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Application (SharePoint) Developer Needed in Lagos

GVA Partners is a business advisory and market intelligence services
firm. Our objectives are to assist organizations to achieve their growth
aspirations by providing market intelligence, strategy blueprint, IT
solution delivery expertise and business operation improvement

We are recruiting to fill the position of:

Job Title: Application (SharePoint) Developer

Location: Lagos

Job Description

  • The Application Developer role is a technology focused role
    intended to provide software development and analysis services to the
  • Applicants must be comfortable with advanced SQL syntax, SQL
    Server Business Intelligence development and SQL Server (additional
    experience with Oracle is highly desirable).
  • The job holder needs to be flexible and open to new ideas or change with the passion and drive to excel in their career.
  • The job holder must be self-directed, organized, and extremely attentive to details.
  • The role would suit someone with proven experience building
    production, commercial-quality web based applications (in C# 3.0 and
    above) that also has proven in depth SQL-Server development experience.
  • The job holder must recognize the value of agile, iterative development processes, SDLC and have strong OOD and OOA skills.

The Application Developer will be expected to have aptitudes, skills, knowledge and experience on the following areas:

  • Demonstrable analytical skills with regard to specifying and detailing business processes and requirements
  • Delivery experience with .NET framework, including C#, ADO.NET, LINQ and ASP.NET
  • Extensive experience with SQL Server (2005/2008/2012)
  • Experience with SQL data business intelligence (OLAP, etc…) preferred
  • Advanced knowledge and experience in HTML and DHTML, JavaScript, CSS
  • Practical experience in Agile development methodologies
  • Ability to work both in a collaborative team environment and independently.
  • Proficient verbal and written communication skills.
  • Experience with implementation and testing of DB backups, restores and recovery models.
  • Database server deployment design, processes, and day-to-day
    operations, including monitoring and Performance Tuning and Optimization
    (PTO) using native monitoring and troubleshooting tools.
  • Formulation, management and execution of data test strategies,
    plans and delivery commitments in concert with business and project
    management efforts.
  • Mobile and web service development experience
  • Experience with ticketing systems (e.g.; JIRA, Bugzilla) and managed workflows
  • Experience with SharePoint 2010 and above preferred
  • Strong familiarity with source control systems (e.g. Team Suite)

Problem Solving
The Application Developer will often be challenged with new problems to
which they will need to rely on strong problem solving skills to

  • The ability to accurately identify the cause of a
    system/application malfunction, interpret that to management and their
    colleagues, document and propose resolutions
  • Fully understand structured methodologies (e.g. Agile) for using programming code to solve business problems
  • Ensure all changes and implementations are well tested and managed in a controlled manner with full rollback plans
  • Correctly identify when assistance is required and request it accordingly
  • Collaborate with the wider team in matters where their support is required

People Management and Development
The post holder will need to show evidence of the following:

  • The ability to work well within a team and as part of a larger overall technology team
  • They should display strong collaborative characteristics

Job Specification

  • Bachelor’s Degree (B.S./B.A.), Computer Science or similar
  • 3+ years of application and web application development experience (using the .Net Framework 3.0 and above)
  • Other fields of study are acceptable when combined with strong background or work experience within the financial sector


  • 95% on-time delivery of projects/tasks
  • Implement 100% of projects in line with SDLC principles
  • Ensure full user and technical documentation of all systems in production
  • Ensure all code that the application developer is responsible for is delivered with complete and detailed documentation
  • Ensure security is built into all organizational processes and development work
  • Ensure working and up to date disaster recovery versions exist for all production deployed modules
  • 97% uptime on all supported tier-1 applications
  • 100% assurance that all code for deployed applications is
    written to industry standard employing best practice code patterns at
    all junctions
  • 80% automated test code coverage on all production deployed code
  • Suggest and assist in proposals, business cases and designs of services aimed improving process automation firm wide
  • Display strong collaborative characteristics and work with wider
    division and company to reach stated divisional and departmental goals

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV’s to: or with the job title used as subject of the mail.

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