MTN Nigeria Recruitment for Manager, Emerging Technologies



MTN Nigeria - The leader in telecommunications in Nigeria, and a part of a diverse community in Africa and the Middle East, our brand is instantly recognisable. It is through our compelling brand that we are able to attract the right talents who we carefully nurture by continuously improving our employment offerings even beyond reward and recognition.

We are recruiting to fill the vacant position below:

Job Title: Manager, Emerging Technologies

Location:
 Lagos

Job Description
  • To trail blaze the delivery and commercialization of next generation technologies with a view to capture value for MTNN. This will require active collaboration with internal stakeholders and external global R&D partners.
  • Develop high-quality software design and architecture.
  • Identify, prioritize and execute tasks in the software development life cycle.
  • Develop tools and applications by producing clean, efficient code.
  • Automate tasks through appropriate tools and scripting.
  • Build high scalability projects involving cloud-based infrastructure design and implementation.
  • Understand and apply emerging web and mobile development models.
  • Review and debug code, perform validation and verification testing
  • Collaborate with internal teams and vendors to fix and improve products
  • Document development phases and monitor systems
  • Ensure software is up-to-date with latest technologies
  • Partner with the Innovation hub and ecoystems stakeholders to define scope, intention and best use of capabilities, considering user experience, content efficiencies and more.
  • Define best "fit" and interdependencies and connections of capability within the solution ecosystem
  • Maintain present-day knowledge of technologies and be the resident expert providing feedback to the Innovation leadership for review and further dissemination to the divisions. These may include:
  • Machine learning and related algorithms applied to various areas of recommendations, predictions and prescriptive analytics, optimizations, classifications, clustering, and segmentation.
  • Deep learning with object recognition derived from computer vision and natural language processing (via videos and script metadata).
  • Data science based methods to automate learning; use of probabilistic reasoning and uncertainty management to maximize confidence in solutions.
  • Designing and implementing natural language interactions and conversational AI that provide intelligent user assistance.
  • Conduct research and forsee the potential needs of the market at large and evaluate the fesiability of solutions.
  • Participate in identifying and creating applications for novel technology and business ideas.
  • Build and architect the next generation digital platforms such as Speech recognition, Blockchain use-cases, Biometric Identification/authentication and Machine learning.
  • Collaborate with global R&D partners on radical innovation initaitives around machine translations, deep learning, Screenless display (Virtual retinal display, Bionic contact lens, EyeTap, Google Glass) etc.
Job Condition:   
  • Normal MTNN working conditions
  • May be required to work extended hours
Minimum Qualification
  • B.Ed, B.Eng, B.Sc, B.Tech or HND
Experience & Training
  • First degree in Computer Science, Mathematics or Electrical/Electronics
  • 6 - 13 years of experience which comprises
  • Experience as a software developer.
  • Experience taking ideas/concepts to market ready mobile applications, micro services or cloud enabled architectures a plus
  • Worked across diverse cultures and geographies.
  • Proven project management experience, preferably with an organization health component.
  • High performing individual with strong standing, credibility across organization and a natural internal network.
  • Strong analytical skills and sound business judgment.
  • Excellent problem solving skills, ability to help others organize problem solving
  • Excellent communication skills; strong networking and influencing skills
  • Experience creating and presenting presentations to all levels of the organization
  • Strategic outlook and attention to detail Training:
  • Emerging technologies and proprietary partner technologies
  • Imperative skillsets
  • Frameworks : Qt, GTK++, JBoss (Seam, Hibernate, Spring, Struts, Cache), .NET, ReactJS, Restify, Angular
  • Services: AWS, Azure, MongoDB, Apache, Firebase, Hadoop, Redis, SQL, Algolia, Git, NoSQL
  • Dev Tools: C++ , Kotlin, Python, Obj-C, Swift, C#, Android Studio, JS,
  • Operating Sys: Linux, Android, Apple, Windows
  • FLIGHT Program
  • Customer Relationship Management
  • Business Risk/fraud Contact Center Management
  • MIS/System and Data Analytics
  • MTN P10 – Closed Loop Feedback
  • Financial Modelling in Excel

Deadline: 29th June, 2018.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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