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Lead Network Administrator at The Smackers Limited

The Smackers Limited started operations in 2006 with her flagship trademark The Place Restaurant on Isaac John GRA, Ikeja Lagos. Over the last decade we have progressively grown and now operate in the food services and hospitality business. We are a company that believes in creating a better everyday life. We exist to satisfy the changing taste and expectations of consumers as we best understand and satisfy the food and pleasure need of customers.


Lead Network Administrator

Location: Lagos

Job Description

  • Provides the routine testing and analysis of all elements of the network to proactively take the necessary steps required for remediation.
  • Uses network analytic tools to diagnose network problems and factors affecting network performance.
  • Manages site to site VPN connection between the head office and the restaurants.
  • Manages user  VPN connections.
  • Manages firewall admin  privileges
  • Manages endpoint access and policies.
  • Converts administrative access policies on the network to technical/logical policies for enforcement.
  • Maintains a monthly network report on attacks, bandwidth abuse, resource utilization, service downtime/uptime.
  • Lead the setup of new network
  • Provides input to policy level discussions regarding standards
  • Maintains backup of running configuration of the core network equipment which include network routers and switches
  • Escalates ISP related issues to the service providers and manages resolution.


  • Minimum of 4years experience in similar role
  •  Hardware and software configuration – should have extensive experience configuring and managing software and hardware related to LANs and WANs
  • Technology exposure –  Experience managing Unified threat management system, email exchange, routers and switches. Firewalls
  • Certification – Relevant IT certification will be an added advantage

Additional Information

Candidates who do not meet the above criteria need not apply. If you meet the above criteria please send your Curriculum Vitae not later than 2Weeks to the date of this publication.

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Method of Application

Interested and qualified? Go to The Place on to apply