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Client Profile: 

Our Client, Cellulant, is a technology-driven aggregator of value added services and content on GSM networks. Cellulant runs services based on USSD, SMS, Voice (IVR), MMS, GPRS and J2ME technologies.

With operations in Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Nigeria, Ghana, Botswana and Zambia, Cellulant is one of the most innovative and fastest growing regional players in the Mobile VAS industry.

Cellulant was Judged Top (Number 1) Mid-sized Business in 2008 KPMG/Business Daily Top 100 SME Survey. Follow this link for details:

www.bdafrica.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=10438&Itemid=5812

Job Title: Systems Integration Engineer (2 Positions)

Reporting To:
 Team Leader Integrations

Job Location:
 Nairobi

Eligible Nationalities:
 Kenyans

Key Areas of Responsibility

  • Creates and executes software integration plans
  • Conduct scientific POC like integrations and/or evaluations to establish formal integrations strategies and roadmaps.
  • Participate in the design of general integration strategies and propose/develop specific point integrations within the general framework.
  • Ensure all designs are version-proof as integrated products follow their own roadmaps/life cycles.
  • Working with product management, exercise influence (as much as possible) on 3rd party roadmap evolutions.
Required Skills and Competencies

Academic Qualifications:
  • Advanced Diploma in Computer Science, IT or other related qualifications from a reputable Educational Institution
  • Degree qualifications in Computer Science or related field will be an added advantage.
Experience:
  • 3+ years experience in software development, including participation in enterprise-class projects
  • Hands-on working experience with or extensive knowledge of several of the following integration protocols:
  1. SOAP-based APIs
  2. RESTful or XML-based APIs
  3. ISO8583 APIs
  4. Sockets Communication APIs
Specific Knowledge & Skills Requirements:
  • Strong proficiency in Java and one or more scripting languages.
  • A solid understanding of database concepts and experience writing software that utilizes database interaction.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to thoroughly document the design of new software and maintain documentation throughout the lifecycle (e.g. specification documents, object models, class diagrams, state flows, etc.)
Other Requirements
  • Team player who will enjoy performing multiple technical functions when needed.
  • Works under limited direction.
  • Determines and develops approach to solutions.
  • Evaluates work upon completion to ensure objectives have been met.
  • Contributes to the development of organization's goals and objectives.
  • Ability to professionally manage multiple priorities with minimal supervision and on schedule.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills required.
  • Must have strong documentation skills and the ability to understand software functional specifications.
How to Apply:

Interested candidates should forward their applications enclosing copies of their detailed CVs to the following address:

Adecco Employment Services
Email: info@adeccokenya.com
 

Note:
 Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Deadline Date: 31 December 2011

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