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Specialist, Cloud Management at 9mobile Nigeria

9mobile is a Nigerian private limited liability company. EMTS acquired a Unified Access Service License from the Nigerian Communications Commission in 2007. The License enables EMTS provide Fixed Telephony (wired or wireless), Digital Mobile Services, International Gateway Services and National/Regional Long Distance Services in addition to spectrum assignments in the 900 and 1800 MHz bands.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Specialist, Cloud Management

Job ID: IRC4034
Location: Lagos
Job Type: Full Time

Job Summary

  • Responsible for designing, developing and delivering Cloud based solutions for EMTS through secure and lean practices using built-for-cloud strategies.
  • Support teams, projects, and the business in the delivery and management of services on Cloud Infrastructure through architecture and design.

Principal Functions
Tactical:

  • Act as an ambassador for Cloud Infrastructure platforms by assisting with the design and delivery of cloud-based services through automation and continuous improvement.
  • Responsible for integrating new cloud services (applications and infrastructure) into the organization’s portfolio of internal systems and existing cloud services.
  • Collaborates with technology brokers and external providers to understand new cloud services and integration technologies and their implications for the organization.
  • Responsible for the design and implementation of Cloud based services running on Cloud Infrastructure and ensuring that it meets the business objectives and adhere to service level agreements (SLA)
  • Work closely with Strategy and Project teams to ensure Cloud solutions are aligned with EMTS strategic goals
  • Execute knowledge transfer activities to ensure smooth project transition to the support organizations, and participate, in a consultative capacity, in problem management to ensure a stable environment.
  • Partner with technical teams and senior architects to analyse technical and non-technical requirements to build cloud-based solutions.
  • Support the Cloud Operations by ensuring that services on Cloud Infrastructure are designed reliably, securely, whilst performing effectively and efficiently
  • Collaborate with functional and technical team members to develop deployment strategies for existing and new Cloud solutions
  • Provide visibility of performance, cost, and the security of Cloud Infrastructure and services.
  • Coordinate Technical specifications(design), development, unit testing, deployment, support, coordination of tasks and resources related to integration service/product areas.
  • Drive continuous improvement, continuous delivery, and lean practices within the Cloud Infrastructure team.
  • Documenting standards and best practices for use across IT and the business.
  • Identifying emerging technology solutions that reduce cost, increase efficiencies, enhance capabilities, reduce risk and improve security
  • Ensure that all Cloud technology directions create a positive customer experience
  • Be accountable for the reliability and security of Cloud Infrastructure and services
  • Review and identify ways to improve performance and stability of services and applications running on Cloud Infrastructure through continuous improvement and automation.

Educational Requirements

  • First Degree or equivalent in Computer Science / Engineering, Electrical / Electronic Engineering or other Numerate Science.
  • Experience of Cloud pricing and commercial models; including Azure, AWS, or other cloud service providers
  • Experience in leading discussions on business outcomes, requirements, and value
  • Significant experience delivering and supporting Cloud Infrastructure and cloud-based applications
  • Relevant experience with the creation and deployment of AWS cloud formation and/or Azure ARM templates through automation
  • Up to Four (4) years relevant work experience, with Minimum 2 year experience with cloud-based architecture and implementation
  • Strong working knowledge of cloud architectures; including AWS, Azure, or other cloud service providers
  • Communicates clearly and concisely, presents ideas in user-friendly language and has strong presentation and interpersonal skills.
  • Experience with automating Cloud Security best practices and frameworks
  • Well versed in cloud cost optimization techniques and strategies
  • Able to conduct workshops to develop and design solutions
  • Understanding operational environments with respect to incident and problem management
  • Experience working in an agile environment.

Experience, Skills & Competencies:
Skills:

  • High level of both written and verbal communications skills, ability to gain clear agreement and commitment from others
  • Think strategically about business, product, and technical challenges
  • Effective influencing skills, with groups not directly working for you
  • Automating infrastructure and application solutions on Cloud platforms through templating and code (e.g: cloud formation, Azure ARM templates)
  • Ability to code/script in technologies required for the Cloud platforms (e.g: Powershell, Python, json/yaml)
  • Strong Linux and/or Windows System Administration Skills
  • Familiarity with a broad range of enterprise infrastructure and application products
  • Knowledge in Networking, Security, Storage and Container based technologies
  • Ability to automate monitoring and notification solutions
  • Ability to perform frequent, incremental code changes through testing and deployment
  • Experience with continuous integration(“CI”), continuous deployment (“CD”) methodologies and version control toolsets
  • Ability to identify and change platforms where opportunities are identified
  • High level of documentation and knowledge management.
  • Conduct quick technical feasibility and proposal development for workloads on Cloud platforms.

How to Apply
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