Jobs Weekly: Check out new tech job vacancies this week

by | Jun 13, 2017

Looking for a job? Go through this list of available tech job openings and be sure to apply for any role you are interested in.

Web Developer at iConcepts Limited

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Location: Lagos

Job Type: Permanent

Summary

The candidate is responsible for designing, coding and modifying websites/web applications and desktop applications, from layout to function and according to the specifications. Strive to create visually appealing applications that feature user-friendly design and clear navigation.

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Responsibilities

  • Write well designed, testable, efficient code by using best software development practices
  • Integrate data from various back-end services and databases
  • Integrate the services with telecom operators.
  • Develop and test mobile VAS products.
  • Candidate must have a strong understanding of UI, cross-browser compatibility, general web functions and standards.
  • The position requires constant communication with colleagues.
  • Create and maintain software documentation
  • Be responsible for maintaining, expanding, and scaling websites/applications
  • Stay plugged into emerging technologies/industry trends and apply them into operations and activities
  • Cooperate with web designers to match visual design intent

Qualifications

  •  Understanding of HTML, CSS, JQuery and JavaScript
  • 3+ years’ experience with C# and the .NET Framework
  • Solid knowledge of ASP.NET MVC 5
  • Experience with SQL Databases and Entity Framework
  • Windows service knowledge with integration with OWIN
  • Minimum education required should be HND/BSc
  • Knowledge of other programming languages especially PHP, Visual Basic is an added advantage

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  •  Experience in planning and delivering software platforms used across multiple products and organizational units.
  • Deep expertise and hands on experience with Web Applications and programming languages such as HTML, CSS, JavaScript, JQuery and API’s.
  • Deep functional knowledge or hands on design experience with Web Services (REST, SOAP, etc.) is needed to be successful in this position.
  • Knowledge of telecommunication technologies like IVR, SMPP, USSD etc.
  • Basic knowledge of the Mobile VAS industry
  • Experience with source control (such as git)
  • Good English skills

Interested in this role? Send CVs/applications  to jobs@iconcepts.com.ng

Technical Lead at myPadi.ng

Location: Abuja

Job type: Full-time

Application Deadline: 6/30/2017

Responsibilities

  • Advise the company on technical matters
  • Write well designed, testable, efficient code by using best software development practices
  • Create website layout/user interface by using standard HTML/CSS practices
  • Integrate data from various back-end services and databases
  • Gather and refine specifications and requirements based on technical needs
  • Create and maintain software documentation
  • Be responsible for maintaining, expanding, and scaling our site
  • Stay plugged into emerging technologies/industry trends and apply them into operations and activities
  • Cooperate with web designers to match visual design intent

Requirements

  • Proven working experience in web programming
  • Top-notch programming skills and in-depth knowledge of modern HTML/CSS
  • Very Proficient with MVC frameworks especially PHP Laravel
  • A solid understanding of how web applications work including security, session management and best development practices
  • Adequate knowledge of relational database systems, Object Oriented Programming and web application development
  • Hands-on experience with network diagnostics, network analytics tools Basic knowledge of Search Engine Optimization process
  • Aggressive problem diagnosis and creative problem-solving skills
  • Strong organizational skills to juggle multiple tasks within the constraints of timelines and budgets with business acumen
  • Ability to work and thrive in a fast-paced environment, learn rapidly and master diverse web technologies and techniques.

To apply for this role send your resume to careers@mypadi.ng stating succinctly why you’re best for this role.

Note: Free Accommodation will be provided for Non-Abuja Based Candidate

User Interface/User Experience (UI/UX) Designer at iConcepts Limited

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Location: Lagos

Job Type: Permanent

Summary

The UI/UX designer will be required to work with different people to gather the requirements and develop the frontend for websites and mobile apps.

Responsibilities

  •  Develop functional and appealing web and mobile-based applications based on usability
  • Provide website maintenance and enhancements
  • Use a combination of markup languages to write web pages
  • Write functional requirement documents and specifications
  • Create quality mockups and prototypes on tight timelines
  • Assist back-end developers with coding and troubleshooting
  • Create cascading style sheets (CSS) that are consistent across all browsers and platform
  • Maintain graphic standards and branding throughout the product’s interface
  • Stay up-to-date on emerging technologies
  • Promote usability best practices
  • Work with client services, sales, and the design team, and manage time across multiple projects and tasks in a deadline-driven, team environment.
  • Participate in discussions with clients and team members about technical best practices and help teams identify optimal technical solutions.

Qualification

At least 3 years’ experience in:

  • CSS systems such as LESS and SASS to compile style files
  • Subversion or other version control system
  • Analytics solutions, such as Google Analytics
  • Developing for search engine optimizationStandards-compliant code
  • Integrating HTML/CSS into ASP.NET environment using Visual Studio

Minimum education required should be HND/BSc

 Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Agile methodology and instill best practices into the process
  • Deliver best-in-class HTML5/CSS3/JQuery front-end code across a broad array of interactive web and mobile projects
  • Possess an advanced knowledge of web and mobile UX/UI; adhere to and extrapolate complex design systems and apply to coded pages, screens, and states
  • Ability to develop and test across multiple browsers, platforms, and devices, including smartphones and tablets
  • Understand when mobile web apps are appropriate as opposed to native applications.

To apply for this role, send CVs/applications  to jobs@iconcepts.com.ng

UI/UX graphics designer at Realsearch and partners

Location: Lagos

Job type: Contract

Job requirements

  • Top-notch creativity on app and web
  • Portfolio showing your personal projects

Send applications to etruthful@gmail.com, if you are interested in this role?

Researcher, Lead Author– Personal Data Protection, Nigeria Report 2017 at The World Wide Web Foundation

Location: Nigeria

Job type:  2- months contract

Application Deadline: 6/23/2017

Responsibilities

  • Undertaking a desk review of existing literature, research and reports from personal data protection-related initiatives, laws and regulatory frameworks, to broadly capture the data landscape of stakeholders, relationships, and processes in the country
  • Clearly defining what data is being captured in the country and online, by which institutions and platforms and for which purposes;
  • Conducting surveys, interviews and focus group discussions as relevant and required, in order to capture detailed and precise perspectives of stakeholders;
  • Liaising on an ongoing basis with the Steering team to ensure that adherence to the overall research methodology;
  • Producing a baseline assessment of the national personal data protection ecosystem, including a detailed and exhaustive mapping of the various components of the ecosystem in the country, identification of the systemic challenges and gaps that hamper adequate protection of users, and recommendations for follow-up actions.

Requirements

  • Be based in Nigeria
  • Demonstrate excellent writing skills, and strong communications and presentation skills
  • Demonstrate substantive and technical knowledge of Nigeria’s government institutions and bodies as well as its institutional landscape
  • Demonstrate the ability to produce high quality results following the research handbook and providing strong desk research and web search skills
  • Demonstrate an understanding of personal data protection and experience
  •  Masters (or equivalent degree/experience) in Law, Policy, Technology, economics, international relations, informatics or a related field is mandatory.
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in socio-economic analysis and research;

Interested in this role? Submit CV and financial proposal for the entire duration of the assignment to  jobs@webfoundation.org using Personal Data Protection Research – Nigeria in the subject line. Click here for more details about this role

Full stack developer at iConcepts Limited

Location: Lagos

Job type: Permanent

Responsibilities

  • Work with the software team to design and develop a full-featured web/mobile web/cross-platform & native application and related web services using modern web technologies.
  • Build intuitive, rich and functional user interfaces using dynamic web presentations technology
  • Shall be responsible for the entire development life-cycle of applications (i.e. Requirements Specification, System Architecture, Implementation, Deployment and Maintenance).
  • Shall be responsible for Database Administration and Business Intelligence activities.
  • Shall be responsible for administering servers and hosting platforms.

Requirements

  •  2 to 4 years development and design experience with HTML, JavaScript, jQuery, CSS, and web frameworks such as Python/Flask and/or AngularJS
  • A strong background with using Python, PHP and C#.NET to build scalable enterprise solutions with strict adherence to MVC patterns is required (we like to stick with popular frameworks like Flask).
  • Experience managing Linux systems, Windows systems and services
  • Experience in popular databases like MySQL, SQl Server and Oracle
  • Experience with the Agile development methodology, source control (such as Git, TFS, SVN, Mercurial) and issue-tracking systems such as Atlassian JIRA for disciplined and communication friendly development
  • An extensive background and adherence to OOP concepts is required.

Other requirements

  • A strong background in Javascript required.
  • Knowledge of Version Control is a critical requirement (Git).
  • The potential candidate must be able to use manage DevOps, particularly WebServers.
  • Applicant must be familiar with RESTful Web Service development and deployment.
  • Knowledge of Document-oriented Databases is an added advantage.
  • Applicant must be able to architect Systems and make B2B Integrations.
  • Cross-Platform Mobile App development is required (Native Android & iOS development experience is a major bonus).
  • Strong attention to privacy and security issues (knowledge and adoption of SoGP and other Information Security standards is an added advantage).
  • Familiarity with Python ORM technologies (e.g SqlAlchemy) is a major advantage.
  • Proficiency with at least one Data Visualization and Reporting Framework is an added advantage

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Onyinye Uche
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