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Fresh Openings at AB Microfinance Bank Nigeria Limited

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AB Microfinance Bank Nigeria Limited is a member of an international network of Microfinance Banks under Access Holding Microfinance AG(www.accessholding.com), with its Head office in Berlin, Germany.

The Group provides world class banking services to micro, small and medium enterprises and private individuals in Africa and Asia. It has been spreading out to other countries across the globe rapidly.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Project Manager 
Ref Code: PM/IT/JULY/2017
Location: Lagos

Main Responsibilities and Tasks

  • Full CBS Support in all branches and Head Office (Frontend users And Backend)
  • Execution Of CBS Day end and Month End Run
  • Run relevant scripts for Support and routine software backups
  • Daily, weekly & monthly reporting of CBS (Core Banking System)
  • Administration of Test PCs and Test Server for CBS and all other software
  • Co-ordination of User Acceptance testing of CBS new release and updates
  • Support in software testing and migration to new Banking Application
  • Key team player in the local Application management by leveraging on technology
  • Develop tactical tool in order to streamline or bring more efficiency within processes
  • Give support to other Software vendors on CBS interface or 3rd parties
  • Run relevant scripts on other databases
  • Key team player in supporting the IT assets management and upgrades
  • Ensure system integrity, availability and confidentiality of all Enterprise solutions
  • Ensure a proper segregation of duties/rights of users on CBS
  • Ensure integrity of daily CBS backups
  • Ensure availability of test servers (Core banking system, MIS, middleware)
  • Ensure application-level business continuity of banking operations at any time
  • Maintain and develop deep knowledge of products, parameters, user rights, profiles and processes of CBS

Necessary Experience and Knowledge

  • Minimum B.Sc./HND in Business Management or information systems or comparable qualification
  • Minimum 4 years project experience, preferably from a consulting firm, with at least one year spent in a coordination-level role
  • Evidence of sound experience in the following;
    • Planning of projects and budgets
    • Project management and execution
    • Evaluation of contract negotiations with providers (suppliers/hardware/software/network)
    • Analysis of project risks, derivation of business effects and presentation to the Management
    • Problem solving, analytical and process-oriented
  • Proven project leadership and team management skills
  • Excellent analytical skills (i.e. financial modelling and excel) with a strong attention to detail
  • Strong knowledge of business process optimization and process management
  • Ability to communicate effectively both writing and orally
  • Experience in any Banking industry would be an advantage.
  • Excellent analytical skills

How to Apply

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Job Title: Senior Network Admin 
Ref Code: SNA/IT/JULY/2017
Location: Lagos

Main Responsibilities and Tasks

  • Assist the IT Operations manager in the definition and implementation of the network architecture strategy and management
  • Plan, deploy, configure and maintain router and switches, administrative responsibility for the entire networking infrastructure
  • Plan detailed concept of LAN / VLAN / WAN for all bank locations via connection to ISP
  • Design a network concept and create lifecycle plan for network devices
  • Backup and setup of network configurations
  • Proactive analysis of logging data to help to prevent system down time – communicate system or network events, troubleshoots problems and ensure uptime of network devices
  • Patch management for network devices
  • Maintain and update documentation of network design
  • Plan and configure network security within the banking network
  • Manage IP-routing and network capacity
  • Install and manage data center racking, cabling, power, network devices
  • Transfer knowledge to IT colleagues. Provide training and support, implement process improvements when necessary

Necessary Experience and Knowledge

  • BSc/HND in information technology or business information technology or comparable qualification
  • Cognate Networking Certification(s) will be an added advantage.
  • At least 5 years of professional experience in an operational IT role as a network administrator
  • Evidence of sound experience and in-depth knowledge in the following;
    • Network administration (up-to-date Cisco router hardware, operation system IOS, network connections), patch management, scripting, access control lists
    • Cyber roam deployment
    • Configuration of firewall, TCP/IP, DNS and DHCP
    • IT security tools and methods of as VPN and SSH
    • Backup and recovery procedures for routers, switches and firewalls
    • Problem solving, analytical and process oriented
  • Disciplined approach towards daily operations and documentation
  • Ability to communicate effectively both in writing and orally in English
  • Ability to take responsibility, work on own initiative
Deadline: 18th August, 2017.

How to Apply

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Job Title:  Application Administrator

Ref Code: APPAD/IT/JULY/2017
Location: Lagos

Main Responsibilities and Tasks

  • Full CBS Support in all branches and Head Office (Frontend users And Backend)
  • Execution Of CBS Day end and Month End Run
  • Run relevant scripts for Support and routine software backups
  • Daily, weekly & monthly reporting of CBS (Core Banking System)
  • Administration of Test PCs and Test Server for CBS and all other software
  • Co-ordination of User Acceptance testing of CBS new release and updates
  • Support in software testing and migration to new Banking Application
  • Key team player in the local Application management by leveraging on technology
  • Develop tactical tool in order to streamline or bring more efficiency within processes
  • Give support to other Software vendors on CBS interface or 3rd parties
  • Run relevant scripts on other databases
  • Key team player in supporting the IT assets management and upgrades
  • Ensure system integrity, availability and confidentiality of all Enterprise solutions
  • Ensure a proper segregation of duties/rights of users on CBS
  • Ensure integrity of daily CBS backups
  • Ensure availability of test servers (Core banking system, MIS, middleware)
  • Ensure application-level business continuity of banking operations at any time
  • Maintain and develop deep knowledge of products, parameters, user rights, profiles and processes of CBS

Necessary Experience and Knowledge

  • Minimum B.Sc. / HND in Computer Science or related discipline with cognate experience
  • At least 2 years hands-on relevant professional experience in a similar role
  • Good Knowledge of Windows Server 2008 – 2012
  • Knowledge of Web Interfaces and PHP, JavaScript, HTML5, ASP.NET
  • Windows Server Certification will be an added advantage
  • Efficient use of Win SQL 2008 & 2012
  • Active Directory Experience and In-depth knowledge of database
  • Experience in web development, mobile development and object-oriented programming
  • Release/change management Experience
  • Analytical and problem solving skills and process-oriented approach to work
  • Collaborative, consultative and customer-oriented approach
  • Good written and communication skill
  • Prior working experience with a Core Banking System (CBS)
  • Background in microfinance, banking, accounting and/or IT

How to Apply

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Job Title: Senior Software Developer

Ref Code: SSD/IT/JAN/2017/
Location: Lagos

Main Responsibilities
System Architecture:

  • Interact with our business and technology stakeholders to understand our business direction to ensure it informs our technology direction
  • Establish architectural specifications, ensuring feasibility, functionality, and integration with existing software systems
  • Demonstrates critical understanding of technical architecture, data architecture, infrastructure, and IT operations
  • Analyze risk and report problems in meeting system requirements.
  • Provide supporting information to the Engineers to aid in the creation of a system specification.
  • Assist Software Designer/Implementers with the creation of detailed software design specifications.
  • Lead the review process for software architecture documents.
  • Perform software version control and maintain periodic compilation schedule.
  • Participate in the system specification review process to ensure system requirements can be translated into valid software architecture
  • Comply with all applicable product development processes. Perform detailed software design as well as implements and/or maintains code according to duties and responsibilities

Software Development:

  • Develop architectural solutions by studying information needs; conferring with users; studying systems flow, data usage, and work processes; investigating problem areas; following the software development lifecycle
  • Update knowledge by studying state-of-the-art development tools, programming techniques, and computing equipment; participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications
  • Develop tactical tool in order to streamline or bring more efficiency within processes
  • Give support to other Software vendors on CBS interface or 3rd parties
  • Support operations teams to ensure that our business services are performing optimally.

I.T. Security:

  • Ensure system integrity, availability and confidentiality of all Enterprise solutions
  • Deliver enterprise architecture that ensures business continuity of bank operations at any time.
  • Business Knowledge Management:
  • Be a key player in business process re-engineering within the department
  • Maintain and develop knowledge of products, and processes of all IT assets
  • Provide information about the products and processes in the bank
  • Design innovative solutions to real market problems.
  • Work closely with product and marketing managers, user interaction designers, and other software engineers to develop new product offerings and improve existing ones

Necessary Experience, Skills and Knowledge

  • B.Sc/HND in Computer Science, Software Engineering or related discipline with cognate experience
  • Minimum of five years of professional experience in a similar role and operational environment
  • Experience troubleshooting and resolving database problems including database integrity, performance, blocking and deadlocking, replication, connectivity, security etc.
  • DB Administration experience with MS SQL Server
  • Experience in Performance Tuning and Optimization (PTO), using native monitoring and troubleshooting tools.
  • Knowledge of High Availability (HA) and Disaster Recovery (DR) options for MSSQL Server including Clustering, Database Mirroring, Replication, and AlwaysOn Availability Groups
  • Experience in web development, mobile development and object-oriented programming
  • Knowledge of Web Interfaces and PHP, JavaScript, HTML5, ASP.NET, Java, C#, SOA
  • Knowledge of Software Development Process, Software Requirements, Software Design, Software Debugging, Software/System Documentation, Software Testing
  • Must be organized, have an eye for detail, and be able to put ideas into a tangible form
  • Audit/approve developers’ change requests to existing tables, stored procedures, indices, constraints, triggers and views, as well as audit/approve new entries
  • Knowledge of 3rd party DBA tools and applications (DB Admin)
  • Experience supporting developers to troubleshoot and write effective SQL
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Analytical and problem solving skills and process-oriented approach to work
  • A certified ISAQB would be an asset.

Deadline: 11th August, 2017.


How to Apply


Interested candidates should send their CV’s as an attachment to: 
jobs@ab-mfbnigeria.com Please ensure that you indicate the Ref Code as the subject of the mail. 

Note: Failure to comply would disqualify your application. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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