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Job Title: Manager – Systems Architecture and Capacity

Location: Lagos, Nigeria

Division: IT Strategy & Architecture

Reports To: Head-IT Strategy & Architecture

Company: Etisalat Nigeria

Job Summary:

Lead the development, maintenance and governance of the enterprise systems architecture across Etisalat Nigeria and end-to-end (multi-tier) management of multiple enterprise IT and telco-centric systems resources in order to ensure availability of adequate capacity to meet business requirements in a sustainable and optimized manner

Principal Functions:

•   Promote a strategic and integrated approach for solutions to enterprise (systems) architecture issues across all functional boundaries

•   Lead the development of an implementation plan for the enterprise architecture based on business requirements and IT strategies

•   Oversee the documentation of all architecture design and analysis work to create a repository of enterprise systems architecture knowledge

•   Lead the analysis of the current IT environment to detect critical deficiencies and recommend solutions for improvement

•   Consult with project teams as appropriate to modify the enterprise architecture in order to accommodate project needs

•   Develop and manage a framework for continuous capacity planning and monitoring with a view to proactively meeting and anticipating business demands across all IT systems

•   Oversee capacity planning and business/ technology demand management across critical IT systems and BSS/ OSS platforms to ensure that the business is adequately positioned to meet/ lead commercial and enterprise demands in a consistently efficient and effective manner

•   Ensure alignment of capacity management activities across all technology functions within the organization

•   Interface with other teams within and outside the IT function in the process of delivering business IT capabilities

•   Interface with vendors, suppliers and partners to ensure effectively optimized adoption of solutions

•   Track and evaluate usage statistics of deployed systems and advise on required capacity provisioning actions

Educational Requirements:

•   First degree or equivalent in IT, Computer Engineering, and/ or any other relevant discipline

•   Postgraduate/ professional qualification and/ or certification in a related field, e.g TOGAF, ZF, etc, will provide a distinct advantage

Experience & Skills:

Between five (5) and eight (8) years directly relevant post-NYSC work experience, with at least most recent two (2) years in a supervisory or specialist-level role

Ideal candidate must be able to demonstrate:

•   Strong experience in multiple/ diverse technology environments and domains including any related to technical infrastructure, application development, middleware, database management and operations

•   Good understanding of telecommunications business and technology model

•   Practical working knowledge (backed by hands-on exposure) of key mobile CSP network elements

•   Strong experience in planning, building and running telecoms BSS/ OSS and related platforms

•   Very good understanding of business analysis and project management methods

•   Very good conceptual and analytical thinking

•   Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

Deadline: 2nd August 2012.

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