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Latest Job Openings at GV Alliance Partners Limited

Growth in Value Alliance (GV Alliance) 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 capabilities.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Lead IT Security Officer

Location: Lagos

Details
An exciting opportunity exists for a dynamic and Lead IT Security Officer to join our client in the banking industry. The resource shall be responsible for the following:

  • Carry out procedural system maintenance on all IT systems.
  • Ensure all networks including but not limited to LAN, MAN, WAN, GAN meets the demand of the company.
  • Troubleshoot system and network problems, diagnosing and solving hardware or software faults and replace parts as required.
  • Maintain all IT system workflows.
  • Maintain and update all IT Networks.
  • Maintain and contribute to the development of IT Network.
  • Participate actively in developing, planning and implementing advance IT systems.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Functions:

  • Lead cybersecurity initiatives in conjunction with Group Cybersecurity team.
  • Design and implement security controls to safeguard and monitor events for information systems, enterprise applications and data.
  • Lead the implementation of Information Security projects
  • Drive internal and external vulnerability assessment, penetration tests engagements and manage results to remediation.
  • Respond to escalated security events and drive security incident response processes to ensure timely resolution with minimal disruption.
  • Design, document, and deploy secure infrastructure solutions to enhance and evolve the security posture of the business to ensure integrity, availability and confidentiality of all critical enterprise data.
  • Provide expertise on security tools, including but not limited to firewalls, Web Application firewalls, IDS/IDP, anti-malware software
  • Liaise with stakeholders in respect of operational implementation of security policies and best practices
  • Collaborate with the Client-Server Team to ensure that technical plans are practical, controls are sustainable, and implementations are managed to minimize risks and adverse impact to servers, workstations and user productivity.
  • Implement the infrastructure, configurations and processes to monitor security-related events
  • Prevent data loss and service interruptions by researching new technologies that will effectively protect the enterprise network.

Supervisory/Managerial Responsibilities:

  • Ensure conformance to Cybersecurity Blueprint / Roadmap
  • Provide inputs to company strategic plan on all initiatives to ensure that Security gaps/vulnerabilities are identified & closed
  • Establish and ensure credibility through strong relationships, value-add to operations and professionalism

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Candidates should possess a Bachelor’s Degree
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in an area of Security specialisation; with experience working with others
  • Experience working in a Large organization and preferably in the Telecommunications industry
  • Strong background as an Engineer/Architect in application security infrastructure and various network technologies to include devices such as firewalls, VPN, intrusion/extrusion detection, vulnerability & risk assessment tools, encryption technologies, virus/worm/malware prevention, E-business and web application technologies, Data Loss Prevention, whole disk & device encryption solutions, two-factor authentication, common Windows (desktop & server) platforms,
  • Experience with Microsoft, Solaris, Unix, Oracle and MSSQL
  • Experience working in the telecommunications industry
  • Managing network and/or network security
  • Managing end-point security
  • Knowledge should be current with information security best practices and global trends
  • Knowledge of security best practices such as; defense in-depth, least privileges, need-to-know, separation of duties, access controls, encryption
  • User account identity, authorization and authentication management.
  • Security incident and event management
  • Experience in researching new or emerging technologies and processes that may be incorporated as solutions to reoccurring security concern.

Training:

  • Penetration Testing
  • Vulnerability lifecycle management
  • Advanced Security Incidence Response
  • Systems Auditing, Database Security, Firewall Design, Intrusion detection system administration Implementation
  • Security enforcement on systems-level, security audit and vulnerability management
  • Telecommunications, Network, wireless & Internet Security

 

Job Title: Java / .Net Developer

Location: Lagos

Details

  • The application developer role is a technology focused role intended to provide software development and analysis services to the institution.
  • The role would suit someone with proven experience building production, commercial-quality web based applications (in C# 3.0, JAVA and above) that also has proven in depth SQL-Server development experience.
  • Applicants must be comfortable with advanced SQL syntax, SQL Server Business Intelligence development and SQL Server (Oracle experience is highly desirable).
  • 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 also recognize the value of agile, iterative development processes, SDLC and have strong OOD and OOA skills.

Responsibilities Competencies
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.
  • 2-4 years delivery experience with Java.
  • Extensive experience with SQL Server (2005/2008/2012).
  • Extensive experience in the use of Oracle Database.
  • 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 resolve:

  • 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

Experience and Qualifications
Ideal candidate should have:

  • Bachelor’s Degree (B.S / B.A), Computer Science or similar.
  • 4 years delivery experience with Java.
  • Extensive experience with Oracle database.

Job Title: Database Administration Lead

Location: Lagos

Job Objective

  • To manage the client’s database to ensure optimal uptime and system integrity which delivers support to the business strategy of the Bank that is achieved through Information Technology.
  • The Job Profile indicates that the job holder should be capable of collecting information and imparting it to others. The job occupant whilst being adaptable by nature will need to ensure strict conformity with rules, systems and protocol.
  • The area of work is likely to have some administrative, specialist or technical aspects and the person fulfilling the role should have the persistence to see a job through to conclusion.
  • The incumbent should be dependable, loyal, a good listener and enjoy working in a logical and systematic manner. Standard operating procedures are important aspects of this role and as such, it will require an individual who is organized, structured, self-controlled and capable of communicating facts within the required area of knowledge and expertise.
  • The person fulfilling this role should be consistent in approach, analytical, sensitive, precise and compliant. The environment wherever possible should be free of confrontation and the person occupying the role should be non-aggressive by nature.

Job Function

  • Ensure 100% availability and effective usability of the database by end users concurrently.
  • Responsible for non-corruption, performance, integrity and the security of the database.
  • Ensure strict compliance to Back-up and recovery procedure to ensure data is available at all times.
  • Deliver adequate support to application development teams on server/storage requirements.
  • Make recommendations and carry out necessary tests when there is need to commission/ install new applications as well as customizing/tuning existing applications in order to make them fit for purpose.

Qualification
Educational Qualification:

  • First Degree in numerate/ physical science or Engineering.

Experience:

  • 5+ years cognate experience.
  • Experience in a tier 1 bank.
  • Good working knowledge of Windows, Unix and Linux operating systems. Knowledge of Oracle and MS SQL database administration.
  • Storage Infrastructure Administration.
  • The behavioral competency for the job includes the ability to:
  • Remain rational when dealing with others, work within organizational requirements, be systematic and factual when dealing with colleagues, and handle conflict adopting a logical and unemotional approach until a solution becomes achievable.
  • Introduce monitoring systems that identify whether individuals or the organization are achieving their objectives, as well as any variances in terms of goals and timescales. Ensure that corrective action plans are formulated and implemented.
  • Work within a technical or specialist area of expertise in order to continuously improve the quality of the service and/or product provided.
  • Evaluate situations, calculate and reduce risk, justify and defend accuracy, give reasons for views and generally provide shrewd judgment in any situation.
  • Be persistent in problem solving, seeking solutions through the expertise of both self and others. Research all the facts with care and resolving problems in a timely and thorough manner.
  • Remain self-controlled when opposed and people become uncooperative or aggressive, be prepared to listen to what others say and feel, deal with conflict in an accommodating manner and use practicality as a method for reaching a solution.
  • Be confident when dealing with uncooperative people and encourage them to implement imaginative solutions to challenging problems.
  • Encourage people to communicate effectively and, through example and expertise, create participative attitudes.
  • Seek direction and authority from others when and if appropriate, and achieve set goals in a non-assertive and efficient manner.

Professional Competencies:

  • Core:
  • Database Administration.
  • Knowledge of Oracle and MS SQL.
  • Application Support.
  • Knowledge of troubleshooting hardware and operational systems.
  • Knowledge of relevant policies and regulations.
  • Research Orientation.
  • Data / Information Management.
  • Stakeholder Management.
  • Data / Information Management.
  • Negotiation.
  • Business Presentation Skills.
  • Customer focus.
  • Vendor management

Non Core:

  • Reporting
  • Project Management.

Deadline: 23rd November, 2020.

How to apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV, current and expected salary to: contact@gvapartners.com , idriso@gvapartners.comumoe@gvapartners.com and daniela@gvapartners.com and ugou@gvapartners.com with the job title as the subject of the mail.

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