Alfred & Victoria Associates is one of Nigeria’s leading ICT solution based company. Our company offers a wide range of services which are in high demand of today’s emerging market. AVA has three major arms which have been streamlined to meet our customer’s needs.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Storage and Backup Engineer

Location: Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Objective

  • This role revolves around planning the Storage, Backup, and Security strategy, including ownership for all data classification. Implementation of Storage based solutions including Storage Consolidation, SAN, Backup and Disaster Recovery. Identifying errors and inconsistencies, troubleshooting, and performing regular maintenance checks to ensure the efficiency and security of storage systems.


  • Administration of Storage & Backup environment
  • Monitor Storage & Backup service availability and performance thresholds
  • Backup Administration (EMC Networker, Data domain, Avamar, DPA)
  • Ensure all the Servers, Database and Data is backed up as per policy guidelines
  • Strong depth knowledge of analysis for storage backend problems & troubleshooting Brocade Switches
  • Knowledge of upgrading HBA firmware and Drivers on UNIX and Windows Servers
  • Ensure backup schedules are completed successfully for all the systems
  • Report and action on failed backup schedule.
  • Propose and prepare restoration calendar, and do periodic restoration drills for the following but limited to Exchange, Database, Applications, OS, Fileserver, SAN etc.
  • Configure backup schedule for any servers deployed in both Projects and Production.
  • Optimize tape utilization by not affecting the backup functionality.
  • Manage daily offsite tape movement.
  • Perform periodic audit on offsite location.
  • Propose and prepare effective backup standard operating work instructions and policy
  • Execution of backup/recovery procedures
  • Responsible for Technology refresh in respective domain

Qualifications & Experience

  • B.Sc / HND in Computer Science, Information Technology or other related course.
  • 5 years hands on experience in storage and Backup.
  • Previous experience of designing storage and backup strategies at an enterprise level
  • Awareness of ITIL (Information Technology Infrastructure Library) very beneficial.
  • Any Microsoft/Linux qualifications very beneficial
  • EMC Training / Certification mandatory
  • Highly motivated with a desire to improve skills, processes and procedures
  • Expertise on EMC Power Max, VMAX, VNX, ECS HP 3par, Data domain, Replication, Data domain
  • Experience in troubleshooting HBA issues on Windows and Unix Operating systems
  • Experience in setting up backup media retentions, LUN creation, Storage space management

Very Attractive.

Application Closing Date
6th July, 2022 by 3pm.

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

Note: Any application received after this will be automatically rejected.