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IT VAS Manager/Linux Admin At GVA Partners

Date Posted: 02/Nov/2013
Deadline: Not Specified

 

IT VAS Manager/Linux Admin

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. 

EXPERIENCE 
Very strong technical background with a flair for technology management; minimum of 5 years experience in VAS solutions. 

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.

 

Qualifications :

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

Linux certifications will be a very strong advantage

 

E-mail : [email protected]







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