Job Vacancy at GVA Partners for Linux Admin/VAS Engineer in Nigeria 2013

GVA Partners is recruiting to fill the position of:

Job Title: Linux Admin/VAS Engineer

Job Location: Lagos

Job Description:
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.

Job Funcations

  • 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.

Educational Qualification

  • Minimum of a Bachelors degree in Computer Science/ Electronic Engineering/ Technology related field.

Requirements and Competencies

  • Familiar with VAS equipments and platform (exposure to the single-wire gateway an added advantage)
  • Familiar with telecommunication technology architecture
  • 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.

Mode of Application
Candidates who meet the above requirement should email their resume to: and


Application Deadline: 30th September, 2013

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