System Analyst / Application Developer – OSS / BSS at IPNX Nigeria Limited

ipNX is one of Nigeria’s fastest growing Information and Communications Technology companies, serving a multitude of needs across enterprises, small businesses and residents with innovative, world-class services.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: System Analyst / Application Developer – OSS / BSS

Location: Ikeja Office, Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time
Department: Information Systems & Technology
Function: System Analysis and Software Development
Job Grade: Permanent
Reporting to: Manager, IT Applications
Travel Frequency: Occasional

Purpose of the Job

  • Primary responsibility for the development and support of the OSS/BSS platform and its integration with
  • other systems and applications.

Deliverables (Maximum 5-6 Key Responsibilities)

Expected Key Results (Detailed KPIs) Key Activities
Develop and Build Software and Applications:

  • Design, develop, and implement APIs and application modules in support of the OSS/BSS platform and related systems
  • Prepare test plan and perform system acceptance testing
  • Analyze and troubleshoot issues as part of application support
  • Application software configuration, enhancement and adaptation
  • Data analysis and develop reports using T-SQL
  • Work with the Billing team, Operations team, Product development team and/or other stakeholders to gain understanding necessary for enhancements, maintenance, and problem resolution for existing applications; and maintain continuous awareness of users’ needs/expectations relevant to the technical evolutions of the OSS/BSS platform and related systems.

Ensure Feasibility and Usefulness of Projects:

  • Analyze OSS/BSS enhancement requests
  • Creates work plans, develops schedules, and develops time and cost estimates for projects
  • Creates all System Definition Model (SDM) technical documents: Functional Specs, Design docs, etc.

Reporting Prepares routine periodic project status reports and communicates with customers, as needed

  • Attends staff and technical meetings for the work unit.

Demonstrate (Key Competencies)

Educational Qualifications & Functional Skills

  • Minimum of 2.1 / Upper Credit Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or Computer Information Systems or any related field or a combination of related experience and education.

Work Experience:

  • Hands-on experience with Perl programming, Linux, Postgres RDBMS, and Apache web server required
  • Demonstrated experience developing database-driven web applications using PHP, Python, Ruby on Rails, or Java, a plus
  • Previous experience with Telco OSS/BSS software. Freeside and FreeRadius, a big advantage
  • Experience with software development (user experience) using JavaScript including libraries such as JQuery, Angular, React, Vue etc. XML,
  • CSS3.0 (with dynamic, responsive web design with mobile devices), and other related UI technologies (HTML5 etc)
  • Strong system integration skills
  • Good understanding of web application development using HTTP REST, software standards, software development life cycle and methodologies
  • Knowledge of software development process, quality control, and impact assessment
  • Demonstrated knowledge in mobile platforms, internet technologies and user interface
  • Experience working in a multi-platform (LINUX, Mac-OS and Windows) environment.
  • Experience working with version control systems (Subversion, Git).

Other Requirements:

  • Strong team player
  • Ability to mentor less experienced engineers
  • Solid problem solver
  • Ability to quickly learn and apply new tool sets, technology and concepts
  • Proven ability to organize, prioritize, and manage multiple projects effectively, deal with changing priorities, and to meet deadlines in a rapidly changing, fast-paced environment
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills to present information and ideas clearly and succinctly and to explain various application software and hardware to end users.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online