IT VAS Executive at Cloud Interactive Associates (CIA)

Cloud Interactive Associates (CIA) is a Digital Solutions organization specialized in developing innovative products and services for users in the Middle East and African Region.We currently require the services of an experienced and dynamic candidate in the capacity below:Job Title: IT VAS ExecutiveLocation: Lekki Phase 1, LagosJob DescriptionThe ideal candidates must have a proven track record of achievement in similar roles. Experience in the telecommunications industry is required.Planning:Conceptualize, design and monitor procedures to manage all VAS & Digital platforms; preparation/ analysis of Logs (Short codes, SMS, Downloads, etc.)Participate in a team-based, collaborative development process that starts with in-depth high-level design and ends with solution review.Participate in review of Designing & Developing mobile and web applicationsDevelop documentation process and procedures for managing VAS network and provide the necessary information required for implementationPlanning/ implementation of systems and network checklists- perform engineering level network planning and design for all WANS and LANs installedDevelop a global security plan to ensure safety of data and access to the platformDefine and implement proof-of-concepts for proving new technologies and/or architecture patternsDefine comprehensive test strategy and plans aligned with scope, budget, and quality targetsEvaluate new tools, and unify approaches for deployment of services while considering alignment with industry standards and practicesDeploy new products and services.Operations:Manage all IS infrastructure and security as well as implementation of network upgradesEnsure systems/ servers are always up, running and backed upLiaise with technical partners on interface issues with the telecommunication networksLiaise with 3rd party partners for service delivery/deployment and managementParticipate in vendor selection process including: requirements gathering, RFQ issuance, vendor evaluation, procurement, etc.Ensure 24/7 service availability of mobile media content and infrastructuresEnsure that all Service Level Agreements are in place and adhered to by technical services team of the business.Instruct, assign and direct the activities of the business support and technical staff to ensure that the work performed meets the needs of the application users/vendors.Interface with users to capture and analyze business requirements if requiredBusiness Development:Provide new services/solutions according to marketing requirements after inspection for availability with the current network structure and standardsExploit new technologies and keep abreast of all new developments in the field of telecommunication and digital business.Prepare weekly activity and progress reports to senior and executive management.Educational Qualification and ExperienceMinimum of a bachelor's degree in Computer Science/ Electronic Engineering/ Technology related field.Very strong technical background with a flair for technology management; minimum of 3 years experience in VAS space. 

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