Infrastructure Support Trainee at Venture Garden Nigeria

Venture Garden Nigeria (VGN) is a fast growing Software company with a vision to build an enduring organization with an ecosystem of value creators- while delivering high impact technology solutions for emerging markets through a culture of entrepreneurship and innovation. At VGN we wage war against the average, go beyond the ordinary to explore limitless opportunities; breaking the norms and aggressively pursuing success through- Relentless Hard-work, Pursuit of excellence, calculated risk-taking and a hunger for knowledge and we have a lot of fun at it!

Infrastructure Support Trainee

  • Job Type Full Time
  • Qualification BA/BSc/HND
  • Experience 1 – 3 years
  • Location Lagos
  • Job Field Graduate Jobs   ICT / Computer

Position Purpose

We are looking for an Infrastructure Support Specialist to maintain, upgrade and manage on-premise and cloud-based infrastructure. Resourcefulness is a necessary skill in this role. You should be able to diagnose and resolve problems quickly. You should also have the patience to communicate with a variety of interdisciplinary teams and users. Your goal will be to ensure that our server infrastructure runs smoothly and efficiently. 

Primary relationships

  • Reports to: HNI Architect
  • Department: Hardware, Network, & Infrastructure

Working conditions

  • Flexibility & Open working conditions.

Equal opportunity

  • The role is open to anyone who meets the above criteria regardless of race or nationality

Principal responsibilities and accountabilities

We welcome applications from junior to mid-level candidates with the following set of skills and experience:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of Server Operating systems
  • Work with cloud-based technologies and architecture
  • Demonstrate an understanding of networking administration and concepts
  • Familiar with Virtualization technology.
  • General knowledge of system administration (Microsoft Windows and Linux)

Other Qualities:

  • Ability to create and write clear, complete documentation including policies/procedures and diagrams
  • Ability to adhere to a Change Management Process based on the ITIL framework
  • Ability to work independently, as well as collaborate in a team environment.

Job competencies and capabilities

Essential Competencies

  • 1-3 years’ experience in a similar role
  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, related field or related work experience.
  • MCSA certification preferable.
  • CCNA/CCNP certification preferable.
  • Knowledge of Windows Server and Mac OS X Server products.
  • Knowledge of Exchange and SMTP.
  • Knowledge of directory services, Active Directory and Open Directory.


  • Listening and Communication Skills.
  • People/Interpersonal Skills.
  • Organizational Skills.
  • Good time management Skills

Personal qualities

  • Calm and patient; not easily angered.
  • Highly organized and efficient; able to multi-task effectively and prioritize work based on the minimal direction and multiple competing priorities
  • Can-do approach
  • Discreet and respects confidentiality
  • Integrity and high personal ethical standards

Method of Application

Applicants should send CVs to careers@venturegardengroup.com

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