Job Title: Network Performance Analyst

Department: Technical
Location: Lagos
Number to Hire: 1
Job Type: Permanent
Minimum years of Experience: 5


  • Apply highly developed inductive reasoning skills to provide a proactive approach to potential network Operating System or hardware Failure.
  • Create custom alert schema, reports and custom dashboards
  • Characterize and analyze network traffic to identify anomalous activity and potential failure/threats to network resources
  • Provide relevant key performance information to aid network planning and operations
  • Add network Context, eliminate noise and false positives, and develop trends and data models
  • Performing root cause analysis of Network OS and hardware failures using Logs
  • Provide relevant log data to aid troubleshooting and resolving of network issues.
  • Explore existing knowledge base and make recommendation to improve systems, solutions and processes
  • Identify and validate new log sources, search through indexed data and develop methods to improve data mining, analysis, and reporting.
  • Gather and accumulate data from disparate sources, clean it, organize it, process it, and analyze it to extract valuable insights and information.
  • Identify new sources of data and develop methods to improve data mining, analysis, and reporting.              
  • Validate log sources and indexed data, search through indexed data to optimize search criteria
  • Present the findings in reports (in table, chart, or graph format) to help the Network Planning and management team in the decision-making process.
  • Create data definitions for new database files or alterations made to the already existing ones for analysis purposes.
  • Keep track of the trends and correlational patterns among complex data sets.
  • Perform routine analysis tasks to support day-to-day network functions and decision making.
  • Work closely and collaboration with other network team and the business management team to accomplish company goals

Qualifications, Skills & Competencies

  • Bachelors of Science in Computer Science or related field
  • Relevant professional/technical certifications in Big Data/Hadoop/SIEM
  • Good presentation skills
  • Relationship Management skills
  • Time & self-management skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Good knowledge of networking technologies
  • Hands on experience in Big data analytics, SIEM and syslogs operations
  • Should be able to script in any language but preferably python
  • Ability to develop relational databases for sourcing and collecting data and write SQL queries to extract data is an added advantage
  • Service provider experience in technologies with syslog applications preferably Splunk

Demands of the Job

  • Time & self management skills
  • Relationship Management
  • Team work
  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • Ability to work well under pressure