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Job Title: Linux Admin/VAS Engineer

Job Location: Lagos, Nigeria

Recruiter: Growth in Value Alliance (GVA) Partners

Job Description: The successful candidate will coordinate, schedule and follow up on all main actions linked to the VAS platform; S/He must be able to analyse periodically all events on the network, in order to establish corrective actions and ensure safety of data and access to the platform.

Job Functions:

•   Conceptualize, design and monitor procedures to manage all VAS & IN platforms; preparation/ analysis of Logs (Short codes, SMS, Downloads, etc)

•   Develop mobile and web applications

•   Develop documentation process and procedures for managing VAS network and provide the necessary information required for implementation

•   Planning/ implementation of systems and network check-lists – perform engineering level network planning and design for all WANS and LANs installed

•   Develop a global security plan to ensure safety of data and access to the platform

•   Deploy new products and services.


•   Manage all IS infrastructure and security as well as implementation of network upgrades

•   Ensure systems/ servers are always up, running and backed up

•   Liaise with technical partners on interface issues with the telecommunication networks

•   Participate in vendor selection process including: requirements gathering, RFQ issuance, vendor evaluation, procurement, etc

•   Ensure 24/7 service availability of mobile media content and infrastructures

•   Ensure that all Service Level Agreements are in place and adhered to by technical services team to the business.

Experience: ery strong technical background with a flair for technology management; minimum of 5 years experience in VAS solutions.

Educational Qualification: Minimum of a Bachelors degree in Computer Science/ Electronic Engineering/ Technology related field.

Requirements and Competencies:

•   Familiar with VAS equipments and platform (exposure to the single-wire gateway an added advantage)

•   Familiar with telecommunication technology architecture

•   Working knowledge of Microsoft IIS and ASP.NET; Web/Internet content filtering.

•   Stakeholder- relationship management skills

•   Planning, analytical and project management skills

•   Domain name, service configuration and management; antivirus management and firewall configuration

•   Network Optimisation: High speed LANs based on fast Ethernet technologies, Local to WAN connections, wireless LAN, TCP/IP and other protocols

•   Programming skills (Visual, Basic and / Java); Operating systems/Database : Windows (2003, XP, Vista, Red-Hat Linux (Shell Scripting), Oracle DB, SQL, Php, Java)

•   Microsoft Application Suites: Office 2003 (English), Visio and Project

•   Hardware: Administration and setup of Intel / Dell servers and PC systems with the following peripherals: mouse, monitors, multimedia systems, memory and network cards

•   Good communication skills and strong customer   centric focus.

Deadline: 30.09.2013

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