First Quantum Minerals Ltd
First Quantum Minerals Ltd
Posted Job
almost 2 years ago

Infrastructure Engineer

First Quantum Minerals Ltd. has grown from a small mineral operation in Zambia into a multinational mining business in less than two decades, with a global portfolio of copper and nickel assets in Europe, Africa, Australia and South America. This phenomenal growth is down to FQM people who have strived to be Bolder, Smarter and Driven in everything they do.

In March 2013, First Quantum Minerals acquired Inmet Mining Corporation, a Canadian-based mining company primarily producing copper and zinc from mines in Finland, Spain and Turkey, with also a major copper deposit under development in Panama, known as Cobre Panama. The combination of the First Quantum and Inmet assets has created one of the world’s leading copper producers with a geographically diversified portfolio of high-quality operations and development projects in eight countries across five continents.

With a strategic plan to produce more than 1 million tonnes per annum of copper within five years, the Company is poised to become the largest, widely-held pure-play copper producer and one of the top five copper producers in the world.

Key Responsibilities

  • This position will be required to adhere to all relevant requirements, policies, procedures and legal regulations pertaining to health, safety, environment and quality, as well as finance, human resources, and any other regulations as required by the company and relevant to the level of the role and responsibilities of the function.
  • Ensure high availability of enterprise infrastructure platforms that support internal employee business functions and external business partners.
  • Test, troubleshoot, and optimize performance of systems, and assist users and technical staff with comprehensive technical support.
  • Performs routine system monitoring, necessary troubleshooting, and daily alert review to determine the health and needs of systems.
  • Maintain and recommend procedures for system administration activities, supports the development and maintenance of IT standards, and provides input for mid to long range systems planning.
  • Utilize judgment based on industry best practices to arrive at workable solutions, and provides second level technical support, which includes user management, call management, and application security.
  • Design and validates the hardware layer solutions, meeting resiliency and performance expectations.
  • Maintains awarenes and knowledge of industry technology trends for technical viability and risk management to the organization. Recommends future IT infrastructure initiatives in alignment with corporate initiatives.
  • Work independently to plan and implement complex technical tasks and projects.
  • Provide technical guidance on projects across functional areas and to third parties; mentors and trains peers.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent
  • At least 5 years managing high availability Systems,Databases and Networks
  • Must have advanced knowledge in the following technical disciplines: network design, security, servers and storage, database management, and/or operations.
  • Broad generalist knowledge of current, certified Information Technology standards, operating systems, and implications of emerging technology trends.
  • Broad understanding of IT operational related technologies such as networking, security, backups, cloud, database and Converged Architecture.

Behavioural Traits

  • Teamwork
  • Bold initiative
  • Thinking safely
  • Upholding quality
  • Technical Skill

How to apply

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First Quantum Minerals Ltd
Solwezi
Mining enterprises
Drilling and Exploration
Mining processing and refining
Mining engineering
Founded in 1996, this company's operating platform currently consists of seven mines and one copper smelter across six countries: Kansanshi mine in Zambia, Guelb Moghrein in Mauritania, Las Cruces in Spain, Pyhäsalmi in Finland, Ravensthorpe in Australia and Çayeli in Turkey. First Quantum Minerals is uniquely positioned with a successful exploration program, an industry-leading project development track record, tier-one operating assets, an attractive project pipeline and good investment opportunities.

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