Team Member – UNIX Server Administration at United Bank for Africa Plc (UBA)

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 – UNIX Server Administration

Location: Nigeria
Reporting Line: Team Lead – UNIX   Server Administration


  • Co-ordinate activities to ensure that all Unix IBM Servers in Data Centre are up and running, backups taken and system is made available at all times.

UNIX Administration functions:

  • Identify the relevant role players in accordance with business requirements and dependencies.
  • Build a trust relationship with the Business Unit staff (executive to junior official)
  • Obtain mutual agreement on the resolution of issues, meetings required and the delivery of inter-dependent outputs and results.
  • Compile a database indicating the role players, expected outputs, contact details, type of agreements, skills inventory, succession planning.
  • Manage relationships in accordance with policies, procedures and legal requirements within the allocated time frames
  • Attend Human Resources strategic meetings to provide feedback from the business to be taken into consideration when strategies are developed.

Manage and Administer UNIX servers:

  • Unix (AIX) System Administration of IBM Servers and Enterprise Storage Server.
  • Design, install and configure the UNIX servers to the specific need and requirements of the applications.
  • Periodically tune and optimize UNIX systems servers and related components to achieve high availability and performance of the various business applications supported.
  • Disk space and File System Management on IBM Servers.
  • Perform all periodic maintenance activities on IBM AIX servers, including system software configuration, user account maintenance, file systems and volume groups management, patches updates etc.

Manage and Administer Storages:

  • Administering of Enterprise Storage Systems (DS)
  • Administering Storage Area Networks (SAN) for IBM p-Series.
  • Create LUNs from Storage
  • Re-distribute storage utilisations on servers.

Work with OEM Engineer onsite:

  • Work with Assigned customer engineer from OEM on Software and hardware calls
  • Monitor the correct implementation and usage of the system to ensure consistency and accuracy.
  • Ensure that firmware on the both Operating System and Hardware are carry out to advert services breakdown
  • Proactively alert the OEM for replacement whenever there are failed component on the infrastructure.


  • Enterprise security of all IBM AIX platforms
  • Availability of system resources on all managed IBM AIX servers.
  • Maximum uptime for all IBM servers.
  • A detailed documentation of IBM AIX administrator procedures.
  • Timely completion of all assigned IBM AIX platform deliverables and projects.


  • B.Sc. Computer Science / Engineering
  • AIX Advanced Certified Certifications, good Managerial and Project Management Skill.


  • 5+ years.

Application Closing Date
31st December, 2020.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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