Information Technology Jobs in Lagos at Alfred & Victoria Associates

Alfred & Victoria Associates is one of Nigeria’s leading ICT solution based company. Our company offers a wide range of services which are in high demand of today’s emerging market.

AVA has three major arms which have been streamlined to meet our customer’s needs.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Business Systems Analyst
Location:
Lagos
Reporting To: Program Manager, Technology
Work schedule: Full time
External Relationship (Which external parties will the staff relate with): Current Technology Vendor
Job Description (Attach Sheets if necessary)

  • We are sourcing for a skilled Business Analyst to assist us with our ongoing system revamp. The role is highly functional and encompasses all of the requirements for developing, supporting and maintaining our internal and external applications within a fully agile team.
  • Due to the nature of our industry and our current positioning, the amount of data processed is extremely high and as a result our systems have a complex back end and require individuals with an analytical bent of mind, good eye for detail, proactive attitude and a solid commercial experience helping develop enterprise applications.

Job Responsibilities
Identify and document As-Is and To-Be scenarios:

  • Conduct Gap Analysis
  • Propose and negotiate multiple solutions based on ease of implementation and business priority
  • Define scope and get signoffs from relevant stakeholders
  • Conduct cross functional meetings to gather, analyze and refine requirements
  • Document use cases/ user stories and acceptance criteria
  • Own and groom Product Backlog
  • Test case preparation
  • Act as SPoC (bridge) representing Business to Development team
  • Verification of solution
  • Support after solution delivery
  • Monitor project progress by tracking activity, resolving problems, publishing progress reports and recommending actions
  • Write and maintaining user documentation and training users
  • Prepare technical reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends
  • Understanding of Agile Scrum
  • Travel Domain Experience

Skills (Nice to have):

  • Professional BA Related Tools Certifications (preferably in Microsoft Technology)
  • Professional Membership of relevant professional organizations such as IIBA
  • This is an excellent opportunity to work in a dynamic and forward thinking organization which is proud of its strong technical background.
  • You must have excellent analytical and problem solving skills as well as the ability to be able to effectively work as part of a team.
  • You must have enthusiasm to use technology to solve real world problems and demonstrate willingness to learn and apply new skills.
  • Good communication skills are a must as there may be a requirement to interact with both technical and non-technical customers and the ability to think laterally and provide innovative solutions is therefore of equal importance.

Areas to be interviewed:

  • Analytical skill, Process knowledge, Work ethics, Business aptitude, Eye for detail, Communication skill, Software documentation, Team work, Management of stakeholders, Negotiation skills.

Job Title: Senior IT Software Engineer
Location:
Lagos
Job Description

  • Develop, code, install, test, debug, and document Web applications using appropriate editors.
  • Diagnose and troubleshoot problems with existing Web applications and sites.
  • Install and configure HTTP servers and associated operating systems, and establish appropriate server directory trees.
  • Identify, recommend, and prioritize new Web features and applications.
  • Manage Web servers and sites with domain name services.
  • Also your last salary amount and notice period needed from your present employer Update Web pages to ensure site accuracy and currency.
  • Work with database administrator to design, develop, and update databases as they relate to Web applications.
  • Ensure security of all Web sites and related applications.
  • Perform periodic Web site audits.
  • Monitor and report on Web site traffic and performance.
  • Conduct research into current and emerging Web technologies and issues in support of Web development efforts.
  • Coordinate team and subordinates to deliver projects in with specific time and quality requirements

Job Objective(s)

  • To develop by proposing best tools, innovative ideas that will aid improvements and supporting the execution of improvements that will translate to New, Outstanding and Effective Product respectively.

Specific Roles and Responsibilities

  • Develop, code, install, test, debug, and document Web applications using appropriate editors.
  • Diagnose and troubleshoot problems with existing Web applications and sites.
  • Install and configure HTTP servers and associated operating systems, and establish appropriate server directory trees.
  • Identify, recommend, and prioritize new Web features and applications.
  • Manage Web servers and sites with domain name services.
  • Update Web pages to ensure site accuracy and currency.
  • Work with database administrator to design, develop, and update databases as they relate to Web applications.
  • Ensure security of all Web sites and related applications.
  • Perform periodic Web site audits.
  • Monitor and report on Web site traffic and performance.
  • Conduct research into current and emerging Web technologies and issues in support of Web development efforts.
  • Coordinate team and subordinates to deliver projects in with specific time and quality requirements

Team:

  • Lead
  • Delegate
  • Coach
  • Mentor
  • Motivate and Influence.

Requirements

  • Minimum of 2nd class lower in first degree (MBA, MSC, MA, ML and/or Professional Qualifications is an advantage)

Work Experience:

  • Minimum of 5 -7 years working experience as a developer in a corporate environment, travel/aviation a big plus
  • In-depth knowledge of Web technologies, protocols and tools including CSS, Ajax, Flash, JavaScript, JQuery and Web Services.
  • Strong understanding of Internet programming languages, including .net, PHP,HTML5 and C#.
  • Thorough understanding of application development methodologies.
  • Experience with computer graphic and multimedia design.
  • User interface design knowledge
  • Comprehensive experience with structuring, developing, and implementing interactive corporate Web sites.
  • Proven experience in installing, upgrading, and maintaining Web servers and associated operating systems, including Windows and/or Linux.
  • Understanding of cloud computing
  • Knowledge of database development, including MySQL and/or MS SQL Server.
  • Experience in gathering and analyzing business requirements.
  • Project management experience, a plus.
  • Experience in mobile app/WAP development, an advantage

Skills:

  • Strong analytical and interpersonal skills
  • Strong knowledge of computer applications especially MS Office Tools.
  • Oral and written communication skill

Knowledge:

  • Strong knowledge of SDLC and ALM Methodology
  • Information Technology Process improvement
  • Information Technology Process methodology
  • Information Technology Project management

Personalities and attributes:

  • Lead, Coach, Mentor, Motivate and Influence.
  • Team player
  • Honest, proactive and hardworking
  • Ability to adapt to changes

Job Title: UX / UI Designer
Location:
Lagos
Job Objective(s)

  • Create groundbreaking visual and UX design solutions in support of the Brand Experience team
  • Implement a consistent look and feel the brand, while driving the development of a centralized, living/breathing digital toolkit across multiple platforms

Specific Roles and Responsibilities

  • Deploy ninja-level creative to elevate user interfaces, visual hierarchy systems, interaction designs and user experiences of our brand for the digital world, leading work sessions to drive fresh ideas and solutions
  • Inspire teams to bring innovative ideas to digital life while juggling multiple projects simultaneously
  • Drive the day-to-day creative processes and sprints including requirements, wireframes, interactive prototypes and presentations to
  • Develop and integrate a unified experience across multiple platforms
  • Deliver exceptional and innovative results, with an agile approach and mobile-first mind set across all projects, fueled by best of breed design and technologies
  • Research, design and prototype, enterprise web applications.
  • Work closely with Product Management and Development Engineering to create innovative solutions that meet business needs.
  • Create wireframes and interactive mockups. Present mockups to internal and external customers.
  • Perform usability testing and analysis through all aspects of the design process.

Team:

  • Lead
  • Delegate
  • Coach
  • Mentor
  • Motivate and Influence.

Job Requirements (kindly fill the requirements for the role/job & not personal profile)
Education:

  • Minimum of 2nd class lower in first degree (MBA, MSC, MA, ML and/or Professional Qualifications is an advantage) with a strong background as both visual designer and UX designer is a must

Work Experience:

  • Minimum of 2 – 5 years working in a corporate environment, travel/aviation a big plus
  • A truly exceptional portfolio showcasing your skills in driving large-scale digital experiences. We’re looking for 2+ years of successful UI/UX design work with steadily increasing responsibilities.
  • 2+ years of experience implementing a range of digital projects including websites, mobile products, digital advertising and social media.
  • Impeccably clear, consistent communication skills in working environments and formal presentations
  • Ability to distill complex requirements into intuitive, user-friendly components
  • Big-picture conceptual abilities, remarkable art direction skills and digital savvy
  • Deep understanding and appreciation for new technologies and current trends
  • Intermediate at Adobe Creative Cloud; knowledge of prototyping software, HTML and CSS
  • Thrive in fast-paced, fluid environments, handling a variety of assignments and technologies with an aptitude for team collaboration and open communication
  • Produce user flows, wireframes, prototypes, user interface specifications and final graphics
  • Exceptional strength working with typography, color, iconography, storytelling, user flows, responsive design, motion, animation and interaction design
  • Intermediate organizational skills, human-centric approach and extraordinary attention to details

Skills:

  • Strong analytical and interpersonal skills
  • Strong knowledge of computer applications especially MS Office Tools.
  • Oral and written communication skill

Knowledge:

  • Information Technology Process improvement
  • Information Technology Process methodology
  • Information Technology Project management

Personalities and attributes:

  • Lead, Coach, Mentor, Motivate and Influence.
  • Team player
  • Honest, proactive and hardworking
  • Ability to adapt to changes

Job Title: Lead QA Engineer
Location:
Lagos
Job Description
Job Objective(s):

  • To manage the entire Software Architecture in IT Department.
  • To develop by proposing best tools, innovative ideas that will aid improvements and supporting the execution of improvements that will translate to New, Outstanding and Effective Product respectively.

Specific Roles and Responsibilities

  • Develop, code, install, test, debug, and document Web applications using appropriate editors.
  • Diagnose and troubleshoot problems with existing Web applications and sites.
  • Install and configure HTTP servers and associated operating systems, and establish appropriate server directory trees.
  • Identify, recommend, and prioritize new Web features and applications.
  • Manage Web servers and sites with domain name services.
  • Update Web pages to ensure site accuracy and currency.
  • Work with database administrator to design, develop, and update databases as they relate to Web applications.
  • Ensure security of all Web sites and related applications.
  • Perform periodic Web site audits.
  • Monitor and report on Web site traffic and performance.
  • Conduct research into current and emerging Web technologies and issues in support of Web development efforts.
  • Coordinate team and subordinates to deliver projects in with specific time and quality requirements

Team:

  • Lead
  • Delegate
  • Coach
  • Mentor
  • Motivate and Influence.

Education

  • Minimum of 2nd class lower in first Degree (MBA, M.Sc, MA, ML and/or Professional Qualifications is an advantage)

Work Experience

  • Minimum of 7-10 years working experience as a developer in a corporate environment, travel/aviation a big plus
  • In-depth knowledge of Web technologies, protocols and tools including CSS, Ajax, Flash, JavaScript, JQuery and Web Services.
  • Strong understanding of Internet programming languages, including .net, PHP,HTML5 and C#.
  • Thorough understanding of application development methodologies.
  • Experience with computer graphic and multimedia design.
  • User interface design knowledge
  • Comprehensive experience with structuring, developing, and implementing interactive corporate Web sites.
  • Proven experience in installing, upgrading, and maintaining Web servers and associated operating systems, including Windows and/or Linux.
  • Understanding of cloud computing
  • Knowledge of database development, including MySQL and/or MS SQL Server.
  • Experience in gathering and analyzing business requirements.
  • Project management experience, a plus.
  • Experience in mobile app/WAP development, an advantage

Skills:

  • Strong analytical and interpersonal skills
  • Strong knowledge of computer applications especially MS Office Tools.
  • Oral and written communication skill

Knowledge:

  • Strong knowledge of SDLC and ALM Methodology
  • Information Technology Process improvement
  • Information Technology Process methodology
  • Information Technology Project management

Personalities and Attributes:

  • Lead, Coach, Mentor, Motivate and Influence.
  • Team player
  • Honest, proactive and hardworking
  • Ability to adapt to changes.

Job Title: Senior UX/UI Web Designer
Location:
Lagos
Job Description

  • Mentor UI/UX designers, build requirements with program managers and collaborate with internal developers to create quality user interfaces and experiences. With a customer-centric approach and passion for next generation experiences, you will help wakanow.com connect emotionally to its audience.
  • Deploy ninja-level creative to elevate user interfaces, visual hierarchy systems, interaction designs and user experiences of our brand for the digital world, leading work sessions to drive fresh ideas and solutions
  • Inspire teams of designers, developers, user researchers, program managers and agencies to bring innovative ideas to digital life while juggling multiple projects simultaneously
  • Drive the day-to-day creative processes and sprints—including requirements, wireframes, interactive prototypes and presentations—to develop and integrate a unified experience across multiple platforms
  • Deliver exceptional and innovative results, with an agile approach and mobile-first mind set across all projects, fueled by best of breed design and technologies
  • Research, design and prototype, enterprise web applications.
  • Work closely with Product Management and Development Engineering to create innovative solutions that meet business needs.
  • Create wireframes and interactive mockups. Present mockups to internal and external customers.
  • Perform usability testing and analysis through all aspects of the design process.

Team:

  • Lead
  • Delegate
  • Coach
  • Mentor
  • Motivate and Influence.

Requirements
Education:

  • Minimum of 2nd class lower in first degree (MBA, MSC, MA, ML and/or Professional Qualifications is an advantage) with a strong background as both visual designer and UX designer is a must

Work Experience:

  • Minimum of 6 – 10years working experience as a developer in a corporate environment, travel/aviation a big plus
  • A truly exceptional portfolio showcasing your leadership in driving large-scale digital experiences. We’re looking for 7+ years of successful UI/UX design work with steadily increasing management responsibilities.
  • 8+ years of experience managing high-performing creative teams in a digital art director role. Preferably, you’ll have worked on a range of digital projects including websites, mobile products, digital advertising and social media.
  • Impeccably clear, consistent communication skills in working environments and formal presentations
  • Ability to distill complex requirements into intuitive, user-friendly components
  • Big-picture conceptual abilities, remarkable art direction skills and digital savvy
  • Deep understanding and appreciation for new technologies and current trends
  • Expert at Adobe Creative Cloud; knowledge of prototyping software, HTML and CSS
  • Thrive in fast-paced, fluid environments, handling a variety of assignments and technologies with an aptitude for team collaboration and open communication
  • Produce user flows, wireframes, prototypes, user interface specifications and final graphics
  • Exceptional strength working with typography, color, iconography, storytelling, user flows, responsive design, motion, animation and interaction design
  • Expert organizational skills, human-centric approach and extraordinary attention to details

Skills:

  • Strong analytical and interpersonal skills
  • Strong knowledge of computer applications especially MS Office Tools.
  • Oral and written communication skill

Knowledge:

  • Strong knowledge of SDLC and ALM Methodology
  • Information Technology Process improvement
  • Information Technology Process methodology
  • Information Technology Project management
  • Personalities and attributes
  • Lead, Coach, Mentor, Motivate and Influence.
  • Team player
  • Honest, proactive and hardworking
  • Ability to adapt to changes

Job Title: Principal Solutions Architect
Location:
Lagos
Job Description
Job Objective(s):

  • To manage the entire Software Architecture for the company.
  • To develop by proposing best tools, innovative ideas that will aid improvements and supporting the execution of improvements that will translate to New, Outstanding and Effective Product respectively.

Specific Roles and Responsibilities

  • Designs and conducts internal team mentoring and training on Best Practices associated with Design and Architecture
  • Provide technical vision, strategy for delivering complex project
  • Provide necessary tools and guidance for complex development
  • Coordinate team and subordinates to deliver projects in with specific time and quality requirements
  • Identify key system architecture components, propose and help clients build solutions that unblock deployments
  • Diagnose and troubleshoot problems with existing Web applications and sites.
  • Assist in the development of solution development strategy and RFP responses to close new opportunities
  • Develop, code, install, test, debug, and document Web applications using appropriate editors where necessary
  • Identify, recommend, and prioritize new Web features and applications.
  • Manage Web servers and sites with domain name services.
  • Update Web pages to ensure site accuracy and currency.
  • Work with database administrator to design, develop, and update databases as they relate to Web applications.
  • Ensure security of all Web sites and related applications.
  • Perform periodic Web site audits.
  • Monitor and report on Website and Software traffic and performance.
  • Conduct research into current and emerging Web technologies and issues in support of Web development efforts.

Team:

  • Lead
  • Delegate
  • Coach
  • Mentor
  • Motivate and Influence.

Education

  • Minimum of 2nd class lower in first Degree (MBA, M.Sc, MA, ML and/or Professional Qualifications is an advantage)

Work Experience

  • Minimum of 10 – 15years working experience as a developer in a corporate environment, travel/aviation a big plus
  • In-depth knowledge of Web technologies, protocols and tools including CSS, Ajax, Flash, JavaScript, JQuery and Web Services.
  • Strong understanding of Internet programming languages, including .net, PHP,HTML5 and C#.
  • Thorough understanding of application development methodologies.
  • Experience with computer graphic and multimedia design.
  • User interface design knowledge
  • Comprehensive experience with structuring, developing, and implementing interactive corporate Web sites.
  • Proven experience in installing, upgrading, and maintaining Web servers and associated operating systems, including Windows and/or Linux.
  • Understanding of cloud computing
  • Knowledge of database development, including MySQL and/or MS SQL Server.
  • Experience in gathering and analyzing business requirements.
  • Project management experience
  • Experience in mobile app/WAP development, an advantage
  • Skills Strong analytical and interpersonal skills
  • Strong knowledge of computer applications especially MS Office Tools.
  • Oral and written communication skill

Knowledge:

  • Strong knowledge of SDLC and ALM Methodology
  • Information Technology Process improvement
  • Information Technology Process methodology
  • Information Technology Project management

Personalities and Attributes:

  • Lead, Coach, Mentor, Motivate and Influence.
  • Team player
  • Honest, proactive and hardworking
  • Ability to adapt to changes

Job Title: Product Owner
Location:
Lagos
Job Description

  • Lead business and technical analysis sessions to support new development efforts to meet current and projected business needs.
  • Create user stories, user acceptance criteria, epics, process maps, data mapping and formal requirements documentation.
  • Aid in prioritizing backlog items based on the client’s wants and needs.
  • Assist with aligning stakeholders’ business and system requirements to overall client strategy.
  • Provide business analysis and support for the project team throughout the system development lifecycle.
  • Assist with identifying risks, dependencies and constraints while developing specific plans to mitigate or address these concerns.
  • Help to develop and make recommendations that improve the solution determination process as well as assess impact of proposed changes.
  • Aid in preparing impact and opportunity assessments regarding the cost/benefit of proposed projects.
  • Apply collaborative techniques as well as analytical and problem-solving skills across project delivery.
  • Ensure and assist in achieving and meeting project deadlines and schedules. On some projects, this may include the creation of these deadlines and schedules.
  • Use your knowledge of business process creation and development to create and recommend process design and improvements for both Robots and Pencils and the client.
  • Assist with managing client expectations and ensure they are met (or better yet exceeded) and managed effectively across all the disciplines.
  • Drive the implementation of technology and process solutions from concept to completion.
  • Aid in developing training and/or technical documentation.
  • Work collaboratively with the team to develop effective team approaches and techniques, creating the necessary approach, framework, controls and analysis practices across project delivery.
  • Support the project team with Design Doc creation and management.
  • Assist in developing release plan(s) and sprint plans in project management tool.
  • Support in scheduling and managing the team, tasks, deadlines and key milestones, including kick off meetings.
  • Ensure project risks are managed for on-time/on-budget delivery to the client.

Education

  • Minimum of 2nd class lower in first Degree (MBA, M.Sc, MA, ML and/or Professional Qualifications is an advantage)

Work Experience

  • Minimum of 7- 12 years working experience in a corporate environment, travel/aviation a big plus
  • 3+ years of related product owner/business analysis experience.
  • Extensive knowledge of business processes, strategic planning, and IT resources and enabling technologies.
  • Technical background not required but considered an asset.
  • Working knowledge of project management tools and methodologies.
  • Highly motivated and solution oriented.
  • Well-rounded interpersonal skills and experience working with cross-functional teams.
  • Outstanding organizational and communication skills.
  • Excellent writing skills including proper spelling, grammar and punctuation.
  • Superior time management skills and the ability to prioritize tasks with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to work under pressure with multiple competing deadlines.

Skills

  • Strong analytical and interpersonal skills
  • Strong knowledge of computer applications especially MS Office Tools.
  • Oral and written communication skill
  • Knowledge
  • Information Technology Process improvement, Information Technology Process methodology, Information Technology Project management

Personalities and Attributes:

  • Lead, Coach, Mentor, Motivate and Influence.
  • Team player
  • Honest, proactive and hardworking
  • Ability to adapt to changes.

Job Title: Scrum Master/ Project Manager
Location:
Lagos
Job Description

  • Implementing an Agile methodology.
  • Consultants will lead cross-functional teams to deliver innovative products to the market. This key role will facilitate the project team through the SCRUM process of release planning, sprint planning, daily scrums, sprint reviews and retrospectives. The ability to communicate clearly and concisely regarding deadlines, project plans and status is essential.

Specific Roles and Responsibilities

  • Create an environment in which your team(s) can execute
  • Coordinate and facilitate daily Scrum meetings
  • Plan and facilitate team release planning, sprint planning, sprint reviews, and sprint retrospectives for 2-3 cross-functional Scrum teams
  • Maintain a multiple-sprint release plan, release trajectory, and release burndown, based on capacity and velocity predictions
  • Enforce team rules, help resolve impediments, facilitate productivity, and increase the probability of success in each sprint. Champion accountability within and outside the team
  • Represent your teams at scrum-of-scrums, coordinating dependencies across teams
  • Provide visibility of team status and issues to senior management
  • Promote a collaborative team environment that fosters creativity and innovation
  • Promote continuous team improvement, measure the team, and help the team and individuals measure themselves
  • Mentor team members and others on agile software development principles and practice

Team:

  • Lead
  • Delegate
  • Coach
  • Mentor
  • Motivate and Influence.

Education

  • Minimum of 2nd class lower in first Degree (MBA, M.Sc, MA, ML and/or Professional Qualifications is an advantage)

Work Experience

  • Minimum of 7- 12 years working experience in a corporate environment, travel/aviation a big plus
  • Must have worked as a developer and managed projects using the Scrum framework within this time.

Skills:

  • Strong analytical and interpersonal skills
  • Strong knowledge of computer applications especially MS Office Tools.
  • Oral and written communication skill

Knowledge:

  • Information Technology Process improvement
  • Information Technology Process methodology
  • Information Technology Project management

Personalities and Attributes:

  • Lead, Coach, Mentor, Motivate and Influence.
  • Team player
  • Honest, proactive and hardworking
  • Ability to adapt to changes.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send all CV’s with heading of the position applying for to:[email protected] Also your last salary amount and notice period needed from your present employer.

Application Deadline  20th June, 2016.

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