03 December 2013

IT VAS Team Lead Jobs at GVA Partners

Growth  in  Value Alliance  (GV Alliance)  Partners  is  a  business  advisory  and  market intelligence services firm. Our objectives are to assist organizations to achieve their growth aspirations by providing market intelligence, strategy blueprint, IT solution delivery expertise and business operation improvement capabilities.

GVA Partners is also a leading name within the recruitment industry. We have built our reputation on over the years by understanding the markets, businesses and individuals within the markets we work with and this has enabled us to deliver seamless and comprehensive recruitment solutions
We are recruiting to fill the following position:
The successful candidate will coordinate, schedule and follow up on all main actions linked to the VAS platform; S/He must be able to analyse periodically all events on the network, in order to establish corrective actions and ensure safety of data and access to the platform.
Conceptualize, design and monitor procedures to manage all VAS & IN platforms; preparation/analysis of Logs (Short codes, SMS, Downloads, etc)
Develop mobile and web applications
Develop documentation process and procedures for managing VAS network and provide the necessary information required for implementation
Planning/ implementation of systems and network checklists- perform engineering level network planning and design for all WANS and LANs installed
Develop a global security plan to ensure safety of data and access to the platform
Deploy new products and services.
Manage all IS infrastructure and security as well as implementation of network upgrades
Ensure systems/ servers are always up, running and backed up.
Liaise with technical partners on interface issues with the telecommunication networks
Participate in vendor selection process including: requirements gathering, RFQ issuance, vendor evaluation, procurement, etc
Ensure 24/7 service availability of mobile media content and infrastructures
Ensure that all Service Level Agreements are in place and adhered to by technical services team to the business.
Very strong technical background with a flair for technology management; minimum of 5 years experience in VAS solutions.
Knowledge of VAS platforms,Linux,scripting or programming capabilities is a MUST and should be reflected on resume
Minimum of a Bachelors degree in Computer Science/ Electronic Engineering/ Technology related field.
Linux certifications will be a very strong advantage
Familiar with VAS equipments and platform (exposure to the single-wire gateway an added advantage)
Familiar with telecommunication technology architecture
Familiar with SMSC,MMSC,SMPP,IVR,Short codes.
Working knowledge of Microsoft IIS and ASP.NET; Web/ Internet content filtering.
Stakeholder- relationship management skills
Planning, analytical and project management skills
Domain name, service configuration and management; antivirus management and firewall configuration
Network Optimisation: High speed LANs based on fast Ethernet technologies, Local to WAN
connections, wireless LAN, TCP/IP and other protocols
Programming skills (Visual, Basic and / Java); Operating systems/Database : Windows (2003, XP,
Vista, Red-Hat Linux (Shell Scripting), Oracle DB, SQL, Php, Java)
Microsoft Application Suites: Office 2003 (English), Visio and Project
Hardware: Administration and setup of Intel / Dell servers and PC systems with the following
peripherals: mouse, monitors, multimedia systems, memory and network cards
Good communication skills and strong customer – centric focus.

Interested candidates should send CVs to: recruitment@gvapartners.com