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Information Technology VAS Manager At GVA Partners

Date Posted: 08/Nov/2013
Deadline: Not Specified

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 FUNCTIONS 
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. 
Operations: 

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. 

REQUIREMENTS AND COMPETENCIES 

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

 

Qualifications :

Very strong technical background with a flair for technology management; minimum of 5 years 

experience in VAS solutions. 

NOTE: 
Knowledge of VAS platforms,Linux,scripting or programming capabilities is a MUST and should be 

reflected on resume 

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION 
Minimum of a Bachelors degree in Computer Science/ Electronic Engineering/ Technology related 

field. 

Linux certifications will be a very strong advantage

 

E-mail :

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