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Job Vacancies at Growth in Value Alliance (GV Alliance) Partners, 22nd December, 2019

Growth in Value Alliance (GV Alliance) Partners – Our client is recruiting suitably qualified candidates to fill the position below:

Job Title: PHP Developer

Location: Lagos

Job Description

  • Our client requires a young and talented PHP Developer with hands-on experience in planning, developing and management of applications
  • The Developer will also be responsible for supporting through administration and patch development (where necessary) of some existing in-house developed applications.
  • Ensuring delivery of projects according to agreed timelines, excellent user experience and 99% application / service availability are some of the critical requirements of this role.

Specifically, the Developer role will include:

  • Gathering and developing user specifications requirement documents for every project initiative.
  • Developing project implementation plans for each initiative.
  • Application development, deployment and support.
  • Admin and user guides/manual development.
  • User training and solution handover.

Keys Skills & Qualifications

  • B.Sc. in Computer Science or any other Technology disciplines e.g. Engineering, Physics (Minimum 2:2)
  • 3-4 years practical experience in software application development.
  • Expertise and hands on experience with web applications and programming languages/technologies such as PHP, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, JQuery, Bootstrap, APIs etc.
  • Good knowledge of Object Oriented Programming (OOP) as it applies to PHP.
  • Strong knowledge of Laravel framework is essential.
  • Knowledge of relational database (Oracle & MySQL).
  • Must be knowledgeable in frontend development (UI & UX), cross-browser compatibility and general web functions and standards.
  • Functional knowledge or hands on design experience with Web Services (REST and SOAP).
  • Knowledge of basic operations of Linux server.
  • Experience in GIT is an added advantage.
  • Must know how to use an FTP client such as filezilla, coreftp e.t.c.
  • Strong grasp of security principles and how they apply to software and the web in general.
  • Good problem solving and logical thinking skills (ability to transform business requirements into programmable solutions).
  • Good Communication skills.
  • Experience in planning and delivering software platforms used across multiple organizational units (multitenancy).
  • Must be below 27
  • Must have completed NYSC or have the exemption certificate.

 

Job Title: Oracle Database Administrator

Location: Lagos

Job Descriptions

  • The successful candidate will be responsible for the design, development, implementation and repair of the organization’s database. In addition, s / he will be responsible for supporting the Oracle databases and ensuring their performance, availability and security.

Job Functions

  • Ensure secure services with minimum downtime by proactively monitoring the databases.
  • Control privileges and permissions to database users.
  • Perform Oracle installations and monitor, tune and provide capacity planning for future expansion requirements.
  • Provide regular trend analysis to the service management team, assisting in the optimal resource management / allocation function of the team.
  • Effectively escalate identified problems to the Oracle development team and other related third-party concerned.
  • Support the IT implementation team to ensure high availability of the databases.
  • Monitor database performance as well as carry out database backup and recovery.
  • Responsible for implementation and release of database changes as provided by the development team.

Educational Qualifications

  • Minimum of a good Bachelor’s degree in: Computer Science / Electronic Engineering / other Technology – related field, Oracle certification (OCA, OCP ) required.

Experience:

  • Minimum of 5 years of progressive work experience as an Oracle database administrator; Experience of managing multiple RDBMS on large systems is a definite advantage.

Requirements

  • Practical experience in monitoring and tuning databases to provide high availability
  • Practical experience of other databases – e.g. SQL Server
  • Practical experience in managing MS SQL database security
  • A good understanding of key customer business challenges and strategies, with specific experience in Telecommunications Service Provider environments
  • Strong technical and project management skills, must be resourceful and able to work as part of a team
  • Possess strong written and verbal communication skills, proven presentation skills.

Competencies:

  • Very good analytical and conceptualization skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to pay close attention to details
  • A good understanding of the telecommunications industry
  • Committed to continuous learning and development on the job

 

Job Title: Junior IT Infrastructure Specialist

Location: Lagos
Job Type: 12 Months Contract

Job Description
Our client requires an IT infrastructure junior specialist (for a 12 months contract) to assist in the following:

  • Diagnose and ascertain technology requirements; make recommendations for the improvement and growth of the IT infrastructure and systems
  • Direct research and other analysis to support IT planning; direct research on potential technology solutions
  • Develop business cases and undertake cost-benefit analyses to justify or support IT spending and initiatives.
  • Negotiate, administer and manage vendor, outsourcer, and consultant contracts and service agreements with in conjunction with Procurement and other relevant business units
  • Manage all aspects of the IT Department including the financial purchasing, budgeting, and budget review.
  • Manage the delivery or provision of a complete range of Information Technology Services covering networks, telecommunications, systems and devices, ERP etc
  • Implement IT projects and initiatives efficiently and effectively for best outcomes; approve and oversee projects and project portfolio.
  • Manage the deployment, monitoring, maintenance, development, upgrade, and support of all IT systems, including servers, PCs, operating systems, hardware, software, and peripherals.
  • Oversee provision of end-user services, including help desk and technical support services.

Requirements
Education:

  • First Degree in Computer Science / Engineering or equivalent
  • Fluent in English
  • Masters advantageous.

Experience:
4-6 years experience which includes:

  • Experience working in a medium to large organization
  • Experience in IT and Business and Systems Analysis and related disciplines; specifically IT infrastructure and Solution environment
  • Hands-on experience at Enterprise Architecture level
  • Experience in planning and managing Infrastructure based projects and services inclusive of demonstrated experience in Security solutions and technologies at or before deployment
  • Strong experience working in a complex Infrastructure environment
  • Strong experience in infrastructure architecture, data centers, servers, Database, Backup, Storage, SAN Switch and networks
  • Experience with emerging technology, such as cloud computing, desktop virtualization, Hadoop, Mongo DB and Unified communications

Certifications:
Functional Skills Development:

  • Certified IS Security Practitioner (CISSP)
  • COMTIA Adv. Security Practitioner (CASP)
  • Secure Development
  • Lead Implementer – Cyber Resilience
  • Certified Governance Enterprise I
  • ISO 27001 Lead Implementation
  • ISO 27005 Risk management.

 

Job Title: Senior IT Infrastructure Specialist

Location: Lagos
Job Type: 12 Months Contract

Job Description
Our client requires an IT infrastructure senior specialist (for a 12 months contract) to assist in the following:

  • Diagnose and ascertain technology requirements; make recommendations for the improvement and growth of the IT infrastructure and systems
  • Direct research and other analysis to support IT planning; direct research on potential technology solutions
  • Develop business cases and undertake cost-benefit analyses to justify or support IT spending and initiatives.
  • Negotiate, administer and manage vendor, outsourcer, and consultant contracts and service agreements with in conjunction with Procurement and other relevant business units
  • Manage all aspects of the IT Department including the financial purchasing, budgeting, and budget review.
  • Manage the delivery or provision of a complete range of Information Technology Services covering networks, telecommunications, systems and devices, ERP etc
  • Implement IT projects and initiatives efficiently and effectively for best outcomes; approve and oversee projects and project portfolio.
  • Manage the deployment, monitoring, maintenance, development, upgrade, and support of all IT systems, including servers, PCs, operating systems, hardware, software, and peripherals.
  • Oversee provision of end-user services, including help desk and technical support services.

Requirements
Experience:

  • 6-10 years’ experience which includes:
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in an area of specialization; with experience in supervising/managing others
  • Experience working in a medium to large organization
  • Experience in IT and Business and systems Analysis and related disciplines; specifically IT infrastructure and Solution environment
  • Hands on experience at Enterprise Architecture level
  • Experience in planning and managing Infrastructure based projects and services inclusive of demonstrated experience in Security solutions and technologies at or before deployment
  • Strong experience working in a complex Infrastructure environment
  • Strong experience in infrastructure architecture, data centers, servers, Database, Backup, Storage, SAN Switch and networks
  • Experience with emerging technology, such as cloud computing, desktop virtualization, Hadoop, Mongo DB and Unified communications

Education:

  • First degree in Computer Science / Engineering or equivalent
  • Fluent in English
  • Masters advantageous.

Cetifications:

  • Functional Skills Development
  • Certified IS Security Practitioner (CISSP)
  • COMTIA Adv. Security Practitioner (CASP)
  • Secure Development
  • Lead Implementer – Cyber Resilience
  • Certified Governance Enterprise I
  • ISO 27001 Lead Implementation
  • ISO 27005 Risk management

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV (in MS Word not PDF), current and expected salary to: contact@gvapartners.com , idriso@gvapartners.com , umoe@gvapartners.com and folakemio@gvapartners.com using the Job Title as the subject of the email.

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