An established career path with room for growth.
  • A warm and conducive work environment.
  • Full medical coverage.
  • Full-time position, 09:00-17:00, Monday-Friday, based in Lekki, Lagos.
  • Competitive compensation package.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: using the "Job Title" as the subject of the email.

Year of Experience

1-3 year


Date Available

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Closing Date

16th July, 2020.
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