Jobs Weekly: 5 tech job openings you should check out

February 14, 2017
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There are fresh job openings this week for techies hunting for a new job and we have compiled a list of some interesting ones.

Application developer at Main one

Department:  Information Technology

Location:  Lagos, Nigeria

Experience: 1 -3 years


The Application Developer will deploy and administer the companywide SharePoint Enterprise portal server in MainOne. The Developer shall also be responsible for developing software to meet the immediate needs of the business whenever it is cheaper and time effective to do so compared to buying an off the shelf software

Other responsibilities include:

  • Automate business processes
  • Ensure the business maximise the use of SharePoint for application development and business collaboration.
  • Develop applications that may not be SharePoint dependent.
  • Develop mobile applications where necessary for business process automation.
  • Carry out research and development.
  • Monitor SharePoint Server health and make necessary changes to ensure the server is always available.
  • Gather initial user requirements.
  • Design solution based on SharePoint Enterprise platform if possible.
  • Select a vendor in cases where is more economical to buy software.
  • Document all software solutions developed.
  • Manage the back end of the corporate website.


  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science or Equivalent
  • 1-3 years’ relevant post-NYSC experience required
  • Knowledge of C#, PowerShell, Java and PHP programming language.
  • Knowledge of HTML, CSS and JavaScript.
  • Knowledge of MSSQL, MySQL, Drupal, SharePoint Server 2013, WordPress, object Oriented Design andITILv3
  • Knowledge of Shell scripting, Linux Ubuntu OS environment.
  • Analytical Thinking, Problem Solving and Self-management skills
  • Team work and Customer Service skills
  • Proficiency in MS Office & Products

Find out more information about this role and apply here. Look out for more job openings on the company's website.

Media Intern at Andela

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Location: Lagos, Nigeria

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Experience: Entry level

Overview  & Objective

  • Reinforce Andela’s brand in the US and Africa through engaging photos and videos assets
  • Support demand generation efforts that increase engagement and the speed of trust transfer to our audience
  • Work directly with the Lagos Communications and Brand Associates, to support projects across multiple departments including recruitment and in-country operations


  • Setting up locations, capture and edit photos/videos to engage both recruitment & lead gen audiences across all mediums
  • Work with the Brand and Design Associate to create designs to be used for web and print & update Lagos Media Archives
  • Prepare assets for the organisation newsletter
  • Assist with curating and disseminating media amongst Andelans
  • Ensure 100% brand consistency across work output
  • Support the staff throughout the execution of campaigns
  • Support the Fellows by documenting and generating media for their events and initiative

Qualifications and Requirements

  • Intermediate photography and videography skills. A photo/video portfolio showing skills mastery.
  • An understanding of composition, sound, editing and storytelling
  • Experience with: Adobe Premiere Pro, Illustrator, Lightroom & Photoshop. Adobe InDesign is an added advantage
  • Sound editing and video production
  • Strong communication skills
  • The ability to meet deadlines and manage expectations in a high-pressure environment
  • Solid organisational skills to support the rest of the team
  • The willingness to listen to feedback and use it to continually improve
  • The ability to learn new things fast enough to amaze your friends and family

Benefits and Compensation

  • Daily healthy breakfast and lunch
  • Opportunity to work with the brightest minds on the planet
  • Oh, and a chance to change the world

If you are interested in this role, find out more information and apply here

 Software developer intern at Tezza Business Solutions

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Tezza Business Solutions is looking for a developer that will be part of an agile development team, building and working on software systems in the company's preferred programming language. The developer will be responsible for producing detailed specification, fixing bug reports, and writing the program code.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Reviewing current systems
  • Presenting ideas for system improvement
  • Working closely with analyst, designers and staff.
  • Producing detailed specifications, fixing bug reports, and writing the program code.
  • Testing the product in controlled, real situations before going live Preparation of training manuals for users
  • Maintaining the system once they are up and running

Desired skills and Experience

  • Minimum Requirements 2+ years’ experience as a Software Developer
  • Bachelor degree in Computer Science or a related discipline
Core Competency Requirements
  • Ability to use one or more development languages (PHP w/MySQL preferred
  • Eye for detail and identifying problems
  • Analytical and commercial experience
  • Experience designing and developing enterprise grade software.
  • Excellent communication Skill
  • Understanding of object-oriented and service-oriented application development techniques and theories.
  • Strong initiative to find ways to improve solutions, systems, and processes.
Preferred Competency Requirements

Experience with web development technologies including PHP and frameworks(Laravel), JavaScript, and MySQL.

Apply here if you are interested in this job opportunity.

Senior iOS Developer at Andela

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Location: Lagos, Nigeria

Type: Full-Time

Experience: Mid-to-Senior

Job Description

As a Senior iOS Developer, you will primarily work as a Lead Developer and Technical Team Lead for one of Andela’s off-shore clients. Our clients operate in a wide-range of industries, but their common thread is that they create mobile and/or web-based products that bring value to their customers through the use of technology.

As the senior member of your client’s Andela team, you will be responsible for managing the delivery of your work as well as any developers that work under you. Our core consulting model is embedded software developers and teams, so although you will be working off-shore, you will be working remotely alongside the client’s team as well as your own. Your day-to-day might include everything from participating in daily stand ups with your client to estimating the level of effort of work associated with your (and your team’s) tasks.

In addition to your client work, you will also serve as a mentor and technical resource to Andela developers outside of your team.

Key Responsibilities

The specific responsibilities of the Senior iOS Developer position include:

  • Interfacing with your client to understand their business, goals and visions for products being supported by an Andela Team
  • Performing high quality work that not only meets the need of the client but surpasses it.

If you are managing a team:

  • Ensuring that our developers are able to understand the business context and value of their tasks, as well as how it impacts users.
  • Prioritising the work that your team is responsible for to ensure that you’re always working on the highest value work that helps your clients meet their objectives.
  • Working with our engineers to decompose high-level stories into smaller, specific tasks and provide high-level design support to help them understand how to solve specific coding challenges.
  • Provide technical guidance and oversight to ensure that the work delivered is in accordance with the technical standards of your client.
  • Encouraging a collaborative team environment
  • Regularly reporting the status of your team both to your client as well as senior members of Andela’s Success Department

Qualifications and Characteristics

As the ideal candidate for this role you:

  • Are able to pass our Tech Skills Assessment
  • Have a four-year degree in Engineering, Computer Science or a related field from an accredited university.
  • Have at least 5 years of experience working in software development
  • Have built and deployed iOS applications using Objective C and/or Swift
  • Have experience leading technical teams using Agile methodologies
  • Have experience working remotely as an effective member of a team
  • Have a vibrant personality and exceptional communication skills (English, verbal and written)
  • A strong desire to mentor other developers
  • Have the ability to build rapport and communicate with individuals from diverse cultural backgrounds.
  • Have excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Have strong leadership skills.
  • Strongly motivated by our social mission of training 100 thousand young Africans in next 10 years.

Apply here if you are qualified for this role.

IP Operations Engineer at Main One

Department: Technology

Location: Lagos


The IP Engineer will be responsible for designing, integrating and implementing IP based services on the Main One network.

Other responsibilities include:

  • Relevant professional/technical certifications.
  • Primarily focus on all level 2 escalated issues from the GNOC for timely (<30mins) resolution with minimal supervision
  • Strong experience configuring and troubleshooting Cisco routers and switches.
  • L2 and L3 MPLS experience.
  • Routing protocol troubleshooting experience (BGP, IS-IS,OSPF, EIGRP).
  • IP multicast experience.
  • Troubleshooting and resolving WAN/LAN connectivity issues.
  • Monitoring of network elements and ensuring prompt repair and restoration of all faulty/down sites/links.
  • Installation, configuration and maintenance of network equipment such as routers, switches and firewalls.
  • Performing routine checks and maintenance on all network elements.
  • Providing network solutions.
  • Managing bandwidth of the IP backbone for optimal performance
  • Network administration and maintenance.
  • Other assigned duties.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science or Electrical Engineering
  • Varying degrees of experience required from 2 – 3 years.
  • Proven capacity in designing and implementing complex, high. performance networks with multiple locations and applications, preferably service provider networks.
  • Hands on experience configuring Cisco and Juniper routers
  • Preferably CCNA and CCNP certifications.
  • Good knowledge of networking technologies - TCP/IP, BGP, DNS, VPNs, Firewalls, proxy etc.

Competencies Required:

  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Time & self-management skills
  • Relationship Management
  • Team work
  • Ability to work well under pressure

Demands on the job:

  • Ability and willingness to work long hours and meet tight deadlines.
  • Ability to work under minimal supervision
  • 10% travel/ or as required
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