Abuja Electricity Distribution Company recruitment, April 2016

Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC) is the electricity distribution network operator for the Federal Capital Territory, Niger State, Kogi State and Nassarawa State.

Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC) is one of the 11 power distribution companies that was successfully privatized and handed over to new investors on 1 November 2013.
KANN Utility Limited (KANN) is the 60% equity holders in AEDC. The Federal Government of Nigeria holds 40% equity in AEDC. AEDC has a franchise for the distribution and sale of electricity across an area of 133,000 km2 in the Federal Capital Territory, Niger State, Kogi State and Nassarawa State.

Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC) is  currently recruiting for the following positions within our ICT department.

Job Title:  Head, Network Operations and Infrastructure
Job Description
The suitable candidate will lead a multi-disciplinary engineering team that will design, specify, deploy, operate and maintain corporate and production platforms and their interconnectivity to provide highly available ICT systems for the organization

KEY ROLES / RESPONSIBILITIES:
Strategically deploy and grow ICT infrastructure in line with organizational requirements.

  • Ensure high availability of IT production and corporate networks and infrastructure
  • Provide guidance on Network Design and Operational Policies
  • Own and execute infrastructure rollout plans
  • Manage and solve strategic and operational issues affecting infrastructure and network.
  • Work with other ICT Heads to ensure data privacy, data integrity and high availability of ICT services
  • Manage service providers and monitor associated SLA’s
  • Conduct Budget Preparation, Tracking and Reporting

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Minimum of a University degree in computer science or related field. Preferred: M.Sc in Computer Science or Related Field.
  • CISSP/ CISA. CCIE Security or equivalent certifications
  • 4 years application level vulnerability testing and web application security. Strong foundation and in-depth knowledge of network security, authentication, security protocols and applied cryptography. Code level security auditing a plus
  • Experience conducting regular disaster recovery tests in a medium to large size organization.
  • Knowledge of Security as applied to Virtualized Environments and Cloud Computing
  • A minimum of 6 years principal or management experience.
  • Highly Developed People Skill.
  • Strong Project Management Skill.
  • Strong Mentoring skills.
  • Excellent Analytical, Organizational & Multitasking skills.
  • Strong Communication, Presentation and Interpersonal Skills.
  • Discreet with Integrity
  • Self motivated with focus on results

Job Title:  Head, ICT Security and Business Continuity
Job Description
The suitable candidate will led the team to ensure that ICT assets are specified, deployed, maintained and operated to standards that enable a risk-mitigated and secure business environment 

KEY ROLES / RESPONSIBILITIES:
Strategically and operationally align design, specifications, deployments, operations and maintenance of IT assets to high security standards.

  • Advocate security and secure practices within the organisation.
  • Lead in the development of technical solutions that help mitigate security vulnerabilities
  • Own and execute the business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Plan
  • Manage and solve strategic and operational security issues
  • Define and analyse key IT security metrics and trends and report them to stakeholders
  • Ensure security awareness for all employees
  • Work with other ICT Heads to ensure data privacy, data integrity and availability of ICT assets
  • Provide regular and consistent security briefings for stakeholders
  • Conduct budget preparation, tracking and Reporting

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Minimum of a University degree in computer science or related field. Preferred: MSc in Computer Science or Related Field.
  • CISSP/ CISA. CCIE Security or equivalent certifications
  • 4 years application level vulnerability testing and web application security. Strong foundation and in-depth knowledge of network security, authentication, security protocols and applied cryptography. Code level security auditing a plus
  • Experience conducting regular disaster recovery tests in a medium to large size organization.
  • Knowledge of Security as applied to Virtualized Environments and Cloud Computing
  • A minimum of 6 years principal or management experience.
  • Highly Developed People Skill.
  • Strong Project Management Skill.
  • Strong Mentoring skills.
  • Excellent Analytical, Organizational & Multitasking skills.
  • Strong Communication, Presentation and Interpersonal Skills.
  • Discreet with Integrity
  • Self motivated with focus on results

Job Title:  Applications and User Support Engineers
Provide front line user support for all corporate and production platforms and applications to enable the business to be efficient and high performing. 

KEY ROLE/RESPONSIBILITIES

 

  • Federal Ensure High availability of IT production and corporate applications and services.
  • Federal Adhere to cost effective solutions for user software application requirements
  • Federal Ensure adherence to ICT Device Usage Policies by users and report/escalate breaches
  • Federal Execute hardware and software rollout plans
  • Federal Solve strategic and operational software application and hardware platform issues
  • Federal Ensure data privacy, data integrity and availability of ICT services
  • Federal Provide ICT training for all staff

 

QUALIFICATIONS

 

  • Minimum of a University degree in computer science or related field.
  • Working experience as a user support team member
  • Operational knowledge on Linux and Windows Kernals and utilities
  • Strong team collaborating and People Skill.
  • Excellent Analytical, Organizational & Multitasking skills.
  • Strong Communication, Presentation and Interpersonal Skills.
  • Discreet with Integrity
  • Self motivated with focus on results

Job Title:  Site Reliability Engineer
Be responsible for availability, latency, performance, efficiency, change management, system management, emergency response, automation and capacity planning for ICT systems and services deployed to various units. 

KEY ROLE/RESPONSIBILITIES

 

  • Own the deployment, reconfiguration and automation process of all production grade IT systems and services.
  • Ensure high availability of ICT production systems and services
  • Carry out risk assessments
  • Solve operational issues affecting production traffic
  • Ensure strict adherence to ICT policies

 

QUALIFICATIONS

 

  • Minimum of a University degree in computer science or related field.
  • Working experience in Systems Administration/Network Operations team in a medium/large business.
  • Practical development experience in C/C++, Java Python etc.
  • Deep knowledge of Linux/Unix Kernals.
  • Operational knowledge on Network switches, network protocols, virtualization cloud computing cooling, SDN, etc
  • Strong team collaborating and People Skill.
  • Excellent Analytical, Organizational & Multitasking skills.
  • Strong Communication, Presentation and Interpersonal Skills.
  • Discreet with Integrity
  • Self motivated with focus on results

 
How to Apply
All applications should include curriculum vitae only. The application should be emailed to[email protected]. The subject of your email should be the position you are applying for. 

The cover letter should be addressed to:
The MD/CEO,
Abuja Electricity Distribution Company Plc,
1 Ziquinchor Street, Off IBB Way
Wuse Zone 4,
Abuja, FCT,
Nigeria


Attention: The Executive Director, Human Resources and Corporate Services.

 
NB: only applications sent directly to the above email address and follow the above instructions will be considered

Application Deadline 13th of May 2016 at 5 pm GMT.

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