Job Recruitment at Alfred & Victoria Associates in Lagos

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: Information & Master Data Management Architect
Location:
 Lagos
Job Responsibilities

  • Guide architectural focus groups as prime subject-matter expert in area of expertise.
  • Determine and lead the development of Data & Information strategies.
  • Direct the implementation of the technology & security blueprints.
  • Evaluate developments in architecture in the local and international business environment and recommend value adding improvements to the company’s Data & Information architecture roadmaps.
  • Evaluate and determine overall modelling standards, guidelines, best practices modelling techniques & approaches Data & Information architecture.
  • Define standards and guidelines for systems/solutions procurement or deployment for Business Intelligence, Mediation & Master Data Mgt platforms.
  • Support the maturity and adoption of the EIM program across the organization.
  • Provide expert knowledge of enterprise master data strategies and best practices.
  • Provide standards, guidelines, processes, and expertise to consistently address enterprise master data issues such as convergence, standards, and synchronization.
  • Drive master data schema development, access business rules, and master data design.
  • Define guidelines and policies for Data Governance/Master Data Standardization.
  • Data Governance and Master Data Governance design including, establishing Data Governance organization, processes, roles and responsibilities in complex business Environments.
  • Business process design for managing Master Data throughout the lifecycle, CDR management, Mediation, Revenue & fraud platforms.

Supervisory Expectations:

  • IS Team members conforms to EA principles & standards.
  • Facilitate rollout of professional Development standards.
  • Required to guide and influence peers within the IS department in the adoption of appropriate frameworks.
  • Manage the complexities of the interaction between the multitude of technologies and Services.
  • Provide technology consulting around Information and Master Data Management Architecture.
  • Highly motivated and driven to achieve both personal and team excellence.
  • Ability to balance and govern the strategic demands of proper enterprise architecture design with the tactical demands of how it drives effective enterprise change.
  • Strong presentation/white boarding skills. Must be able to lead technical discussions with technically strong client personnel.
  • Take leadership during Information and Master Data Management project definition, and delivery in collaboration with Engagement managers and project managers.

Education

  • A first Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology/Systems or related field from a reputable institution.
  • A Master’s Degree in a related field will be an added advantage.
  • TOGAF certified for at least 12- 18 months.

Experience:

  • Minimum of eight (8) years’ work experience of which:
  • Experience with MDM tools.
  • Experience with Data Qualities toolsets.
  • Experience with ETL, SOA and messaging technologies and Metadata models.
  • Good working knowledge of EA frameworks, NGOSS & Telco 2.0.
  • Salary: Very attractive.
  • 5years Enterprise Architecture (Business, Data, Applications, Technology) experience.
  • 4 years’ experience integrating applications and technology in a complex environment.
  • 5 years Master data governance experience.
  • 4+ years MDM Architecture.
  • Interested candidates should send tailored CVs no later than 3pm on Friday 5th April 2019 to recruitment@alfred-victoria.com. Any application received after this time will be automatically rejected.

Key Functional Competencies:

  • Mastered the principles of how business strategy drives IT strategy.
  • Proven experience in Enterprise Architecture Governance and standards.
  • Excellent negotiation and facilitation skills are critical to this role (Able to convey and sell ideas and strategies to stakeholders).

 

 

 

Job Title: Business Solution Architect
Location:
 Lagos
Job Responsibilities

  • Responsible to ensure that changes and enhancements to business functions, process, financials, people and organizational structure are fully optimized, along with information and technology, in support of the business strategy i.e. Strategic- IT business Alignment.
  • Ensuring that the Enterprise Architecture is aligned with the business strategy throughout the cycle of innovation, planning and delivery.
  • Ensure that the enterprise architecture is aligned with strategy throughout the cycle of innovation, planning & delivery.
  • Determine and lead the development of Business & Solutions architecture strategies.
  • Also responsible for translating strategy into initiatives, identifying who will need to be involved, and what their departments will need to do to deliver the initiatives also will coordinate how these initiatives will build and how the projects will support one another to deliver the goals that drive the strategy.
  • Determine overall modelling standards, guidelines, best practices modelling techniques & approaches for business & solutions architecture.
  • Responsible for Benefits realization, investments value ratio.
  • Develops a road map of all portals and determines any implications in the company Environment.
  • Develop short -and long-term plans for each existing website, working with the external focus team.
  • Assists in guiding definition of the technology environment and the deployment of Portal technology and self-service features, as well as capabilities inherent in the software licensed.
  • Collaborates with the other Architects and the external focus team to ensure that all data definitions, mappings, and changes are properly coordinated with business portals.

Supervisory Expectations:

  • IS Team members conforms to EA principles & standards.
  • Facilitate rollout of professional Development standards.
  • Required to guide and influence peers within the IS department in the adoption of appropriate frameworks.
  • Manage the complexities of the interaction between the multitude of technologies and services.
  • Provide technology consulting around Information and Master Data Management Architecture.
  • Highly motivated and driven to achieve both personal and team excellence.
  • Ability to balance and govern the strategic demands of proper enterprise architecture design with the tactical demands of how it drives effective enterprise change.
  • Strong presentation/white boarding skills. Must be able to lead technical discussions with technically strong client personnel.
  • Take leadership during Business & Solution Architecture project definition, and delivery in collaboration with Engagement managers and project managers.

Job Requirements
Education:

  • A first degree in Computer Science, Information Technology/Systems or related field from a reputable institution.
  • A Master’s degree in a related field will be an added advantage.
  • TOGAF certified for at least 12 – 18 months.

Experience:

  • Minimum of eight (8) years work experience of which:
    • 5 years Enterprise Architecture (Business, Data, Applications, Technology) experience.
    • 4 years’ experience integrating applications and technology in a complex environment.
  • Good working knowledge of EA frameworks, NGOSS.
  • Practicable Telco 2.0 experience.
  • Minimum of 3 years SOA/EAI /Portal implementation experience.
  • Minimum of 4 years Business Process Re- engineering and management exposure.
  • In depth proven experience in Architecture governance, Business Capability & Value Chain Analysis and Application.
  • Portfolio Management (APM).
  • In depth proven experience in timescale and Investment analysis (NPV,IRR,ROI,TCO).

Key Functional Competencies:

  • Proven experience in Enterprise Architecture Governance and standards.
  • Mastered the principles of how business strategy drives IT strategy.
  • Excellent negotiation and facilitation skills are critical to this role (able to convey and sell ideas and strategies to stakeholders).
  • Proven ability to interact, influence, collaborate with and mentor individuals in various organizational levels in both the business and technical communities.
  • Very strong Business process re-engineering skills.

Salary
Very attractive.

 

 

Job Title: Enterprise Architecture Manager
Location:
 Lagos
Job Responsibilities

  • Define the application and technical architecture structure, ensuring that it meets the business requirements and performance goals.
  • Define standards and guidelines for systems / solutions procurement or deployment.
  • Evaluate developments in IS architecture in the local and international business environment and recommend value-adding improvements to the IS strategy.
  • Lead the application and technical architecture analysis, design, and implementation, and ensure that the product fulfills the requirements.
  • Review and integrate all application requirements, including functional, security, integration, performance, quality, and operations requirements.
  • Review built products / solutions and ensure the components work together to meet the objectives and performance goals as defined in the requirements.
  • Engage with other functional units and actively participate in IS projects relating to systems upgrade, integration or deployment.
  • Manage technical progress of IS development projects to ensure compliance with or enhancement of existing architecture or design.
  • Monitor the development process and ensure the application is supported in production, including back-ups, disaster recovery, system performance, and project management.
  • Evaluate business process changes, identify and communicate to team members any cross-area or cross-release issues that affect other product development areas.
  • Identify training and development needs for product development team members and manage related skills enhancement programmes to ensure enterprise targets are fully met.
  • Review performance of individual team members and complete appraisals in accordance with the employee performance appraisal procedures and time schedules.

Supervisory Expectations:

  • Coach and mentor team members.
  • Manage Architecture team members to ensure conformance to standard working procedures.
  • Facilitate rollout of professional Development standards.
  • Provide input to company strategic plan on network and IT convergence.
  • Guide and influence peers within the IS department in the adoption of appropriate frameworks.
  • Manage the complexities of the interaction between the multitude of technologies and services.

Key Functional Competencies:

  • Business Analysis.
  • Business Performance Measurement & Management.
  • Business Process Improvement.
  • Computer & Information Technology Appreciation.
  • Planning and Organizing.
  • Performance Appraisal.
  • Software Development.
  • Systems Analysis.
  • Systems Design & Integration.
  • Telecommunication Business Savvy.
  • Training Needs Identification.

Requirements
Education:

  • A first degree in Computer Science, Information Technology/Systems or a related discipline from a reputable institution.
  • A Master’s degree in a related field will be an added advantage.

Experience:

  • Minimum of 8 years work experience of which:
  • At least five years’ experience in information systems architecture.
  • At least three years enterprise related to enterprise service bus and portal implementation.
  • At least two years’ experience at management level.

Salary
Very attractive.

 

 

Job Title: Application Architect
Location:
 Lagos
Job Responsibilities

  • Define and implement Application strategy, architecture standards, roadmaps and guidelines to ensure highest quality applications.
  • Guide architectural focus groups as prime subject-matter expert in area of expertise.
  • Provide expert knowledge of enterprise 2.0 application strategies and best practices.
  • Lead enterprise-wide implementations, define and enforce application architecture standards, procedures, metrics and policies.
  • Analyze and design technology approaches and develop global architectures and Enterprise 2.0 solutions.
  • Research, assess, analyze and recommend Application Architecture standards and ensure their use (i.e. web search engines, trend analysis and forecasting tools, content management systems, document management systems, application development tools, business and object modeling tools, application servers).
  • Define the company’s Application Strategy in line with Social Media and Mobility.
  • Provides interface for strategy and direction with application providers.
  • Evaluate emerging technologies and standards for impact on the application

Architecture Landscape:

  • Performs the role of technical lead for large application development projects.
  • Provide guidance and technical direction to team members, including training materials and presentations on relevant products and/or technologies.
  • Review, recommend, and provide corrective action plans as required from a technical perspective.
  • Review and approve supplier designed technical solutions against defined Customer standards and KPIs.
  • Ability to work with others in a constructive and collaborative manner.
  • Ability to think critically; to recognize and anticipate a problem (technical, operational, process, organizational) and to identify and implement the best solution in a timely manner.
  • Ability to lead multiple supplier teams to a technical solution.
  • Knowledge and understanding of marketplace experience, developments and trends related to the Information Technology function.
  • Knowledge of mainstream technologies and architectures.
  • Knowledge and application of Telco 2.0 and Enterprise 2.0 standards to the company’s Application Architecture landscape.

Supervisory Expectations:

  • IS Team members conforms to EA principles & standards.
  • Facilitate rollout of professional Development standards.
  • Required to guide and influence peers within the IS department in the adoption of appropriate frameworks.
  • Manage the complexities of the interaction between the multitude of technologies and services.
  • Knowledge of the company’s industry group, trends, directions, major issues, and regulatory considerations preferred.
  • Highly motivated and driven to achieve both personal and team excellence.
  • Ability to balance and govern the strategic demands of proper enterprise architecture design with the tactical demands of how IT drives effective enterprise change.
  • Strong presentation/white boarding skills. Must be able to lead technical discussions with technically strong client personnel.
  • Take leadership during Applications solution/roadmap project definition, and delivery in collaboration with Engagement managers and project managers within the company.
  • Key Functional Competencies
  • Mastered the principles of how business strategy drives IT strategy.
  • Proven experience in Enterprise Architecture Governance and standards.
  • Excellent negotiation and facilitation skills are critical to this role: (Able to convey and sell ideas and strategies to stakeholders).
  • Education:
  • A first degree in Computer Science, Information Technology/Systems or related field from a reputable institution.
  • A Master’s degree in a related field will be an added advantage.
  • TOGAF certified for at least 36 – 48 months.

Experience:

  • Minimum of eight (8) years’ work experience of which:
  • 5years Enterprise Architecture (Business, Data, Applications, Technology) experience.
  • 4 years’ experience integrating applications and technology in a complex environment.
  • 5 years applications road-mapping and blueprinting governance experience.
  • 2+ years Architecture Portfolio Optimization.
  • Good working knowledge of EA frameworks, TOGAF, NGOSS & Telco 2.0.

Salary
Very attractive.


How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send tailored CV to: recruitment@alfred-victoria.com

 

Application Deadline: Friday 5th April, 2019.