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Recent Job Opportunities at Buffer Media Limited, 17th July, 2019

Buffer Media is a mobile marketing & VAS enabler that connect top brands with millions of people in Africa, locating them via mobile interactions. We enable monetization of mobile content (games, app, videos, music, CRBT) in Nigeria, and help mobile subscribers locate amazing products, services & apps via mobile advertising.

We are recruiting to fill the vacant position below:

 

Job Title: Full Stack Java Developer

Location: Apapa, Lagos
Job Type: Full Time
Job Field: Engineering

Job Description

  • The Full Stack Java Developer will be responsible for developing, testing, installing and monitoring software applications, in order to ensure that the software performance meets company and user’s requirements.
  • This role is best suited to candidates with proven experience building production, commercial-quality web based solutions with Java technologies, strong in depth SQL-Server development experience as well as cloud computing and hosting.
  • Applicants must be comfortable with advanced SQL syntax, SQL Server development, SQL and Oracle Databases. The candidate needs to be flexible and open to new ideas or change with the passion and drive to excel in their career. He must be self-directed, organized, and extremely attentive to details.
  • Must have an understanding of agile methodology, iterative development processes, SDLC and have strong OOD and OOA skills.

Responsibilities

  • Creating, maintaining and implementing the source code that makes up the application or program. Also responsible for designing the prototype application, indicating program unit structure, and coordinating application plans with other members of the development team or customer.
  • Responsible for designing, developing, delivering, and improving in-house software applications on a variety of platforms and systems.
  • Maintaining systems by monitoring and correcting software defects.
  • Demonstrable analytical skills with regard to specifying and detailing business processes and requirements.
  • Delivery experience with JAVA framework
  • Working closely with other staff on the maintenance and performance of software systems and asking questions to obtain information, clarify details and implement information.
  • Finding and fixing faults in applications.
  • Solving application problems in a timely manner.
  • Ensuring proper version control and documentation of development activity.
  • Developing user guides and providing varying degrees of software support.
  • Making sure that applications can be run on existing and new hardware.
  • Creating applications tailored to business needs to run on platforms/hardware.
  • Delivering technical presentations/demonstrations of work.
  • Researching, identifying and recommending new applications that would improve company operations.
  • Applying proven analytical and problem-solving skills to help validate, verify, communicate, and resolve software application issues through careful testing in order to maximize the benefit of the company’ IT investments and initiatives.
  • Reports – Generating the required weekly, monthly, quarterly, bi-annual and annual reports and presentations based on applications developed or improved on.
  • Monitoring and managing databases for optimal performance.
  • Recognize business needs of the organization and create new applications that answer those needs.

Experience and Qualifications
Candidate should have:

  • Bachelor’s Degree (B.Sc, B.A) in Computer Science, Computer or Electronic Engineering or similar disciplines.
  • 5+ years of web application development experience with Java technologies on Spring and hibernet.
  • Ability to communicate technical information to non-technical personnel
  • Extensive experience with Oracle database.
  • Extensive experience with SQL Server (2005/2008/2012).
  • Experience in cloud computing and hosting
  • Advanced knowledge and experience in HTML, React js, CSS
  • Practical experience in Agile development methodologies
  • Formulation, management and execution of data test strategies, plans and delivery commitments in concert with business and project management efforts.
  • Strong familiarity with source control systems (e.g. Team Suite)


Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

Job Title: Front-end Developer

Location: Apapa, Lagos
Job Type: Full Time
Job Field: DevOps

Job Description

  • We are looking for an ambitious and self-driven Front-end Developer who can utilize HTML, CSS and JavaScript (Angular/React js/JQuery) to develop effective user interfaces for web and mobile applications released to the public.
  • The successful candidate will work closely with our development and software design teams to build and update web applications and internal web tools and make them more efficient.
  • The front-end developer will also be responsible for creating innovative solutions to web design issues to help make the website more visually appealing and enhance usability.
  • At Buffer, you will be working with the latest technology, you will have the chance to advance and grow your career.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Review designs created by product designers; ask any necessary clarifying questions before starting on work
  • Write code to implement visual elements into various web applications
  • Create prototypes, mockups, and staging sites for review and feedback
  • Optimize websites and applications to ensure fast loading speeds
  • Maintain web applications and implement any necessary additions or enhancements
  • Identify and troubleshoot various website issues and coding problems
  • Collaborate with members of the website team (including designers and back-end developers) to consistently improve functionality and user-friendliness of the web applications
  • Maintain updated knowledge of the development industry and any advancements in technology
  • Meet tight deadlines as required.

Requirements and Qualifications

  • 4+ years in a front-end development role
  • Portfolio or samples of past work and projects
  • Understanding of the entire web development process, with an emphasis on front end design and development
  • Advance skill in HTML, CSS, JavaScript, React, JQuery and various content management systems
  • Ability to interpret and implement web designs
  • Strong communication skills to effectively collaborate with designers, developers, and other relevant staff members or clients
  • Willingness to troubleshoot and solve complex problems
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and meet deadlines
  • Flexibility to adapt to changing instructions and requirements.


How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Job Title: B2B Sales & Accounts Executive

Location: Apapa, Lagos

Job Description

  • We are seeking a driven, self-motivated B2B sales executive to join our growing organization. In this position, you will be responsible for pursuing sales opportunities through traditional channels and by utilizing new technology and communication software to reach new prospects. Strong interpersonal skills and a customer-focused approach are a must.

Required Skills & Qualifications

  • Candidate must possess at least Bachelor’s Degree or HND in relevant field.
  • Minimum of 2 Years of B2B/B2C Sales experience.
  • Experience in a digital marketing agency or media industry is an advantage
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint and Word
  • Have a hunter mentality, ready to aggressively drive sales with both existing and new clients
  • Have demonstrated sales and marketing capabilities emphasizing consultative, solutions-based networking and sales
  • Must be able to lead in a fast-paced and competitive industry
  • Demonstrable track record of high performance in a sales environment
  • Strong customer focus and high level of customer service ethics

Responsibilities

  • You will be primarily accountable for creating sales plans that capitalizes on market/industry opportunity and aggressively hunt new business clients in your territory to drive results and grow your wallet.
  • Present, promote and sell products/services using solid arguments to prospective business customers.
  • Perform cost-benefit and needs analysis of potential prospects to meet their needs.
  • Establish, develop and maintain positive business and customer relationships.
  • Reach out to business leads through cold calling.
  • Coordinate sales effort with team members and other departments.
  • Keep abreast of best practices, new promotional trends.
  • Ability to re-orient the ‘pitch’ when losing customer engagement.
  • Continuously improve through feedback.
  • Ability to learn about products and services and describe/explain them to prospects.
  • Outstanding negotiation skills with the ability to resolve issues and address complaints.
  • Client Relationship Management & strengthening business in the existing accounts.
  • Will be accountable for monthly volume & value targets.

Deadline: 30th August, 2019.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Note: This position is only for residents living around or close to Apapa.

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